Fall & Spring Events:

Scholar Day

At Scholar Day, MCC students present their accomplishments through poster displays, presentations, performances, and demonstrations. Community members are invited to attend the event to learn more about students’ work in engineering, marketing, mathematics, sciences, and other disciplines.

Professional Development (PD) Day

During PD Day, faculty and staff attend breakout sessions that will help develop their job-related skills. Faculty and staff will also hear from keynote speakers and collaborate with other faculty and staff members during PD Day.

Spring Only Events:

Faculty Summer Institute (FSI)

FSI is an extended seminar that focuses on the pedagogical basis for using a specific instructional strategy or technology. Over the course of 4 full days the participant cohort will explore the subject of that year’s topic. It is normally held in May, the week following finals.

Great College Seminar

The Great College Seminar is a multi-day event that focuses on honesty with the other participants and oneself to address the following: 1) what are my own strengths and successes; 2) what are my weaknesses that can limit success; 3) what is the essence of a Great College.

Teaching Squares

The Teaching Squares program is a collaborative gathering of peers with the purpose of helping to improve student experiences and classes through group mentoring and facilitation.

Peer Reviewer Training for Online Courses

This course qualifies successful participants to become peer reviewers of online course shells by detailing the purpose and processes of the MCC online peer review program. Team dynamics and strategies on how to construct positive feedback are discussed. The MCC Peer Review Rubric is used to conduct reviews of actual work. Prerequisite: Experience teaching online for at least two full semesters.

For a list of upcoming events, check WebAdvisor.

For more information on how to register for events, view the Professional & Organizational Development instructions.