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University Studies Program: General Education for the 21st Century

USP Launches Facebook Page

Stay connected with students, staff, and faculty from UW Oshkosh as well as other campuses. Visit our page and "like" it here! You are invited to post public information about the USP on this Facebook page. Check the page for updates like "Fun Facts," "Ambassador Spotlights," short videos and other connections.

USP Open Information Meeting: Wednesday
These one-hour or less presentations and discussions are being offered for anyone on campus who would like to become more familiar with the University Studies Program. The next session will be held:

Wednesday, March 6, 9:10 to 10:10 a.m., Reeve 221

Avoid August Panic! Sign up for an ePortfolio Workshop Today

Teaching a USP class in the fall? Space is still available in several short sessions. View the complete list of workshop dates and register here.

Register for CONNECT: Advanced Writing Professional Development by Friday

The UW Oshkosh teaching community is currently developing CONNECT: Advanced Writing. Instructors from all disciplines are welcome to teach this course. CONNECT course developers will receive a stipend of $1000.

For further information and registration, click here. Register by Friday, March 8.

Meet the USP Council

The USP Council is comprised of members of the UW Oshkosh campus community who are supporting the early implementation of this new general education program (2012–2014).

Lori Carrell, Interim USP Director

Lori Carrell (Communication) is serving as the Interim Director of the University Studies Program after facilitating the general education reform process. Says Carrell, “Being a part of this curricular transformation has been such a privilege. The work is creative, but more than that, it’s given me the opportunity to become aware of the excellence of our campus community. UW Oshkosh is home to so many amazing and committed people. I look forward to witnessing the impact of our collective efforts on student learning.”

In addition to her faculty responsibilities which began in 1991, Lori has been coordinating professional development related to teaching and learning since 2002 most recently serving as director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL). She is responsible for initiating a number of endeavors including the Provost’s Teaching and Learning Summit, the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SOTL) Starter Grants and Showcase, the SOTL Mentor Program, the Senior SOTL Scholars, the One Session Wonder sessions, Best Practice Certification, the CETL Book Club, the CETL website, and the weekly CETL Lessons.  


Need Help?
For assistance, please use the following contact information:
email: usp@uwosh.edu
website: uwosh.edu/usp

Watch for the University Studies Program Update each Tuesday of the spring 2013 semester!
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