Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence

Learn about research sponsors, funding opportunities

Posted by on September 28, 2020

All early career faculty are invited to join a meeting 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7, via Zoom. Staff members from sponsored programs will discuss how to identify research sponsors and find funding opportunities.

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Get mid-semester feedback from your students

Posted by on September 17, 2020

The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) offers instructors the opportunity to survey their students on how well they feel their courses are going so far. If you are interested in surveying your students, you can request a mid-semester feedback survey.

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VIDEO: Active learning in hot glass shop

Posted by on September 10, 2020

Active learning is the framework behind student success in S&T’s Hot Glass Shop. In this video, Dr. Mary Reidmeyer, teaching professor emeritus of materials science and engineering, shares the joys and challenges of instructing students in the shop. Watch the video.

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CAFE to host event on assessing student learning

Posted by on September 3, 2020

All instructors are invited to join a discussion on assessing student learning, both in their online and face-to-face classrooms, noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16, on Zoom. The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) is hosting the event, titled “Student Learning and Assessment in 2020.”

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First early career faculty forum set for Wednesday

Posted by on August 24, 2020

The first early career faculty forum of the academic year, titled “Charting Your Path to Success” will be held 4-5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26, via Zoom.

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New faculty orientation set for Aug. 18-19

Posted by on August 12, 2020

Missouri S&T will welcome new faculty to campus at a new faculty orientation on Tuesday, Aug. 18, and Wednesday, Aug. 19. Both an in-person and online option will be available. New faculty can register online.

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CAFE announces grant recipients

Posted by on August 4, 2020

The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) announces faculty grant recipients for its two main grant programs: the educational research mini-grant program and the Provost’s eFellows grant program.

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Teaching, technology boot camps offered to faculty

Posted by on July 24, 2020

A series of workshops, collectively known as “boot camps,” and planned to help faculty transition to teaching in a new environment this semester.

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Kudos to trainers

Posted by on July 7, 2020

When campus closed in March and courses moved online, many faculty members needed training in Zoom, Canvas and Panopto. Staff members in civil, architectural and environmental engineering, and staff members in the Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) worked together to develop training sessions and help ensure that the transition was as smooth as possible.

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CAFE returns to campus

Posted by on June 24, 2020

The staff of the Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) is back on campus and ready to assist with teaching needs, including:

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