New Faculty Orientation August 10, 2020

Monday, August 10, 20208:35AM - Monday, August 10, 20204:00PM
At Allen 308
Organized by CAFE

The full Schedule:

All events will be held in Allen 308

New Faculty Orientation

August 10, 2020   

Orientation begins in the Center for Academic Enrichment suite, in Allen Hall Room 308. Allen Hall is our newest academic building. You'll enter from the French Hall side. If you must attend virtually, the meeting ID is 997 8580 5530, and the passcode is 097326. If you have trouble connecting, contact Dr. Adam Franssen at 804-385-3469.

 8:35-8:45        Welcome DrRenee Gutiérrez, Assistant Director, Center for Faculty Enrichment

 8:45-9:00         Provost's Welcome Dr. Lara Smith, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

 9:00-10:00      Longwood Then & Now **Campus Tour **

  1. Jake Milne, Chair, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, & Criminal Justice
  2. Erica Brown Meredith, Assistant Professor of Social Work             

10:00-11:00  The Library & Faculty Support Greenwood Librarian Team **at Greenwood Library**

11:00-11:15  Break Walk back to **Allen Hall 308** 

11:15-11:35  Longwood Student Culture: Jennifer Fraley, Dean of Students 

11:35-12:35  Panel and Discussion: About Student Mental Health

Facilitator:  Dr. Maureen Walls-McKay, Director of Counseling and Psychological Services
Dana Miller-Kieran, Director, Office of Disability Resources

Panelists: Dr. Cheryl Adkins, Associate Dean for the College of Business and Economics; Courtney Everhart, Director of Graduate Student and Faculty Support; Dr. Wade Edwards, Associate Dean of Cook-Cole College; Jen Fraley, Dean of Students; Dr. David Locascio, Associate Dean of the College of Education and Human Services 

12:35-1:30       Official Photos and Lunch Break

Photos with Courtney Vogel, Longwood Senior PhotographerPick up your box lunch; move to a location for the afternoon events (anywhere with good connectivity, either on campus). 

After lunch, all sessions are virtual ** Zoom meeting ID 997 8580 5530; passcode 097326** If you have trouble connecting, contact Dr. Adam Franssen at 804-385-3469.

 1:30-2:45         Diversity and Inclusion in the Classroom via Zoom at 

2:45-3:00        Break 

3:00-3:45        Teaching and Learning Case Studies

Pam Steele, Director, Office of Conduct & Integrity
Emily Heady, Student Success
Deborah Westin, Director, English Language Bridge Program
Hannah Ledger, Director, Student-Athlete Enhancement
Rebecca Sturgill, Director, Center for Academic Success  

4:00-5:30       University-wide Faculty Meeting via Zoom   


New Faculty Orientation -  August 11th and 13th 

12:00-12:45    Research at Longwood--Zoom ID: 997 8580 5530; Passcode: 097326

Office of Student Research (OSR), Dr. Amorette Barber, Director
CAFE Resources for Research & Writing Dr. Renee Gutiérrez, Assistant Director, CAFÉ
Office of Research and Academic Initiatives, Dr. Alix Fink, Associate Provost 

12:45-1:00     Break 

1:00-3:00         Human Resources--in person, Allen 308

Welcome: Lisa Mooney, Chief Human Resources Officer
Payroll: Landon Watson, Payroll Specialist
HR Policies and Benefits: Donna Morris, Benefits Manager 

3:00-3:15 Break 

3:15-3:30 President's Welcome President Taylor Reveley IV (location TBD) 


 August 13, 2020 

1:00-4:00      Teaching & Tech; Canvas--Learning Management System

 **In person, DEC in Allen Hall, 2nd floor; bring your laptop if possible*

Ms. Kim Redford, Director of User Support Services
Dr. Julie Mersiowsky, Dir. of Distance Education & the Digital Education Collaborative
Dean Boyle, DEC instructional technology specialist
Samantha Ellington, DEC instructional technology specialist 
Ashley Leslie, DEC instructional designer
Marcus Christian, DEC instructional designer                                 

 Note: Because of COVID concerns, the photo session and President's Reception on August 18th are canceled. 

 Recorded sessions: (these will be uploaded to the CAFE Summer Canvas course for New Faculty)

The Civitae Core Curriculum Dr. Melissa Rhoten, Director

Parking at Longwood Laura Rice, Parking Services Manager

Look for additional recordings later this month:

About Student Privacy: the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) Susan Hines, Registrar

What CAFE can do for you Dr. Pamela Tracy, Director, Center for Academic Enrichment

Faculty ID and Perks Christina "Crissy” Sampi


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