Date:Friday, November 13, 1998
Time:10 am to 3 pm
Location:SUNY Stony Brook, Math Tower, Room S240 (Basement)

10:00 am What Industry is Looking for in Undergraduates
Sheldon Weinig, Former Vice Chair for Manufacturing, SONY-USA
10:45 am How to Engage Faculty
Dan Goroff, Harvard University
11:35 am Panel Discussion: Learning Communities
Faculty from Nassau Community College, St. Joseph's College and SUNY Stony Brook
12:15 pmBuffet Lunch (no charge)
1:15 pmParallel Workshop Sessions
  1. Learning Communities
  2. How to Engage Faculty

The Conference will provide an open forum for faculty to explore issues of effective communication with colleagues as well as how to foster different types of learning communities on campus. The afternoon workshops on communication and learning communities will be structured as discussions, facilitated by a group leader.

Faculty involved in quantitative instruction (social and natural sciences, engineering, business and mathematics) are encouraged to attend the conference and learn more about the Long Island Consortium.

For further information contact the Consortium Office at 632-7321 or by e-mail at

State University of New York is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer.
If you need a disability-related accommodation, please call the Long Island Consortium Office at 632-7321.