August’s Kind of from the Horse’s Mouth

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Here’s the August email blast on a variety of topics including Upcoming Events, Things to Know, and Other Fun Information 

Upcoming Events 

Second Informal Faculty Onboarding Coffee Hour scheduled for Wednesday, 8/5 from 4:00-5:00pm EDT via Zoom! Contact Dustin for Zoom Link and Password. 

The ELC and its partners are proud to welcome the 2020 Fulbright FLTA summer orientation to MSU for a 14th year. For more information, visit FLTASO 2020

Things to Know 

Camtasia and Snagit can be downloaded by clicking this link which will bring you to the download page for MSU faculty, staff, and students, or by self-enrolling in the following D2L course and completing the course. 

The Provost’s Office has resources to help you think about course and assessment design. Visit the Remote Assessment Quick Guide and Exam Strategy for Remote Teaching (Open to all) 

Need something to improve your professional life? Two new WorkLife Office articles where Jeff Hollenbeck discusses Preparing Financially and Jaime Hutchinson brings us Strengthening Your Team. Anyone up for a virtual lunch like Jaimie recommends? 

HR’s Organization & Professional Development team gives some pointers to help us pave the way: Leading by Example  

Other Fun Information 

Missed an issue of the ELC Globe? No need to worry, the ELC Globe archives are ready for viewing. Go to ELC Newsletters. Have a story you want to add to the Globe? Submit one in the Faculty and Blog submission system here

ELC Faculty are providing yet another invaluable service through IAH courses. For details on some of these course, go to Totally Awesome 80s and the Power and Beauty of Words. Stay tuned for more course descriptions. 

I am very happy to announce another private language scholarship specifically for language study in the ELC: The Andrés Determination and Resilience Scholarship. Submissions due by October 1st. 

If you have events that I missed, please add them to this shared Google Doc. Be sure to help me fill up each section with anything related to the ELC or our students in terms of upcoming events, things to know, and other fun information. 

Have a wonderful week! 
Dr. Dustin De Felice, Associate Professor
Director, English Language CenterCollege of Arts & LettersMichigan State University
B202 Wells Hall, 619 Red Cedar Road, East Lansing, MI 48824
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