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Engagement Opportunities

Monthly Engagement Opportunities

Join The Center for Excellence & Innovation in Teaching & Learning on BroncoCONNECT today to see all of the great upcoming events for faculty and staff. Instantly be able to RSVP to all types of programming, add it to your calendar, and track attendance!

Callas Center Lunch & Learn Series

Best Practices for Hybrid Classes

Join Callas Center specialists for a conversation on incorporating online learning techniques, time savers, and technology in your hybrid or face-to-face courses. Sign-up on BroncoCONNECT.

Lunch will be provided.

Universal Design; Blended Learning; 508 Compliant; mLearning;

November 7, 12 to 1 p.m. in Bush 233

With new buzzwords and jargon being thrown around so frequently, you might be asking yourself, how do these things apply to me?  What do they even mean?  Join us today in this workshop where we will be discussing Best Practices for Blended Teaching and Learning.  Come prepared with questions, concerns, and an open-mind as we explore ways to best use Vancko Hall for your face-to-face and online courses!


C.O.I.L. Take your classes around the world with the power of technology.

November 16, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Bush 233

Come learn about C.O.I.L. from your peers who have used it in their courses. A panel discussion and lunch will be provided. Sign-up on BroncoCONNECT.


More Best Practices for Hybrid Classes Hands-on Lab

November 28, 12 to 1 p.m. in Bush 302

Come and take your tech savvy farther, putting in place some new activities for your hybrid and face-to-face courses. Individualized instruction, so you can work on your project and ideas. Sign-up on BroncoCONNECT.


Watershed Roundtables - Conversations with the Provost

November 13 at 1 p.m. in Bush 233


December 5 at 3 p.m. in Bush 233


It's back! Join us for open sessions with Provost Ligeikis, in the Center for Excellence & Innovation for Teaching & Learning Bush 233

Refreshments & Giveaways! Sign up on BroncoCONNECT

EvaluationKIT Training

Wednesday, November 7, 1 to 3 p.m.
Monday, November 12, 9 to 11 a.m.
Bush 131
There are currently four trainings for EvaluationKIT scheduled in Bush 131: 11/7/18 from 1 to 2 p.m., and from 2 to 3 p.m. (or join via Zoom), 11/12/18 from 9 to 10 a.m. and from 10 to 11 a.m. (or join via Zoom). Please note that there are new changes from last semester, so if you have already attended training in the past, it is important for you to attend again. IR will work to schedule more training sessions based on availability before the surveys go live. I'd be happy to come to department meetings, etc. Please have your PD or Dean reach out to me to set these up. JoAnna Brosnan, 607-746-4727, brosnajm@delhi.edu

Rubrics: Demystify Grading

November 29,  1 to 2 p.m. in Bush 233

Come learn about rubrics, the research, the value. Hands-on sessions providing examples and help with your own rubrics. Details on BroncoCONNECT.

Sample Rubrics will be available on Vancko Hall


Sharing Teaching Ideas Reading Group

November 30, 3 to 4 p.m. in Bush Hall 233

Join your peers for upcoming meetings to discuss the book Teach Students How to Learn: Strategies You Can Incorporate Into Any Course to Improve Student Metacognition, Study Skills, and Motivation by Sandra Yancy McGuire. Discussions will take place on Fridays from 3 to 4 p.m. in Bush 233, The Center for Excellence & Innovation for Teaching & Learning. Refreshments will be provided.

Limited copies of the book are available in the library and the Center for Excellence & Innovation. Sign up on BroncoCONNECT by Tuesday, September 18 and you will be entered to win a free copy of the book.

Upcoming Dates:

September 21:  Chapters 1 & 2 facilitated by Erin Wagner (*Please join us even if you haven’t had a chance to complete the reading or get the book yet.)

October 26: Chapters 3 & 4

November 30: Chapters 5 & 6

February 22: Chapters 7 & 8

March 29: Chapters 9 & 10

April 26: Chapters 11 & 12

Information for this group is also posted on Vancko Hall on the Sharing Teaching Ideas Reading Group page.
Sign up on BroncoCONNECT.


