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TA Training/Teaching & Learning Workshop, and Life/Work Balance Lunch – Both on Friday, August 24, 2012 at UMBC

In Grad Student Success Seminar, PROF-it on August 22, 2012 at 12:12 AM

 

The following seminars will be held at UMBC on Friday, August 24, 2012:
1. “TA Training/Teaching and Learning Workshop”
This workshop is for all new teaching assistants *and* all students who want to learn more about teaching. We will discuss issues pertinent to TAs, pedagogy, and “PROF-it” (Professors in Training) opportunities for teaching at the Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) – $2000 opportunity, and teaching at UMBC as part of the “Intro to an Honors University” ($1000 opportunity.)
2. Life/Work Balance Lunch Seminar with Dr. Robert Deluty
This workshop is for all graduate students! New and continuing graduate students are welcome to attend. Dr. Deluty is one of our psychology professors and he is taking time to share his expertise with the graduate students. Dr. Deluty is a prolific poet, has been a professor of psychology for more than 30 years, and has a clinical psychology practice.
Please RSVP so that we can order enough food:  http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/12438

To RSVP, log into your MyUMBC account, and go to the bottom of the event page. Click the green button that says “I can attend.”
Students from other campuses may attend, but you must reply to this message as your RSVP. UMBC’s students should RSVP on the MyUMBC links above.

 

“Preparing for a Teaching Career” Seminar at UMB (Downtown Baltimore), Tuesday, 4/10/12, 12 noon

In PROF-it on April 9, 2012 at 5:38 PM

This information comes from the “Career Development” unit at UMB, part of the Office of Research and Graduate Studies.  UMB and the University of Maryland College Park are part of the PROMISE AGEP. UMBC is the lead institution.

Ref: http://somvweb.som.umaryland.edu/events2/EventList.aspx?view=EventDetails&eventidn=5040&information_id=26628&type=&syndicate=syndicate

Preparing for a Teaching Career
Start Date: 4/10/2012 Start Time: 12:00 PM
End Date: 4/10/2012 End Time: 1:00 PM
Event Description
Preparing For a Teaching Career

Tuesday, April 10, 2012
12:00-1:00 PM
621 W. Lombard Street, SMC Campus Center, Room 208

 

Guest speaker:

Sabrina Kramer, Ph.D., Assistant Director, Center for Teaching Excellence, University of Maryland, College Park

This session is targeted to graduate students and postdocs interested in pursuing a teaching-based faculty appointment. Topics of discussion will include, but are not limited to, the following:

·         Tips for preparing your application materials, including the “teaching philosophy”

·         Introduction to teaching outside of Academia

·         How to acquiring additional teaching experience, including an overview of “teaching postdocs”

·         Where to look for teaching positions

·         Preparing an effective teaching/job talk

·         Introduction to the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL)

Registration is now available at
http://registrationrcdp.eventbrite.com?s=3694473

Location Information:
Southern Management Corporation Campus Center (SMC)  (View Map)
621 W. Lombard Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Contact Information:
Name: Stacie Small Mendoza
Phone: (410) 706-5434
Email: ssmall@som.umaryland.edu

September 2011 Seminars for Graduate Students at UMBC

In Dissertation Completion, Dissertation House, Grad Student Success Seminar, Graduate Student Professional Development, PROF-it, PROMISE: Maryland's AGEP on August 30, 2011 at 12:14 AM

SEPTEMBER

Professors Beyond Borders (PBB): An Introduction (Dr. Sabine O’Hara, National Director)

Friday, 9/9/11

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Commons 329

Refreshments will be served.

http://www.professorsbeyondborders.org/home.html

RSVP:  http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/7611

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-PROMISE Opening Meeting
“Community Connections with Faculty, Staff, and Students”

Friday, 9/9/11
4:30  – 6:30 PM

Commons – Game Room

RSVP:  http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/7609

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Preparing for Ph.D. Candidacy: Rules, Regulations, and Forms

Friday, 9/16/11
12 noon – 1 PM
Commons 329

RSVP:   http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/7610

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-SPECIAL SATURDAY SESSION

-Success Seminar (Funding/Fellowships)

