Date: May 16, 2017
Times: 9:00am - 11:00am and 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Center for Student Development (CSD) 1300/1310 - NTID
AdvanceRIT again welcomes the acclaimed Michigan Players, this time as “The Chair's Role in Faculty Mentoring” - fashioned as three thematically related vignettes. This interactive works...
Date: May 16, 2017
Date: Friday, April 21, 2017
***NEW Location: Golisano Hall Auditorium, 70-1400
Time: 2:00-4:00 PM
Intended Audience: All Faculty
This workshop is for faculty who want to submit a strong package for promotion to full professor OR are planning to do so in the near future.
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Presented by: Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Ed.D.
Date: March 2, 2017
Time: All RIT Full-Time Faculty: 9:00 - 10:30 AM & Academic Leaders Workshop: 1:00 - 2:30 PM
Location: Campus Center 2610
On March 2nd, there will be two workshops presented by Mary Deane, Sorcinelli, Ed.D entitled "Mutual Mentori...
Presented by Dr. Laverne McQuiller-Williams & Professor Joe Williams
Date: Wednesday, February 10, 2017
Time: 3:30-5:00 pm
Location: Reading Room (2050) Campus Center
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Best Practices for Establishing Mentoring Relationships and Career Related Peer Support Groups
Date:Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Time: 9:00 - 10:30 am
Location:Student Alumni Union (SAU) 1829
Intended Audience: Faculty, Faculty Mentors: Mentees and Peer Support Groups are encouraged to attend together....
December 2, 2016
COL - McKenzie Commons
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
You have an idea for a book. Perhaps you’ve begun researching and writing on your topic. But you don’t know much about the book publishing process. This edition of P & T Smarts is intended to answer questions about what publishers need to know in order to become interested in your book-length manuscript and ...
December 1, 2016
GOS - 1250
Galaxies are surprisingly deficient in normal matter. Compared to the universe as a whole, the ratio of normal matter to dark matter is low in galaxies. Recent work strongly suggests that these missing baryons reside in a diffuse gas surrounding galaxies. Professor Martin will describe why astrophysicists believe this halo gas is ...
November 9, 2016
GIS Auditorium (81)-1130
"Faced with a growing population and shrinking pool of natural resources, society faces an unprecedented challenge to provide a resilient food supply, while also recognizing that food supply and security, energy and water, economy and environment, and human health are inextricably connected. In this session, thre...
November 3, 2016
Center for Student Development (CSD)-1300/1310
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Have you witnessed concerning behavior or circumstances but don’t know how to respond? This workshop will address the many ways to respond to these situations using playback as an interactive approach and brings the practice of being an active bystander to a new level.
October 28, 2016
Gannett Hall (7B)-4020
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Increase your productivity by a factor of three. Write prose that is clearer, better organized, and more compelling. Learn to work smarter, not harder.
Many scholarly writers are educated at the School of Hard Knocks, but it's not the only school, or even the best. Much is known about how to beco...
September 23, 2016
Bamboo Room in SAU
8:00AM - 11:00 AM
The Council for the Representation and Engagement of Women Faculty (CREW) and AdvanceRIT invite all women faculty to attend a welcome breakfast networking session. Find out what ADVANCE and CREW have planned for the 2016-17 academic year, meet new faculty, and network with colleagues.
September 14, 2016
Golisano Hall Auditorium, 70-1400
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
“20/20 Research in Focus,” a new research-focused information and networking series, opens this fall with its first program from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, in the Golisano Hall auditorium, located in RIT’s B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences. The kick-off ...
August 18, 2016
Davis Room in SAU
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
AdvanceRIT will have an presenter's table at the Lighting the Way: A Welcoming Ceremony for Women reception. Lighting the Way, which is sponsored by Center for Women and Gender, is an event for female students, faculty, staff, and RIT alumni. During the event, there will be a lantern processional down the Quarter Mi...
May 2, 2016
SAU - Clark A
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
This event is a follow-up to a session hosted by CREW in December: Success Strategies for Research Focused Junior Faculty Women at RIT. Findings from this session will be discussed. Our moderator, Priya Natarajan, will lead a round table discussion about actions RIT can take to support research focused women faculty.
April 6, 2016
Student Innovation Hall (87), Room 1600, The Albert J. Simone Center
Directed by Tina Chapman DaCosta and written by Anna Ziegler, Photograph 51 is a moving portrait of Rosalind Franklin, one of the great female scientists of the twentieth century, and her fervid drive to map the contours of the DNA molecule. A chorus of physicists relives ...
