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

Upcoming Events

  • 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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  • Straight Talk: Am I Ready for Promotion to Professor?

    Teaching Academy: 130

    Are you considering applying for promotion to Professor during the 2018-2019 cycle? If so, please join Faculty Excellence for an informal discussion of the path to Professor. Bring your questions or concerns, and participate in a candid dialogue with your colleagues. Speaker: Dr. Jana Jasinski Audience: Associate Professors If you are interested in attending but can’t make it in person, ...

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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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  • Straight Talk: Am I Ready for Promotion?

    Classroom Building 1: 205

    Are you considering applying for promotion to Associate or Senior Instructor/Lecturer during the 2018-2019 cycle? If so, please join Dr. Elizabeth Dooley for an informal discussion of the path to Associate or Senior Instructor/Lecturer. Bring your questions or concerns, and participate in a candid dialogue with your colleagues. Speaker: Dr. Elizabeth Dooley Audience: Instructors and Lecturers If you are interested ...

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  • Faculty and Family Fun Sunday

    Arboretum

    Faculty Excellence, Center for Success of Women Faculty and UCF Arboretum will host their second annual Faculty and Family Fun Sunday Event. This is an opportunity for faculty, their families, friends and pets to spend time together while learning about the amazing scholarship, service and community engagement of your colleagues across campus. We are currently recruiting faculty who would like ...

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

    Teaching Academy: 301

    This workshop is designed for all faculty and will focus on balancing worklife with the demands of parenting through time management, networking, research groups, and other proven strategies. 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 challenges ...

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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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  • CDEP: Revising AESPs and/or P&T Criteria

    UCF Global: 101

    Faculty Excellence will present the process for Chairs & Directors AESP and Promotion and Tenure criteria and process. Discussion will include feedback from department chairs and directors whose units successfully undertook this process. This session will help participants think through examples, resources and guidelines, with a focus on better aligning these documents with UCF’s Collective Impact. It will also offer ...

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  • Leadership Series: Extending and Measuring Scholarly Reach and Impact

    Teaching Academy: 130

    In this session, Scholarly Communication Librarian Sarah Norris and Digital Initiatives Librarian Lee Dotson will explain how faculty can further publicize, disseminate, and measure the reach of their scholarship through UCF’s Showcase of Text, Archives, Research & Scholarship (STARS). Benefits of using this digital repository of scholarship include enhanced searchability and tracking of impact using alternative metrics. The session will ...

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  • Leadership Series: Developing a Career Path in Academic Leadership

    Teaching Academy: 130

    In this session, a panel of accomplished faculty administrators will share their stories and strategies for developing a successful and fulfilling career path in academic leadership. Participants will also have the opportunity to interact with the panelist to ask questions and learn more about opportunities and challenges experienced by the panel during their own academic leadership journey. Speakers: Elizabeth Dooley ...

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