Faculty Commons, A Center for Teaching, Learning, Scholarship and Service coordinates all professional development, grants and assessment activities of faculty at New York City College of Technology. Faculty Commons adopts a programmatic approach to professional development and operates as a faculty resource and think tank where members collaborate on a variety of projects to shape curriculum, pedagogy and assessment.
The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) helps faculty and administrators compete for and win grants that strengthen the intellectual climate and improve the learning environment at City Tech. The office provides notices of grant opportunities and works with faculty and administrators over the life-cycle of a grant – from concept development through close-out.
The Professional Activity Report and Self-Evaluation (PARSE) is the documentation of a faculty member’s accomplishments during each academic year and cumulatively, in the three principal areas of teaching, scholarly and professional growth, and service. The PARSE serves as the basis for the annual evaluation. It is also provides faculty with an instrument to present to departmental and college review committees for reappointment, tenure, and promotion.
This day long Institute will focus on the deep history of CUNY as a way of instilling campus pride as well as connect like-minded educators in a venue that will inspire conversation, debate, and curiosity with regards to welcoming new students to our campuses. The goal of the inaugural CUNY Orientation Institute is to provide the opportunity to explore the role of Orientation Programs in a student’s formal education, as well as, to learn about current trends in Orientation and identify which of these apply to CUNY students. Sessions will focus on different strategies and methods to administer Orientation Programming and share best practices. Participants will engage in sessions that will explore solutions to provide a seamless transition for students from one CUNY campus to another.
Venue: The City College of New York (160 Convent Ave, New York, NY 10031)