Past Events

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.

Nov 15

Gab GRAB: Gab about Grants and Research At Brownbag

Friday, November 15, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm in Fiterman 804

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

Nov 14

Organizing Your Research with Citation Management Software

Thursday, November 14, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm in CETLS, S510D

In this workshop we will discuss how citation managers can help you organize and cite references as well as share and discuss scholarship with colleagues at BMCC and beyond.

Nov 14

Online Conversation Using Audio

Thursday, November 14, 10:00 am - 11:30 am in CETLS, S510D

Hear how faculty across disciplines are using online, audio-based communication to enhance interactions with and among students in both face-t0-face and online classes.

Nov 13

Online Teaching Exchange

Wednesday, November 13, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm in CETLS, S510D

Kathleen Offenholley and Glenn Miller will talk about discussion prompts for online discussions. Jason Ostrowe will demonstrate his course-specific student orientation.

Nov 12

Understanding Student Veterans: An Interactive Workshop

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

This interactive workshop will be presented by Professor Patrick Flink, a Navy veteran. Understanding student veterans will help faculty and staff in their daily interactions with this group of students.

Nov 11

Creating Community with OpenLab

Monday, November 11, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm in CETLS, S510D

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

Nov 7

Time for Mindfulness

Thursday, November 7, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm in CETLS, S510D

Join the Nonviolence in Theory and Practice FIG for an open circle discussion on mindfulness and how it is working in our lives. Our time together also includes space for contemplative silence.

Nov 7

Your Google Scholar Profile: Why to Create It and How to Fine-tune It

Thursday, November 7, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm in CETLS, S510D

Did you know that Google Scholar includes researcher profiles that researchers themselves can edit and enhance? Come learn how to claim, edit, and interpret your researcher profile at this hands-on workshop.

Nov 5

Gab GRAB: Gab about Grants and Research At Brownbag

Tuesday, November 5, 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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