ALABAMA LSAMP SUMMER FACULTY CONFERENCE
An intensive three-day Alabama LSAMP summer faculty conference, designed to help faculty better prepare STEM students for graduate school and to help graduate faculty be better mentors and advisors, was held July 11 - 13, 2004 at The Lodge and Conference Center at Grand National in Opelika, Alabama.
During the conference, graduate faculty gave presentations on prerequisites and required subject knowledge for Masters and PhD degrees in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Physics, Engineering, and Mathematics. Each presentation was followed by discussion.
There was also be a panel discussion on curriculum, advising, mentoring, and GRE preparation.
Date: Sunday, July 11, 2004 - Tuesday, July 13, 2004
Check-in and Registration: Sunday: 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Welcome/Introductions/Planning: Sunday: 4:00 - 4:30 pm
Meeting: Sunday: 4:30 - 8:00 pm
Monday: 8:00 - 8:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:00 - 12:15 pm
Dr. Juan Gilbert, Computer Science, Auburn University
Dr. Howard Hargis, Chemistry, Auburn University
Dr. Marius Nkashama, Mathematics, The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Dr. Pradosh Ray, Engineering, Tuskegee University
Dr. Louis Dale , Vice President and LSAMP/AGEP Project Director, The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Dr. Overtoun Jenda , Associate Dean and LSAMP/AGEP PI, Auburn University
Hotel information and Directions:
The Lodge and Conference Center at Grand National
3700 Sunbelt Parkway
Opelika, AL 36801
From I-85 take the Hwy 280 Exit at Opelika (exit #58)
Go West on Hwy 280 to Lee County 97 (Grand National Pkwy)
Travel 2.5 miles to Sunbelt Pkwy.
Turn right onto Sunbelt Pkwy and travel 1 mile to The Lodge Entrance.
From Birmingham via Hwy 280, go East on Hwy 280 to Lee County 97 (Grand National Pkwy), and follow the directions above.
See map and location at http://www.lodgecc.com/hotelInformation/map-location.cfm