Staff Notes

Lara Lomicka, principal, and Sarah Kelly, assistant principal, Preston Residential College, presented “Welcoming New Faces and Fresh Perspectives: Faculty Leader Transitions in the Residential College” at the 3rd annual Residential College Symposium in Nashville, Tenn. Julia Bellon, Rebecca Caldwell and Brittoni Reynolds completed LEAD training.

Staff Notes

Lara Lomicka Anderson, languages and Preston College, co-authored “What the Tweets say: A critical analysis of Twitter research in language learning from 2009-2016,” for E-learning and digital media. Sage publications.

University 101 Programs

University 101 is accepting applications for new instructors for fall 2017. If you know of colleagues on campus that would make great U101 instructors, please encourage them to apply! Prospective instructors should submit the University 101 new instructor application, along with a cover letter and current resume. Applications are considered on a rolling basis.

Send in your Office Pictures

Help the PD Team celebrate your office and wrap up the end of a productive semester. Please e-mail pictures of your staff for the PD Team to share at the Holiday Social on December 2nd. Pictures should be e-mailed to by November 25th to be included at the social.

Staff Notes

Joey Derrick and Janelle Gadson-Sheppard, Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships, co-presented “Using UC4 Job Scheduling to Gain Valuable Efficiencies in the Aid Process” at the CoHEsion Conference in Louisville, Ky.

December Commencement

The Fall 2016 bachelors, masters and professional commencement ceremony to be held on December 12, 2016 at 2:30 PM in the Colonial Life Arena is a ticketed event. Tickets are distributed through the Student Ticketing software provided by Ticketmaster.  Graduates who are participating in the December commencement ceremony may order one ticket for themselves and up…