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Thursday, July 21, 2015 or Thursday, August 13, 2015 

Information Systems ThinkPad Orientation
ZSR Library 204


July 21  — 2:00 pm | August 13  — 2:30 pm

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Office of the Provost


8:00 am — Continental Breakfast
Byrum Welcome Center

8:30 am — Welcome and Campus Tour
Walking tour, wear comfortable shoes

10:30 am  — Blazing the Trail: Team-Based Orienteering
Farrell Hall and various locations on the Reynolda Campus

Bistro ’34

12:15 -1:45 pm Lunch and “How We Got Here from There”
Bistro ’34, North Campus Dining Hall: Jenny Puckett (’71), Lecturer Emerita of Romance Languages

2:00-3:30 pm – Library Orientation 
Z. smith Reynolds Library

  •  meet the Dean of the Library, Tim Pyatt
  •  learn how ZSR Library faculty help with copyright, open access, digital projects and publications
  •  connect with a library liaison, a first point of contact
  •  share light refreshments (Mandelbaum Room)

3:30 pmQ & A with Benefits
ZSR Library Auditorium 404 

  • Learn the key the features if faculty benefits, from insurance to tuition concession; all questions welcome!

3:30 – 4:15 pmShuttle bus available
Located in front of the ZSR Library, will run continuously to Byrum Welcome Center


6:00 pm – Family Picnic
Hearn Plaza, Rain location: Magnolia Room

Food and beverages provided. Bring the entire family!

Thursday, August 13, 2015


8:00 am – Continental Breakfast and New Faculty Individual Photographs
The Barn, Ken Bennett, University Photographer

9:00-10:15 am – Presentation and Discussion: 10 Keys to Success fpr a Faculty Member
The Barn

10:30-11:45 am – Learner-Centered Teaching: A Jigsaw Group Activity
The Barn, Catherine Ross, Director of the Teaching and Learning Center

11:45 – Break

12:00-1:30 pm – Buffet Lunch and Gen Y Presentation
The Barn: Rogan Kersh ’86, Provost

Tuesday, August 18, 2015


8:30 am-1:30 pm Fostering Faculty Inclusive Excellence Workshop

Wingate Hall, Lower Auditorium. Office of Diversity and Inclusion.