Faculty Development & Conferences
Each year, LVAIC supports a number of annual conferences and symposia that are collaborative in nature and innovative in their approach to delivering faculty development. Click on the event for more information.
Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI)
Those interested in accessing the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) information for member campuses, please visit the login page or register for an account here. Under “Select Your Organization Affiliation,” select “Lehigh Valley Association of Independent Colleges.” Set up your account using your campus e-mail address.
No Upcoming A's for Vets Found.Please check back regularly to see when the next one is posted.
No Upcoming Adult Learners Conference Found.Please check back regularly to see when the next one is posted.
This one-day conference sponsored by The Lehigh Valley Association of Independent Colleges (LVAIC) continues to explore issues related to the adult learner, the fastest growing population in colleges today. Topics for the range from blogging to the needs adult LGBTQ learners. Previous attendees have represented many institutions of higher education including community colleges, two-year colleges, and private and public colleges and universities. Deans, faculty, advisors, students, and staff will all find something of interest to take back and use at their home institutions.
No Upcoming Africana Studies Symposium Found.Please check back regularly to see when the next one is posted.
No Upcoming Bridging the Gap Diversity Conference Found.Please check back regularly to see when the next one is posted.
This year's conference theme is "Owning Our Stories; Hearing Our Voices." We are interested in helping students from diverse backgrounds thrive academically and socially by exploring and giving voice to themes of intersectionality and identity development.
No Upcoming Campus Sustainability Conference Found.Please check back regularly to see when the next one is posted.
This conference consists of sustainability-themed presentations, interactive workshops, poster sessions and exhibitor forums. The theme of resilient sustainability efforts on a college campus is supported throughout the conference.
No Upcoming Career Development Professional Development Found.Please check back regularly to see when the next one is posted.
No Upcoming Dance Consortium Found.Please check back regularly to see when the next one is posted.
Find more information on the LVAIC Dance Consortium here: http://lvaic.org/communities/dance-consortium/.
No Upcoming Digital Tools for Teaching and Learning the Liberal Arts Found.Please check back regularly to see when the next one is posted.
This is a one-day workshop on the integration of digital tools into course design and pedagogy for all LVAIC faculty. The conference includes Lightning Round presentations where LVAIC faculty showcased the use of a specific tool in one of their courses and thematic "Test Kitchen" sessions where presenters provided more information on strategies for effective integration of tools to support student learning outcomes and course goals.
No Upcoming Ecology and Evolution Conference Found.Please check back regularly to see when the next one is posted.
See what ecologists and evolutionary biologists of the Lehigh Valley and surrounding areas are up to!
Next Geometry and Topology Seminar: March 25, 2017 @ 8:00 am. Sign Up »
This conference includes sessions of contributed talks, divided roughly between Differential and Complex Geometry, Algebraic Topology, and Geometric Topology.Events for FacultyEvents for Students
No Upcoming Lehigh Valley Collegiate Career Expo Found.Please check back regularly to see when the next one is posted.
The Lehigh Valley Collegiate Career Expo specifically targets new graduates and current students for internship opportunities, volunteer opportunities, part-time employment and/or full-time employment.
Next LGBTQIA Intercollegiate Conference: April 1, 2017 @ 8:00 am. Sign Up »
This conference focuses on Finding Your Voice. The conference is co-sponsored by LBGT/Gender and Sexuality programs of Lafayette College, Muhlenberg College, Moravian College, and Northampton Community College. During this day-long event, students, faculty, staff, and community members from across the Lehigh Valley come together to discuss strategies, build skills, share stories to engender learning, and learn to recognize the potential impact of finding one’s own voice and listening to the voices of others.Events for FacultyEvents for StaffEvents for Students
No Upcoming LVAIC Retirement Seminar Found.Please check back regularly to see when the next one is posted.
Prepare a blueprint for your retirement!
No Upcoming Mathematics Conference Found.Please check back regularly to see when the next one is posted.
