Events

LTE at UConn: An Open Forum

 

LTE at UConn: An Open Forum

Friday, Dec. 10, 3 to 4:30 p.m.

Virtual event, RSVP not required

If you require an accommodation to participate please email lte@uconn.edu.

What is LTE at UConn and how does it seek to transform the undergraduate student experience? All faculty and staff are invited to this forum to learn more about the work that has taken place so far and how individuals and offices can be involved in leading this exciting initiative forward.

LTE Speaker Series: Reshaping Student Success Through a Life-Transformative Education

 

LTE Speaker Series: Reshaping Student Success Through a Life-Transformative Education

Dr. Tadarrayl Starke, Associate Vice Provost of the Institute for Student Success, University of Connecticut

Thursday, October 21, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Virtual event, RSVP not required

If you require an accommodation to participate please email lte@uconn.edu.

For over 20 years, Dr. Tadarrayl Starke has been committed to student success, with an emphasis in serving students traditionally underrepresented in higher education like himself. At the University of Connecticut, he serves as Associate Vice Provost of the Institute for Student Success

Dr. Starke has a Doctor of Education degree in Higher Education, Master of Science degree in Higher Education with a focus on Student Affairs, and Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with a minor in African American Studies. He also earned a Certificate in Institutional Research and a Certificate in College Teaching. Dr. Starke has over 15 years of work with retention and academic support programs for students in a higher educational setting, both at the community college and 4-year university levels. In total, he has over 20 years of programming experience in educational access, equity, and success in higher education.

LTE Speaker Series: A Discussion with Dr. Pam Eddinger

event flier with photo of Dr. Pam Eddinger

 

LTE Speaker Series: A Discussion with Dr. Pam Eddinger

Friday, April 9, 9 to 11 a.m.

Virtual event, RSVP not required

If you require an accommodation to participate please email lte@uconn.edu.

Pam Eddinger is president of Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC), the largest of 15 community colleges in Massachusetts.  Dr. Eddinger began her tenure at BHCC in 2013 and previously served as president of Moorpark College in Southern California from 2008.

Dr. Eddinger’s service in the Community College movement spans more than 25 years, with senior posts in academics and student affairs, communications and policy, and executive leadership. Dr. Eddinger serves on a number of boards and commissions, including the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE), GBH Boston, the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, the Boston Foundation (TBF), the Massachusetts Workforce Development Board, the Boston Private Industry Council, Achieving the Dream (ATD), the Rennie Center for Education Research and Policy, and the American Association of Colleges and Universities (AACU). Dr. Eddinger was honored in 2016 by the Obama White House as a Champion of Change. She earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Barnard College and her master’s and doctorate in Japanese Literature from Columbia University.

 

LTE Speaker Series: Panel on Transformational Learning

Transformational Learning Panel Presentation

 

LTE Speaker Series: Featuring a Live Panel Discussion on Transformational Learning at UConn

Friday, February 12, 9 to 11 a.m.

Virtual event, RSVP not required

If you require an accommodation to participate please email lte@uconn.edu.

UConn’s Life-Transformative Education Task Force is pleased to announce a live panel discussion on transformational learning at UConn. Sessions for Spring 2021 will focus on issues such as creating equitable faculty advising structures, faculty-staff cooperation, and building inclusive experiential learning opportunities in the classroom.

Panelists include:

  • Oscar Guerra, Department of Digital Media and Design
  • Caroline McGuire, Enrichment Programs, Office of Undergraduate Research
  • Fiona Vernal, Department of History
  • Julia Yakovich, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
  • Steve Zinn, Department of Animal Science

LTE Speaker Series: Dr. Frank Tuitt, Realizing a Life-Transformative Education in Challenging Times

Realizing a Life-Transformative Education in Challenging Times: Implications for Making Excellence Inclusive at UConn

LTE Speaker Series: Featuring Dr. Frank Tuitt, Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer at UConn

Friday, November 13
9 to 10 a.m., virtual event

UConn’s Life-Transformative Education Task Force is pleased to announce the kick-off of its monthly LTE speaker series with a talk by Dr. Frank Tuitt, Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer at UConn. Dr. Tuitt arrived at UConn in 2020 from the University of Denver, where he was a faculty member and Chief Diversity Officer from 2015-19. Dr. Tuitt will speak on how to ensure that the values of LTE – identity, agency, and purpose – are available to all students, particularly students of color.

Sessions for Spring 2021 will focus on issues such as creating equitable faculty advising structures, faculty-staff cooperation, and building inclusive experiential learning opportunities in the classroom.