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Schedule
2017
Wednesday, August 23rd
9:00 AM

Presidential Kickoff

Donald Birx, Plymouth State University

Silver Center: Hanaway Theatre

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

10:30 AM

Feedback for General Education Outcomes Task Force

Cathie LeBlanc, Plymouth State University

Merrill Place: MPR A

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Inspiring and Retaining Our Students

Mark Fischler, Plymouth State University
Jeff Furlone, Plymouth State University

Hartman Union Building: Room 109

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Shifting Paradigms: Working on What Matters and Rebalancing Old and New Tasks

Caryn Ines, Plymouth State University

Hartman Union Building: Hage Room

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

12:00 PM

Lunch

Plymouth State University

Prospect Hall: Winnipesaukee Room

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

1:15 PM

Change and Hope: Paradigms and Transformations

Nancy Puglisi, Plymouth State University

Merrill Place: MPR A

1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Managing Up and Across

Caryn Ines, Plymouth State University

Merrill Place: MPR B

1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Marketing the PSU Brand via WordPress and Other Tools: Part 1

Marlin Collingwood, Plymouth State University

Lamson Library: Open Lab 031

1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Office 365 Basics (email, calendar): Bring Your Own Device

Steven Crampton, Plymouth State University

Lamson Library: Tower Room 202

1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Open Education: Access, Pedagogy, and a Reinvestment in Public Higher Ed

Robin DeRosa, Plymouth State University

Heritage Commons

1:15 PM - 2:45 AM

The Academic Integrity Process: A New Chapter

Anne Jung-Mathews, Plymouth State University

Lamson Library: Room 124

1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

You're Not Alone

Burrett McBee, Plymouth State University

Centre Lodge: Bradford Room

1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

3:15 PM

Best Practices for Syllabus and Course Design

Joshua Perks, Plymouth State University

Lamson Library: Room 124

3:15 PM - 4:30 PM

Diversity & Inclusion: Creating a Community Action Plan

Janette Wiggett, Plymouth State University

Hartman Union Building: Room 118

3:15 PM - 4:30 PM

Equity on Campus: Making Our Classrooms and Community Accessible for All

Lindsay Page, Plymouth State University
Hannah Davidson, Plymouth State University

Frost Commons

3:15 PM - 4:30 PM

Growth Mindset, Innovation & Entrepreneurial Thinking

Deborah Brownstien, Plymouth State University
Eric Spieth, Plymouth State University

Merrill Place: MPR B

3:15 PM - 4:30 PM

Marketing the PSU Brand via WordPress and Other Tools: Part 2

Katie Martell, Plymouth State University
Erika Rydberg, Plymouth State University

Lamson Library: Open Lab 031

3:15 PM - 4:30 PM

Office 365 Advanced (email, calendar, and OneDrive): Bring Your Own Device

Steven Crampton, Plymouth State University

Lamson Library: Tower Room 202

3:15 PM - 4:30 PM

What is Digital Commons @ PSU?

Alice Pearman, Plymouth State University
Christin Wixson, Plymouth State University

Lamson Library: Open Lab 114

3:15 PM - 4:30 PM

4:30 PM

The Panther Picnic

Plymouth State University

Mary Lyon Lawn

4:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Thursday, August 24th
12:00 AM

Contemplative Approaches to Learning and Living

Karolyn Kinane, Plymouth State University

Frost Commons

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

9:00 AM

Block (Alternative) Scheduling Task Force

Linda Levy, Plymouth State University

Hartman Union Building: Room 109

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Domain of One's Own (DoOO)

Katie Martell, Plymouth State University

Lamson Library: Room 124

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

What Skills Do Students Need for Career Success?

