May 13, 2013: In his ninth and final podcast as Interim
Provost, Bergeron discusses the arrival of Dr. Richard Prystowsky, our new
Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs; notes that the College will be
awarding more than 3,700 degrees, credentials, and certificates at commencement
later this week; congratulates the faculty and staff who have won Heart of
Student Success grants; invites the campus community to participate in the
implementation of the new Strategic Plan; describes the national praise that our
Military Medic to Paramedic Program has received from the federal government,
including the White House; provides an update on the Arts and Sciences Building
renovation; announces a new college
wide assessment website; and thanks everyone for their
support during his time as interim provost.
March 22, 2013: In his eighth podcast, Bergeron discusses
the College's new
strategic plan, which was adopted by the LCC Board of Trustees on March 18.
The plan describes how the College will position itself for the future and
focuses on six Areas of Strategic Focus, including Competitiveness and
Innovation; Learning; Student Success; Community Engagement; Leadership, Culture
and Communication; and Resource Management and Fiscal Responsibility.
Bergeron also discusses the new Academic Senate, which met for the first time on
March 1, a new series of brownbag informal discussions, and the status of the
search for a new provost.
Please note the date of the brownbag discussion mentioned in the podcast has been changed. It will now be held on Tuesday, April 2, 5:00-6:00 in HHS 104.
February 19, 2013: In this podcast, Bergeron updates the
campus community on the status of the Academic Senate, discusses the College's
strategic planning process and upcoming opportunities for input, invites faculty
and staff to participate in the annual budget planning process, thanks the team
of faculty and administrators who participated in the recent Achieving the Dream
conference, and congratulates the students who won awards for their research and
creative work at the Liberal Arts Network for Development conference.
January 18, 2013: In this podcast, Bergeron discusses the
College's Strategic Planning initiative and how the entire campus community can
be involved in the process, describes how faculty have used funds from the Heart
of Student Success grant program to promote student learning and community
engagement, provides an update on the search for a new provost, and welcomes
visitors from China as well as participants in the Humphrey Fellowship Program
to the LCC campus.
The Strategic Planning documents mentioned in the podcast can be accessed in the workspace at LCC-All-Public\EO-Provosts-Office\Faculty Professional Development Days\Faculty Prof Dev Days Jan2013 and also at www.lcc.edu/learnforward.
December 13, 2012: In his fifth podcast, Bergeron
discusses the latest working draft of the
Charter; the status of the search for a new LCC provost; the Global
Competency Task Force, which will research and recommend strategies to help
ensure that our students are prepared for the rapidly changing global economy;
and the recent successes of the Early College and our vocational education
partnership with Eaton Intermediate School District.
November 14, 2012: In his fourth podcast, Bergeron discusses the PQIP Phase 2 Questionnaire (which can be accessed here); notes a recent celebration of the achievements of the Michigan Radiologic and Imaging Science Consortium; congratulates Sean Huberty for his participation in an international conference on games and Ed Suniga, Rebecca Lawson, Gary Heisler, Dennis Pipper, Sean Nagler, and Aaron Mundale for their pioneering work in the growing field of game design; and mentions a new brochure on Lansing architecture that was prepared by students under the direction of faculty member Michelle Filipiak. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6xdAvQ70x88
October 29, 2012: In his third podcast, Bergeron
discusses the charter for the new Academic Senate, announces a communications
survey that will be sent to faculty and staff in November, and congratulates
Jason Mayland and Dana Martinez on their recent presentation at the IDEA User
Group meeting in Nashville earlier this month.
October 16, 2012: In his second podcast, Bergeron invites faculty and staff to join him in brownbag discussions of teaching and learning on campus, asks for further input into the creation of the Academic Senate, thanks the staff of the eLearning Center for their work in minimizing the impact of recent problems with the D2L platform, and acknowledges faculty who have shared their work at recent conferences, including the Student Success Summit and Trends. http://www.youtube.com/embed/3a2Cq3Yfx-0
September 21, 2012: In his first podcast, Bergeron discusses the search for a new provost, invites the LCC community to join him in an informal brownbag lunch series, and describes the ways that faculty can participate in conversations about college-wide educational philosophy, academic policy, and budget priorities. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=egXhGp3SQ0A
Richard J. Prystowsky, Ph.D.
Office of the Provost
Administration Bldg, Room 301
Phone: (517) 483-1725
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