Fast Five With the TFSC Published for September 2022

Six times per year the Cordes Teaching and Faculty Support Center publishes an electronic newsletter for first-year faculty members. Each newsletter provides guidance for faculty members at the U of A. The September 2022 newsletter is focused on creating rapport with students. 
Featured authors for September's edition are:

  • Hope Ballentine of the Eleanor Mann School of Nursing,
  • Yan Huang of the Department of Animal Science; Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences,
  • John Gauch of the Department of Computer Science and Computer Engineering; College of Engineering,
  • Jon Lezon of the Department of Marketing; Sam M. Walton College of Business, and
  • Tiffany Murphy of the Dean's Office; School of Law. 

In a partnership with Mullins Library, the newsletter is stored within the University Archives and ScholarWorks. Here is the link for the newsletter.

 

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