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Welcome from Provost Simon Rhodes

Center for Instruction and Research Technology (CIRT) Services

(Deb Miller, Assistant Vice President for Digital Learning and Innovation:

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

10:00-10:30 am

Canvas 101 (CIRT)

Thursday, July 23, 2020

1:00-3:00 pm

Human Resources Orientation

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

9:00 am - 2:00 pm



Time Event Presenters Resources
9:00 AM Welcome & Introduction Karen Patterson, Associate Vice President of Faculty Development -
9:10 AM HR Overview

Michelle Phillips, Assistant Director

Benefits & Retirement

9:15 AM Pay, Leave & Records

Laura McCloskey, Associate Director

HR Records & Data Management

9:30 AM Benefits & Retirement Riley Sackett, Coordinator, Benefits & Retirement -
10:00 AM Employee & Labor Relations/Policies & Regulations Daniel Nicolas, Associate Director

Employee & Labor Relations

10:30 AM United Faculty of Florida

Kally Malcom-Bjorklund, UFF President

Membership Form
10:45 AM Americans with Disabilities Act Roceilia Roman-Gonzalez, Director ADA Compliance -
11:00 AM 30 Minute Break - -
11:30 AM Clery Act John Reis, Associate General Counsel -
11:50 AM Equal Opportunity & Inclusion Marlynn Jones, Director, Equal Opportunity & Inclusion -
12:35 PM Student Accessibility Services Rusty Dubberly, Director, Student Accessibility Services Student Accessibility Services Presentation
1:05 PM Required Crisis Management Training

Daniel Nicolas, Associate Director

Employee & Labor Relations

1:20 PM Community First Credit Union Jose Angulo, UNF Branch Manager -
1:35 PM Closing Remarks Michelle Phillips, Assistant Director Benefits & Retirement -

Academic Affairs Orientation

Thursday, August 6, 2020

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Calendar Invitation via email. Please contact Julie Merten, Associate Professor of Public Health at if you have not received an invitation by July 24, 2020.


Time Event Presenters Resources
9:00-9:15 Welcome Address Simon J. Rhodes, Provost and VP Academic Affairs -
9:15-9:45 The State of Higher Education and Our Purpose at UNF

Jay Coleman, VP Data Analytics


10 Ways Faculty Can Help UNF Students Succeed

Highlighted Data Bytes on student success at UNF (29 July 2020)

Summary of UNF Performance-Based Funding 2020 Results and Historical Trends (15 June 2020)

9:45-10:30 Student Support

Andrea Adams-Manning, Dean of Students




Cristina Helbling, AVP & Director Student Academic Success Services

Richmond Wynn, Director, Counseling Center

Rusty Dubberly, Director SAS

Dean of Students Staff and Specialties
Questions to consider prior to submitting a SOS Referral 2020
SOS - Swoop Together Folder 2020

 Fall 2020 SASS Programs

SASS Menu of Services 2020
 Counseling Center

Course Syllabus Template including ADA Statement

10:30 -10:45 Coffee Break - -
10:45-11:30 Faculty Support

Chad Learch, Registrar

Jeff Durfee, Director, Networking, Systems & Security






Deb Miller , AVP, Digital Learning and Innovation


Kally Malcom, UFF President

James Beasley, Chair, Faculty Assn Faculty Enhancement Committee 

Daniel Nicolas, Associate Director, Employee & Labor Relations


Working Remotely


Phishing information


Online Resources

Resources for Students

Information on CIRT Services(brochure)

Recorded information video on CIRT support

Faculty-Life Job Satisfaction Survey


Q & A

Overview of upcoming New Faculty Events

Julie Merten, Assc Professor, Public Health, New Faculty Orientation Chair

Karen Patterson, VP of Faculty Development

Student Attendance Policy
"A Day in the Life" Youtube video

Friday, August 7, 2020

Time Topic Representatives
1:30-2:30 Library Resources for New Faculty If you do not receive an email invitation by July 24, 2020, please contact Stephanie Race, University Librarian at
2:45-3:45 Office of Research and Sponsored Programs Overview If you do not receive an email invitation by July 24, 2020, please contact John Kantner, Associate VP for Research at
4:00-5:30 United Faculty of Florida Virtual Happy Hour

Kally Malcom

UFF-UNF Chapter President



If you do not receive an email invitation by July 24, 2020, please contact Kally Malcom, Associate Professor of Art at