August 30, 2017 | Academic Affairs

Faculty in auditoriumBy Philip Pecorino

A number of conferences on innovations in pedagogy, technology, and higher education are being offered at CUNY campuses this fall. Consider attending—or presenting!

  • Faculty proposals are still welcome for CUNY’s 16th Annual IT Conference, Instructional/Information Technology in CUNY: Opening Access Thursday and Friday, November 30 and December 1 at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.  Proposals must be submitted using the form at Proposals are due September 15, 2017 at 5:00 pm. Acceptances will be announced by the end of that month.
  • Proposals are also invited for the fourth annual CUNY Games Conference. The conference, on The Interactive Course will be held at the CUNY Graduate Center and Borough of Manhattan Community College on January 22-23, 2018; proposals are due November 1, 2017.
  • And don’t forget the UFS Conference, Innovations & Disruptions in Higher Education: the View from the Professorate, Friday, November 3, 2017 at the CUNY Graduate Center, featuring keynote speakers Steven Brier (Urban Studies, CUNY Graduate Center); Angie McAllister (ACT); Robin Rogers (Sociology, CUNY Graduate Center); and Sarah Susannah Willie-LeBreton (Sociology/Black Studies, Swarthmore College).

Philip Pecorino is a professor of Philosophy at Queensborough Community College, where he chairs the Faculty Executive Committee, and a member of the UFS Executive Committee.

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Photo: Mikael Kristenson