Faculty Mentoring

Sixth Annual Advising is Teaching and Mentoring Workshop

February 5, 2022

The Sixth Annual Advising is Teaching and Mentoring Workshop, cosponsored by the AAAG and CELTSS, took place on Saturday, February 5, from 9 am to 12:30 pm on Zoom. This year's focus was on culturally sustaining advising, with participation from Dr. LaDonna Bridges and Mr. Ben Trapanick, student representatives. and faculty and staff from across the University. Click on the title above to watch the recording.

Faculty Mentoring Program

This Faculty Mentoring Program is open to all full-time faculty and is designed for peer-to-peer faculty mentoring. Interested participants will be matched with 1 or 2 other faculty with complimentary interests/challenge areas. Full-time faculty from all career stages are encouraged to participate. We are also looking for faculty who are interested in mentoring early career-stage faculty. The goals of the program and participant expectations are listed below. 

Goals of the program: 

  • Build connections between faculty from across disciplines 
  • Support the individual needs of faculty across every career stage 
  • Help new faculty feel welcomed and orient them to the FSU community 
  • Encourage faculty to set concrete and achievable professional goals 
  • Help faculty locate resources to support their professional goals 

Participant Expectations: 

  • Commit to meeting with mentor pair/group 2-3 times per semester 
  • Attend outdoor kick-off event on Friday, September 24, 2021 12:30-2:30pm (You can still participate in the program even you cannot attend this event) 
  • Attend check-in meeting in early December (virtual)
  • Attend seminars/workshops relevant to your professional goals throughout the year 
  • Contribute to seminar topic ideas 
  • Attend end of year celebration in Apr/May and present reflections on your experience 
  • Provide evaluation of the program 

Our Director of Faculty Mentoring for 2021-2022 is Amy Knapp, Associate Professor of Biology.

If you are interested in participating, fill out this survey by Monday, September, 20, 2021.