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.
2nd Annual Juried Art Exhibition: At Home. What does it mean to you?
“You could walk out of the house, but you always returned home.” — Witold Rybczynski, Home: A Short History of an Idea
In his short history of the home, the architect Witold Rybczynski examines the concepts of domestic comfort and privacy from the middle ages to today. Rybczynski traces the evolution of furniture and rooms to demonstrate the complex relationships between the form and function of objects and their surroundings. Homes not only reflect the values of society but our dwellings offer insight into our interior and domestic lives as well. For the Second Annual Faculty Commons art exhibition, faculty and staff are invited to engage the theme “At Home.” You are invited contemplate what it means to be “At Home,” even challenge the ideas of the home to expand on notions of being at home or feeling nowhere at home.
Exhibition Guidelines: All forms of 2D and 3D art are welcome. Space and equipment limitations may apply. Artwork must be original, and flatworks should be framed and prepared for display. Please submit a maximum of 3 works (jpgs or pdfs), a short statement about your art work(s), and approximate dimensions to Sandra Cheng at email@example.com.