April 7, 2016
Louise Slaughter Hall (78), Rooms 2210/2220
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM & 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
This performance will focus on topics and situations experienced by faculty and academic administrators in the areas of teaching and learning and institutional climate. The CRLT Theatre Program will also present on topics applicable to faculty in the areas of teaching an...
November 6, 2015
Liberal Arts Hall (06), Stan McKenzie Faculty Commons
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Service work is an excellent way for faculty to familiarize yourself with the institution and allow you to become better known among your peers. However, faculty often find it difficult to find the balance between too much service and not enough. Often the reason new faculty tak...
October 29, 2015
On October 29th, a Connect Grants Award Reception will be held for the recipients of this year's grant. There, they will be receiving a certificate and have the opportunity to meet with past years' awardees.
This is an invite-only reception. Please contact Korrie Sherry at email@example.com with any questions.
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September 17, 2015
Liberal Arts Hall (06), Stan McKenzie Faculty Commons
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
The Council for the Representation and Engagement of Women Faculty (CREW) and AdvanceRIT invite all women faculty to attend a welcome breakfast networking session. Find out what AdvanceRIT and CREW have planned for the 2015 academic year, meet new faculty and network with colle...
May 21, 2015
Louise Slaughter Hall (78), RM 2220
9:00am - 11:30pm
Join your colleagues for a guest presentation & an RIT faculty roundtable discussion on grant writing!
Dr. Carl Batt, Professor, Cornell University, will share his experiences from the perspective of a PI, a reviewer and a panel manager. He has been successful in obtaining over $70M in fund...
May 9, 2015
9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Join your colleagues for a workshop on “Best Practices in Mentoring Non-Tenure Track Faculty” where a team from Baylor University’s Academy for Teaching and Learning will share best practices on their successful non-tenure track lecturer mentoring program including valuable information for mentor, mentee, and academic le...
April 28, 2015
River Room Crossroads
Who really enjoys going to meetings these days? Not many do. But why? In today’s business settings, our calendars are filled with meetings, but instead of helping us accomplish our work, meetings usually are a waste of time. Instead of placing the responsibility solely on the Chairperson, we propose that some of ...
April 21, 2015
River Room Crossroads
9:00 AM-11:00 AM
Too much time and money is wasted today because information is not effectively communicated. We spend our time crafting the message or trying to decipher it. In this practical, interactive session, you will learn techniques on how to write more effective and focused communications.
This session provides ...
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
River Room Crossroads
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Who really likes to stand up in front of peers and present? As professors, you are fairly comfortable with your students, but what happens when we are with others who may know more than we do about a topic? What if our goal is to persuade and convince them of an idea and need them to commit time, money, ...
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
SAU - Student Alumni Union (04), 1829
9:00am - 11:30am
This seminar is designed to allow participants to understand what is known about gender and its role in negotiation performance. The topics covered will include the triggers of gender differences in negotiated outcomes as well as strategies and techniques that can be used to overcome the ...
Friday, February 20, 2015
11:30 AM-1:00 PM
This luncheon is an opportunity to meet and learn about the newly launched "Provost's Advisory Council for Female Faculty" and the Faculty Associate for Women Faculty. The discussion will center around your experience as a new faculty member at RIT and identifying practices for acclimating new faculty.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
SLA - Louise Slaughter Hall (78), TBD
10:00am - 11:30am
At this workshop, the AdvanceRIT team will recap how the Michigan Players portrayed how gender, rank, ethnicity, and other aspects of power relations influence the climate and faculty morale; share the assessment results from the Michigan Players "Navigating Department Politics" workshop; ...
Thursday, January 22, 2015
8:30am - 4:30pm
LOW - Max Lowenthal Hall (12), 1105/1115
Women faculty take on leadership roles every day, in the classroom, in their department or institution, and in their professional organizations. This workshop is designed to give participants some basic concepts of leadership and allow them to explore what is known about gender and its ro...
Thursday, December 11
VIG - Vignelli Center for Design Studies (07A), Vignelli
8:30 - 11:00 AM
Light Refreshments will be provided.
The CRLT Players are visiting RIT with their acclaimed production of Navigating Departmental Politics. A touring theatre company housed in the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching at the University of Michigan, the Players cr...
