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730 High St
Easton, PA 18042 United States

March 2016

Geometry and Topology Seminar

March 5, 2016
Lafayette College, 730 High St
Easton, PA 18042 United States
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The Spring 2016 Geometry and Topology Seminar was held at Lafayette College on March 5, 2016.   Speakers for this year's seminar included: Xin Zhou, MIT Xiuxion Chen, Stony Brook University  Vidit Nandu, University of Penn.  Genevieve Walsh, Tufts University  For further information regarding the Spring 2016 Geometry and Topology Seminar visit the Seminar Webpage.

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May 2016

Digital Tools Workshop

May 25, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 3:15 pm
Lafayette College, 730 High St
Easton, PA 18042 United States
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On Wednesday, May 25, 2016, LVAIC sponsored a one-day workshop on the integration of digital tools into course design and pedagogy for all LVAIC faculty. Hosted by Lafayette College, the workshop included brief Lightning Round presentations where LVAIC faculty showcased the use of a specific tool in one of their courses and thematic "Test Kitchen" sessions where presenters provided more information on strategies for effective integration of tools to support student learning outcomes and course goals. There were also opportunities for faculty to reflect…

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March 2017

L2 Geometry and Topology Seminar

March 25, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lafayette College, 730 High St
Easton, PA 18042 United States
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The Lafayette-Lehigh Geometry-Topology Seminar will be held Saturday March 25, 2017 at Lafayette College. The Mathematics Department is located in Pardee Hall (building # 37 on the Campus Map). The Directions on the Lafayette Website direct you to the Visitor Parking Deck behind Markle Hall. You may be able to park near Pardee Hall—there are spots adjacent to the building, between Pardee and Watson Courts. Please refer to the the Campus Map. The talks will be held in Pardee Hall…

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November 2017

LVAIC Student Affairs Professional Development Session

November 8, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Lafayette College, 730 High St
Easton, PA 18042 United States
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As part of a continuing series on Student Affairs Professional Development, LVAIC will host the student affairs professionals from throughout the LVAIC community at Lafayette College on Wednesday, November 8th, 9 am - 11 am. Jennifer Dize, Assistant Dean of Students of Lafayette College, and Frank Roth, General Counsel of Lehigh University, will offer the keynote address. Upcoming topics will include: Under-Resourced Students Town-Gown Relationships   This event will take place in the Marlo Room of the Fairnon College Center…

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January 2018

LVAIC Retirement Series: Session II

January 29, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lafayette College, 730 High St
Easton, PA 18042 United States
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Introducing a series to provide the LVAIC community members with information to help plan for their transition to retirement.  The second evening in this series will focus on the emotional transition of the retirement process.   Guest speakers: Jamila Bookwala, PhD., Dean of Curriculum and Research and Professor of Psychology, Lafayette College Alan W. Childs, Professor emeritus, Psychology Department, Lafayette College   LVAIC faculty, staff, and their significant others are invited to attend this event. Monday, January 29, 2018  6:00…

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February 2018

LVAIC Campus Sustainability Conference

February 17, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Lafayette College, 730 High St
Easton, PA 18042 United States
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Free

This conference consists of sustainability-themed presentations, interactive workshops, poster sessions and exhibitor forums. The theme of resilient sustainability efforts on a college campus is supported throughout the conference. Scroll to the bottom of this page to register. In the box below the map in the RSVP area, enter the number of participants registering and the registration form will appear below that. Click "Confirm RSVP" once complete to submit your registration. The Lehigh Valley Association of Independent Colleges (LVAIC), comprised of…

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April 2018

2018 Lafayette-Lehigh Geometry-Topology Seminar

April 14, 2018 @ 9:15 am - 3:30 pm
Lafayette College, 730 High St
Easton, PA 18042 United States
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The Lafayette-Lehigh Geometry-Topology Seminar will be held Saturday April 14, 2018 atLafayette College. The Mathematics Department is located in Pardee Hall (building # 37 on the Campus Map). The Directions on the Lafayette Website direct you to the Visitor Parking Deck behind Markle Hall. You may be able to park near Pardee Hall—there are spots adjacent to the building, between Pardee and Watson Courts. Please refer to the theCampus Map. Seminar Flier The talks will be held in Pardee Hall 217. We will gather for coffee…

