News for Part-time/Adjunct Faculty

Lenoir-Rhyne University February 2016

Open House - Exercise Science Program - Hickory Campus - Feb. 4th

Lenoir-Rhyne University has scheduled an open house featuring its Exercise Science program on Thursday, February 4 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the McCrorie Center. The event offers the community the opportunity to tour the facility and see, firsthand, what LR students majoring in exercise science are learning. The event will take place in Moretz 104 (lower level) to showcase the exercise physiology laboratory.
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Internet Privacy Seminar - rescheduled for Friday, February 5th Belk Centrum Hickory Campus

The seminar on internet privacy originally scheduled at Lenoir-Rhyne University for Friday (January 29), has been rescheduled for Friday, February 5. Presented by the School of Professional and Mathematical Studies, the seminar will take place at 7 p.m. in Belk Centrum. The title of the seminar is “The Death of Internet Privacy – What You Don’t Know Will Hurt You” and is being presented by Dr. Bjarne Berg, LR Professor in the Donald & Helen Schort School of Mathematics & Computing Sciences Department. The event is free and open to the public. A reception will immediately follow Dr. Berg’s presentation in the Belk Centrum lobby. Light refreshments will be served.

Workshop - Teaching with WebEx Tuesday, February 16 at 2:00 and again on Wednesday, February 17 at 3:00

Webex makes it possible to teach classes from a distance, but streaming presents some unique challenges, which this session will address. It will include a brief review of how to use webex but will focus primarily on best practices for offering classes in a streaming format. Topics to be covered include:
  • Different types of streaming situations,
  • Alternatives to whiteboard/chalkboard,
  • Strategies for improving the learning experience of students in streaming classes,
  • Facilitation of discussion in streaming classes

Contact Dr. Devon Fisher if interested in this workshop:

4th annual Lenoir-Rhyne Symposium on the Future of Healthcare

Lenoir-Rhyne University in conjunction with the Northwest Area Health Education Center will present the fourth annual Lenoir-Rhyne Symposium on the Future of Healthcare, on Wednesday, February 24 in Belk Centrum from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; Registration fees for the symposium are $100 per person, with a group rate of $90 per person for groups of five or more. Lunch will be included in this fee. Click here for more information.
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Faculty Spotlight: Thursday, Feb. 25 at 4:00 p.m. Center for Teaching and Learning - Hickory Campus

F aculty Spotlight: Dr. Amy Hedrick will share ideas related to the beginning stages of her work as LR’s current Faculty Fellow. Her work will focus on the use of group case studies as a way of generating student inquiry and facilitating deeper student learning. Dr. Hedrick’s talk will be followed by Q & A and conversation.

Auditions for their upcoming production - Feb. 7th and Feb. 9th

The Lenoir-Rhyne Playmakers and the Lenoir-Rhyne Music Program will hold open auditions for their upcoming production of A Night in New Orleans: A Magic Tree House Adventure. Auditions are scheduled for Sunday, February 7 from 1 to 4 p.m. and Tuesday, February 9 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. in P.E. Monroe Auditorium. Auditions are open to members of the LRU campus as well as the greater Hickory community. A Night in New Orleans is being presented in conjunction with The Little Read, the Lenoir-Rhyne Visiting Writers Series’ community literacy initiative. Click here for more information.

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Leadership Lectures - February 10th and 24th at 6 p.m.

Suzan Anderson, executive director of the American Red Cross, Blue Ridge Piedmont Chapter will present the next Leadership Lecture on Wednesday, February 10 at 6 p.m. and on Feb. 24th, Paul Thompson, Founder Chairman, Transportation Insight will present in the Fintel Room of the McCrorie Center. The Alex Lee Leadership Lecture Series is presented by LRU’s Charles M. Snipes School of Business & Economics and the Alex Lee Foundation.

J. Painter

Coordinator of Adjunct Faculty - Hickory Campus; Professor of Education