Kendall Center Newsletter

August 1, 2020

Faculty Development Days

Faculty Development Days will be online on the following days:
Tuesday, August 25, 12:30-4:30p.m.
Wednesday, August 26, 12:30-3p.m.
Thursday, August 27, 12:30-4p.m.
A full schedule will be sent out via email soon.

Research, Scholarship, and Creativity Publication

The 2018-2019 Faculty Achievements Publication is finished. A hard copy of the publication has been sent to each department. It is also available to view and download on the Kendall Center webpage.

Kendall Center Calendar

If you didn't receive a Kendall Center calendar in your post office box and would like one, please send an email to Cathy Blaukat and one will be sent to you via campus mail.

Reading in Common Book

The Reading in Common book for this year is "Mom's Cancer" and you can find it online here.

New Faculty Virtual Sessions

Tuesday Aug. 18th, 12:00PM-1:00PM
Human Resources Q&A The first half hour will consist of onboarding information including paperwork for employment and etc. The last 30 mins will be a benefits review from our benefits specialist. If you are finished with all of your paper work, you are welcome to join us at 12:30PM. 
 
Monday Aug. 24th 11:30PM-12:00PM
Introduction to the President, Provost, Deans, and members of the Kendall Center. Matt Panciera, head of the Kendall Center will also briefly discuss resources available to the faculty through the Kendall Center. 
 
Monday Aug. 24th, 12:00PM-1:00PM
Library Q&A Librarians will answer any questions you may have regarding library resources for your classes and your research. 
 
Tuesday Aug. 25th, 12:00PM-1:00PM
Gustavus Technology Services (GTS) Q&A Marni Dunning, associate director for instructional services from GTS will answer any questions regarding technology hardware, software, tutorials, and other services offered and supported through GTS. 
 
Wednesday Aug. 26th, 12:00PM-1:00PM
Academic Support Center (ASC) Q&A Staff from the Academic Support Center office will discuss and answer any questions regarding services provided through the office, including tutors, academic planning, academic accommodations and etc. 
 
Thursday Aug. 27th, 12:00PM-1:00PM
Counseling Center Q&A With the counseling center serving 30% of GAC students, it is deeply integrated into our campus and community. This session will discuss and answer any questions regarding faculty’s possible role and interactions with the counseling services concerning our students. 
 
Thursday Aug. 27th, 1:00PM-2:30 PM
Session with members of the faculty mentoring panel. There is no specific agenda other than to introduce new faculty to some colleagues who are happy to help and mentor new faculty.