Faculty Partnerships

Introduction

The Division of Student Affairs offers a number of partnership opportunities for faculty to engage in student-centered learning outside the classroom.

The purpose of these opportunities is to encourage faculty to engage with students outside the context of the classroom. In addition to20070118_3793.jpg ensuring availability through office hours or “open door” periods, faculty are encouraged to interact with students in myriad contexts outside the classroom, such as community service/service-learning projects, arts and culture events, or campus leadership programs, in which students may have a different opportunity to learn. Through these venues, students may garner a new/renewed appreciation for what it means to be a part of an academic community. Furthermore, such faculty-student interactions may offer students a chance to develop a closer relationship with faculty–one that that facilitates classroom learning, spurs an interest in research, or prompts a student’s desire to pursue graduate study.

Opportunities exist in a variety of areas, including:

For more information about faculty partnerships, please communicate with the departmental contact provided for the specific opportunities above or contact the Division of Student Affairs: (213) 740-2421.