Friday, June 3, 2016
9am - 3pm
Western New England University, Springfield, MA

9am Registration & Refreshments
9:30am Welcome & Opening Speaker: Steve Runge
11am Breakout Sessions:
  • Super Hero Training Academy: Preparing Students for their College Experience
    Sarah Ward, Stephanie Margolin & Mason Brown CUNY Hunter College
  • Game Changer: Ready, Set, Go! High School Juniors Excel at College Research Days
    Mary McDonald, University of Rhode Island, and Jen Thomas, Paul Cuffee School
  • Engaging First Generation Students
    Laura Barrett, Dartmouth College
  • The Student Job Search: Building Better Career Research Services
    Daryl Bullis and Samantha Harvey, Babson College
  • Community College University STEM Library Instruction Collaboration
    Dannita Wong, University of Massachusetts, Boston
12pm Lunch
1:15pm Afternoon Speaker: Dr. Cheryl Ann McCarthy
2:15pm Breakout Sessions:
  • Elevating Independent High School Research from Elementary to Academic: Bridging the Gap Between High School and College Through a Collaboration of Teachers, Librarians and Professors
    Lauren Olewnik and Erica Wallstrom, Castleton University, and Alyssa Sobatka, Rutland High School - Junior Level
  • Using a Wider Lens: Collaborating with Student Support Services to Reach International MBA Students
    Kerry Caparco and Lisa Spicola, Johnson & Wales University
  • Meeting First Year Needs in Special Programs: Challenges in Transitioning to a College Research Library
    Katie Leahy and Carrie Kelly, University of Rhode Island
  • Developing Information-Literate Writers: Teaching Habits of Mind that Transfer Beyond First-Year Composition
    Elizabeth Brewer, Martha Kruy, Susan Slaga-Metivier, and Briana McGuckin, Central Connecticut State University
  • FIRE in the Library: Transitioning Students to Research in a First-Year Experience Program
    Katherine Aydelott, University of New Hampshire
3pm Closing Remarks

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Friday, June 3rd
9:00 AM

Transitioning Together

New England Library Instruction Group

Western New England University, Springfield, MA

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM