Faculty Workshops

Thu September 04

Faculty Coffee Break: Community Engaged Teaching

Student Center for Community Engagement and Inclusio - Service-Learning

Brian Halderman

LMSW, Associate Director for Service-Learning, UTSA

Brian holds a Masters in Social Work from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis. He supports faculty, students and community partners engaged with service-learning in the San Antonio community. 

8:30 - 11:00 a.m .   |  FS 4.450A   |  Executive Conference Room   |  Downtown Campus

An open house event to learn more about available resources to support service-learning course offerings. Stop in and learn how you can connect your students to the community.

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Wed September 10

Community Based Organizations as Co-Educator: Identifying Potential Partners

Student Center for Community Engagement and Inclusion - Service-Learning

1 - 2:30 p.m.   |  UC 2.01.28   |  Denman Ballroom

Enjoy lunch with representatives of community based organizations seeking a mutually beneficial partnership to assist student learning and build community capacity.

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Tue September 16

NSF Early Career Awards Grant Writing Seminar

UTSA Research

Dr. Alexis Lewis

NSF Program Manager

Dr. Lewis is a Program Director for the Materials Engineering and Processing (MEP) Program, in the Division of Civil, Mechanical, and Manufacturing Innovation at the National Science Foundation. She also serves as a representative for the Engineering Division to the program for Designing Materials to Revolutionize and Engineer our Future (DMREF), the National Science Foundation's response to the Materials Genome Initiative. Prior to joining NSF, Dr. Lewis was a member of the technical staff at the US Naval Research Laboratory in Washington DC, for 11 years. Her program portfolio focuses on structural and multifunctional materials, their processing, properties, structure and performance.

1 - 2 p.m.   |  JPL 4.04.22   |  Assembly Room   |  Main Campus

The NSF Career Award is in support of junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholar through the integration of outstanding research and education. This seminar provides an opportunity for UTSA faculty to receive relevant information on this NSF program, with specific focus on how to develop a successful application.

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Tue September 16

NSF Grant Writing for Engineering Disciplines

UTSA Research

Dr. Alexis Lewis

NSF Program Manager

Dr. Lewis is a Program Director for the Materials Engineering and Processing (MEP) Program, in the Division of Civil, Mechanical, and Manufacturing Innovation at the National Science Foundation. She also serves as a representative for the Engineering Division to the program for Designing Materials to Revolutionize and Engineer our Future (DMREF), the National Science Foundation's response to the Materials Genome Initiative. Prior to joining NSF, Dr. Lewis was a member of the technical staff at the US Naval Research Laboratory in Washington DC, for 11 years. Her program portfolio focuses on structural and multifunctional materials, their processing, properties, structure and performance.

2- 3 p.m.   |  JPL 4.04.22   |  Assembly Room   |  Main Campus

Join us for this presentation and discussion on National Sciences Foundation grant writing, with a specific focus on the engineering disciplines.

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Tue September 16

Connecting Service to Learning: Improving Student Learning Outcomes

Student Center for Community Engagement and Inclusion - Service-Learning

Dr. Jordan Humphrey, Ph.D.

Associate Director for Civic Engagement, St. Mary’s University

Dr. Humphrey assists St. Mary’s faculty in creating service learning and civic engagement based courses, including the expansion of tools for curriculum development and assessment of related courses. She earned her Ph.D. in Higher Education from Penn State University, her M.S.Ed. in Higher Education Administration from the University of Pennsylvania, and Bachelor’s degrees from Franklin & Marshall College. Her research interests explore the areas of civic engagement and community-university relations; institutional mission and tradition; and the history of higher education.

3 - 5 p.m.   |  JPL 4.04.12C   |  Faculty Center Conference Room   |  Main Campus

Improve student learning outcomes by using a service-learning component that incorporates strong assessment and reflection modules.

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