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9:15 am - Ninth Annual Faculty Day
Apr 29 @ 9:15 am - 4:40 pm
Navigating a New Era at BCC: Challenges and Innovations
Keynote Address by Felicia Rose Chavez
“Felicia Rose Chavez is an award-winning educator with an MFA in Creative Nonfiction from the University of Iowa. She is author of The Anti-Racist Writing Workshop: How to Decolonize the Creative Classroom and co-editor of The BreakBeat Poets Volume 4: LatiNEXT with Willie Perdomo and Jose Olivarez. Felicia’s teaching career began in Chicago, where she served as Program Director to Young Chicago Authors and founded GirlSpeak, a feminist webzine for high school students. … Her creative scholarship earned her a Ronald E. McNair Fellowship, a University of Iowa Graduate Dean’s Fellowship, a Riley Scholar Fellowship, and a Hadley Creatives Fellowship. Originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico, she currently serves as theCreativity and Innovation Scholar-in-Residence at Colorado College.” (source: http://www.feliciarosechavez.com/about)
Faculty Day is an opportunity for members of all departments to come together to share research, creative works, and pedagogical ideas to build interdisciplinary cooperation at BCC.
Faculty Day is organized by the Committee on Instruction and Professional Development, with the Office of Academic and Student Success, and the Center for Teaching, Learning and Technology.