SPA DAY

SPA DAY is traditionally held during the last week of May prior to student graduation.  The first SPA DAY was offered in May 2011. Check out past event resources below.

May 2019

HOSTOSPALOOZA

Breakfast & Networking
9:00 AM-9:45 AM

Welcoming
9:45 AM-10:00 AM

Event Jam
10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Lunch/Hostos Reads Unveiling
12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Self-Care 101: The Guide to Nourishing and Flourishing Our Mental Well Being
1:00 PM-2:00 PM

Carnival
2:00 PM-3:00 PM

Closing Reception
3:00 PM-4:00 PM

9th Annual SPA DAY Program

8th Annual SPA DAY Program

May 2018
Change in a Changing World

BREAKFAST & NETWORKING
9:00 AM-9:30 AM

OPENING REMARKS
9:30 AM-9:35 AM

IS THE HOSTOS CLASSROOM REALLY INCLUSIVE?
9:35 AM-10:35 AM

LIMBO
10:35 AM-11:05 AM

A CHAIR’S PERSPECTIVE OF CHANGE!
11:05 AM-12:05 PM

LUNCH
12:05 PM-1:05 PM

ROUNDTABLES
1:05 PM-2:05 PM

HOSTOS READS! STRATEGIES FOR PROMOTING A CULTURE OF READING ACROSS CAMPUS

PRESERVING FACULTY INTELLECTUAL DIVERSITY IN TODAY’S HIGHER EDUCATION LANDSCAPE

SERVICE-LEARNING – LEARNING AND SERVICE BEYOND THE CLASSROOM

OPEN EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES AT HOSTOS:OPPORTUNITIES FOR FACULTY

SKIN COLOR – A NON-ISSUE, ISSUE

FROM HOSTOS TO HARVARD
2:05 PM-3:05 PM

UNVEILING OF HOSTOS READS

CLOSING RECEPTION
3:05 PM-4:05 PM

8th Annual SPA DAY Program

May 2017
Hear you, Hear me, Hear Hostos!

BREAKFAST & NETWORKING
9:00 AM-I0:00 AM

BUILDING MEDIA LITERACY ACROSS DISCIPLINES
10:00 AM-I0:40 AM

SOCIAL JUSTICE VOICES ACROSS DISCIPLINES
10:40 AM-11:20 AM

LET’S SURF TOGETHER
11 :20 AM-12:00 PM

LUNCH
12:00 PM-12:40 PM

GAME
12:40 PM-1:20 PM

BOOK  LAUNCH: CONNECTING VOICES AND STORIES IN THE CLASSROOM
1:20 PM-2:00 PM

GAME & STUDENT PERFORMANCE: “THE LOTUS FLOWER”
2:00 PM-3:00 PM

CLOSING RECEPTION
3:00 PM-4:00 PM

7th Annual SPA DAY Program

May 2016 A Place for Everybody

Breakfast & Networking
8:30 am-10:00 am

Think Tanks Intro
Prof. Elvir Dincer, Title V, SoTL, Online Learning & Service Learning
10:00 am-11:00 am

Think Tanks
11:00 am-12:15 pm

Lunch
12:15 pm-1:15 pm

Games
1:15 pm -2:15pm

Keynote Speaker
Keynote Speaker: Prof. Cynthia Jones, Lecturer, English Department
2:15 pm – 3:00 pm

Closing Reception
3:00 pm-4:00 pm

Key Note Speaker & Special Presenters

Provost ManginoDean Christine Mangino

6th Annual SPA DAY Program

May 2015
Understanding Student Expectations & Needs

Registration & Breakfast
9:00 am-9:40 am
Room: B-503

Opening Remarks
Dr. Christine Mangino, Interim Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs
9:45 am-10:00 am
Room: B-501

Discussion Panel-Title V Research Projects: Creating Research Environments that Motivate and Inspire
10:00 am-11:00 am
Room: B-501

Breakout session I
11:05 am-12:10 pm
Rooms: (B-505, B-506, B-508 & B-509)

Flipping the Conference: Participant-Driven Sessions
12:20 pm-1:20 pm
Rooms: (B-505 & B-506)

Lunch
1:20 pm -2:00 pm

HALC
Keynote address: Dr. Thomas Bailey, Director Community College Research Center
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Room: B-501

Closing Reception
3:00 pm-4:00 pm
A-Atrium

Key Note Speaker & Special Presenters

Dr. Thomas Bailey

Prof. Eunice Flemister

Prof. Elys Vasquez-Iscan

Prof. Matthew Bethancourt

Prof. Karen Steinmayer

5th Annual SPA Day Program

May 2014
Who are We and Why are We Here?