Please join us for the third and final event on Post-Tenure Mentoring.
Wednesday December 10
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Bamboo Room of the Campus Center
This workshop is on mid-career planning and post-tenure mentoring: determining post-tenure career goals, aligning goals with promotion criteria, developing a mid-career plan, and working with mentors. The workshop is prima...
Friday, December 5
CPC - Campus Center (03), Bamboo Room (2610)
1:00 - 2:00 PM
Lunch will be provided.
Women in Science will hold their annual WISe Holiday Luncheon, featuring prominent guest speaker Dr. Lynne Maquat, on Friday December 5! Dr. Maquat is the J. Lowell Orbison Endowed Chair and Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics at the University of Rochester S...
Thursday, November 13
CRS - Crossroads (89), River Room
8:30 - 10:00 AM
Connections is a series of networking events that aim to build and grow relationships among female faculty at RIT. The theme for this session of Connections is “Finding Resource Partners.” Participants will be asked to share a PowerPoint slide that shares their research area, the skills and resour...
Tuesday, November 11
CPC - Campus Center (03), Reading Room (2050)
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Join Math Professor and Grandma got STEM blogger Rachel Levy (Harvey Mudd College) for a mini tutorial designed to help you disseminate your research to news outlets. In the mini tutorial, you will learn how to develop productive collaborations with reporters, and see examples of ways reporte...
Tuesday, November 11
CPC - Campus Center (03), Reading Room (2050)
12:30 - 1:30 PM
Dr. Rachel Levy (Associate Professor of Mathematics at Harvey Mudd College, https://www.math.hmc.edu/~levy/) will speak at a WISe Luncheon, the third of a series of luncheons supported by an RITAdvance Connect grant.
Rachel Levy taught mid...
Wednesday, October 29
CPC - Campus Center (03), Bamboo Room
3:00 - 4:00 PM
Please join us for a presentation and panel discussion by RIT women full professors on challenges they faced in being promoted. This event will be of special interest to women looking ahead to promotion, as well as all faculty interested in serving as faculty mentors.
• Men h...
Monday, October 27
CAR - Chester F. Carlson Center 76-1155
Dr. Kathryn Johnston (Professor of Astronomy at Columbia University, http://user.astro.columbia.edu/~kvj/) will speak at a WISe Luncheon, the second of a series of luncheons supported by an RITAdvance Connect grant. The topic of Dr. Johnston’s discussion w...
Thursday, October 16
SLA - Louise Slaughter Hall (78)-2140
12:00-1:30 PM (lunch provided)
Feeling stuck, unable to make headway on scholarship goals? Does time for writing seem to disappear from your schedule? When an article is rejected, does revising it languish on your to-do list? If you answered yes to these questions, join us for a workshop that will show you how a...
Friday, October 3
Golisano Hall (70)-1435, 2-3 PM
Join Women in Science and AdvanceRIT in meeting Dr. Susannah Gal from SUNY Binghamton, Professor of Biology at SUNY Binghamton and former NSF Program Director! Dr. Gal will conduct a grantwriting workshop with helpful tips for developing a successful National Science Foundation proposal. Light refreshments will be provided!
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Liberal Arts Hall: The Stan McKenzie Commons (06-1251), 1-2:30 PM
AdvanceRIT is launching the second round of Connect Grants. Come and learn about recipients' projects as well as the proposal process. The Connect Grants program supports leadership and career development for all tenured and tenure-track faculty at RIT and includes two distinct funding t...
Wednesday, September 24
SAU, Bamboo Room (2650), 3 pm-3:50 pm
Join Pat Scanlon (CLA) in an interactive presentation/discussion of facts about associate professors and promotion in the US: reasons for job dissatisfaction, differences between men and women in time-to-promotion, initiatives for new paths to promotion, and various approaches to post-tenure mentoring. The event is espec...
Tuesday, September 16
Crossroads, 8:30-10 AM
Join the AdvanceRIT team as we launch “Connections.” Connections is a series of networking events that aims to build and grow relationships among female faculty at RIT. The theme for this event is “Meet & Greet.” Come meet the AdvanceRIT team, meet or catch up with other female faculty and find out what AdvanceRIT has planned fo...
