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Join us and get ready for the new academic year! All sessions are open to all W faculty and staff. No preregistration is required.

Location: Join by Zoom - link will be sent via email
Dr. Sheila Morgan will be hosting the zoom sessions. She can be reached 662-241-6423 if you have any questions.

Wednesday, August 11

Virtual Convocation
Asynchronous broadcast may be viewed any time

10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
COVID-19 Pandemic Town Hall
Virtual Town Hall Discussion with State Epidemiologist Dr. Paul Byers Moderated by Dr. Tammie McCoy. If you have questions that you would like to be considered by Dr. Byers, you may e-mail them to Dr. McCoy.
Zoom - Check Email for Link

11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Quarantine, Isolation, and Contact Tracing Protocols Led by Dr. Tammie McCoy
Zoom - Check Email for Link


Thursday, August 12

9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Strategic Priorities Panel
Moderated by Dr. Kimberly Dorsey and Melinda Lowe; Panelists include: Dr. David Brooking, Anika Perkins, Amanda Clay Powers, and Hillary Richardson
Zoom - Check Email for Link

10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Inclusion Workshop
Led by Dr. Cathryn Stout, Stout Consulting | DEI & Scholarship in Action
Zoom - Check Email for Link

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Undergraduate Research Panel
Moderated by Hillary Richardson; Panelists include: Dr. Kristi DiClemente, Dr. Travis Hagey, Kathy Newman, and Dr. Kathy Shapley
Zoom - Check Email for Link

1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Quality Matters Standards and Online Course Design Led by Dr. Sheila Morgan
Zoom - Check Email for Link

2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Creating Accessible Documents in Canvas
Led by Dr. Sheila Morgan
Zoom - Check Email for Link


Friday, August 13

9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Code of Conduct Training
Mandatory Online Module: Traliant module open for multiple days, but this time set aside to complete mandatory training. Details forthcoming from Office of Human Resources.

10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Conversation with new Barnes and Noble Store Manager Leonard Cotton
Zoom - Check Email for Link