Registration & Breakfast
8:30 am-9:00 am
Room: C-Cafeteria

Opening Remarks
Nelson Nunez-Rodriguez, Carmen Coballes-Vega, & Cynthia Jones
9:00 am-10:15 am
Room: C-Cafeteria

Breakout Session I
10:30 am-11:30 am
Rooms: (B-505, B-506, & B-508)

Raffle Drawing
11:30 am-11:45 am
Rooms: PSC-CUNY Lounge

Breakout Session II
12:00 pm-1:00 pm
Rooms: (B-505, B-506, & B-508)

Lunch
1:00 pm-1:30 pm
Rooms: C-Cafeteria

Finding Answers: Why, how, what and to whom we are teaching at Hostos
Advisory Council Members
1:30 am-2:00 am
Room: C-Cafeteria

Key Note Speaker

Prof. JonesProf. Cynthia Jones

4th Annual SPA Day Program

May 2013
Celebrate the Art of Teaching

Continental Breakfast & Networking
8:30 am – 9:30 am
Room: FDR

Welcome & Greetings
Dean Christine Mangino, and Prof. Nelson Nunez-Rodriguez
9:30 am – 10:15 am
Room: FDR

Session I
10:30 am – 11:30 am
Rooms: B-501, B-505, B-506, B-507, B-515 & C-565

Session II
11:45 am – 12:45 pm
Rooms: B-501, B-505, B-506, B-507, B-508 & B-509

Session III
12:20 pm – 1:20 pm
Rooms: B-501, B-505, B-506, B-507, B-508 & B-509

Lunch
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Room: FDR

Closing Reception
Provost Carmen Matos Rodriguez Coballes-Vega, Prof. Nelson Nunez- Rodriguez, Ms. Lourdes Torres & President Felix
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Room: A-Atrium

Key Note Speaker & Special Presenters


Provost, Carmen Coballes – Vega

President, Felix Matos Rodriguez

Provost ManginoDean, Christine Mangino

3rd Annual SPA Day Program

May 2012
Digital Learning; Creative Teaching; 
Teaching
and Inquiry; Learning and Intellect

Breakfast
8:30 am-9:00 am
Room: FDR

Exploring Reappointment, Tenure, & Promotion: A Conversation with Provost Coballes-Vega
9:00 am-10:00 am
Room: FDR

Breakout Session I
10:15 am-11:15 am
Rooms: (B-501, B-505, B-506 & B-507)

Breakout Session II
11:30 am-12:30 pm
Rooms: (B-501, B-505, B-506 & B-507)

Lunch
12:30 pm-1:30 pm
Rooms: FDR

The President as Teacher:  Sharing President Matos-Rodriguez’s Pedagogy
1:30 pm-2:00 pm
Rooms: FDR

Active Shooter Response for Faculty
2:00 pm-2:15 pm
Rooms: FDR

Breakout Session III
2:30 pm-3:30 pm
Rooms: (B-501, B-505, B-506 & B-507)

Key Note Speaker & Special Presenters

Provost, Carmen Coballes-Vega

2nd Annual SPA Day Program

May 2011
A Day at the Professional Development SPA

Breakfast & Opening Remarks
9:00 am-9:40 am
Room: FDR

Breakout Session I
10:00 am-10:45 pm
Rooms: (C-461, C-462, C-463, C-464, C-559)

Breakout Session II
11:00 am-11:45 pm
Rooms: (C-461, C-462, C-463, C-464, C-465)

Lunch
12:00 am-1:00 pm
Rooms: FDR

Breakout Session III
1:15 am-2:00 pm
Rooms: (C-461, C-462, C-463, C-464, C-465)

Breakout Session IV
2:15 am-3:00 pm
Rooms: (C-461, C-462, C-463, C-464, C-465)

Key Note Speaker & Special Presenters

Provost ManginoDean Christine Mangino

1st Annual SPA Day Program

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