by Christina Tisher, Coordinator of Clinical Research, Graduate Student Wellness, and Disability Outreach,University Counseling Center Mental health challenges are real and tangible forces in the lives of college students today. According to a national survey of nearly 20,000 undergraduate students, the three most frequently reported factors that negatively impacted students’ academic success were anxiety (27.4%), sleep difficulties… Continue reading College Student Mental Health: The New Normal
Welcome everyone to a new academic year at SLU. Below is a general summary of the services we provide to graduate students (and faculty) and a brief overview of our Certificate in University Teaching Skills certificate programs. Core Services We Provide (for a full list and more details on our services, please visit our website)… Continue reading Services for Graduate Students
by Debie Lohe, Director, Reinert Center As we prepare to (re)engage students at the start of this new academic year, I’ve been thinking a lot about teaching as accompaniment. Earlier this summer, Fr. Arturo Sosa, the Superior General of the Society of Jesus (a.k.a., “the Jesuits” for those new to Jesuit education), articulated four key… Continue reading How Do You “Accompany” Students?
The Reinert Center is pleased to announce the inaugural cohort of STEM Teaching Fellows. The primary purpose of the STEM Teaching Fellowship is to enhance Reinert Center offerings, resources, and support for SLU faculty teaching in STEM disciplines. The experience of serving as a STEM Teaching Fellow provides SLU faculty with formal experience in educational… Continue reading Announcing the 2019 STEM Teaching Fellows
On July 15th, we welcomed Dr. Robert Cole as the newest member of the Reinert Center team. With almost 20 years’ experience as a faculty member at SLU, he brings deep teaching experience (both on-ground and online), a thorough knowledge of the University, and an already-strong commitment to the Center and its mission. Dr. Cole… Continue reading Reinert Center Welcomes Dr. Robert Cole
by Debie Lohe, Director, Reinert Center Many of us who are committed to inclusion are careful about the language we use. As we learn more about representing difference in our learning communities we find that language shifts over time, sometimes very quickly. Although we may recognize that the cultural weight our language carries can lend either… Continue reading Speaking the Language of Inclusion
This June, the Reinert Center welcomed its fifth cohort of faculty and graduate students in the Culturally Responsive Teaching Academy with the summer institute of the same name. The Culturally Responsive Teaching Institute is a four-day, intensive workshop that includes a combination of informational presentations, interactive workshops and discussions, and individual work time. The summer… Continue reading Culturally Responsive Teaching Academy Begins Fifth Year