I hope your semester is coming to a successful close. Please remember to stop by the Faculty Center if you need assistance with wrapping up the semester or getting ready for the spring. The Winter Faculty Development Conference will be held this Wednesday-Friday. Around 45 faculty members are making short presentations related to teaching and learning. All faculty and staff are welcome to attend conference events. Check out the schedule here: http://www.fctl.ucf.edu/Events/WinterConference/2013/2013_winter_conference_agenda.pdf.
Good luck this week!
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