December 2018 | Volume 1 | Issue 3
One of the real joys this holiday season is the opportunity to say thank you and wish you the very best for the new year. Warmest thoughts and best wishes for a wonderful holiday and a very happy new year. Wishing you the gifts of the season — Peace, Joy, Hope
Save the Dates...
Lunch & Learn Innovative Forum : Transforming HT Students One Equation at a Time
January 24, 2019
11:00am

Featuring: Professor Roberto Castañeda
Mathematics Center Coordinator
Adjunct Professor
Huston-Tillotson University
Black History Month All-Campus
Read-in Project : "Celebration of Diverse Literary Voices of Texas"
Kick-off: February 2019

Featured Book:
Barracoon by Nora Neale Hurston
C0-moderated by Dr. Julie E. Hudson
Associate Professor of English
Huston-Tillotson University

In collaboration with Downs-Jones Library, KAZI Book Review, UT Austin History, and Austin's Central Library
Lunch & Learn Innovative Forum : Enhancing Veteran Success in Higher Education
February 7, 2019
12:00 Noon

Featuring: Chief Johnathan Whitworth, United States Army and HT Nontraditional Student, and service members from Fort Hood,
Killeen, TX
Distinguished Faculty Lecture Series : M. Yvette Williams-Brown, MD, MMS, FACOG
Assistant Professor
Gynecologic Oncology
Department of Women’s Health
Dell Medical School 
The University of Texas at Austin

February 13, 2019
12:00 Noon
What We're Reading...
Teach Students How to Learn: Strategies You Can Incorporate Into Any Course to Improve Student Metacognition, Study Skills, and Motivation

What is preventing your students from performing according to expectations? Saundra McGuire offers a simple but profound answer: If you teach students how to learn and give them simple, straightforward strategies to use, they can significantly increase their learning and performance. 

For over a decade Saundra McGuire has been acclaimed for her presentations and workshops on metacognition and student learning because the tools and strategies she shares have enabled faculty to facilitate dramatic improvements in student learning and success. This book encapsulates the model and ideas she has developed in the past fifteen years, ideas that are being adopted by an increasing number of faculty with considerable effect.
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