Welcome New Faculty!
The Office of the Provost sponsors this welcome and orientation session to help all
new USC faculty make a smooth, enjoyable transition to the University. You will meet
colleagues and learn about faculty resources, USC students and university support
for teaching and research.
When: Tuesday, August 9, 2016
8:15 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Where: USC Alumni Center
900 Senate Street
Columbia, SC 29201
New faculty and their guests are also invited to join us for the Provost’s Reception following New Faculty Orientation from 4:15 - 6:30 p.m.
New Faculty Academy
You'll also want to participate in New Faculty Academy during the upcoming academic year. This cohort-based program is designed to launch the careers of new faculty on a positive and productive path.
Blackboard in the Classroom: Hands-On
If you've never used Blackboard, the university's learning management system, look for the Blackboard in the Classroom break-out sessions during New Faculty Orientation. Whether you teach face-to-face, hybrid or online, this overview of course design, development and delivery in Blackboard will get you started. For a more detailed experience, join CTE’s instructional designers and instructional developer on Thursday, August 11, 2016 for a hands-on workshop designed to help you get a jump start on your actual course design and development in preparation for the new semester. For your convenience, two identical sessions are being offered. Choose one:
New Faculty Orientation Fall 2016
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