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2023 Summer Institute

May 17-18
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

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    Thank You!

    The Office of Undergraduate Education recently hosted the ninth annual Summer Institute, a professional development event that brings together the staff and faculty who participate in the Pathways General Education, First-Year Experience, and Inclusive Excellence programs.

The annual Summer Institute, hosted by the Office of Undergraduate Education, is a professional development event that gathers educators from three programs:

About the Keynote

Christina Crook

Digital Well-Being Expert and Founder & CEO of JOMO

Christina is the award-winning, international author of The Joy of Missing Out: Finding Balance in a Wired World  and Good Burdens: How to Live Joyfully in the Digital Age. Christina’s first book was a harbinger of the global #JOMO movement and kicked off her ongoing work as a digital mindfulness thought leader, speaker, writer, and host of the JOMO(cast) podcast.

Christina is a graduate of Simon Fraser University’s School of Communication. She’s worked for some of Canada’s most recognized media organizations, including the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) and Rogers Digital Media.

Behind the scenes, Christina is raising three kids with her husband in Toronto’s Junction neighborhood. You can find her nourishing her mind and body by rowing, mailing postcards, or flying brightly colored kites with her family on the lakeshore.

Inclusive Excellence
Jill Sible
Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education

Pathways General Education
Jenni Gallagher
Coordinator for Pathways General Education

First-Year Experiences
Kendria Mason
Coordinator for First-Year Experiences

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Questions? Contact Evelyn Compton, Administrative Assistant for Undergraduate Education and Inclusive Excellence Program Coordinator, at 540-231-3580.