Aug
19
Mon
2019
Technology Orientation @ MSU Library, Green Room (4 West)
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Technology Orientation @ MSU Library, Green Room (4 West) | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

Technology Orientation

This session is intended for new academics to Michigan State University to explore the services and technology offered by MSU Libraries, iCER (Institute for Cyber-Enabled Research) and MSU Information Technology.

Date: Monday, August 19

Location: MSU Main Library, Green Room, 4 West

Time: 10:00 – 3:00 (lunch provided)

Topics

  • Electronic Resources
  • Where to get help and support for technology on campus
  • Library Research Services
  • Creating Digital Experiences
  • Data Management for Research
  • Library Teaching and Learning Services
  • High Performance Computing
  • Technology you can expect in university classrooms (e.g., technology carts, sounds systems, student response systems)
  • MSU’s centrally-supported learning management systems

During this event there will be an opportunity to have in-depth conversations and hands-on demonstrations with experts from the morning sessions. Explore different parts of the library, and experience the support and services that can help with your research and teaching from MSU Libraries and MSU IT. Get assistance with setting up your D2L courses and learn about accessibility best practices. Immerse yourself in the 360 projection room and AR/VR facilities in the Digital Scholarship Lab. Also, ask an expert about incorporating Open Education Resources into your course.

Attendees with laptops are encouraged to bring them. All attendees should bring their MSU NetID and password to the training. Visit and bookmark tech.msu.edu/faculty for technology information specific to instructors and researchers.

Invitations to register were emailed to all incoming academics.  If you are interested in attending but did not receive an invitation to register please contact the Academic Advancement Network at AAN@msu.edu.

Aug
20
Tue
2019
2019 New Faculty and Academic Staff Orientation @ Kellogg Center, Room Big 10 A
Aug 20 @ 7:30 am – 4:00 pm
2019 New Faculty and Academic Staff Orientation @ Kellogg Center, Room Big 10 A | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

2019 New Faculty and Academic Staff Orientation

The 2019 New Faculty and Academic Staff Orientation program will be held on August 20, 2019 at the Kellogg Center, Room Big Ten A, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  During this event, incoming academics will have the opportunity to:
  • hear from leaders of various units at MSU
  • learn important policies and procedures
  • get a professional portrait taken
  • participate in a luncheon to network with administrations, deans, faculty excellence advocates, and other incoming academics
  • attend an information fair with representatives from over 70 campus units, associates, and organizations about resources available at MSU
  • speak with a benefits representative from MSU Human Resources
  • receive complimentary football tickets to cheer on the Spartans!
Orientation is required for all new full-time academics on the East Lansing campus that are contracted for 90% time or greater for two or more semesters, including tenure system faculty, fixed-term faculty, librarians, health programs faculty, academic specialists in the continuing system, and fixed-term academic specialists.  Others who are in these roles at reduced appointment levels are invited, but not required, to attend.  Invitations to register were emailed to all incoming academics.  If you are interested in attending but did not receive an invitation to register or have any questions please contact the Academic Advancement Network at AAN@msu.eduPlease Note: This session is not relevant for postdocs and research associates.  These appointment types will be invited to a separate orientation through the Graduate School.  Please contact the Graduate School for information regarding postdoc and research associate orientation.
Aug
21
Wed
2019
2019 Teaching and Learning Boot Camp @ MSU Union, Room UB 50
Aug 21 @ 9:00 am – Aug 22 @ 12:00 pm
2019 Teaching and Learning Boot Camp @ MSU Union, Room UB 50 | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

2019 Teaching and Learning Boot Camp

This workshop is offered each fall and is designed to familiarize faculty and academic staff new to MSU with the resources available to assist with effective teaching and learning. Over two days, instructors explore, actively exchange, and apply knowledge and ideas concerning pedagogy, practice, and design elements key to creating engaging learning environments. The focus is to develop practical materials that instructors will be able to use immediately in their teaching and to prepare for their courses and work with students.

Boot Camp (Day 1): Wednesday, August 21, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (lunch provided) in the MSU Union, UB 50 Garden Level (registration at 8:30 a.m.; program starts at 9:00 a.m.).

Boot Camp (Day 2): Thursday, August 22, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. – Noon in the MSU Union, UB 50 Garden Level (registration at 8:30 a.m.; program starts at 9:00 a.m.).

