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2021-2022 Events

FALL 2021

Course Prep and Syllabi Review

Friday, August 20
3:00-5:00 pm, via zoom
This workshop will be presented by Agatha Caraballo, BFA Director of Teaching. 
 
Hosted by Black Faculty Association (BFA) and co-sponsored by African & African Diaspora Studies Program, Division of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Center for Advancement of Teaching, and the Office to Advance Women, Equity & Diversity.

 

Successful Commercialization Grant Strategies

Wednesday, September 15
1:00-2:30 pm, via Zoom
This workshop will be presented by Dr. Robert Hacker, Director of StartUP FIU. A Q&A session will follow the presentation.

Hosted by StartUp FIU and co-sponsored by the Faculty Mentoring Program and the FIU Office of Postdoctoral Scholar Services.

 

Mentor Orientation

Tuesday, September 21 OR Wednesday, September 22
2:00-4:00 pm, GC355, MMC
Hosted by Dr. Suzanna Rose, AWED Associate Provost 

 

Mentor Program Lunch Meeting

Tuesday, October 5 OR Wednesday, October 6
12:00-2:00 pm, Faculty Club, MMC

Join us for the Fall 2021 Mentor Program Lunch. All faculty in the Faculty Mentor Program are invited to come with their mentors or mentees for a casual lunchtime gathering with colleagues. 

 

Tips for Mentoring Graduate Students

Wednesday, October 20
1:00-3:00 pm, via Zoom
This workshop will be presented by Elizabeth Cramer, Professor of Teaching & Learning, and  Geoffrey Potvin, Associate Professor of Physics 

Mentoring graduate students can be one of the most rewarding,  yet challenging experiences of faculty life.  Join us for a discussion on tips for effective mentorship of graduate students, including guidance on motivating struggling students and balancing mentorship with other competing responsibilities.  

 

How to Boost your Professional Visibility

Thursday, October 28
1:00-2:00 pm, via Zoom
This workshop will be presented by Alessandro Catenazzi, Assistant Professor of Biology. 

Online visibility is important to promote professional careers in academia and beyond. Join us as we provide a quick overview of low-cost tools to maximize professional visibility. 

 

SPRING 2022

It's Not All Startups: Three Paths to Commercializing your Research

Wednesday, January 12, 2022, 1:00 - 2:30 pm, via Zoom
Hosted by StartUp FIU and co-sponsored by the Faculty Mentoring Program and the FIU Office of Postdoctoral Scholar Services.