Spring 2021

Program Activities (All Sessions Are Presented Virtually.)

Friday,  February 12, 3:00-4:30 P.M. One-on-One Mentoring Session

Tentative Agenda:

                                    Responsibilities of Paring Mentors and Mentees

                                    Mentors and Mentees To Do List

                                    Shared Understanding of Services and Programs Offered

                                    Services Needed to Support New, Probationary and Mid-Career Faculty.

                                    Existing Procedures and Directions

Participants: All mentors and mentees in the mentoring program FOCMP Committee

Zoom invitation will be sent to above-mentioned participants. Contact Nicolle Zeller or Nantawan Lewis if you have questions.

Wednesday, February 24, 3:00-5:00 P.M. Panel Discussion: The Impediments of Sexism, Racism, Bullying and Mobbing in the Development of Faculty of Color

3:00-4:00 P.M.  Panel Discussion

Panelists: Bridget Turner Kelly, Counseling, Higher Education & Special Education Department, University of Maryland; Kathryn Engdahl, Labor Equity Attorney, Inter Faculty Organization; Donald Eubanks, Department of Social Work, College of Community Studies and Public Affairs

Respondents: Kim Park Nelson, Equity and Inclusion Coordinator, Inter Faculty Organization; Queen Booker, Department of Management Information System, College of Management

4:00 P.M.   Break

4:05-5:00 P.M. Breakout Session and Plenary Session

Participants:            All faculty of color and allies at Metropolitan State University.

                                    All faculty of color at Minnesota State Universities.

Registration Deadline:  February 8, 2021

To register, please click on the link below:

https://minnstate.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIpfuuhqT8uHtXHIgYyJf_Ru9qIUEqGGjw7 by February 8, 2021

If you have questions, please contact Nantawan Lewis, FOCMP coordinator, nantawan.lewis@metrostate.edu or Nicolle Zeller at Nicolle.Zeller@metrostate.edu.

The event is hosted by Faculty of Color Mentorship Program (FOCMP), Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs and Equity and Diversity Committee, Metropolitan State Faculty Association.

April, 2021 (Date and Time TBD)         

Accomplishment and Celebration of Retirement