Academies

NHHC Summer Academy 2019

NHHC First Academy was held in Summer of 2019, Read about all the great events that were scheduled....

Schedule

Tuesday, June 4 – Hamilton Smith Hall, UNH Durham

9:00-9:30am – Hamilton Smith 210 (enter via stairway facing Main St., take a right)
          Registration & Coffee Reception

9:30-10:30am – Hamilton Smith 210
          Opening remarks on NHHC
                   Welcome & Grant Overview – Michele Dillon, Dean of COLA UNH
                   Role of the Humanities – Reginald Wilburn, Assoc. Dean COLA UNH
                   Achievements & Programs – Leslie Barber & Paul Robertson

10:30am-11:30am – Hamilton Smith 210

            Student Panel 1: Navigating the Liberal Arts
               Catherine Peebles (UNH Honors Program Director), Honors students, COLA Navigators
                  Discussion: Honors Pathways (Gaudet/Butterfield); Honors in CCSNH (Walters)

11:30am-12:30pm – Hamilton Smith 210
            Fall Events: Mock Nominating Convention (Lyon/Baer) & Democracy Now! (Roper)

12:30-1:15pm – Hamilton Smith Atrium
            Lunch

1:15-2:30pm – Breakout Rooms in Hamilton Smith (130, 140, 150, 210, 240)

  1. Faculty: Mock Nominating Convention  (Lyon, Baer)
    1. Ice-breakers, introduction of projects
    2. Discussion of objectives, desired resources
    3. Development of materials, e.g. position papers for classes
  2. Staff & Faculty: Articulations & Pathways maintenance (Barber, Robertson)
    1. Successes, goals, challenges
    2. Recruitment, pipeline

2:30-3:00pm – Hamilton Smith Atrium
            Break for food and music

3:00-4:00 – Breakout Rooms in Hamilton Smith (130, 140, 150, 210, 240)

  1. Faculty: Mock Nominating Convention (Lyon, Baer)
    1. Run mock nominating convention with faculty
    2. De-brief
    3. Administer Qualtrix forms for empiricals around attitudes
  2. Staff & Faculty: Articulations & Pathways maintenance
    1. Present website, feedback – Ball
    2. Rural colleges: specific challenges and initiatives – Ansell, Freeborn, Achor
       

5:00pm – Three Chimneys Inn in Durham
            Drinks & Hors d’Oeuvres

6:00pm – Three Chimneys Inn in Durham
            Dinner

 

Wednesday, June 5

8:00-9:00am – Hamilton Smith Atrium
            Breakfast

9:00-9:15am – Hamilton Smith Atrium
            Opening Remarks – Ross Gittell, Chancellor of Community College System of NH

9:15-10:00am – Hamilton Smith Atrium
            Student Panel 2: Community college students & transfers (Walters, Robertson)
                       Self introductions, experiences
                       Attitudes toward transferring, the humanities, different institutions
                                 What does it mean to be a humanities major at a community college?
                                 Challenges, desired resources, enrichment opportunities, recruitment

10:00-11:00am – Breakout Rooms in Hamilton Smith (Atrium, 130, 140, 150)    
            Small grants: introduction, collaboration, workshop and submission (Robertson)
            Small groups by area breakouts, e.g.: admissions, faculty, admins

11:00-11:30am – Hamilton Smith Atrium (or 210)
            Address by UNH President James W. Dean Jr.

11:30-11:45am – Free time