Events and programs for all faculty including career development opportunities, important deadlines, and recreational activities.

Upcoming Events

  • Straight Talk: What Happens After I Submit my Dossier?

    Global UCF: Room 101

    The “Straight Talk” series provides full time faculty seeking promotion at all ranks (assistant professor, associate professor, instructor/lecturer, librarians/instructional designers) a forum for candid and open discussions with university leaders about preparing for and navigating the promotion (and in some cases tenure) process. Specific sessions focus on the topics of gauging your readiness to apply, developing an effective dossier, and ...

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  • Straight Talk: What Happens After I Submit my Dossier?

    Teaching Academy: 102

    The “Straight Talk” series provides full time faculty seeking promotion at all ranks (assistant professor, associate professor, instructor/lecturer, librarians/instructional designers) a forum for candid and open discussions with university leaders about preparing for and navigating the promotion (and in some cases tenure) process. Specific sessions focus on the topics of gauging your readiness to apply, developing an effective dossier, and ...

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  • CDEP: Academic Analytics

    Classroom Building I: 205

    Please join us for an overview of Academic Analytics, a new tool that can benchmark faculty research productivity. After the introduction, we will provide specific strategies for how you can use the custom reporting in this tool to answer critical questions in your college or department. Speaker: Ana Navarro, IR Data Analyst, Institutional Knowledge Management

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  • Publish or Parent? Managing Research Productivity for Faculty with Children

    Teaching Academy: 102

    This workshop designed for all faculty will describe what we know works regarding time management, networking, research and writing skills, and productivity, all while balancing the demands of parenting. Special emphasis will be given to the unique parenting challenges faced by women faculty. Participants will have the opportunity to network with colleagues from around campus that are experiencing the same ...

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  • Women's Self Defense Class

    Public Safety Building (Police)

    The Faculty Excellence Center for Success of Women Faculty is pleased to offer UCF women faculty a Women’s Self Defense Class with instructors from the UCF Police Department who have been trained by the National Self-Defense Institute. The course is designed to provide attendees with information, tactics, and options which may be useful for various types of crimes perpetrated against ...

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  • CDEP: Contributing to Collective Impact - Departmental Level Strategic Action Plans

    Global UCF: Room 101

    The purpose of this interactive session is to provide Department Chairs and their teams (up to 3 faculty such as those serving as Associate Chair, Undergraduate Coordinator, or Graduate Coordinator) with strategies and examples for completing each component of the Departmental Strategic Planning Template. This template can be used by departments to help leverage their unique strengths and distinctive assets ...

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  • Leadership Series: Mentoring for Success

    Teaching Academy: 130

    In this session, faculty administrators with extensive mentoring experience will offer faculty members strategies for building mentoring networks at UCF and in their own fields that move beyond the one-on-one mentor model, recognize the value of diverse perspectives, and position faculty for broad impact and advancement. Speakers: Melody Bowdon, Associate Dean, College of Undergraduate Studies, Executive Director, Karen L. Smith ...

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  • CDEP: Contributing to Collective Impact - Departmental Level Strategic Action Plans

    Global UCF: Room 101

    The purpose of this interactive session is to provide Department Chairs and their teams (up to 3 faculty such as those serving as Associate Chair, Undergraduate Coordinator, or Graduate Coordinator) with strategies and examples for completing each component of the Departmental Strategic Planning Template. This template can be used by departments to help leverage their unique strengths and distinctive assets ...

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  • Leadership Series: Creating, Sharing, and Using a Career Advancement Plan

    Teaching Academy: 102

    In this hands-on workshop, faculty will learn about the benefits of career advancement planning, move through some of the steps for creating career advancement plans (including self-visioning and goal setting, identifying gaps/challenges/opportunities, mapping mid-term and long-term plans), and discuss ways to share and implement their plans. Participants will be linked to online resources that will help them continue this process. ...

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  • Ace Your Research Portfolio

    John C. Hitt Library: 223

    Training by the UCF Libraries and Web of Science (WoS) to meet the potential needs such as: citation for T&P, grant application, prestigious awards, identifying quality publications, collaborators and funders. Six sessions covering various topics for mid-career or early-career faculty. RSVP by October 11, 2017 to collectionservices@ucf.edu. Sign up for any or all. Snacks, coffee and lunch provided. Schedule: 10 ...

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  • Leadership Series: A Win/Win Outcome for All: Aligning Faculty and University Branding

    Global UCF: Room 101

    Co-led by a faculty branding expert and a co-chair of UCF’s Collective Impact Commission, this session will help faculty of all ranks 1) learn tips and tools for developing or refining your professional brand, including promoting your brand or identity online, to maximize impact and recognition, and 2) better align your brand with the university’s brand, visionary goals, and strategic ...

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  • CDEP: Disability as Diversity

    global building: 101: 101

    Disability is an often overlooked aspect of diversity. At UCF, Student Accessibility Services (SAS) is redefining the true disability barriers. Come learn about those barriers and how your academic units can collaborate with SAS to create a more accessible educational experience. This informal discussion will include ample opportunity for questions and conversation. Speakers: Mark Gumble, Assistant Vice President, Student Development ...

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  • CDEP: Re-Imagining the First Year of College to Attain Student Success Metrics

    Teaching Academy: 117

    In alignment with Challenge 2020 goals, Re-Imagining the First Year (RFY) is a three year project with AASCU in which UCF is identifying and testing a series of strategies to increase retention rates and success for all first-year students. The presentation will explain UCF’s eight (8) strategies and desired outcomes with particular emphasis on strategies aimed at increasing faculty and ...

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