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    Faculty Development Day: Creating a Welcoming and Inclusive Classroom

    Keynote speaker, Dr. Khristina F. Gonzalez, will speak on this topic: From Access to Success: Supporting and Empowering First Generation, Lower-Income Students in Diversifying Institutions.
    September 20, 2022

    The Office of the Provost, the Faculty Development Subcommittee of the Council for Diversity and Inclusion, and the Office of Equity and Diversity invite all faculty to the inaugural faculty development day, to take place Friday, Sep. 23. 2022 in Brennan Hall.

    Registration is required for the keynote luncheon. R.S.V.P. here.

    All faculty are invited to participate in any or all workshops during the all-day event.

    The schedule of events is as follows:

    9:30-9:50 a.m. - Sign-In, Location: Brennan Hall 5th floor lobby

    9:50 a.m. – Welcome: Dr. Michelle Maldonado, Location:The Rose Room, 509

    10:00 - 10:50 a.m.

    1. PILLAR Program

    Presenters: Ayana McCalla, Dr. Madeline Gangnes, Dr. Amelia Randich, Dr. Billie Tadros, Elisa Westhafter, and Jennifer Whittaker, MS, OTR/L, CHE, Location: Casey Conference Rm, 502

    1. “Isms”

    Presenter: Dr. Paul Datti, Location: The PNC Board Room, 500 

    1. Student Mental Health Awareness: Recognition and Response

    Presenters:  Dr. Robert Liskowicz and Lauren Rivera, J.D, M.Ed., Location: The Rose Room, 509

    11:00 - 11:50a.m.

    1. Building DEI Partnerships for Student Leaning Inside and Outside the Classroom

    Presenters:  Dr. Ovidiu Cocieru, Dr. Roxana Curiel, Dr. Ann Pang-White, and José Sanchez, Location:The Rose Room, 509 

    1. Navigating DEI in the Classroom: Faculty Insights

    Presenters: Dr. Jessica Nolan and Dr. Jack Strain, Location: The PNC Board Room, 500

    12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Keynote Luncheon:  From Access to Success: Supporting and Empowering First Generation, Lower-Income Students in Diversifying Institutions

    Presenter: Dr. Khristina F. Gonzalez, Associate Dean of the College, and Bob Peck ’88 Director of the Emma Bloomberg Center for Access and Opportunity at Princeton University, Location: The Rose Room, 509

    Registration required by Wednesday, Sept. 21 by noon for luncheon. RSVP here.

    1:30 - 3:45 p.m.

    1. Race and Ethnicity Awareness Training

    Presenters: Dr. Tara Hamilton-Fay and Elizabeth Garcia, B.A, J.D., Location: The Pearn Auditorium, Brennan 228 

    1. Safe Zone Training

    Presenters: Shannon Murphy-Fennie, B.A, MS and Dr. Billie Tadros, Location: The Casey Conference Room, Brennan 502

    Sponsored by the Office of the Provost, the Council for Diversity and Inclusion’s Faculty Development Subcommittee, and the Office of Equity and Diversity.

    Contact diversity@scranton.edu for more information.

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