February 2015 Archives

James T. Minor, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Higher Education will speak on the Douglass Campus on February 18, 2015. Dr. Minor will address issues of educational access and President Obama's initiatives to expand college access. 

This event is sponsored by the Office of Student Access and Educational Equity, and Undergraduate Academic Affairs.

February 18, 2015
11:00 A.M.
Trayes Hall, Douglass Student Center

Please register here. More information is available on the SAEE web site.
Rutgers CTAAR and the Ph.D. in Higher Education program invite you to a talk on the future of Higher Education, on March 6th at 2:00 p.m.

Matt Reed, Ph.D. is an alumnus of the graduate program in Political Science, Rutgers New Brunswick and is the Vice President for Academic Affairs at Holyoke Community College in Holyoke, Massachusetts.  He is well known for his Inside Higher Education blog Confessions of a Community College Dean, in which, as Matt puts it, "A veteran of cultural studies seminars in the 1990s moves into academic administration and finds himself a married suburban father of two. Foucault, plus lawn care."

The Future of Higher Ed: Inequality, Mobility, Democracy and Workforce Development - the Community College Sector
Friday, March 6, 2015 from 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Pane Room Alexander Library

Seating for this  talk is limited, so please register and please come to the talk.  

Register here:

The New Jersey Research & Education Network (NJEdge) will hold a symposium on "Simulation and Gamification,"  on February 25, 2015 in the Livingston Student Center, and is co-sponsored by Rutgers University and Union County College.

"Student engagement is directly linked to improving retention and graduation rates. Join us as we explore board games, maker spaces, virtual worlds, commercial video games, serious games, and simulations that engage students, promote learning, and foster critical thinking. This whole day event will be held on February 25 at the Livingston Student Center, Rutgers University, Piscataway. Expert gamers will help you navigate through role playing, strategy techniques, poll taking, and many other interactive options. Bring your laptop and learn how simulation and gamification are excellent academic tools."

Registration cost is $15 which includes breakfast, lunch and reception.

Information and registration at:  http://njedge.net/activities/gamification/

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