This is a FREE Event. (Please register to ensure meals are accommodating for those in attendance.
8:30 – 9:00 AM
|Breakfast Munchies and Coffee
9:00 - 9:15 AM
Laura L. B. Border, Director, Graduate Teacher
Program & Collaborative Preparing Future Faculty
Network, University of Colorado Boulder
9:15 - 10:30 AM
Balancing Faculty Work & Life in
Colleen Jorgensen, Vice President, Work Force
Development, Red Rocks Community College
David Kendrick, Director, Center for the
Enhancement of Teaching & Learning, University of
Lunden MacDonald, Interim Director, Center
for Faculty Development, Associate Professor,
Spanish, Metropolitan State University of Denver
Graduate students often ask how faculty can
balance all of their responsibilities. The panelists
share their perspectives on life and work, how to
balance work time and family time, and how to
balance research, teaching, and service.
|10:30 – 10:45 AM
|10:45 – Noon
Finding the Perfect Fit for You as an Academic
Courtney A. Rocheleau, Assistant Professor,
Psychology, Metropolitan State University of Denver
Alleluiah Rutebemberwa, Research Associate,
University of Colorado Denver, Anschutz Medical
Nancy Sayre, Program Coordinator, Department
of Health Professions, Metropolitan State University
Lauren Scharff, Director for the Scholarship of
Teaching & Learning, USAFA
Around 80 research institutions prepare future
faculty for jobs in postsecondary institutions.
Graduate students are often curious about the
different types of postsecondary institutions
and how academic jobs differ in these
different environments. The panel will provide
their perspectives on faculty work within the
institutions they represent on the panel.
|Noon – 1:15 PM
|Participant Lunch & Drinks provided
||COPFFN Advisory Board Lunch:
Meeting with Faculty & Professional Guests
1:15 – 2:30 PM
Can Academic Skills (Teaching, Research & Service) Transfer to Positions in Business, Government or Industry?
Erica Dawson, InDevR, the Kathy Rowlan Lab, Boulder
James Dorris, Dean, School of Management, Regis
Heather Macauley Lazrus, Postgraduate Scientist, Mesoscale & Microscale Meterology, NCAR
Cynthia Cycyota, USAFA
Have you ever considered applying for a non
academic job that would engage the disciplinary
knowledge and skills that you developed in your
graduate program? Have you ever wondered if
the “academic faculty track” is really for you?
The panelists discuss opening up options
in your career plannning.