2011 SENCER Summer Institute

As you start winding down your semester and planning your holiday break, I’d like you to think for a few minutes about your summer plans …

The SENCER Summer Institute has been announced. This stimulating teaching conference will be held from July 21-25 at Butler University. Many of the ICBG mentors have attended past institutes. This is a great conference with sessions on course design, assessment, pedagogy and civic engagement.

We are hoping to put together a dynamic team of faculty/staff from diverse disciplines to send this summer. Please read through the information (link below) about the conference and decide if you’d like to go. We have funds from the dean and provost offices to cover travel expenses for a team of five, so the trip won’t dip into your faculty development funds.

If you want to go (or are thinking about it), please let us know.

Happy Holidays,

Butler University

Applications Online for SSI 2011

Applications for the 2011 SENCER Summer Institute will be held from July 21-25 in Indianapolis, IN and hosted by Butler University are now available. In addition to plenary sessions, concurrent sessions, half-day workshops, and poster presentations, the Institute program will contain work sessions and team planning consultations. Based on feedback from SSI 2010 participants, team consultations will now have pre- and post- Institute components to better serve participants’ needs. SENCER is currently working to secure speakers, and will continue to post information to the SSI 2011 page as speakers and sessions are confirmed. Please visit theĀ SSI 2011 page to learn more and view a tentative Institute schedule.

Applications are required for anyone interested in attending the Institute, whether new to SENCER or a past participant. Applications are now available for teams, new individual participants, and alumni individual participants, and must be submitted by February 21, 2011 for consideration.



About Dr. J. Metzker

I believe in the power of a liberal education to transform individuals and society. I am currently the Executive Director of the Brown Center for Faculty Innovation and Excellence. Formerly, I led a community engagement initiative and held a full professorship in chemistry at a public liberal arts university. I am a proud product of The Evergreen State College.
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