OER Learning Community

Second Meeting, TBD in Bush Hall 233

OER is here to stay. Open Educational Resources are adaptable and cost effective for your classes. 

Curious about OER, thinking of using OER, already working with OER, or on your way to becoming an expert? We're forming a learning community for OER. Come and find out about the benefits, share ideas, resources, struggles, and successes. We will be meeting regularly this semester starting Wednesday, September 26 at 12:30 in Bush 233.


Sign-up on BroncoCONNECT today!

For more information, contact Carrie Fishner at fishnecj@delhi.edu. 

Healthy U

This new Personal Development Series will feature activities and workshops focused on self-care and skill development, with topics like food, nutrition, fitness, mental health, and Life 101. Look for activities hosted by your own peers around campus for better working and living at SUNY Delhi this semester! Sign up on BroncoCONNECT.

Food & Nutrition

Documentary Series - "What the Health"
Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 7 p.m.  
Centennial Lounge
*CHANGE OF DATES* Embark on an educational film series with CADI’s nutritionist Nikola Hamilton as we view and discuss documentaries pertaining to nutrition, fad diets, food systems and wellness. Designed to engage audiences and inspire community engagement, the series will be held the first Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m. The first to be shown will be "What the Health," a film that exposes the corruption in government and big business that is costing us trillions of healthcare dollars and keeping us sick. Admission is free and open to the public. Nikola Hamilton, 607-746-4787,hamiltnk@delhi.edu

Fitness & Fun


Mental Health

Good Reads Recommended by your Peers...

The Energy Bus by Jon Gordon, recommended by Provost Dr. Kelli Ligeikis

Find Your Why by Simon Sinek, recommended by Tomas Aguirre

Small Teaching by James M. Lang, recommended by Lisa Tessier, Monica Liddle & Liz Frisbee


Life 101

Terrarium Workshop
Tuesday, November 13, 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Farnsworth Hall, Room 121
The Delhi Horticulture Club is hosting a Terrarium Workshop for students, faculty & staff on Tuesday, November 13 starting at 6 p.m. in Farnsworth Hall Room 121. The presentation will be led by Associate Professor Birgitta Brophy with a brief history and explanation of terrariums followed by a hands-on creation of your very own mini-terrarium. A fee will be charged to cover all materials, including three plants, soil, gravel, and container (you may bring your own): $5 for students and $10 for faculty and staff. There is a cap of 25 participants. Please sign up and pre-pay by contacting Birgitta Brophy to hold your place as soon as possible, as this event fills up quickly! Birgitta Brophy, 607-746-4418, brophybb@delhi.edu

Diversity Series

The Delhi Differences Series pilot will be offered again during the Spring Workshops for participants who wish to enhance their knowledge of Diversity issues. Participants will meet six times, having the opportunity to explore key topics in a variety of ways. Participants who attend all six sessions will receive a certificate and badge of completion. This series will be recognized for promotion and advancement at SUNY Delhi. Sign up today on BroncoCONNECT.

Delhi Diversity Series Dates:

Diversity Dialogue   

LGBTQ+ Community  
Bias & Micro Aggression

Religion & Spiritual Life  
Marginalized Groups 
Diversity Champions


Open Hall: Building Campus Connections

Campus connections are key to better teaching, learning, and working. Staff and student retention rely on relationships and a sense of place. Come see where your peers work and all of the amazing resources we have at SUNY Delhi. Increase your Campus IQ and maybe even find ways to collaborate on an upcoming project!

Join us for our next Open Hall in November!         More Details on BroncoCONNECT

Open Hall.   Meet our staff and see our facilities. Refreshments will be provided. There will be giveaways and door prizes. Increase your Campus IQ and learn more about this Academic School's programming, faculty, staff and students. 


Gabriella Vasta, 607-746-4744, vastagm@delhi.edu

Article of interest:

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Semester Start-up Workshops January 2019

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