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Navigating Community Engagement, Sustainability, and Service Learning Opportunities at Georgia Tech

Looking for ways to connect with others around positive social change—on and off campus—while at Georgia Tech? Join SLS, Office of Campus Sustainability, and Civic Engagement to learn…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on February 24th, 2020 0 plays 0  

Chris Burke, Caulder Childs, Lynn Durham, Greg King, Robert Knotts - Advocating for Georgia Tech in the State of Georgia and Beyond

The Office of Institute Relations is Georgia Tech’s primary connection to federal, state, and local governments, communities, and businesses. IR works to ensure Georgia Tech’s strategic…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on February 18th, 2020 0 plays 0  

Frank Neville - Insights into the President's Office

Presenter Frank Neville, senior vice president for strategic initiatives and chief of staff, will discuss the new leadership structure, the alignment of current roles with Georgia Tech’s…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on February 4th, 2020 73 plays 0  

Jennifer Abrams, Andrew Billing - Demystifying Tech: A Path Forward - Together

A Path Forward - Together unites student, staff, and faculty voices around broad themes as a means for creating meaningful, positive change in the student experience at Georgia Tech. In fulfilling…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on May 3rd, 2019 15 plays 0  

Bonnie Ferri, Kim Harrington, John Stein - Balancing Research and Family

While working towards their Ph.D. degree, students sometimes feel challenges in balancing the demands due to coursework, Teaching Assistant (TA) or Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) responsibilities,…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on January 25th, 2019 13 plays 0  

Professional Development Programs for Faculty and Staff

Georgia Tech and the University System of Georgia offer a number of professional development programs for faculty and staff, such as the Emerging Leaders Program, Women’s Leadership Program,…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 5th, 2018 0 plays 0  

Sandra Mason, Trudy Riley, Susan Roche, Gail Spatt - How the Office of Sponsored Programs Supports Faculty

In this session, panelists from key offices dedicated to supporting faculty in obtaining and managing sponsored research funds will discuss recent initiatives focused on streamlining their services.…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on November 12th, 2018 55 plays 0  

Demystifying Student Crisis Response - Jennifer Gagen, Colleen Riggle

Presenters Jennifer Gagen, VOICE advocate, and Colleen Riggle, assistant dean of students and director of the Women’s Resource Center, will share their experience and knowledge in responding to…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on May 10th, 2018 47 plays 0  

Undergraduate Enrollment: Goals, Stats, and Stories - Rick Clark

With a freshman retention rate of 97 percent and a freshman GPA average of 3.4, gone are the days of “look to your left and right.” Georgia Tech’s admission process and the number…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on April 2nd, 2018 0 plays 0  

Free Speech, Political Correctness – Any Boundaries? - Kathleen T. Gosden, Kathleen A. Wasch

This session will shed light on some of the following issues: What kind of speech is and is not protected by the First Amendment? What laws and other considerations apply to speeches on campus, from…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on November 17th, 2017 0 plays 0  

The Colors of Money Part II – Who Decides? - Jim Kirk

This is a follow-up to last year’s mini-course on Georgia Tech’s “Colors of Money.” Following an update of Georgia Tech’s fiscal 2018 budget, participants will look…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on October 11th, 2017 34 plays 0  

Leave Policies at Georgia Tech - Susan Cozzens, Kim Cobb, Julie Joyce, Kevin Merkel

In this session, attendees had have the opportunity to have their questions about leave policies for faculty and staff answered by campus experts, and hear about proposed modifications to ASMD…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on April 29th, 2017 0 plays 0  

Bullying in the Workplace: How to spot it? What to do about it? - Pearl Alexander, Kim Harrington, Laura Hollengreen

Bullying is an insidious assertion of power over someone deemed by the bully to be vulnerable. It often happens out of the blue, making it hard to anticipate and counteract in the moment. Longer…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on April 21st, 2017 0 plays 0  

The Total Person Program – Preparing Student-Athletes to be Champions in Life - Joeleen Akin, Sam Bracken, etal

As Georgia Tech’s director of athletics, Dr. Homer Rice implemented the Total Person Program in 1981. Dr. Rice’s concept was based on his belief that excellence is a result of a balanced…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on April 10th, 2017 96 plays 0  

Philanthropy at Tech - Tales of Passion, Tales of Woe - Marta Garcia, Caroline Wood

Georgia Tech is well known for the passionate loyalty and support of its alumni, which make it possible for the Institute to achieve what it never could by depending only on state support and…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on March 9th, 2017 34 plays 0  

Driving innovation through partnerships: Lessons from a public-private partnership initiative - Sherry Farrugia

There is so much complexity in the world of innovation that it is often too difficult to take on independently. The purpose of this talk is to provide a foundational understanding of the importance…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on February 15th, 2017 0 plays 0