Scholarly and Creative Endeavors Work Group
Purpose and Structure
The goal of the Scholarly and Creative Endeavors (SCE) Work Group is to create a supportive community of scholars/practitioners through the sharing of writing, research, and creative portfolios. Depending upon the needs of the participants, this group engages with a range of topics including, but not limited, to discussing scholarship and creative work at various stages of the process, successes and challenges in the classroom, leadership opportunities, career transitions, and mentoring.
Time to Write, Research, or Create
The Weller Room (Library 212) is reserved from 9 a.m. through noon on Mondays through Fridays for faculty/staff who would like to work there. Others might prefer to work at home or in their offices, labs, or studios.
While these work groups are designed around the model of working for three hours in the morning and then going to lunch immediately afterward, that arrangement may not fit everyone’s schedule. Therefore some faculty/staff commit to spending the same amount of time on a different day or time and join a lunch group that fits into their schedule.
Lunch Meetings for Faculty/Staff
After each session, participants will gather in the dining hall for lunch so that colleagues can chat about projects and anything else that comes up. By sharing goals and discussing progress on a weekly basis, the SCE Work Group helps to advance faculty/staff professional projects. Additionally, this group is an effective way to get to know faculty/staff on campus across disciplinary boundaries and ranks.
Fall 2019 Schedule
As an incentive for participating, the CLTL supplies lunch tickets. The Fall 2019 schedule is outlined below:
- Mondays from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. (led by Emily Marcason and Liz Tybush)
- Tuesdays from noon to 1 p.m. (led by Ruth McAdams)
- Wednesdays from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. (led by Mary Kate Donovan and Lisa Jackson-Schebetta)
- Thursdays from noon to 1 p.m. (led by Jenna Pitera)
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