Welcome Back Week

Here you will find the schedule of events that take place at Ferris each year to welcome back our faculty for the upcoming academic year.

Welcome Back Week Schedule

  • 9 AM - 9:30 AM Provost's Office: New Faculty Breakfast
    UCB 203 Founders Room
    9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Provost's Office: All Faculty Brunch, President's Welcome, Academic Affairs Focus for 2016-2017
    UCB 202A Ballroom, light refreshments
    11:30 AM - 1 PM

    FFA Fall Luncheon (Charles Bacon)
    UCB 202 Ballroom

    1:30 PM - 1:50 PM

    FSU Fine Art Gallery - Center for Creative Collaboration (Carrie Sterner)
    UCB 217
    Intellectual Property & Innovation (Office of Research & Sponsored Programs - Tom Dowling)
    UCB 203 Founders Room

    2 PM - 2:20 PM

    Open Education Resources (FLITE & FCTL)
    UCB 217
    Equity Within the Classroom Conference (FCTL - Kemi Fadayomi, Todd Stanislav)
    UCB 203 Founders Room

    2:30 PM - 2:50 PM

    External Engagement in GR (Tony Baker)
    UCB 203 Founders Room
    Higher Education Resource Services (HERS) (Various speakers)
    UCB 217 

  • 8:30 AM - 4 PM Academic Senate Retreat (Breakfast starts at 8 am)
    Blue Lake Tavern, 9965 11 Mile Road, Mecosta, MI
    9 AM - 10 AM Disability and Accessibility (Julie Alexander and Marie Yowtz)
    UCB 116
    10:15 AM- 10:45 AM Academic Laboratory Safety (Anne Hawkins)
    UCB 116
    11 AM - 11:30 AM Office of Research and Sponsored Programs - Grants and Compliance (Maureen Wawsczyk, Tom Dowling, and Erin Scott) 
    UCB 116
    1 PM - 5 PM FSU Seminar Instructor Training
    For instructors scheduled to teach the FSU Seminar in Fall 2016
    IRC 109
    2 PM - 3 PM General Education Assessment Reporting Training (Clifton Franklund)
    UCB 203
    3 PM - 4 PM Overview of the Testing Office (Amy Otteson)
    UCB 116
    5 PM - 7 PM All Faculty Picnic
    Granger Center Atrium & Courtyard
  • 8 AM - 2 PM Open for College, School, and Departmental Meetings
    9 AM - 10 AM Advising with MyDegree: Worksheet (Sharmere Miller)
    FLITE 108
    9 AM - 10 AM Advising with MyDegree: Planner (Amy Buse)
    FLITE 110
    9 AM - 10 AM Academic Advisor Workshop for College of Pharmacy (Margaret Lyons & Bill Potter)
    PHR 201
    1 PM - 2:30 PM Academic Advising Workshop for Faculty (Shelly VandePanne & Bill Potter)
    FLITE 135
    3 PM - 4:30 PM Academic Advising Workshop for Faculty - Repeat Session (Shelly VandePanne & Bill Potter)
    FLITE 135
    2 PM - 4 PM

    Advising with MyDegree: Worksheet & Planner (Amy Buse/Sharmere Miller)
    FLITE 110

    2 PM - 5 PM

    Student Research Fellows Poster Presentations (Erin Scott)
    Outside SCI 126

    3 PM - 4:15 PM

    Concur First Time Users Training Session: Setting Up your Profile and Basic Concur Road Map (FSU Disbursements Office - Emily Zoet)
    UCB 203 Founders Room

    5 PM - 7 PM

    FSU Seminar Update Dinner - "A Night at the Museum"
    Granger Atrium

  • 9 AM - 10 AM FSU Environmental Overview (Mike McKay)
    UCB 203 Founders Room
    9 AM - 10 AM Advising with MyDegree Planner (Amy Buse)
    FLITE 110
    10:15 AM - 11:15 AM It's All About Students' Learning..." (Robbie Teahen)
    UCB 203 Founders Room
    10 AM - 12 PM An Overview of the Curriculum Development Process: Initiating and Managing a Curriculum Proposal (Kemi Fadayomi)
    Swan 304
    1 PM - 2:20 PM Equity Counts Initiative (Meral Topcu)
    UCB 203 Founders Room
    2 PM - 4 PM Advising with MyDegree: Worksheet & Planner (Amy Buse/Sharmere Miller) 
    FLITE 110
    2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Development Opportunities for Women in Higher Education (various speakers)
    UCB 203 Founders Room
  • 9 AM - 10 AM Advising MyDegree: Worksheet (Sharmere Miller)
    FLITE 108
    9 AM - 10 AM Advising with MyDegree Planner (Amy Buse)
    FLITE 110

Printable Schedules

Here are the slides, handouts, or helpful links from some of the presentations from Welcome Back Week.