OFD Newsletter: January 23, 2019

2019 Teaching and Learning Symposium

The Office of Faculty Development cordially invites NC State faculty and staff to attend the 2019 Teaching and Learning Symposium on Thursday, February 28 (9:00 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.) at the McKimmon Center. During this one-day event, attendees will have the opportunity to participate in interactive sessions led by NC State faculty, attend a keynote lecture sponsored by TH!NK, and meet and talk with NC State peers who are interested in teaching and learning.
This year’s Symposium will feature: 
  • A poster session highlighting innovation and research in teaching and learning by NC State faculty and staff
  • Four concurrent sessions facilitated by NC State faculty and staff (more information coming soon!)
  • The TH!NK Lecture, “Educating for Innovation,” delivered by Dr. R. Keith Sawyer (Morgan Distinguished Professor in Educational Innovations at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill). Dr. Sawyer is one of the country’s leading scientific experts on creativity. His most recent book is Zig Zag: The Surprising Path to Greater Creativity — a Spring 2019 OFD Reading Circle selection. The lecture will be followed by a book signing.
A buffet lunch will be provided to the first 125 NC State faculty and staff to register.
For a full schedule of events and to register, visit go.ncsu.edu/teachinglearning.
Deadline Quickly Approaching – 2019 Equity for Women Awards The deadline to submit nominations for the 2019 Equity for Women Awards is quickly approaching. Please help spread the word and encourage nomination submissions. Nominations can be submitted by completing the 2019 Equity for Women Award Nomination Form. Nominations will close on Monday, January 28, 2019 at Noon.
Registration is also now open for the 2019 Sisterhood Dinner which will be held on February 25th. Don’t forget to register for a table today!
Feel free to direct questions regarding awards submission or dinner registration to Lisa LaBarbera-Mascote at lmlabarb@ncsu.edu