Center for Effective Teaching
New Faculty Open House Fall 2014: Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

The Center for Effective Teaching (CET) is offering an open house event for new faculty to:

  • Learn about our "New Faculty Resources" available in the MuHudsonValley Portal/Blackboard.

  • Hear important information from the Registrar's Office regarding policies and communication with students.

  • Get step by step instruction on the use of the college's classroom technology.

  • Meet CET staff and faculty mentors who will be valuable resources throughout the semester.

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Open House Activities

Session I
2 - 2:30 p.m.: Registrar
2:30 - 3 p.m.: Instructional Technologies
3 - 3:30 p.m.: Center for Effective Teaching
Session II
6 - 6:30 p.m.: Registrar
6:30 - 7 p.m.: Instructional Technologies
7 - 7:30 p.m.: Center for Effective Teaching

Open House activities will begin in the Faculty Resource Room, located in room 1052 of the Bulmer Telecommunications Center (BTC).

Optional Activities

Library Tour
Tour starts at the Library Circulation Desk
1:30 - 2 p.m. or 4 - 4:30 p.m.

Introduction to Blackboard (HVCC's Course Management System)
BTC 1033, CET Lab
3:30 - 4:30 p.m. or 4:45 - 5:45 p.m.

While on campus for the open house, you can also take advantage of some other opportunities:

  • Complete employment paperwork with the Office of Human Resources. Contact Human Resources at (518) 629-4552 for specifics on required documentation.

  • Stop in Public Safety to obtain your college ID and parking hang tag.

  • Visit the Information Technology Services department to pick up username and password credentials needed for accessing college computer systems.

Please Note: Your information must be entered in Human Resources before you can obtain your ID, username and password.

If you have any questions regarding this event, please contact the CET at (518) 629-7291 or e-mail

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