Events and Programming

Note: please be patient as we update the webpage; some of these events listed may be out of date.  Please contact us at [email protected] if you have any questions about material listed here. 

New Hire Orientation

Provides new faculty and lecturers the essential information for successful teaching, research, service, evaluation, and promotion.



  • Internal Research Awards Workshops

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    The purpose of these workshops are to assist faculty with writing successful EMU Research proposals.

    Workshop targets the following awards:

    • Summer Research/Creative Activity Award (all tenure-track and tenured faculty are eligible) due November 1, 2021
    • Sabbatical Leave (available to faculty who have served 12 semesters at EMU) due February 1, 2022
    • Faculty Research Fellowship (all tenure-track and tenured faculty are eligible) due February 1, 2022

     The workshop series will have two components:

    • Part I - Professor Lois Mahoney (Department of Accounting), who has served on the University Research and Sabbatical Leave Committee (URSLC), will go over the application requirements and strategies for writing successful proposals.  This will take place on Monday, October 4, at 4 PM in Room 217 Halle - you may participate in-person or on Zoom.
    • Part II - Professor Mahoney will be back to help people with the actual preparation of the application, including peer review with other attendees at the session.  These sessions will take place on Tuesday, October 19 and Monday, October 25, both at 4 PM, in the Collaboratory (109B Halle).  There will be options to participate by Zoom as well.

    Register for the Internal Research Awards Workshops here.

  • Effectively Teaching Honors Classes

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    Are you slated to teach an honors course for the first time? Or, have you taught honors courses for a while, and want to figure out how to make them stand out? Join us for a discussion featuring Honors instructors and students, focusing on what makes for a successful honors course, and how you can make whatever you are doing (or planning to do) even more successful. This session is scheduled twice to maximize participation, and will take place in the Collaboratory (109B Halle). Attendance over Zoom will be facilitated as well should you wish to attend virtually.

    Learn more about Effectively Teaching Honors Classes workshops here.

  • Student Wellness in the Classroom

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    Join us for a series of workshops on student wellness in the classroom and creating a positive classroom culture. 

    The first workshop, Crisis Management in the Classroom, is scheduled for Tuesday, October 19, 2021, from 9:30 am - 11:00 am in the Collaboratory (109B Halle)

    Learn more about the workshop series and register here.

  • Flipping Classrooms

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    Are you interested in learning more about flipping classrooms and how it can apply to hybrid course? Join us on Tuesday, November 2nd, 2021, from 12:30 pm -2:00 pm in the Collaboratory (109B Halle). 

    Learn more about the Flipping Classrooms workshop here.

Annual Events

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