FSC Contingent at Faculty Resource Network Symposium
January 7, 2019
Fourteen members of the FSC community – including faculty from all four FSC schools, and staff from the RAM program and LIEOC – took part recently in NYU’s Faculty Resource Network national symposium, “Transforming Teaching Through Active Learning.”
Panel discussions, posters, and lectures were presented by various members of the group, including Dr. Beverly Kahn, director, Research Aligned Mentorship (RAM) program; Dr. Aaron Howell, assistant professor of sociology; Thomas Germano, professor, visual communications; Orla Smyth-LoPiccolo, chair, Department of Architecture & Construction Management; Dr. Luisa Nappo-Dattoma, professor, dental hygiene; Dr. Erwin Cabrera, associate director, RAM program; Dr. Erica Jayne Friedman, assistant director, RAM program; Dylan Gafarian, counselor, RAM program; Dr. Jeff Gaab, chair, Department of History, Politics & Geography; Dr. Laurie Rozakis, professor of English; and Dr. Elsa-Sofia Morote, executive director, LIEOC. Dr. Richard Vogel, dean, School of Business, collaborated with Dr. Gaab but did not attend the event.
The Faculty Resource Network (FRN) is an award-winning professional development initiative that sponsors programs for faculty members from a consortium of more than 50 colleges and universities. It hosts lectures, symposia, and intensive seminars, which are designed to improve the quality of teaching and learning at its member and affiliate institutions.
Now in its fourth decade, its mission is to foster connection, collaboration, and collegiality through a partnership of colleges and universities dedicated to faculty development.