Exploring the Impact of Mentorship at ISU

We all have mentors than have made a positive impact on your life and career, and inform how you can be a mentor to someone else. Whether formally or informally, mentors make campus feel smaller and more personal by showing care and support through conversations and professional development activities. Both CELT and Iowa State University offer a variety of mentoring opportunities across the “lifespan” of academia. Below are a few ways to start or expand your mentoring journey:

Mentoring Undergraduates

Mentoring Graduate Students

Mentoring Faculty (Peer-to-Peer)

Read more about mentorship at Iowa State University here >>>

Congrats to Ann Gansemer-Topf who has been named the director of the School of Education and Frances S. and Arthur L. Wallace Professor in the College of Human Sciences, following a national search.

She currently serves as director of graduate education and a professor in the School of Education as well as a faculty affiliate in the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching. Her appointment as director will begin July 1.

Join us for a journey into the technology powering this AI application. Explore the GPT training process and unravel the secrets behind coherent conversations. Whether you’re a tech enthusiast or just intrigued by AI, this session offers a brief dive into this mysterious world.

CELT will present at the ISU Health and Wellbeing Symposium on February 2nd during an afternoon concurrent session.

Almost half of all ISU faculty engage in SoTL research, you should, too!

Join the SoTL community of scholars at ISU.

This session features a panel of prolific SoTL researchers at ISU. Learn about their entrée to SoTL and how it has benefited their teaching, disciplines, and careers. They will share lessons learned and fascinating stories!

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CELT’s Media Production team supports students and faculty with accessible course delivery and digital education technology providing professional multimedia content production services to instructors for online courses and media services for various projects beyond academic coursework, including marketing initiatives and grant proposals.

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ISU Test Center now has a phone number for client support should you or your clients have questions related to the Test Center.

Clients are able to reach us during business hours or leave a voicemail during non-business hours, which will be followed up on the next business day.


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