Past Events

Feb 28

Remind and Unwind

Friday, February 28, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm in CETLS, S510D

Learn ways to develop better habits when using your phone and discuss strategies for healthier computer use. Diane Dowling will lead the group in a series of “unwinding” exercises meant to unlock muscle tension, relieve pain, and improve your posture, mood and health.

Feb 27

Workshop: Create or Update Your Faculty Page

Thursday, February 27, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm in E-Learning, S510A

All full-time and part-time faculty can create pages on BMCC's new website platform. Learn how to access and edit your faculty page at this hands-on workshop.

Feb 27

Here We "Roe" Again!

Thursday, February 27, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm in CETLS, S510D

Join the Women’s Studies Project as we kick off the New Year with a discussion of this past year’s legislation restricting reproductive rights, what we can expect in 2020, and how it impacts all of us.

Feb 18

Teaching Exchange: Student Peer Review

Tuesday, February 18, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm in CETLS, S510D

A faculty-led discussion about using student peer review as an effective learning activity for students.

Feb 13

Creating Community with OpenLab: Create Your Spaces

Thursday, February 13, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm in CETLS, S510D

In this hands-on workshop, we'll discuss the features of OpenLab and introduce WordPress. Intended for faculty who have already attended the OpenLab overview.

Feb 11

Philosophy FIG February Meeting

Tuesday, February 11, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm in CETLS, S510D

Discuss Philip J. Ivanhoe, 'Character Consequentialism: An Early Confucian Contribution to Contemporary Ethical Theory.' We welcome all BMCC faculty who wish to read, discuss, and present works in philosophy.

Feb 7

Creating Community with OpenLab: Overview

Friday, February 7, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm in CETLS, S510D

Learn about BMCC's new online space for teaching and learning, collaborating on projects, and sharing portfolios.

Feb 5

Faculty Development Grant: Presentations and Information Session

Wednesday, February 5, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm in CETLS, S510D

Find out more about BMCC's Faculty Development Grant. You'll learn about some of the projects that were funded in 2018 and about the process of applying for a 2019-2020 award.

Jan 31

Fiterman Art Center Docent Tour

Friday, January 31, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm in Shirley Fiterman Art Center

Join the CETLS Campus Culture group  for a docent-led tour of the current exhibit at the Shirley Fiterman Art Center. The exhibit features work from two iconic performance artists.

Jan 22

BMCC Winter Convocation

Wednesday, January 22, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm in

An opportunity for all BMCC faculty and staff to gather to discuss teaching and learning in support of student success in and out of the classroom. This year's theme is theme is Culturally Responsive and Sustaining Engagement. RSVP by noon on Thursday, January 16

Jan 15

Creating Community with OpenLab

Wednesday, January 15, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm in CETLS, S510D

Learn about BMCC's new online space for teaching and learning, collaborating on projects, and sharing portfolios. The first hour will be an overview of OpenLab, followed by two hours of hands-on work.

Dec 10

Researching New York City

Tuesday, December 10, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm in CETLS, S510D

New York City offers a wealth of possibilities for conducting research. Hear from BMCC faculty across disciplines whose research takes them to sites such as medical institutions in Queens, Battery Park, the Mario Sims Statue Pedestal, and NYC transit hubs.

Dec 10

Creating Community with OpenLab

Tuesday, December 10, 10:00 am - 11:30 am in CETLS, S510D

Learn about BMCC's new online space for teaching and learning, collaborating on projects, and sharing portfolios.

Dec 6

Radical Reading Group

Friday, December 6, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm in BMCC Library Reading Nook

Read and discuss The Handmaid's Tale  and The Testaments by Margaret Atwood.

Dec 4

Student Knowledge as a Teaching Resource

Wednesday, December 4, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm in Walker's, 16 N Moore St.

Join the Language, Society, and Culture FIG for a round table discussion and an end-of-semester drink!

Dec 3

Online Teaching Exchange

Tuesday, December 3, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm in CETLS, S510D

Patrick Flink will discuss designing accessible online courses for diverse learning needs. Chris Stein will demonstrate how he has used Slack and screencasts in his online courses.

Nov 22

Fall Musicale

Friday, November 22, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm in Fiterman Art Center

Join the CETLS Campus Culture group for a faculty music recital at the Fiterman Art Center.

Nov 21

Fake Journals and Conferences: What to Know About the Faux

Thursday, November 21, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm in CETLS, S510D

Come learn how to spot fake or predatory journals and conferences, which exist for the sole purpose of profit, and how to critically evaluate any journal or conference before submitting a paper or proposal.​

Nov 20

Alternatives to Traditional Assessment

Wednesday, November 20, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm in CETLS, S510D

We'll discuss alternatives to exams and essays, including micro step low-stakes assignments, semester-long projects, un-grading, and student-centered assessment.

Nov 19

Gab GRAB: Gab about Grants and Research At Brownbag

Tuesday, November 19, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm in CETLS, S510D

Come meet with your peers and talk about your latest grant or research idea/project.

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