New Faculty Investment Program

NEW FACULTY INVESTMENT PROGRAM 2017-2018
TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY-KINGSVILLE
FIRST YEAR, FIRST SEMESTER

First Year

First Year Cohort: Getting to Know TAMUK-Responsibilities and Opportunities

Most meetings will take place in the Javelina Dining Hall. Give your name to the cashier downstairs, grab a plate of food, and go upstairs to meet and eat in the conference room. Please email Brenda Melendy if you will be unable to attend a meeting. 

Fall Semester 2017

Date  Topic Facilitators(s) Meeting Location
9-1

 Introductions and Ice Breakers? Who are our Students?

 Brenda Melendy, Toni Alvarez and Student Panel

Javelina Dining Hall
9-8  Overview of Grants Office  Diana Luna, Cynthia Villarreal, Maria  Martinez Javelina Dining Hall
9-15  Teaching Programs: AVID  Lisa McNair Javelina Dining Hall
9-22  Mentors and Mentees  New Faculty and their Mentors Blue Room
9-29  Managing Cultural Differences in the Classroom  Odette Gonzalez Javelina Dining Hall 
10-6  Internal Grant Possibilities: Service Learning

 Christine Robbins & Agnes Flores

Javelina Dining Hall
10-13  University Writing Center Writing Fellows Program

 Steven Corbett & Patti Huskin

Javelina Dining Hall
10-20  What Are They Thinking? Formative Assessment Tools  Marybeth Green Javelina Dining Hall
10-27  Transculturation Program and Seminars

Roberto Vela & Marco Iniguez-Alba

Javelina Dining Hall
11-3  Compliance and IRB  Stephen Oller Javelina Dining Hall
11-10  Library Resources  Victoria Packard Javelina Dining Hall
11-17  Semester Wrap-Up and Evaluations  Brenda Melendy Javelina Dining Hall

Second Year

Recipients of the NFIP 2016 Professional Development Awards:

Tu

Dr. Ming (Catherine) Tu

Department of Music

College of Arts and Sciences

Yaseen

 Dr. Ashraf Yaseen

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Frank H. Dotterweich College of Engineering

NFIP Alumni

NFIP Reunion

This page was last updated on: September 13, 2017