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Undergraduate Psychology Conference and Neuroscience Conference

April 21, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lafayette College, 730 High St
Easton, PA 18042 United States
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The 32nd Annual LVAIC Undergraduate Psychology Conference will take place on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at Lafayette College in Oechsle Hall. The 31st Annual LVAIC Undergraduate Psychology Conference and 7th Annual Lehigh Valley Society for Neuroscience Undergraduate Neuroscience Research Conference took place on April 23, 2016 at Moravian College. Psychology students gave 20 paper and 13 poster presentations on topics in social, developmental, educational, health, cognitive, and gender psychology. The Psychology keynote speaker was Dr. Catherine Bagwell, an established researcher in developmental psychology/psychopathology from Colgate University, who addressed the…

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2018 Lehigh Valley Society for Neuroscience Conference

April 21, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lafayette College, 730 High St
Easton, PA 18042 United States
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LVAIC/LVSfN 2018 Lafayette College Saturday, April 21, 2018 Website: https://sites.lafayette.edu/lvsfn/ Abstract Submission Deadline: March 30, 2018 Registration Deadline: April 13, 2018 Keynote Speaker: Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, Temple University “A prescription for play: Why play fosters social and cognitive development” Yale Professor Ed Zeigler wrote that “play is under siege.” In 1981 40% of a child’s discretionary time was spent in play. By 1997 that time had already decreased to 25%. In the last two decades children have lost 8 hours of…

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May 2018

LVAIC Teagle Blended Learning Seminar: Educational Technology, Campus Culture, and the Roadblocks to Innovation

May 17, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Lafayette College, 730 High St
Easton, PA 18042 United States
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The LVAIC Teagle Hybrid Learning Grant will be offering a seminar on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at Lafayette College in the Wilson Room of the Pfenning Alumni Center regarding the Future of Technology in Higher Education. Tentative Schedule: -- Registration and Continental Breakfast: 8:30 am - 9 am  -- Keynote Address: 9 am - 10 am -- Workshop: 10 am-12 pm -- Lunch and Discussion: 12 pm - 1 pm Educational Technology, Campus Culture, and the Roadblocks to Innovation The development and delivery…

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November 2018

LVAIC Student Affairs Professional Development Workshop

November 7, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Lafayette College, 730 High St
Easton, PA 18042 United States
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For the academic year 2018-2019 we will be holding a four session professional development series that will create opportunities for individuals to come together for learning. Each session will deliver insight into a topic of interest for Student Affairs professionals as well provide a chance to dialogue and network with colleagues from across the LVAIC community. The second session in this series will be held on November 7, 2018 and will include a panel of the presidents from across the…

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December 2018

LVAIC Retirement Seminar Series: Session II

December 3, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lafayette College, 730 High St
Easton, PA 18042 United States
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This retirement series provides the LVAIC community with information to help plan for their transition to retirement. The second evening in this series will focus on understanding social security. Guest speakers: Michael E. Malz, CFP®, CRPS® Senior Vice President-Wealth Management Corporate Retirement Services Director Senior Investment Management Consultant Portfolio Manager Wealth Advisor Julie Knight, CFP®, CLTC, CDFA® Vice President- Wealth Management Portfolio Manager Financial Planning Specialist Financial Advisor View more information on the presenters here. LVAIC faculty, staff, and their…

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March 2019

LVAIC Advancing Digital Accessibility Symposium

March 20 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Lafayette College, 730 High St
Easton, PA 18042 United States
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Free – $20.00

Does the word DAISY make you think of springtime flowers or digital accessibility? Are your WCAGs up to date? If not, should they be? The LVAIC Advancing Digital Accessibility Symposium seeks to create a forum in which to address the challenges of providing digital accessibility across campus. The event is geared toward people with an interest or responsibility for digital accessibility. The keynote address “Making Accessibility a Priority” by accessibility expert Keith Bundy will review some of the basics of…

