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Associated Colleges of the St. Lawrence Valley
Academic Leaders Workshop

Registration is now closed for the Academic Leaders Workshop, but if do you have any registration questions, please contact Vicki Jacot at (315) 267-3331 or jacotvl@potsdam.edu.

Date and Time: Friday, March 2, 2018 - 10 am to 2 pm (Registration from 10 to 10:30 am)
Location: SUNY Canton, Miller Campus Center 212/214 (2nd floor)

Register Now!
Please confirm your attendance by Wednesday, February 21, 2018.

Featuring:

  • Best Practices in Handling Difficult Situations in Academia: Suong Ives, Chief Inclusion and Human Resources Officer, Clarkson University, will lead this 90 minute, interactive, hands-on session for managing conflict in a variety of situations. This interactive session is presented by the faculty, staff, and students of Clarkson Student Diversity Services.
  • Diverse Searches: Kimberly Flint-Hamilton, Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion, St. Lawrence University and Peter A. Jones, Labor & Employment Attorney will discuss search strategies and Q&A.

     

    2018 Academic Counselors Conference

    The Associated Colleges invites a group of counselors to visit our campuses for two days, spending time with our students, faculty, admission staff and with each other. Through these visits, counselors gain a clear idea of the very distinct personality of each member college and see how our consortium serves each college community and forms a larger shared community. This collaboration is designed to enhance educational experiences while retaining the best of the members individual traditions.

    Date: Tuesday & Wednesday, April 10-11, 2018
    Location: Clarkson University, SUNY Potsdam, SUNY Canton and St. Lawrence University

    Event Information
    Schedule
    Register Now!
    Travel Grant Application
    Hotel and Travel Information

    (Please be advised that registrations for this event are filling up fast! If accommodations are not available at the Clarkson Inn Hotel for the night of Tuesday, 4/10/18 the Associated Colleges will make further accommodations for you to stay at one of our other local hotels in Potsdam or Canton, NY)




    Past Conferences:

    Faculty Seminar, Teaching Entrepreneurship Across Disciplines

    Date: December 1st
    Location: Clarkson University Cheel Barben Rooms
    Time: 9:00-12:00pm

    Entrepreneurship education is no longer reserved for the niche student population in business schools. Come learn best practices and two adaptable classroom activities from Babson professor, Heidi Neck, PhD. Open to all faculty from all disciplines; sponsored by the Associated Colleges of St. Lawrence Valley and USASBE_Local. Registration is required: www.HeidiNeck.eventbrite.com.

     

    Professional Women's Committee of the North Country Young Women's Leadership Institute (YWLI)

    On behalf of the Professional Women's Committee of the North Country Young Women's Leadership Institute (YWLI), professional women in the area are invited to attend this educational keynote session held on November 3rd at St Lawrence University!

    Keynote Speaker: Community Connections: Keynote Speaker - Kathryn Hughes
    Date: Friday, November 3, 2017
    Time: 5:00- 6:00pm
    Location: Sykes Formal Lounge, St. Lawrence University

    Please join YWLI for a keynote session presented by by Kathryn G. Hughes, MD, MPH, DAvMed.
    Kathryn Hughes has quite the impressive resume. From pilot to physician to consultant, she has broken many barriers in her career being a trailblazer in a male dominated field. Join us for a keynote session on how she achieved her success!

    Please RSVP on the YWLI website: http://www.ncywli.org/community-connections-speaker



    2017 Teaching Effectiveness Conference

    Date: Saturday, November 4, 2017 (Lunch will be provided)
    Time: 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. (Registration opens at 8:30 a.m.)
    Location: SUNY Canton, Miller Campus Center, Woodcock Conference Suites 212/214

    Topic:
    "The Brain, The Professor & Classroom Strategies"

    Presented by:
    Don Mesibov and James Waterson of the Institute for Learning Centered Education and the Student Poverty/Trauma Initiative

    Join us at this year’s Teaching Effectiveness Conference where Dr. Mesibov and Dr. Waterson will lead a full-day, interactive workshop on learner-centered teaching. This workshop, designed using principles from the neuroscience of learning, will cover classroom-based strategies that enrich learning, particularly among students who’ve experienced trauma or who come from impoverished environments.

    Register Now - The registration deadline is October 25, 2017
    Full conference schedule can be found here.


    Associated Colleges of the St. Lawrence Valley
    Sustainability Day

    Friday, September 29, 2017
    SUNY Canton, Miller Campus Center

    Featuring:

    • Welcome from SUNY Canton President, Dr. Szafran
    • Keynote presentation by Ilarion (Larry) Merculieff
    • Workshops and Presentations
    • Poster Session and Sustainability Fair
    • Reception
    • A Participatory Environmental Art Installation at dusk

    For detailed schedule, transportation and more, please visit: http://sites.google.com/clarkson.edu/sustainabilityday/.

