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Faculty Corner: March 2020

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Attend an upcoming workshop to sharpen your teaching skills; and save the date for the second annual student success and retention retreat, held on June 2 in New York City.

March Workshops:

Best Practices for Supporting Trans, Queer, and Gender Nonconforming Students in the Classroom and Beyond
Presenters: Rachel Simon, Interim Director for the Office of Multicultural Affairs and LGBTQQ Coordinator, Pleasantville Campus; and Emmett Griffith, Associate Director of the LGBTQA+ and Social Justice Center, NYC Campus

This workshop discusses best practices to create positive learning environments for transgender, gender non-conforming, and non-binary students in your classroom and to gain insight on inclusive practices to support all gender identities.

New York City
Thursday, March 9
12:10 p.m.–1:10 p.m.
Civic E319

Pleasantville Campus
Thursday, March 9
12:10 p.m.–1:10 p.m.
Miller Hall, Room 16

Register for this seminar


Registration for the Spring 2020 14-Day Writing Challenge

The 14-Day Writing Challenge is an opportunity for you to experiment with daily writing, an online community, and supportive accountability. The challenge entails:

  • >> You commit to write every day for at least 30 minutes.
  • >> At the beginning of your writing time, you login to our online community, start the timer, complete your writing, and post your progress at the end.
  • >> You take five minutes to support other writers in your group by commenting on their progress.

This workshop will run from March 23 through April 5, 2020. The deadline to register is March 19, 2020.

Learn more and register for this workshop.


Save the Date: Second Annual Student Success and Retention Retreat

The Office of the Provost invites you to the second annual student success and retention retreat, to be held on Tuesday, June 2, on the New York City Campus. All faculty and staff are encouraged to attend!