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Faculty and Staff Information

Employee Calendar

The script that pulled in the employee/staff events stopped working suddenly, so I've imported the Google calendar directly into the web page. Email Liz Filipowski if you have any problems viewing it.

Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) Information Session

December 3, 2:30 p.m., Phillips 325 (TLC)
The QEP is a college-wide project that is required for accreditation (SACS). It focuses on student learning outcomes and/or the environment supporting student learning and accomplishing the mission of the college. Participation from faculty, staff, and students is critical to the success of this project.

Internal Job Posting

Coordinator/Instructor, Basic Law Enforcement Training
Full time, 12 months with full benefits. Open until filled; first review of applications begins November 27.

Honors Presentations

Thursday, Dec. 4, 9–10 a.m. in Phillips Building, 325 (TLC)
Andrew McCrae: Examine the study and results of the Dead Sea Scrolls in the academic community since the 67 years in which it was discovered.
Rosslyn Hudson: Examine the broken mirrors that women contend with that show them fragmented images of the beauty ideal as a social construct and how these women gravitate to plastic surgery.

Friday, Dec. 5, noon–2 p.m. in Phillips Building, 325 (TLC)
Lois Triplet: Analyze the white male hegemony within the geek culture, the backlash against the growing diversity within the subculture, and the ways in which they exclude minorities.
Vi Chuong: Examine female sexual dysfunction, and how although there has been a plethora of advances in research for male sexual dysfunction, female sexual dysfunction is a silent issue.
Ashe Harris: Use blogging to enrich conversations with peers on issues of race, class, gender, and sexuality.
Randi Thompson: Explore the relationship between former first lady Mary Todd Lincoln and her dressmaker, Elizabeth Keckley, a former slave, with a focus on how the relationship was maintained during such a racially charged period in history.
Randy Ludlum: Create a research based map on volcanic hazards and precautions in Japan. The map will be in Japanese and English.
Greys Florez: Explain special, advanced problems in Calculus.

Friday, Dec. 5, 5–7 p.m. in Phillips Building, 325 (TLC)
Megan Cadwallader: Describe the process and ethical consequences of hydraulic fracturing in the US.
Megan Valente: Examine the ethical viewpoints of sex slave trafficking in America.
Ashe Harris: Compile a comprehensive list of local non-profit organizations serving the Durham Latino community for Spanish language learners to refer to when preparing volunteer placement and service learning projects.
Winniehope Mambo: Explain special, advanced problems in Calculus.

Policies and Procedures

The Employee Evaluation policy is out for college-wide review until noon, December 10.

Durham Tech policies are continuously updated according to a schedule of periodic review or in response to circumstances requiring a specific policy revision. View the College Policy and Procedures Process and Template with Instructions. Visit the Policy and Procedures web pages

2015 Excellence in Teaching Nominations

All full-time and continuing part-time faculty members are eligible for the Excellence in Teaching Award. Return the form via email to Lyndsay Al-Shibli ( by 5 p.m., Dec. 19. Download the nomination form.

2014 Excellence Award Recipients

Kerry Cantwell for the 2014 Excellence in Teaching Award
Tina Bryant-Allen for the 2014 Excellence in Support Services Award
Sara Juarez for the 2014 Excellence in Community Engagement Award
Amy Pine, Saundra Peterson, Anne Recker, Anne Pugmire, Mike Komives, and Danielle Johnson are the first recipients of the 2014 Excellence in Adjunct Teaching and Part-Time Service Award

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