It’s In-Service time again! Whether you’re attending all the events in-person or plan to do some online sessions, here’s the full schedule of events for the next few days:

Wednesday, August 16th

9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

  • President’s Welcome Address: Dr. Brian Caputo, President
  • Provost’s Welcome: Dr. Mark Curtis-Chávez, Provost
  • Faculty Leadership Welcome: Dr. David Goldberg, Faculty Senate
  • DEI Director Update: Dr. Nevien Shaabnah, Director, DEI
  • Employee Giving: Mr. Walter Johnson, Vice President, Institutional
  • I Am COD Awards: Dr. Bill Dial, Vice President, HR
  • Outstanding Faculty Presentation: Ms. Barbara Coe, Professor – Respiratory Care

11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

  • Keynote Presentation: Dr. Gregory Williams, President, Odessa College

1:15 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Breakout Sessions

  • What in the World Are We Doing?
  • College of DuPage eSports 
  • Diverse Authors
  • TBD

2:15 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Breakout Sessions

  • Portal Tour
  • Re-Framing and Re-Shifting DEI Practice
  • Ethical Pedigogy Reading Group Preview
  • TBD

3:15 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Breakout Sessions

  • Connecting Careers and the Classroom
  • The Present and Future of Dual Credit at COD
  • Digital Commons
  • TBD

There are also evening sessions for Adjunct Faculty! See the full schedule here.

Thursday, August 17th

9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

  • Welcome: Dr. Mark Curtis-Chávez, Provost
  • Academic Affairs Welcome: Dr. Lisa Stock, Assistant Provost, Instruction
  • Student Affairs Welcome: Dr. Diana Del Rosario, Assistant Provost, Student Affairs
  • Student Success Update: Dr. Jorge Nieto, Associate Vice President, Assessment and Student Success
  • Dual Credit Update: Tamara McClain, Interim Associate Vice President, Academic Partnerships & Learning Resources
  • Continuing Education Update: Dr. Joseph Cassidy, Assistant Vice President, Economic Development / Dean, Continuing Education & Extended Learning

1:00 p.m to 1:50 p.m.

Breakout Sessions

  • The Honors Program
  • Infographics and Presentations with Adobe Express
  • Teaching Information Literacy Skills in STEM Classrooms
  • 2023 Mental Heath Survey

2:00 p.m. to 2:50 p.m.

Breakout Sessions

  • Testing Services
  • Data and Assessment Champions
  • Ungrading in the STEM Classroom: Towards Compassion and Rigor
  • Civic Engagement at COD

3:00 p.m. to 3:50 p.m.

Breakout Sessions

  • Intro to the Learning Commons
  • Women in Buddhism

Where to Find Learning Technologies

Learning Technologies will be hosting an open lab (come by anytime, no need to register) for Blackboard support. Here’s where you’ll find us:

  • Thursday, August 17th from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in SRC 2025

We hope to see you on campus! While we may step out to attend some of the sessions, Learning Technologies will be open to answer your questions as you start getting set up for the Fall Term.