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October 3, 2017

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Tuesday, October 03, 2017

All Day Early Alert Grading Begins
Early Alert Grading Begins for the Fall 2017 Semester.
All Day Midterm Feedback Sessions

Ever wish you could ask your students, in-semester, how things are going? Now you can with a mid-term feedback session coordinated by CTSE.

Upon your request, we'll schedule a time to visit your classroom to ask your students to give feedback on your teaching methods and their ability to learn in your class. Here are some of the questions we'll ask your students during the visit:

  1. What are the strengths of the course and the instructor that assist you in learning?
  2. What things are making it more difficult for you to learn and what suggestions do you have for improvement?
  3. What might you do personally to improve your learning in the course?
The student responses will be gathered into a confidential report. Once it's ready, we'll discuss the results with you and discuss ideas for improvement based on what they had to say. Research has shown that faculty members who conduct mid-course feedback and have a consultation raise their end-of-semester evaluations and improve learning.

Request for a feedback session by filling out this form.
All Day Online Course Design Institute
Faculty are invited to participate in the 4-week Online Course Design Institute. The OCDI is recommended for faculty who are preparing to teach an online course, interested in learning about developing an online course, or who may already be teaching an online course but would like to incorporate some additional online teaching and learning strategies. This interactive, online workshop has been redesigned to align with the research-based Quality Matters rubric. The OCDI runs Sep 18 - Oct 13.

Register Here.
All Day Social Sciences Day
The Social Science departments (Economics, Government, PPE, Psychology and Sociology) invite you to come learn about what a social science degree is all about. Spread across two days will be special lectures, information sessions, and an interdepartmental showdown.

Please see the full schedule for more information. We hope to see you there!
9:00 AM - 1:30 PM Health Policy Commission's Annual Cost Trends Hearing
The annual cost trends hearing is a public event which features live testimony from top health care executives, industry leaders and government officials to address challenges and discuss opportunities for improving care and reducing costs in the Commonwealth's health care sector.

For more information and to register, please visit HPC's website.
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Tarot Card Readings
Pagan and Wiccan practice has traditionally included the reading of tarot cards. Come by the center to have your cards read!

All events take place in the Interfaith Center, Sawyer 823! 
All are welcome!

For more information about other Interfaith Center events, please contact: Reverend Amy Fisher, University Chaplain,, ext.8325.
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM Entrepreneurship Department Innovation Hours

“Your ideas can change your life”

Got a new product idea and want to know what to do with it? Meet Professor Sushil 
Bhatia during  “Innovation Hour” in his office to discuss going from Idea to Execution (I2E) .

Give life to your ideas

Please e-mail to set up a time:

Bhatia is an executive in residence in the Management and Entrepreneurship Department. He is an innovator/inventor/entrepreneur holding several patents and has innovated and launched products like Glue Stic, DeCopier, convention badges, binding systems, labels, software, office, and other packaging products.

12:15 PM - 1:30 PM Mathematics & Computer Science Department Open House

The Mathematics & Computer Science Department welcomes students to their open house. Join us for:

  • An overview of Math and Computer Science
  • Career opportunities and internships
  • Majors - minors
  • Clubs – seminars and other activities. 
  • Advising tips and course offerings
  • A chance to meet faculty and other students
Lunch will be served. 

Location: 73 Tremont 8th floor, Rooms 8002 and 8065
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM Tackle the Grad Apps
This workshop will kickoff Grad App Month! We will discuss a plan of action of how to work on the graduate school applications.
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Christians Gathering for Justice
Join our Catholic chaplain as we reflect upon and discuss issues relating to justice and religion.

All events take place in the Interfaith Center, Sawyer 823! 
All are welcome!

For more information about other Interfaith Center events, please contact: Reverend Amy Fisher, University Chaplain,, ext.8325.
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM Tuesday Night Community Service: Christopher's Haven!
Christopher’s Haven operates a supportive community consisting of seven temporary apartments and a community recreation area for families of children being treated for cancer in nearby Boston hospitals. Students will put on a Parents’ Night Out for families staying in the apartments by planning activities and dinner for the children while the parents have an evening out. Volunteers should meet in the Center for Community Engagement at 4:30pm in Sawyer 824 and will travel together to the site. Students will arrive back at the CCE by 8:15pm. This opportunity is available to the first 6 participants who register through SUconnect.
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Thursday Night Community Service: Prison Book Club!
Join us for an evening of service at the Prison Book Program in Quincy to help promote education and literacy for prisoners. Read letters from prisoners and sort and package books to be sent to them. Volunteers meet at the Center for Community Engagement, Sawyer 824, at 5:30 and travel together to Quincy. Students will return by 8:30pm. This is a weekly opportunity limited to the first 12 volunteers who R.S.V.P. through SUconnect.
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM Black Student Union Poetry Night
Open Mic, free food and Blackish Season Premiere viewing to follow. 

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