Faculty Engagement and Advancement Program

April 9, 2015 | 10:00 – 11:30 AM 
Room 3213, Third Floor of the JSU Student Center

Co-sponsored with JSU ADVANCE and the College of Public Service, this workshop features explores the ways that participants can organize their summers to advance their scholarly goals particularly publication and grant-writing.  The workshop will feature Kimberly Jacob Arriola, M.P.H., Ph.D., a multi-faceted investigator, scholar and teacher at Emory University.

Dr. Arriola is an associate professor and director of graduate studies for the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education at the Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University.  Her research focuses on improving the health of marginalized populations and communities of color.  She has published numerous journal article and co-edited the book, Health Issues among Incarcerated Women.    She is principle investigator for a a NIH-funded project to develop and test a culturally-sensitive organ and tissue donation intervention for African American adults and co-investigator for two national multi-site studies that evaluate new services for HIV-infected jail and prison inmates transitioning to community living.

This workshop is designed for early career faculty and faculty new to Jackson State University.  However, all faculty are welcome to attend.  Light refreshments will be provided.

Pre-registration will close at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 8, 2015.

Thursday, December 4, 2014 | 10:00 – 11:30 AM 
Room 3213, Third Floor of the JSU Student Center

Co-sponsored by the Center for University Scholars, this workshop explains how faculty members can develop international professional reputations and establish and manage multi-institutional collaborations.  It will focus on network development via professional association memberships and international experiences; multi-institutional projects with NGOs, policymakers and practitioners; and multi-institutional research projects with other academic institutions and industry.  This workshop is designed for mid-career faculty.  

As this workshop marks the end of the calendar year, we will also have some festive refreshments and giveaways for faculty participants.  We invite all faculty to take a break with us and participate.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 | 10:00 – 11:30 AM
Room 3213, Third Floor of the JSU Student Center

Co-sponsored by the JSU Center for University Scholars, this workshop explores the balancing of work imperatives and lifestyle choices; relative priorities for teaching, research and service appropriate to different stages of the professorial career; and strategies for tracking and managing time. Light refreshments will be available. This workshop is designed for early career faculty and faculty new to Jackson State University. However, all faculty are welcome to participate.

Preparing for Third Year Review Workshop (Jan. 15)

January 13th, 2014 by Kenya Hudson

January 15, 2015 | 10:00 – 11:30 AM 
Senate Chamber (Room 3250), Third Floor of the JSU Student Center

Co-sponsored by the JSU Center for University Scholars, this workshop prepares faculty for third-year review by exploring expectations for faculty at the time of third-year review, evidence of satisfactory progress towards tenure, documentation of accomplishments in a dossier and the role of third-year review in the broader tenure and promotion processes. This workshop is designed for early career faculty.