main navigation
my pace
Faculty Center

Best Practices Conference

High Impact Practices (HIP)

Improve student engagement / success with teaching. 

What is HIP?

  • graduate and undergraduate research 
  • diversity and global learning 
  • service learning / community-based learning 
  • first-year seminars and experiences 
  • learning communities
  • internships
  • writing-intensive courses 
  • collaborative assignments and projects (graduate and undergraduate)

Are you a HIPster? If you use high-impact practice in your graduate or undergraduate courses, or want to learn more about HIP, please join us!

Friday, March 8th 2019

Pleasantville Campus
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Kessel Student Center, PLV
Multipurpose Room

Register for the Best Practices Conference.


Time Workshop Location
9:30am – 10:00am Registration  Kessel - Multi-Purpose Rm.
10:00am – 10:15am Welcome & Overview of the Day
10:15am - 10:45am What it means to be HIP - Dr. Kathleen Landy, Director, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) 
Queensborough Community College 
10:45am – 11:00am What is HIP at Pace? OPAIR Presentation of NSSE results on HIPs
11:00am – 12:30pm

Roundtables - 1st Session

  • first-year seminars and experiences (Brian Evans)
  • service learning / community-based learning (Kimberly Collica-Cox)
  • learning communities (Joan Walker)
  • writing-intensive courses (Travis Webster)
12:30pm – 1:00pm Networking Lunch: Follow-up with colleagues you met in Roundtables Session
1:00pm - 1:45pm Keynote - Dr. Kathleen Landy, Director, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) 
Queensborough Community College 
1:45pm - 2:00pm Break
2:00pm - 3:30pm

Roundtables - 2nd Session

  • graduate and undergraduate research (Sue Maxam)
  • diversity and global learning (Sophie Kaufman / Brian Evans)
  • internships (Kathy Winsted)
  • collaborative assignments and projects (Andrea Sonenberg)
3:30pm - 4:00pm Wrap Up "Keeping Pace with what is HIP"