The Student Mathematics Conference focuses primarily on presentations given by undergraduate students. The Student Mathematics Conference is sponsored by the Moravian College Chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon, with support from USG and the Lehigh Valley Association of Independent Colleges.
No Upcoming Medieval and Early Modern Studies Conference Found.Please check back regularly to see when the next one is posted.
This conference consists of various paper presentations and performances by students. In addition, you can enjoy plenary presentations and performances as well as visual arts exhibits.
No Upcoming Moravian Writers' Conference Found.Please check back regularly to see when the next one is posted.
With a focus on community, craft, and inspiration, the Moravian Writers' Conference presents opportunities to work with accomplished faculty- established and emerging writers and publishing professionals- through workshops, craft talks, readings, and more.
No Upcoming New Faculty Picnic Found.Please check back regularly to see when the next one is posted.
Welcome new faculty from the 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 academic years! Please join other faculty new to the Lehigh Valley for a family picnic. The picnic will take place on Friday, September 30th from 4-7pm at the Allentown Rose Garden. Picnic fare and activities will be offered. Partners and families are welcomed to attend. Attendance is being accepted by the faculty orientation and development coordinators on each campus on an invitation basis. Details will be sent to those attending after the RSVP deadline of September 15th.
Next Society for Neuroscience Research Symposium: April 22, 2017 @ 8:00 am. Sign Up »
Undergraduates are encouraged to submit abstracts of their research and service learning endeavors in the disciplines of Neuroscience, Psychology and Philosophy of the Mind.Events for Students
No Upcoming State of the Lehigh Valley Found.Please check back regularly to see when the next one is posted.
Each year, the Lehigh Valley Research Consortium publishes the State of the Lehigh Valley: Community Trends at a Glance, a report that showcases consortial faculty research on the quality of life in the Lehigh Valley region. The report is released at an annual event each spring, which provides a venue for local business and community leaders to gather, listen to findings, and discuss opportunities for collaborative action.
Next Student Affairs Professional Development Workshop: March 3, 2017 @ 8:30 am. Sign Up »
Learn about the 9 principles that serve as the framework for success at today's private institutions of higher education.Events for FacultyEvents for Staff
No Upcoming Teagle Hybrid Course Development Workshop Found.Please check back regularly to see when the next one is posted.
This workshop allows for the presentation of the work of five member cohorts to be displayed to the six member campuses.
No Upcoming Unconscious Bias Training Workshop Found.Please check back regularly to see when the next one is posted.
This interactive workshop offers participants the opportunity to observe a faculty search committee evaluating a list of candidates being considered for a final interview. CITE’s innovative approach combines video, live actors, and facilitated discussion to explore bias implicit in this critical piece of the faculty hiring process.
Next Undergraduate Psychology Conference and Neuroscience Conference: April 22, 2017 @ 8:00 am. Sign Up »
Psychology students gave 20 paper and 13 poster presentations on topics in social, developmental, educational, health, cognitive, and gender psychology. The Psychology keynote speaker was Dr. Catherine Bagwell, an established researcher in developmental psychology/psychopathology from Colgate University, who addressed the importance peer relations and friendships in childhood, adolescence, and emerging adulthood.Events for Students
Next War and Peace Building Conference: April 7, 2017 @ 8:00 am. Sign Up »
For far too many local inhabitants, a community-level, truthful reflection on the meaning of the recent U.S. wars remains elusive. We invite local scholars, veterans, activists and students in the Lehigh Valley to become partners and interlocutors in a process of learning and healing.Events for FacultyEvents for StaffEvents for Students
Next Women's and Gender Studies Conference: March 25, 2017 @ 8:00 am. Sign Up »
The Women's Studies Conference is an annual event where female undergraduate students can come and showcase their wonderful achievements. Students from LVAIC and neighboring college and universities are invited to present high quality academic papers, research projects, videos, artwork, photography, poetry, dances, and more!Events for Students