Invitations to register were emailed to all new incoming academics.  If you are interested in attending but did not receive an invitation to register please contact the Academic Advancement Network at AAN@msu.edu.

Aug
22
Thu
2019
Research Orientation @ Molecular Plant Science Building, Room MPS 1200
Aug 22 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Research Orientation @ Molecular Plant Science Building, Room MPS 1200 | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

Research Orientation

Date: August 22, 2019
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. (registration begins at 12:30 p.m.; program at 1:00 p.m.)
Location: Molecular Plant Science Building, Room MPS 1200

This session will give new faculty an overview of research compliance, funding, grant administration, and resources available through the Office of the Senior Vice President for Research and Innovation and other support units on campus.

This Research Orientation is required for all New Faculty and Academic Staff who have research components to their appointments.  Invitations to register were emailed to all incoming academics.  If you did not receive an invitation to register or have any questions please contact the Academic Advancement Network at AAN@msu.edu.

Aug
26
Mon
2019
Day of Teaching and Learning @ Wells Hall
Aug 26 all-day
Day of Teaching and Learning @ Wells Hall | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

Day of Teaching and Learning

Date: August 26, 2019

Location: MSU Wells Hall

 

The Graduate School, in collaboration with the Academic Advancement Network and the Hub for Innovation in Learning and Technology are hosting a Day of Teaching and Learning in Wells Hall on August 26, 2019.  This event was developed for new teaching academics.  The Day of Teaching and Learning will feature a Teaching Toolkit Tailgate that will provide practical resources from experts across campus.  This event will also include hands on workshops and opportunities to get feedback on materials you have prepared for the start of the semester from instructional support experts.

Invitations to register were emailed to all incoming academics.  If you are interested in attending but did not receive an invitation to register please contact the Academic Advancement Network at AAN@msu.edu.

Aug
27
Tue
2019
Active Shooter and Emergency Response Training @ MSU Union, Room UB 50
Aug 27 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Active Shooter and Emergency Response Training @ MSU Union, Room UB 50 | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

Active Shooter and Emergency Response Training
Facilitator: Lt. Matt Merony, Michigan State University Police Department

In response to incidents of violence on campuses nationally, the MSU Police Department offers a workshop to focused on proactive and reactive strategies in the event of an emergency at MSU.

Because active shooter and emergency incidents are unpredictable and evolve quickly, it is imperative that faculty and academic staff are prepared should an incident occur during class instruction. This workshop gives direction on how to react in such a situation, for the benefit of students, teaching assistants and faculty alike.

Invitations to register were emailed to all incoming new academics.  If you did not receive an invitation to register or have any questions, please contact the Academic Advancement Network at AAN@msu.edu.

Sep
13
Fri
2019
Active Shooter and Emergency Response Training @ MSU Union, Room UB 50
Sep 13 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Active Shooter and Emergency Response Training @ MSU Union, Room UB 50 | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

Active Shooter and Emergency Response Training
Facilitator: Lt. Matt Merony, Michigan State University Police Department

In response to incidents of violence on campuses nationally, the MSU Police Department offers a workshop to focused on proactive and reactive strategies in the event of an emergency at MSU.

Because active shooter and emergency incidents are unpredictable and evolve quickly, it is imperative that faculty and academic staff are prepared should an incident occur during class instruction. This workshop gives direction on how to react in such a situation, for the benefit of students, teaching assistants and faculty alike.

Invitations to register were emailed to all incoming new academics.  If you did not receive an invitation to register or have any questions, please contact the Academic Advancement Network at AAN@msu.edu.

Sep
21
Sat
2019
New Academics Picnic @ Patriarche Park
Sep 21 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
New Academics Picnic @ Patriarche Park | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

2019 New Academics’ Picnic

Date: September 21, 2019
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Location: Patriarche Park (1100 Alton Street, East Lansing, MI 48823)

Join the Academic Advancement Network, MSU WorkLife Office, and Residential and Hospitality Services in welcoming new faculty and academic staff and their families to Michigan State University.  Take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to meet and network with other incoming new academics! Dinner provided.

Invitations to register were emailed to all new incoming academics.  If you are interested in attending but did not receive an invitation to register please contact the Academic Advancement Network at AAN@msu.edu.