Faculty Mentoring Summer
Faculty Mentoring Summer, a professional development program designed to engage scholars from around the world in customized, field-specific, and cross-cultural activities during the month of July or May through July. Visiting scholars are paired with Georgia State University faculty to engage in academic mentoring including: research, class observations, syllabi development, Syllabi enhancement, and course evaluation. Georgia State University faculty may also engage scholars beyond the classroom. Participants take part in cross-cultural experiences such as sporting and cultural events, visits to historical sites. Additionally, scholars have the opportunity to enhance their English language proficiency through the Intensive English Program and individual/group tutoring sessions. The summer programs uniquely offer on-campus housing and meal plans.
The two month long Faculty Mentoring Summer Program includes an Intensive English Program course focusing on oral communication as well as weekly individual/group tutoring sessions. The one month long Faculty Mentoring Summer Program offers conversation partners. Program participants also have access to MANGO and the Center for International Resources and Collaborative Language Engagement (CIRCLE) making language-learning softwares available to the scholars.
Program Coordination & Services
Georgia State University’s Office of International Initiatives will coordinate Faculty Mentoring with the visiting scholar and/or the international institution’s relevant office and Georgia State host departments. Services include, but are not limited to:
• Two weekend excursions.
• CityPASS (Ticket book) to explore Atlanta’s attractions including The Coca-Cola Museum, CNN, and the Georgia Aquarium.
• On-Campus housing and flexible meal plan.
Program Cost Duration
Scholars have the option to participate in the program for one or two months.
Summer 1 Month
Dates: July 4 – Aug 4
Summer 2 Month
Dates: May 25 – July 26
For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.