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Celebration of Learning

Wed, Jan 12

The 2022 spring semester kicks off with the virtual Celebration of Learning on Wednesday, January 12. The opening session will provide an All-College update for all employees, followed by conversation starters over the lunch hour, an all-academic meeting in the afternoon, and fun ICC trivia to round out the day. We hope all ICC faculty and staff will join online in the day’s activities to celebrate the start of the semester.

Reminder: In this ever-evolving COVID-19 climate, the schedule below is subject to change.
All events are virtual. Click on the Zoom or Teams link to the right of the event you wish to attend.  

  • 9:00-10:30 am
    • Opening Session
      • Zoom
      • Dr. Quirk-Bailey will kick off the spring semester celebration by hosting the opening session in a virtual talk-show format. Updates from Academic Affairs, Student Success, Marketing and Institutional Advancement, Institutional Effectiveness & Innovation, Administration & Finance, and Workforce and Diversity will be provided.
  • 10:30-11:00 am
    • Break
  • 11:00-11:30 am
    • Teaching & Learning: Faculty Spotlight on Canvas Pedagogy
      • Teams
      • Hear from three faculty who piloted Canvas during the fall semester and see real-world examples of course sites. Presenters include Julie Clemens, Elizabeth Baldridge, and Mary Phelps Clayton.
    • Employee Support: Mental Health and Wellness
      • Teams
      • Join in a conversation about employees’ mental health and wellness, led by Darcie Phillips and the Wellness Committee.
    • Student Success: OER
      • Teams
      • Join Megan Bomer and members of the OER/Textbook Committee to plan your OER journey as we discuss professional development needs and ways you can contribute to expanding OER use at ICC.
  • 11:45-12:15 pm
    • Teaching & Learning: Engaging with Student the First Week
      • Teams
      • Facilitated by ICC Communication faculty
    • Employee Support: New Website Sneak Peak
      • Teams
      • Learn the latest about the website redesign project, including a sneak peek of new page designs. Facilitated by Manager of Web Services Ryan Christie and the Website Redesign Team.
    • Student Success: DEI and Student Success Panel
      • Teams
      • Dean Lonetta Oliver and VP of Workforce & Diversity Arnitria Shaw will discuss the Smart Start Student Orientation: Programs for recent high school graduates and residents in Student Housing.
  • 12:30-1:00 pm
    • Teaching & Learning: Quality Matters and Quality Online Instruction
      • Teams
      • Facilitated by Julie Clemens
    • Employee Support: Effective Meetings
      • Teams
      • Discuss the elements of effective meetings with your colleagues and walk away with helpful resources to put them into action. Facilitated by Dean of Corporate and Community Education Julie Howar.
    • Student Success: Support through First-Year Experience (FYE), SmartStart, Advising Panel
      • Teams
      • Dean Lonetta Oliver will present updates on these ICC student success initiatives.
  • 1:00-1:30 pm
    • Break
  • 1:30-3:30 pm
    • All-Academic Meeting
      • Zoom
      • Join VP of Academic Affairs Dr. Chuck Swaim and the academic deans to kick off the spring semester. As they seek more opportunities to engage directly with faculty, the meeting will include dean-led breakout rooms to explore issues such as schedule improvements, data access, and managing sections during registration. Please attend to share your voice and insights.
  • 3:45-4:30 pm
    • Online Trivia
      • Zoom
      • ICC opened its doors the year of XXXX? Hop online for some fun ICC-themed trivia. Prizes will be awarded.
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