On Friday, May 2, from 1:30 to 4:30 PM in 78-2130, Paul Tymann will deliver a workshop on the NSF proposal review process. The workshop will discuss the following topics:
- the proposal review process from submission of a proposal to award or decline
- elements of a good review
- NSF merit criteria (intellectual merit and broader impacts)
- elements of a ...Read More »
WiSTEE Connect will host its first regional event, “Lean In Together with WiSTEE Connect – Perspective and Insights on Being a Woman in Science, Technology, Engineering and Entrepreneurship” from 3 to 5 PM Monday, April 28, at the Vignelli Center. The event, which will include a roundtable discussion and a networking session, aims to connect women across universities and busines...Read More »
AdvanceRIT Connectivity Series: Daring Appreciation: Strategies for Increasing Recognition for Your Work
A panel discussion regarding effective strategies for professional advancement, including awards recognition, tenure, and promotion, will be held on Thursday, May 1, from 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM in the Reading Room on the second floor of the Campus Center.
RSVP by Monday, April 28 by clicking here.
A panel discussion regarding how language frames images of women, creates stereotypes, and how best to avoid falling prey to these traps when communicating will be held on April 22nd from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM in SAU Room 1829, cohosted by the Center for Women and Gender, the NSF AdvanceRIT team, and CLA Women’s and Gender Studies Committee. This session will include 6 panelists, a presenta...Read More »
On Tuesday, April 15, there will be a reception for the women of the RIT and Rochester communities with the Deaf, United Nations Humanitarian Award Winner, Dr. Liisa Kauppinen. This event will be held in the Dyer Art Gallery at LBJ Hall from 7:00 to 9:30 PM. Click here to regist...Read More »
On April 18th, from 8:30 AM to 12 PM in the Bamboo Room, located in Room 2610/2650 in the Campus Center, Dr. Christopher Lee will be holding an interactive session regarding faculty development. He will be discussing tools to support productive dialogue among faculty and academic department and center leaders. In this session, participants will learn about:
- Recognizing various ro...Read More »
Women in Science (WISe) and NSF AdvanceRIT Connectivity Series Present Dr. Anne Kress: Leading Institutional Change
On Thursday, March 6th, from 12:30 - 1:30, Dr. Anne Kress will join RIT women faculty for a lunch session and informal dialogue around women’s leadership within the academy. MCC President Kress will share her story on how she achieved success in academic leaders...Read More »
AdvanceRIT Connectivity Series: Effective Negotiation: A COACh Workshop for Women Faculty, PhD, Graduate and Postdoctoral Fellows. These seminars are designed to build understanding of mutual interest based negotiations and solution finding.
Session 1: Monday, March 17, 8:30 am – Noon for faculty, click Read More »
Join your colleagues at this Mid-Tenure Review panel discussion where you can ask questions about requirements for mid-tenure review.
Hosted by Faculty Career Development Services (FCDS), the event is an opportunity for pre-tenure faculty to learn about this important review process from faculty who have served on mid-tenure committees and recently tenured faculty.
Where: SAU - Student Alumni Union (04), 1829 When: January, 23, 2014 10:00am - 12:00pm Who: RIT Women Faculty In this session, PI’s from RIT’s NSF ADVANCE project will introduce the ADVANCE@RIT project and explain why career navigation for women faculty is one focus of the project. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss their interest in learning about career navi...Read More »
Academic Affairs COACHE Taskforce, ADVANCE@RIT and The Wallace Center Faculty Career Development Services present the 2012 COACHE Faculty Workplace Satisfaction Survey Open Forum. All faculty are invited to attend. January, 07, 2014 1:00pm - 2:30pm CPC - Campus Center (03), 2650 Join Dr. Todd Benson and RIT’s COACHE Task Force for an interactive discussion on best practices for insti...Read More »
This session for women faculty is part of a series that will address issues related to career navigation: goal setting, effective networking, self-agency, career coaching, writing groups, crucial conversations and work/life balance. ADVANCE co-PI Dr. Carol Marchetti will present the workshop during intercession. Don't miss it on January, 23, 2014 10:00am - 12:00pm SAU - Student Alumni Un...Read More »
At the close of the academic year RIT hosts the Faculty Institute on Teaching and Learning (FITL), an event that offers opportunities to network, present, and learn through workshops, seminars, and speakers. For the 2013 FITL, the Connect@RIT leadership team presented two workshops and hosted an expo booth to engage faculty and build awareness about the project across disciplines. Th...Read More »