University 101 Programs

Summer Workshop Series

Throughout the summer, workshops are held on topics of interest to UNIV 101 Instructors, Graduate Leaders, and Peer Leaders. Many of these workshops are repeated from the Building Connections Conference. New or updated Campus Partner Presentations are also demonstrated.

2014 University 101 Summer Workshops


Building Connections Conference Featured Session*





Don't Cheat Your Students: Promoting Academic Integrity in
University 101
Dave Aurich & Kevin Kozee 4-Jun 11:00AM-12:00PM Byrnes 704
Primer for New Instructors Mary Elizabeth Sewell 5-Jun 9:30AM-10:30AM TCL 412
Engaging Information Literacy Timothy Simmons 6-Jun 1:30PM-2:30PM TCL MM1
Tips and Strategies for Planning Your Course Chris Lewandowski & Kevin Clarke 9-Jun 2:00PM-3:00PM TCL 412
Lessons Learned from Lesson Planning Viki Fecas, Jami Campbell & Katie Ethridge 24-Jun 10:00AM-11:00AM TCL 412
Promoting Critical Reflection in the First-Year Seminar Dottie Weigel 26-Jun 1:00PM-2:00PM TCL 412
Teaching Together: Collaborating for Student Learning Alex Scovel, Morgan Edwards & Tricia
30-Jun 11:00AM-12:00PM TCL 412
Helping Students Become More Resilient Stuart Hunter & Maegan Gudridge 9-Jul 2:00PM-3:00PM TCL 412
Preparing Your Class for Success by Utilizing Student Success
Center Programs
Thomas Sellers, Chanelle Johnson, Alaina
Vinacco & Brian Dusel
10-Jul 11:00AM-12:00PM TCL 412
What are you really teaching? Making an impact with your assignments Katie Hambrick & David DeWeil 15-Jul 3:00PM-4:00PM TCL 412
I ♥ USC – Helping Your Students Feel Like They Belong Jay Pou 21-Jul 12:00PM-1:00PM TCL 412
Teaching a Capstone Section of UNIV 101 David DeWeil & Catherine Greene 22-Jul 2:00PM-3:00PM TCL 412
What does the Creed say? Erin Kitchell & Alisa Liggett 29-Jul 10:00AM-11:00AM Byrnes 704
Goals Are Dreams With Deadlines: Foundations for Career and
Financial Motivation
Rico Reed 30-Jul 11:00AM-12:00PM TCL 412
*Session abstracts can be found in the conference program        

Special Summer Workshops*

Presenters Date Time Location
Spring 2014 TEW Reunion and Syllabus Building Workshop TEW Facilitators and Panelists 14-Jul 2:30PM-4:30PM Capstone
Campus Room
Squaring The Circle on Privacy Mike Kelly, Division of Information
17-Jul 1:30PM-2:30PM TCL 412
The Art of Intervention: Being an Academic Referral Agent James Winfield,  Student Success Center 18-Jul 2:00PM-3:00PM TCL SSC
FYRE Discussion Leader Session - Preparing to discuss The
Nina Levine, English, Mike Kelly, Division of
Information Technology
12-Aug 2:00PM-3:30PM TCL 204
FYRE Discussion Leader Session - Preparing to discuss The
Nina Levine, English, Mike Kelly, Division of
Information Technology
13-Aug 10:00AM-11:30AM TCL 204
*Workshop abstracts will be sent via email        

2014 University 101 Summer Workshops


Campus Partner Presentation Demonstrations

Campus Partner

Date Time Location
Finding a Passion for Research Office of Undergraduate Research 11-Jun 1:00PM-2:00PM Legare 322
Off-Campus Living 101 Off-Campus Student Services 12-Jun 11:00AM-12:00PM TCL 412
Don’t Be Cocky: Advising Matters Student Success Center 17-Jun 2:00PM-3:00PM TCL 412
Cocky Never Cheats Office of Academic Integrity 18-Jun 1:00PM-2:00PM TCL 412
LGBTQ 101 Office of Multicultural Student Affairs 19-Jun 9:30AM-10:30AM TCL 412
The Money Game[Plan] Student Success Center 27-Jun 12:00PM-1:00PM TCL 412
Seizing Civility Office of Student Conduct 1-Jul 2:00PM-3:00PM Byrnes 704
See the World Study Abroad Office 2-Jul 11:00AM-12:00PM Legare 322
What UR Peers Never Told U About Sex Campus Wellness 7-Jul 1:00PM-2:00PM TCL 412
Thinking Globally International Student Services 16-Jul 1:00PM-2:00PM TCL 412
Top Ten Ways to Get Kicked Out (Train the Trainer Session) Office of Student Conduct 23-Jul 1:00PM-2:00PM TCL 412
*Campus Partner Presentation abstracts can be found at      

Blackboard Trainings


Date Time Location
Blackboard Basics Renee Shaffer, University Technology
29-May 9:30AM-10:30AM TCL MM1
Blackboard Basics 10-Jun 11:00AM-12:00PM
Blackboard Advanced 20-Jun 10:00AM-11:30AM
Blackboard Basics 25-Jun 3:30PM-4:30PM
Blackboard Advanced 24-Jul 10:00AM-11:00AM
Blackboard Basics 31-Jul 4:00PM-5:00PM
*For more information and to register for Blackboard trainings, please visit      
TCL = Thomas Cooper Library    MM1 = Multimedia classroom located on floor 1    SSC = Student Success Center