Workshops and Events

The Center for Academic Excellence (CAE) provides and coordinates professional development activities for our faculty and staff across our campus. Professional development happens in a variety of ways on our campus and beyond.

Learn how to create and develop an inclusive and more representative curriculum and an inclusive classroom environment through a variety of mediums including workshopsindividual and group learning sessions, and online resources. 

The events listed here include all campus-wide professional development events that may be of interest to you. You can register for events by visiting the Workshop Schedule.

Feel free to suggest topics for workshops or request training sessions designed for your work group.

Upcoming Events

Aug 1

Academics for Black Survival and Wellness: The Rewind and Remix

Saturday, August 1, 2020 - 9:00am to Friday, August 21, 2020 - 12:00am

Beginning on Saturday, August 1 - Friday, August 21, 2020 A 21-day personal and professional development initiative for non-Black academics to honor the toll of racial trauma on Black people, resist anti-Blackness and white supremacy, and facilitate accountability and collective action. A 21-day space of wellness for Black academics as we prepare for the Fall.
Oct 23

Inclusive Leadership Retreat

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 8:00am to Saturday, October 24, 2020 - 5:00pm
137 Grandfather Mountain Ballroom

Registration information coming soon.