The calendar says we are nearing a much-needed break, and like so many of you, attention is already turning to what lies ahead when the new year starts.
Fall is my favorite season, mostly because of the beautiful colors that change the scenery when walking or driving around campus and local neighborhoods. The changing season is a good reminder of the richness of the foliage and the beauty of our environment.
By Makena Neal, Educational Developer, Center for Teaching and Learning Innovation
Each day academia buzzes with new ideas, conversations, thoughts and research. Across the MSU community educators are continuing to encourage and inspire.
By Kristina Beatty, Communications Manager, Office of the Provost
MSU’s Strategic Plan for 2030 outlines the goal to make MSU a “workplace of choice” – a place where staff and faculty desire to stay and contribute.
Six weeks into the semester, faculty and staff can still be consumed with schedules, planning, and immediate daily tasks. Time to reflect, focus on ourselves, and our professional development seems a long way off,
The importance of taking the care and the time to recognize and celebrate the excellent work of our colleagues is a meaningful and worthwhile venture. Whether their work impacts audiences large or small,
Prabu David has people in the center of his vision. He aspires to continue to develop leaders and provide faculty and staff the space to be a “whole person.”
Central to David’s work in contributing to the academy are:
- Developing the whole person: How does one become a better person?
These awards recognize the outstanding accomplishments, achievements, and contributions of our exceptional researchers, educators, and community members and bring great pride to the institution.
Please click on the name of each award for details,
After a “fantastic run” of eight years in the role of dean of the College of Communication Arts & Sciences, Prabu David says it felt like a good time to step aside and let rising leaders within the college take on new roles while he transitions to associate provost for Faculty and Academic Staff Development.
Fellowship programs facilitated by OFASD provide opportunities to expand leadership, teaching, learning, and research in different ways with the support of facilitators and a network of colleagues in each cohort.