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One-on-One Sessions

Sign up for individualized tutorials with Tomeka Wilcher to review your teaching questions. Sessions offered by the Center for Faculty Development.

Dates: September 1, 14, 21, and 29

Times: 10:00am-12:00pm; 1:30pm-3:30pm

To sign up, email Dr. Wilcher at twilcher@odu.edu.


Building Relationships and Community in the Classroom

This session from the Center for Faculty Development will provide faculty with strategies that can create and nurture authentic relationships in the classroom. Led by Tomeka Wilcher, CFD educational program developer.

Wednesday, September 8, 11:00am

Wednesday, September 22, 3:00pm

Join Zoom Meeting | Meeting ID: 224 107 0815 | Passcode: 106634


Breathing Sessions With Dr. Sharan Asundi

Dr. Sharan Asundi, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, will lead a workshop on SKY (Sudarshan Kriya Yoga), a breathing-based meditation that can reduce stress and anxiety. He'll demonstrate a breathing technique and lead a group meditation. You'll need a laptop or a tablet, a comfortable chair, and a quiet space. Presented by the Center for Faculty Development.

Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm

Dates: September 7 and 21; October 5 and 19; November 2 and 16

Join Zoom Meeting | Meeting ID: 967 7035 4579 | Passcode: 415271


Women's Writing Forum

This program is designed to increase the writing productivity of women faculty members. Join the following faculty members for open-writes:

Kristin Heron

Dates: September 8 and October 6

Time: 9:00am-11:00am

Join Zoom Meeting | Meeting ID: 928 2793 9716 | Passcode: Write


Ann Kumm

Dates: September 10, October 29, November 12 and December 3

Time: 10:00am-11:30am

Join Zoom Meeting | Meeting ID: 412 857 3738


Tomeka Wilcher

Dates: September 15, October 20, November 16, December 8

Time: 10:00am-12:00pm

Join Zoom Meeting | Meeting ID: 224 107 0815 | Passcode: 106634


Annemarie Horn

Date: October 1

Time: 9:30am-11:30am

Join Zoom Meeting | Meeting ID: 938 3804 4914


Annette Finley-Croswhite

Dates: October 8 and November 12

Time: 10:00am-4:00pm

Join Zoom Meeting | Meeting ID: 325 037 3957 | Passcode: 101611


Day of Teaching

Face-to-face and online workshops and panel discussions about multiple kinds of pedagogies, strategies, and best practices for student success, along with helpful advice for faculty.

September 17

See article in this newsletter for the titles of sessions covering the entire day. Presented by the Center for Faculty Development.


Fall 2021 Provost's Spotlight honoring Lawrence Weinstein

Join Provost Augustine O. Agho in honoring Lawrence Weinstein, ODU professor of physics, Eminent Scholar and chair of the Jefferson Lab Users Group. Dr. Weinstein will be interviewed by CFD Director Annette Finley-Croswhite.

November 1, 3:30pm-5:00pm, at University Theatre. Reception to follow in the Atrium.

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Presidential Inauguration

ODU commemorated the inauguration of President Brian O. Hemphill, Ph.D., during Homecoming Weekend 2022. Relive the historic weekend.

Fall Open House

It's time to fall in love with ODU! Join us for our last Open House event of the semester on Saturday, November 19.

Commencement 2022

Visit the Commencement Office for information on event times, caps & gowns, tickets and more!