Eric Pavesic, Plymouth State University

Hartman Union Building: Hage Room

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Working Together We Will Arrive at Our Destination: Focusing on Navigating the Road Ahead to 'Drive to 85'

Dagmar Vlahos, University of New Hampshire

Heritage Commons

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

10:45 AM

Bringing to Life the 4 Tools for Integrated Clusters to Meet Retention, Persistence and NEASC Requirements

Gail Mears, Plymouth State University

Samuel Read Hall: Room 103

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Mentoring Students on the Frontline

Amanda Whitworth, Plymouth State University

Lamson Library: Room 124

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Office 365 Groups for Collaboration & Sharing

Bret Kulakovich, Plymouth State University

Hartman Union Building: Room 109

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Social Media for Clusters

Morgan Navarro, Plymouth State University

Lamson Library: Open Lab 031

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Two New Course-Types for the Cluster Model

Scott Coykendall, Plymouth State University
Roxana Wright, Plymouth State University

Hartman Union Building: Student Senate Room 119

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

What Skills Do Students Need for Career Success?

Eric Pavesic, Plymouth State University

Hartman Union Building: Hage Room

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

1:15 PM

Part I: Beyond the 'Either/Or' Debate Surrounding Career Preparation

Colin Koproske, Educational Advisory Board

Boyd Hall: Room 144

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

3:00 PM

Beyond Facebook & Twitter: Using Social Media to Enhance Teaching & Learning

Joshua Perks, Plymouth State University

Merrill Place: MPR A

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Clusters and Curriculum: It's All About the Students

Curriculum Committee

Hartman Union Building: Student Senate Room 119

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Lynda.com for Professional Development

Bret Kulakovich, Plymouth State University

Hartman Union Building: Room 109

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Part II: Integrating Academic & Career Development

Colin Koproske, Educational Advisory Board

Silver Center: Recital Hall

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Qualtrics

Morgan Stepp, Plymouth State University

Memorial Hall: Room 213

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

The Power of Lifestyle as Medicine: Simple Steps to Total Well-being!

Denise Normandin, Plymouth State University

Frost Commons

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Friday, August 25th
9:00 AM

Meeting and Event Planning Information Session - Events and Conference Planning

Tamara Cocchiarella, Plymouth State University

Hartman Union Building: Student Senate Room 119

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Roundtable: Exploring Effective Communication Approaches

Annette Holba, Plymouth State University
Denise Hutchins, Plymouth State University

Merrill Place: MPR B

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

The Undergraduate Experience: Focusing PSU on What Matters Most

Pat Cantor, Plymouth State University
Mary Cornish, Plymouth State University
Cathie LeBlanc, Plymouth State University
Ann McClellan, Plymouth State University

Frost Commons

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Using Student Success Collaborative to Enhance Student Advising

Ryan Donathan, Plymouth State University
Kelsey Donnelly, Plymouth State University
Kayla Gaudette, Plymouth State University
Marissa Lischinsky, Plymouth State University

Hartman Union Building: Hage Room

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

10:30 AM

Cluster Connect: Social Software for a New University Model

Matt Kizer, Plymouth State University

Silver Center: Recital Hall

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

High Impact Learning as a Catalyst for Empowerment, Creativity, and Innovation

Jessica Dutile, Plymouth State University
Jessica Morel, Plymouth State University
Casey Krafton, Plymouth State University

Heritage Commons

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Integrating Quantitative Skills Across the Curriculum

Heather Doherty, Plymouth State University
Justin Wright, Plymouth State University

Boyd Hall: Room 005

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Making a Good First (Academic) Impression: A Conversation About Teaching "First Class"

David Zehr, Plymouth State University

Boyd Hall: Room 001

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Round Table: OS/PAT Supporting Students in Clusters

Nancy Puglisi, Plymouth State University

Merrill Place: MPR A

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Student Advising, Purpose, and Success (Complete College America)

Marcia Schmidt Blaine, Plymouth State University
Gail Mears, Plymouth State University

Merrill Place: MPR B

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

12:00 PM

Tours of Merrill Place Residence Hall and Conference Center

Tamara Cocchiarella, Plymouth State University

Merrill Place

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM