For the last two years during the pandemic, we have had a monthly gathering called, “Starting a Career in Unusual Times” recognizing that taking on a new position at any time can be a bit overwhelming even if exciting;
By: Maranda Holtsclaw
Are you looking to advance your career, boost your professional development and/or take on some new leadership roles? Did you know that the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) has free resources to assist individuals working in higher education like you to grow their career?
Our kindergarten lessons can still apply if we choose to use them. It just gets a little awkward to approach someone and ask them to be your friend — or for the purpose of this article — your mentor.
Explore possibilities within and beyond your academic role at the university. The Office of Faculty and Academic Staff Development (formerly the Academic Advancement Network) works with all faculty,
It’s already late January so a “Happy New Year” wish almost seems obsolete.
Looking forward brings much more optimism and potential than reflecting back on the year that was,
It’s a time when we often reflect on what has been happening in our lives personally and professionally, as we recognize the seasons also changing around us. This combination of reflection and change is often what we think about when characterizing what it means to be an educational institution where learning is at the center – learning that requires considering new ideas,
Our first teachers are the village of people that surrounded us growing up. Our own world in higher education is constructed on the history of our education as much as it is based on our identity within our families,
Teaching and Learning are core features of any postsecondary institution, closely tied to student success in so many ways. Yet, it is an aspect of academic work for which most have little real training before assuming their position at a research university like Michigan State University (MSU),
Fellowship programs 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. Below are this year’s fellowship participants including information on the programs and projects for the upcoming year.
As educators at MSU you are invited to participate and contribute to an array of opportunities. Consider the options below as ways to integrate with the university and collaborate with colleagues.