Speaker: Dr. Frances Carter

Saturday, 9/17/11
10:00 AM -12:00 PM — SEMINAR (General Public)
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM — NSF Fastlane session (By Appointment only, via the MyUMBC Website below)

University Center 310

RSVP:  http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/7612

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-Dissertation House for UMBC Employees (only)
Speaker: Dr. Wendy Carter-Veale

Friday, 9/23/11

9:00 – 5:00 PM (Part I)
Commons 329


Saturday, 9/24/11

9:00 – 12 noon (Part II)
Commons 329

Details: http://thedissertationhouse.com/

RSVP: http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/7613


UMBC Provost Elliot Hirshman (PROMISE PI) will be the new president at San Diego State University

In Dissertation Completion, Dissertation House, Grad Student Success Seminar, Graduate Student Professional Development, PROF-it, PROMISE: Maryland's AGEP, Summer Success Institute (SSI) on June 15, 2011 at 11:20 PM

UMBC Provost Elliot Hirshman

PROMISE: Maryland’s AGEP expresses hearty congratulations to UMBC Provost Elliot Hirshman on his new appointment to President of San Diego State University.  Dr. Hirshman has served as the PI for the PROMISE AGEP since he arrived at UMBC.  Dr. Hirshman has championed the programs of PROMISE and has been a strong supporter of the Dissertation House, PROF-it (Professors-in-Training), and the Summer Success Institute (SSI).  Dr. Hirshman has been a speaker for the annual August SSI and for the February leadership graduate student Success Seminar.  He has provided strong support for our collaborations in Puerto Rico, and for initiatives that broaden participation at the graduate level.   Dr. Hirshman, we thank you for your commitment to PROMISE and we wish you great success with your new post!

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PROMISE: Maryland’s AGEP is a program of the National Science Foundation. The PI, Provost Elliot Hirshman, has served with Co-PIs from three campuses: Dean Janet Rutledge (UMBC), Dr. Renetta Tull (UMBC), Dr. Carol Parham (UM College Park), and Dr. Jordan Warnick (UM Baltimore).

Apply for UMBC-CCBC Teaching Fellows program FALL 2011

In Graduate Student Professional Development, PROF-it, PROMISE: Maryland's AGEP on May 6, 2011 at 11:44 PM

Are you a graduate student who is interested in obtaining some teaching experience? Were you previously interested but for some reason could not participate?

Participation in the PROF-it “Professors-in-Training” program, provides graduate students at UMBC with an opportunity to draw upon the partnership between UMBC and the Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) to teach a class at one of the campuses of CCBC for the FALL 2011 semester. You will be mentored by a faculty member from CCBC, and will be required to attend additional training sessions during the semester. Please make sure that your Advisor and/or your Graduate Program Director are aware that you are applying for this Fellows program. Time commitment may vary from class to class, but be prepared to spend at least 3 hours of preparation per one hour of class time. If accepted, you will be added to CCBC’s payroll and will receive a stipend of $2000.

Read more about teaching at CCBC: https://promisesuccessseminars.wordpress.com/professors-in-training-prof-it/teaching-opportunities-at-ccbc/

ELIGIBILITY:
· Full-time or Part-time graduate student at UMBC.
· All applicants must have completed at least one year of graduate study.
· U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident. Stipulations related to Visa requirements prevent an international student with a full Teaching Assistantship, Research Assistantship, or 20 hour/week job from applying.

APPLICATION MATERIALS:
Please submit the Application (attached) AND your full Curriculum Vitae to promisestaff@gmail.com, with subject line “PROF-it 2011 Teaching Fellow.”

** Application package deadline (extended) —  June 10, 2011. **

PROF-it INFORMATION SESSIONS:
Dr. Pollack will discuss the Teaching Fellows selection process, how you can improve your chances of getting selected, and answer any other questions you may have.
Location: Graduate School, Administration Building Room 218.
Two sessions available:
– Friday, May 13, 10 -11 am
– Wednesday, June 1, 12-1 pm

Visit the UMBC PROF-it group on Blackboard for the application and more information.

Application: Fall 2011_Application_UMBC-CCBC Teaching Fellows