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Sales Tax Training Workshop

March 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Lafayette College, 730 High St
Easton, PA 18042 United States
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LVAIC is hosting Donna Daday to discuss PA Act 43 and taxation policies on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at Lafayette College. This event is focused on finance, purchasing, and facilities staff; however, all members of the LVAIC community are welcome to attend. Date: Wednesday, March 20, 2019 Time: 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM Location: Lafayette College, Pfenning Alumni Center, Wilson Room Speaker: Donna Daday Topics to be addressed: Bills which should be taxed/not taxed; PA Act 43 Donna-Marie Daday, Esq.…

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Geometry-Topology Seminar

March 30 @ 9:15 am - 3:00 pm
Lafayette College, 730 High St
Easton, PA 18042 United States
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The Lafayette-Lehigh Geometry-Topology Seminar will be held Saturday March 30, 2019 at Lafayette College. The Mathematics Department is located in Pardee Hall (building # 37 on the Campus Map). The Directions on the Lafayette Website direct you to the Visitor Parking Deck behind Markle Hall. You may be able to park near Pardee Hall—there are spots adjacent to the building, between Pardee and Watson Courts. Please refer to the the Campus Map. Seminar Flier The talks will be held in Pardee Hall 217. We will gather for coffee…

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April 2019

Facing Higher Education’s Future Series: Demography

April 12 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lafayette College, 730 High St
Easton, PA 18042 United States
Free

To commemorate 50 years of collaboration, the LVAIC is launching a year-long learning series for our campuses. As a community, we will explore key topics relating to the shifting landscape of higher education. This program combines speaker events, study groups, and workshops to promote understanding of the impact of this changing environment. Navigating these opportunities together will prepare us for active participation in meeting these challenges on our campuses. The second event in this series will be focusing on Demography.…

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Africa on the Move: Connecting to the World

April 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lafayette College, 730 High St
Easton, PA 18042 United States
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Students, faculty, staff from all LVAIC institutions (Cedar Crest College, DeSales University, Lafayette College, Lehigh University, Moravian College, Muhlenberg College) and members of the public are invited to participate in the LVAIC Africa Day Symposium. REGISTER HERE BY APRIL 10

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16th Annual Lehigh Valley Ecology and Evolution Society Meeting

April 13 @ 8:15 am - 5:45 pm
Lafayette College, 730 High St
Easton, PA 18042 United States
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April 13, 2019 Hugel Science Center, Lafayette College, Easton, PA  18042 Registration and Abstracts Due April 8, 2019 Contact: John O. Drummond drummonj@lafayette.edu 610-330-5912 Sponsored by the Lafayette College Department of Biology and the Lehigh Valley Association of Independent Colleges (LVAIC)

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August 2019

Visiting and Adjunct Faculty Welcome Event

August 20 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Lafayette College, 730 High St
Easton, PA 18042 United States
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VISITING AND ADJUNCT FACULTY WELCOME EVENT Keynote: “How to Survive as Non-Tenure-Track Faculty" Workshop: “Teaching Writing-Related Problems: Minding the Gap Between Student Experience and Instructor Expectations" Tuesday, August 20, 2019 8:30 AM – 1 PM at Lafayette College in the Wilson Room of the Pfenning Alumni Center Featuring: John Warner, writer, visiting faculty member, consultant, speaker and author of Why They Can't Write: Killing the Five Paragraph Essay and Other Necessities Breakfast and lunch will be included.

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Faculty Workshop – Why They Can’t Write

August 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lafayette College, 730 High St
Easton, PA 18042 United States
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Faculty Workshop - Why They Can't Write: Killing the Five-Paragraph Essay & Other Necessities Tuesday, August 20, 2019 3 – 4 PM Lafayette College in the Pfenning Alumni Center - Wilson Room FEATURING: John Warner, academic, consultant, speaker and author Many of the structures and limitations of K-12 education privilege the creation of writing imitations, rather than asking students to engage with genuine and meaningful writing occasions, creating a disconnect between what instructors expect from students and what students think…

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