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Fall 2017 Convocation

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Fall 2017 Convocation is on Tuesday, August 22 at the Eastern Campus!

Click here to watch the live recording of Fall Convocation.
Click here for an overview of the day and list of awardees.
Click here for the photo album.

The theme is “Forging a Clearer Path from Access to Success” and the program will feature remarks from JFSC Chair Andrew Pegman, AAUP/Tri-C Chapter President Jeffrey Tuma, College President Alex Johnson, and Provost Karen Miller. Program will begin promptly at 8:30 a.m. in the Simon and Rose Mandel Theatre.

Click here for the full program

8:00 a.m. – Coffee with colleagues
8: 30 a.m.
– Program Begins
10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. – Faculty Counterparts Meetings, AL&S All Hands Meeting
12:15 p.m. – Lunch
1:15 – 1:45 p.m. – Breakout Session 1
2:00 – 2:30 p.m. – Breakout Session 2
2:45 – 3:45 p.m. – Joint AAUP/Faculty Senate Meeting
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. – Governance Committee/Special Counterparts Meetings

Mobile App:
New this year…Convocation Mobile App! Download the app to see program, schedule, photos, live chat and more. Search your App Store on your mobile device for ‘Tri-C Employee Events’. Click here for step by step instructions

Click here for interactive directions to the Eastern Campus. Please be advised that if you plan to use I-480 or other major interstates, there are often eastbound traffic delays on weekday mornings. There is also road construction on Harvard Road – please give yourself extra time to commute.


Special Announcements:

Faculty Colloquium:
The 2018 Faculty Colloquium Call for Proposals will be distributed at Fall Convocation. For more information, visit:

Title IX:

Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®) is dedicated to providing a learning and working environment that is free from gender discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual exploitation and intimate partner violence. Tri-C’s Title IX and Better than That initiative is designed to increase sexual-misconduct awareness by providing the following: Social Resources, Education and Professional Development. In addition, the College has a complaint process for any student or employee who feels he or she may have been a victim of activities protected under Title IX. Any Tri-C faculty, staff, official or student employee who is consulted about or witnesses discriminatory behavior has the responsibility to report the potential misconduct to one of the designated reporting representatives listed below.

If you are interested in learning more and would like to provide a Title IX training for faculty, staff or students, please contact Meghan Estes, Title IX Coordinator at 216-987-3949 or

Designated Reporting Representatives:

Title IX Coordinator:
Meghan Estes, CHES, PHR

Deputy Title IX Coordinators:

East Campus
Vincent Briley, Assistant Dean/Student Affairs Office

Metro Campus
Heidi Nicholas, Interim Assistant Dean/Student Affairs Office

West Campus
Julia Ruane, Assistant Dean/Student Affairs Office

Westshore Campus
Marisa Vernon, Assistant Dean/Student Affairs Office

Campus Police:
Non-Emergencies: 216-987-4325
Emergencies: 216-987-4911



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