     

    (Dis)Enfranchised
    2017 Gender, Sex, and Sexuality Conference
    Friday February 9th – Sunday, February 11th
    SUNY Potsdam Knowles MPR

    (Dis)Enfranchised is the theme for the 2017 Gender, Sex, and Sexuality conference. (Dis)Enfranchised is sponsored by the Associated Colleges of the St. Lawrence Valley as part of the faculty seminar series, and by the American Association of University Women. The conference is intended to provoke thoughtful discussion of the complex issues around enfranchisement, citizenship, and community participation in all of their various forms. Enfranchisement and disenfranchisement can take a myriad of forms; how do they affect our ability to function and participate in our communities, our countries, and as citizens of the world?

    The plenary speaker is Dr. Jamila Michener, Assistant Professor in Government at Cornell University. Dr. Michener studies the politics of poverty and racial inequality in the United States. She is publishing a book with Cambridge University Press entitled, Medicaid and American Democracy: Federalism, Poverty, Political Inequality.

    The conference will take place on February 9-11 at SUNY Potsdam. Registration is $50 for faculty and $20 for students. Registration fee includes: conference sessions, opening night reception, breakfasts and lunches. Please indicate in your registration whether you have any food allergies or sensitivities.

    To register: http://www.canton.edu/conference/
    Full conference schedule can be found here.



    Associated Colleges of the St. Lawrence Valley
    Academic Leaders Regulatory Workshop

    Friday, February 3, 2017 - 12:30pm to 3:30pm
    Clarkson University, Snell Hall Peterson Boardroom

    Featuring:

    • Legal Fundamentals for Academic Leaders: presentations and panel discussion with Phil Zaccheo, Co-Chair of the Higher Education Practice Group at Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC and SUNY Representatives.
    • Concurrent university breakout sessions on Policies and Practices with subject matter experts from the four universities
    • Networking / Social Mixer (2:30-3:30)



    2016 Teaching Effectiveness Conference

    Featuring Dr. Robbin Chapman, Associate Provost and Lecturer in Education at Wellesley College

    Join us at this year’s Teaching Effectiveness conference, at which Dr. Robbin Chapman will lead a full-day, interactive workshop on creating inclusive class environments that foster the success of all students.  Dr. Chapman will provide a hands-on experience and tools and techniques to address unconscious bias, micro-messaging, understanding of the connection between the two, handling tensions in the classroom, and other key aspects of creating inclusive learning environments.  

    Topic: "Fostering Student Success: Creating Inclusive Classrooms"

    Date: Saturday, November 12, 2016
    Time: 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. (Registration to begin at 8:30 a.m.) Lunch will be provided.
    Location: Clarkson University, Cheel Campus Center Barben Rooms (2nd floor)

    • The registration deadline is November 4th
    • See our Flyer for this event here.
    • Schedule

     

     

     

    Join us at the Inaugural
    Associated Colleges of the St. Lawrence Valley
    Sustainability Day

    Friday, September 30, 2016
    Clarkson University Student Center

    Featuring:

    • Welcome from the Akwesasne Community
    • Associated Colleges Leadership Panel Discussion
    • Keynote presentation by Dr. Peter Bardaglio
    • Breakout Sessions
    • Poster Session and Reception

    For further information on the schedule, sessions, free transportation, parking, and more, visit the Sustainability Day website at http://clarkson.edu/sustainabilityday/.

     

     

    2016 Retirement Planning Seminar

    Registration is now closed for the Retirement Seminar.

    If you are an employee nearing retirement, please come join us! Spouses/Partners are welcome to attend too! Lunch will be provided on campus at Chaney Dining Center or feel free to have lunch on your own! The registration deadline is Wednesday, September, 7, 2016.

    Date: Friday, September 16, 2016
    Location: Miller Campus Center, SUNY Canton, Canton, NY

    Event Information
    Schedule

     

     

    2016 Academic Counselors Conference

    The Associated Colleges invites a group of counselors to visit our campuses for two days, spending time with our students, faculty, admission staff and with each other. Through these visits, counselors gain a clear idea of the very distinct personality of each member college and see how our consortium serves each college community and forms a larger shared community. This collaboration is designed to enhance educational experiences while retaining the best of the member’s individual traditions.

    Date: Tuesday & Wednesday, April 19-20, 2016
    Location: Clarkson University, SUNY Potsdam, SUNY Canton and St. Lawrence University

    Event Information
    Schedule
    Travel Grant Application
    Hotel and Travel Information

     

     

     




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