Outstanding Faculty Awards Nominations due Sunday

Brenau University students, faculty and administrators with faculty rank may nominate one faculty member for each award category: one Ann Austin Johnston, one Vulcan Award and two Outstanding Adjunct/Part-Time Faculty Awards.

You will need to complete a separate submission for each person you nominate by Sunday, March 31.

Use this Formstack link: https://brenau.formstack.com/forms/outstanding_faculty_nomination

Lunch & Learn on Gender Awareness in Education: Thursday, Jan. 31

Cynthia Alby, professor of teacher education at Georgia College’s John H. Lounsbury College of Education, will provide an introduction to the implications of gender in higher education instruction in the Lunch & Learn from 12:30-1:45 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, in Library 116,

Alby is lead instructor for the Georgia Governor’s Teaching Fellows Program and an expert in the scholarship of teaching and learning. In this workshop, Alby will present content about pedagogy informed by gender awareness, a topic especially relevant to our relaunching of The Women’s College. Faculty will engage in conversations and exercises designed to employ consideration of gender for positive impact in the classroom.

Zoom attendance will also be available, but you must register for the event to receive your Continuing Professional Education one clock hour and toward the FLDOE-required training.

Use this link to register for the Lunch & Learn: https://brenau.formstack.com/forms/lunch_learn_registration

Reminder: All-University Meeting Thursday, Dec. 13

There will be an all-university meeting from 9-10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, in Pearce Auditorium. Faculty and staff are strongly encouraged to attend this meeting.

The meeting will serve as an opportunity for the Brenau community to become aware of an exciting new vision for The Women’s College. Our presentation will also serve as an invitation for you to assist us in the development of curricular and co-curricular experiences that will lead to ever greater levels of transformation.

Please add this meeting to your calendar, and plan to share with us in the joy of creating the premier women’s college in the United States, educating responsible women for leadership and executive roles throughout the world.

Join the Zoom link as follows:

https://brenau.zoom.us/j/851637514

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Meeting ID: 851 637 514
Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/adC9NoydSc

Join by Skype for Business
https://brenau.zoom.us/skype/851637514

All-University Meeting Thursday, Dec. 13

There will be an all-university meeting from 9-10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, in Pearce Auditorium. Faculty and staff are strongly encouraged to attend this meeting.

The meeting will serve as an opportunity for the Brenau community to become aware of an exciting new vision for The Women’s College. Our presentation will also serve as an invitation for you to assist us in the development of curricular and cocurricular experiences that will lead to ever greater levels of transformation.

Please add this meeting to your calendar, and plan to share with us in the joy of creating the premier women’s college in the United States, educating responsible women for leadership and executive roles throughout the world.

Join the Zoom link as follows:

https://brenau.zoom.us/j/851637514

One tap mobile
+16468769923,,851637514# US (New York)
+16699006833,,851637514# US (San Jose)

Dial by your location
+1 646 876 9923 US (New York)
+1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)
Meeting ID: 851 637 514
Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/adC9NoydSc

Join by Skype for Business
https://brenau.zoom.us/skype/851637514

All University Meeting and Faculty Retreat on Tuesday, Aug. 21

Join the All University Meeting & Faculty Retreat on Tuesday, Aug. 21, for all faculty and all staff at every campus.

Coffee and other morning beverages will be served from 8:30-9 a.m. in the Theatre on the Square foyer at the Downtown Center in Gainesville. The All University Meeting will take place 9-10:45 a.m. Staff will then be dismissed and the Faculty Retreat will go from 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

For those who need to login to the meeting from the regional campuses, Brenau IT is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Faculty Retreat Morning Session
Time: Aug. 21, 2018, 9 a.m. Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://brenau.zoom.us/j/8274431532

Or iPhone one-tap :
US: +16468769923,,8274431532# or +16699006833,,8274431532#
Or Telephone:
Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
US: +1 646 876 9923 or +1 669 900 6833
Meeting ID: 827 443 1532
International numbers available: https://zoom.us/u/bjMRDTHoR

Or Skype for Business (Lync):
https://brenau.zoom.us/skype/8274431532

All University Meeting and Faculty Retreat Tuesday, Aug. 21

Join the All University Meeting & Faculty Retreat on Tuesday, Aug. 21, for all faculty and all staff at every campus.

Coffee and other morning beverages will be served from 8:30-9 a.m. in the Theatre on the Square foyer at the Downtown Center in Gainesville. The All University Meeting will take place 9-10:45 a.m. Staff will then be dismissed and the Faculty Retreat will go from 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

For those who need to login to the meeting from the regional campuses, Brenau IT is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Faculty Retreat Morning Session
Time: Aug. 21, 2018, 9 a.m. Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://brenau.zoom.us/j/8274431532

Or iPhone one-tap :
US: +16468769923,,8274431532# or +16699006833,,8274431532#
Or Telephone:
Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
US: +1 646 876 9923 or +1 669 900 6833
Meeting ID: 827 443 1532
International numbers available: https://zoom.us/u/bjMRDTHoR

Or Skype for Business (Lync):
https://brenau.zoom.us/skype/8274431532

Parking Closures Friday, May 4

For the Graduation Ceremony on Friday, May 4, do not park on Washington Street from Prior to Boulevard. It will be blocked off with barricades around 1 p.m. Also, Boulevard will be blocked from Washington to Brenau Avenue.

Please note these street closings and park at another location on Friday morning.

 

Thanks to all who Helped with Winter Commencement

Wow! Thank you for your attention to details as we celebrated commencement on Saturday, Dec. 16. We spend the better part of a semester planning for the ceremony, and there are so many facets to a successful day. The university shines because of you, and you honor our students with your professionalism and expertise.

We will soon begin to plan for the spring commencement, continuing a pattern of continuous improvement. Your presence at commencement created a warm and welcoming environment for our guests, and your commitment to excellence was most evident.

Please accept deepest gratitude for a job well done from your Provost, Dr. Jim Eck. Happy Holidays!

Staff Changes in the Provost Office

Dr. Jim Eck, provost and vice president for academic affairs, Dr. Crystal Toombs, associate provost for regional campuses and academic support services, and Kelley Maddox, assistant vice president for human resources are pleased to announce the following staff have been appointed to positions recently vacated by Kayla Fritz.

Amy Goetz has assumed the Administrative Assistant for Academic affairs responsibilities supporting the Provost and Associate Provost on the Gainesville campus. Amy will maintain her current position as Campus Assistant on the Norcross Campus on Saturdays.

Hannah Ivester has assumed the Adjunct Faculty Coordinator position. The position will move to Human Resources and be renamed Part-time Faculty Coordinator. She will become the university specialist for any part-time instructors teaching as an adjunct.

All University Meeting Aug. 22

All faculty and staff are required to attend, either in person or via Zoom, an informational welcome-back-to-campus meeting to introduce new faculty and staff and announce changes for this coming academic year.

The meeting will take place Tuesday, Aug. 22 from 9 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.  at the Downtown Center, Theatre on the Square. Staff are excused at the conclusion while faculty will begin Faculty Retreat at 11 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Zoom information will be announced closer to the event.

Arrive early! Beverages will be served beginning at 8:30-9.