Center for Faculty Excellence
Our mission is to facilitate the professional development of faculty in their pursuit of excellence in teaching, research and service. Please explore our website to learn about our training and grant opportunities, as well as a host of other resources to support your professional development and career advancement.
Fall 2023 CANVAS WORKSHOPS
These 90-minute sessions will begin at 10:00am on Fridays. They will also be recorded and posted in your Canvas CATS course. Click on each session to view the agenda and to register. Click here for directions on locating and logging into Canvas for faculty.
- November 17 - The Canvas Teacher App
The Fall Teaching Institute with Partners in Excellence: "Partnering to Promote Success"
These one-hour workshops will be held in-person in Mims 118 and live streamed. Click on each session to learn more and to register.
- Monday, November 27 (11:00am) - Student Engagement Strategies with Dr. Susan Zimlich
Faculty applying for one of these awards will use the electionic application package supported by the Center. You can learn more about the process by clicking here.
CFE Services & Resources
Spotlight on Excellence*
Anne Babson (English) was invited to read work from her latest poetry collection The Bunker Book
at the Poetry Buffet Series hosted by Latter Library in New Orleans.
Gerlinde Beckers (department) has received the 2023 Governor’s Outstanding Leadership in Disabilities (GOLD) Award. The GOLD Awards is an opportunity for Louisiana to pay tribute to the achievements and dedication of individuals in the disability community.
Dr. Agnieszka Gutthy (World Languages and Cultures) presented her paper at XXXIV Congreso Internacional De Literatura y Estudios Hispánicos. Her paper, titled “Metaficción y el cuestionamiento moral en El ángulo ciego de Luisa Etxenike,” discusses the use of the metafiction and the postmodern aesthetics in the work of a contemporary Basque writer.
At the 41st Annual Gulf South History and Humanities Conference in Natchez, Miss., last month, Southeastern History graduate student Lauren Guillory won the William S. Coker Award for the best paper presented by a graduate student. The title of her paper was “Sugar Tariffs and the Louisiana Lobby, 1890-1930.” The research was funded by the Nicholas Cefalu Graduate Research Assistantship at the Center for Southeast Louisiana Studies courtesy of the Cefalu family.