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Office of the Provost's email digest: October 6, 2017
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Logo of University Faculty Senate Innovations and Disruptions in American Higher Education: View From the Professoriate – Fall 2017
This UFS conference engages perennial and temporal themes in American higher education: curriculum development and modifications. November 3, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lehman online accessibility website The Lehman College School of Education Online Accessibility Website
The School of Education has a new online accessibility website that shares recommendations for meeting ADA compliance standards in online coursework. Leslie Lieman and her technology team offer lessons learned, checklists and resources so online coursework is accessible to all.
Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is accepting applications for the 2018 Ford Foundation Fellowships Programs for Achieving Excellence in College and University Teaching.
CUNY Logo Research in the Classroom
The CUNY Office of Research is offering grants for innovative ideas to incorporate authentic research projects into the undergraduate curriculum.
Lehman Urban Transformative Education Teacher Opportunity Corps Lehman Urban Transformative Education Teacher Opportunity Corps (LUTE-TOC) Program
LUTE-Teacher Opportunity Corps (LUTE-TOC) is currently accepting applications. TOC members learn in a community focused on culturally-responsive pedagogy and career exploration while working in high-needs schools, and receive financial assistance while in the program. LUTE-TOC is directed by Traci Palmieri. Dr. Wesley Pitts, who serves as co-PI, spearheaded the development of evaluation criteria, identified topics for Student Learning Community workshops, and helped to develop dedicated support strategies for TOC participants.
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The Department of Languages and Literatures Presents PANE E CIOCCOLATA
Please join us for a film screening of Pane E Cioccolata on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. in Carman Hall B-08 (basement level). All are welcome.
The Department of Music Presents a Recital by The Lehman Chamber Players
The Lehman Chamber Players will kick off their musical season with a performance featuring a variety of late Romantic works including Brahms' dramatic Piano Quartet in C minor, a lively quintet by Telemann, a playful Trio for Oboe, Cello and Piano by Hans Gal; and the intense duo for violin and viola by the Hungarian composer Lazlo Weiner, who perished in the Holocaust.

This event will take place in the Recital Hall, on the third floor of the Music Building, at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 7.
DACA Renewal Fund Support
As of June 30, 2016, there were 800,000 beneficiaries of DACA, including many CUNY students, staff, and members of our larger community. Those whose work permits expire between 9/5/17 and 3/5/18 will need to submit applications for renewal no later than October 5, 2017.
Call for Fall 2017 Graduation Applications
Please invite our Lehman seniors to apply for fall 2017 graduation.
CUNY Policy for Final Grade Submission Deadlines
Beginning fall 2017, City University of New York (CUNY) will implement a university-wide Final Grade Submission Deadline policy.
Institutional Review Board (IRB)
Our mission is to ensure that all research involving human participants meets the highest federal safety and ethics standards. If your work will involve human participants, we invite you to learn about federal regulations through the links on our website. Zoltan Boka, the IRB admin, is available to provide IRB training to you and your students. Please note that IRB reviews take place via the IDEATE platform, which you can access with your portal information. Please allow up to two months to complete the IRB process, including revisions.
CFR Back-to-School Event on Globalization
Please consider attending the 8th Annual Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) Back-to-School Event on Friday, October 13, from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • The 2017 Back-to-School Event will focus on globalization, featuring an introduction to CFR’s educational content and a panel discussion with CFR Senior Fellows Edward Alden, Miles Kahler and Shannon K. O’Neil. A networking reception will follow the discussion, providing students with the opportunity to speak with department representatives and hear about CFR career and internship opportunities.
  • The event is free but registration is required. Full details and the registration link can be found here.
PSC-CUNY Research Award Programs
The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs will be hosting a PSC-CUNY workshop on Wednesday, November 15, from 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. in Carman Hall Multimedia Room B75.
Lehman Faculty Publications
Over the summer two Lehman faculty publications were brought to our attention. Please join us in congratulating Gary Ford and Victoria Sanford on their most recent achievements.
We are always delighted to highlight the work of our Lehman faculty. If you would like to feature your work or that of a colleague in a future eDigest, please share the details with our office.
Spring 2018 Mid-Career Faculty Fellowship Program
CUNY is piloting a new program in spring 2018 – the CUNY Mid-Career Faculty Fellowship Program. This new program aims to advance CUNY’s goal of retaining and advancing a diverse faculty.
2017-2018 CUNY Academy for Humanities and Sciences Awards
The CUNY Academy for the Humanities and Sciences is pleased to announce its 2017-18 award programs for full time Assistant and Associate Professors at all CUNY colleges, schools, and centers.
The Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs is the College's chief academic officer and senior member of the Cabinet. The Provost is responsible for all educational programs, as well as for academic issues that relate to the faculty, including appointments, promotions, and evaluations. She also is responsible for preparing accreditation reviews, strategic planning, and the review of division and departmental budgets. Questions? Email alison.abreu@lehman.cuny.edu or call 718-960-8222.