Union County College
New Faculty Orientation
Academic Year 2013 - 2014

ANGEL LMS via the College's Portal, the Owl's Nest
(you will be prompted for your username@ucc.edu and password)

Schedule 

Date Start Time Session Title Presenter(s) Meeting Location
Thursday, August 29, 2013 1:00 pm
Lunch
The Courage to Teach
  • President McMenamin
Admiral Stanley room; MacKay Library; Cranford campus
Monday, September 16, 2013 1:00 pm
Lunch
 College History,
Faculty Culture
,
Committees,
Faculty Record File, Survival Tips for New Faculty
  • Dr. Damerow, Senior Professor, History
  • Dr. Singer, Senior Professor, Business
  • Prof. Lukaschewsky, Faculty Chair
  • Prof. Neblett, FEC member
  • Prof. Michele Rotunda, second year faculty, History
Admiral Stanley room; MacKay Library; Cranford campus
Monday, October 14, 2013 1:00 pm
Lunch

Using
Temperament Traits
to Facilitate Learning

  • Dr. Lown, VP Academic Affairs
Admiral Stanley room; MacKay Library; Cranford campus
Monday, November 11, 2013 1:00 pm
Lunch
Welcome and Tour from Elizabeth Campus Provost,
Posting Final Grades, Media Services, IT Services

  • Dr. Barbara Gaba, Elizabeth Campus Provost & Assoc. VP Academic Affairs
  • Nina Hernandez, College Registrar
  • Jim Eimont, Media Services
  • Tom Cherubino, IT Services
  • Dorothy Andrews, IT Services
K-514 room; Kellogg Building; Elizabeth campus
Monday, January 27, 2014 1:00 pm
Lunch
Student Services,
Non-traditional Courses
  • Dean Jo Ann Davis-Wayne, Dean of Students
  • Dr. Cyndi Roemer, Chair, Mathematics Department
  • Dr. Elise Donovan, Chair, English Department
  • Dr. Elizabeth Joyce, Coordinator, Paralegal Studies
  • Prof. Bert Atsma, Associate Professor, Biology
  • Prof. Michele Rotunda, Instructor, History
Admiral Stanley room; MacKay Library; Cranford campus
Monday, February 10, 2014 1:00 pm
Lunch
Welcome and Tour from Plainfield Campus Provost,
Learning Styles, Learning Outcomes & Assessment,
Library Services
  • Dr. Negar Farakish, Plainfield Campus Provost & Asst. VP Academic Affairs
  • Dr. Mandana Ahsani, Chair Psychology/Sociology department & Chair of the Learning Outcomes Assessment Committee
  • Karen Malnati, Librarian
Room 206; Plainfield campus
Monday, March 10, 2014 1:00 pm
Lunch
Instructional
Support Services
  • Prof. Tarik Lagnaoui, Instructor, Math
  • Prof. Derek McConnell, Faculty Coordinator of Experiential Education/Service Learning
  • Jose Paez-Figueroa, Assistant Director of the Academic Learning Centers
  • Heather Keith, Director of Counseling
  • Cheryl Shiber, Director of Grants
  • Beth Ritter-Guth, Director of Instructional Design
Admiral Stanley room; MacKay Library; Cranford campus
Monday, April 14, 2014 1:00 pm
Lunch
Presentations:
Active Learning & Assessment
  • New Faculty
  • Department Chairs invited to attend presentations
Admiral Stanley room; MacKay Library; Cranford campus


New Faculty 2013

  • Prof. Karen Malnati, Library
  • Prof. Lily Zhen Li, Mathematics
  • Prof. Richard Hong, Mathematics
  • Prof. Adrian Novio, Mathematics
  • Dr. Marie Montes-Matias, Biology
  • Dr. Cecilia Vargas, Chemistry
  • Prof. Matthew D'Amato, Chemistry
  • Dr. Rama Lohani-Chase, Psychology/Sociology
  • Dr. Faye Allard, Psychology/Sociology
  • Prof. Melinda Norelli, Psychology/Sociology
  • Dr. Melissa Sande, English/Fine Arts/Modern Languages
  • Prof. Marie Helene McAndrew, Practical Nursing & Allied Health - PTA Program
  • Prof. Timothy Buckley, Practical Nursing & Allied Health - Coordinator, Paramedic Program

Faculty Co-Coordinators


This page was updated by Dr. E K Hawthorne on April 14, 2014