PT/Adjunct Faculty News

Reminders, Events, and News for January 2016

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Need Help with Canvas?

Check out this link to get many excellent resources for using Canvas!

Supports for Students - Counseling, Tutoring, and More!

Students Concerns:
Be sure to use this link to report student concerns. It is a contact to the Student Success office and Cornerstone Student Support and Wellness Center. Please use this if you have student concerns about attendance, performance or behavior. The earlier interventions can be made to provide support the better. You must log in with your email and password to access the Intranet to access the form or contact Brian Hamm at Brian.Hamm@lr.edu or Jenny Smith at Jenny.Smith@lr.edu

Refer students to request a tutor: Tutors are available through this link: Click here

Refer students to contacts for disability services: Click here

Free seminar on Family Relationships

Dr. David J. Ludwig, Professor of Psychology at Lenoir-Rhyne University is offering a free seminar on family relationships, entitled “The Power of WE,” on Saturday, January 23 from 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. in Mauney Hall, Room 11
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LRU Part-time Faculty Member in History Produces Documentary

LR Alumnus Mark Hager, History Professor at Lenoir-Rhyne University, to seek answers for himself. He spent three summers in Arizona researching the border crisis and, specifically, the impact of transnational drug cartels. On his fourth trip last summer, he embarked on a complete assessment of the 1,900 mile Mexican border and produced an award-winning documentary entitled The Border States of America. To view The Border States of America, visit http://www.teapartypatriots.org/theborderstates/. Since its release and airing on cable networks across the U.S. it has been viewed by an estimated 14 million people.
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LRU Adjunct Professor of Liberal Studies publishes essay on "Star Wars"

Dr. Amy Sturgis, adjunct professor of Liberal Studies at Lenoir-Rhyne University, recently published an essay entitled, "Star Wars, Remixed: George Lucas' Universe Is a Mashup Masterpiece.” It is featured in the January 2016 issue of Reason Magazine, both in the hard-copy edition and online format. View her article online here

Another Reminder - Complete Spring Enrollment Verification for All of your Classes

If you have not already... verify your enrollment via MyLR immediately after your first week of class (watch for an email from the Registrar with more detailed directions on how to do this important task if you need them). Thanks!

Here are the quick steps: to completing Enrollment Verification Online:

  1. Log in to your myLR account.
  2. Select the Classes tab.
  3. Select the Grading sub-tab.
  4. Select Attendance (in the toolbar on the left side of the screen).
  5. Under the correct Year and Term, select the Course for which you are verifying attendance.
  6. Select the highlighted link View Overall Section Attendance (in the middle of screen, just under the course information.
  7. Under the column labeled Overall Attendance, select the enrollment status for each student. The Last Date Attended box should only be filled in for students who Stopped Attending.
  8. When you have selected the enrollment status for each student, at the bottom of the page, simply select Save. The information is then stored in PowerCAMPUS and the Office of Student Success & Retention will begin follow up with students.
  9. Repeat steps 1-8 for each course you are teaching each semester.