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The Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning (FCTL) at Mercy College is a hub for the encouragement and support for teaching at all levels and in the service of greater student success. FCTL is a resource for the Mercy College community and offers services and programs for both full-time and adjunct faculty. The Faculty Center strives for a significant impact on the pedagogy, scholarship, and collaboration at the College.

Faculty Center Update

The Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning (FCTL) is moving!  Starting Thursday evening April 4 and continuing all day on Friday April 5, the Dobbs Ferry FCTL Room will be offline.  We apologize for any inconvenience


Starting Monday April 8, the FCTL room will reopen in the Dobbs Ferry Library on the first floor behind the circulation desk. This is a temporary location. The new entrance to the FCTL room is accessed by turning left past the circulation desk, and turning left before entering the Center for Academic Excellence and Innovation (CAEI/ the Learning Center).  You’ll find the new FCTL Room entrance in the library gallery.  Signs will be posted.  


It is a space to meet colleagues, have room to collaborate, or work independently at one of the computer stations.  The new space inside the library is temporary.  We are working closely with Facilities and IT to open a permanent home in the fall 2019 semester.  We appreciate your support and cooperation as we move forward to make the FCTL room bigger and better for your usage.

While FCTL-sponsored faculty learning communities, workshops, consultations, and special events will continue to punctuate the academic calendar, bringing us together in person with one another, the Faculty-In-Residence and professional staff for Teaching Excellence and Engaged Learning are pleased to present to the community a new digital medium of exchange, FCTL à la carte.


The Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning (FCTL) has been developed to ensure excellence in teaching and learning by promoting a college culture, through conferences and other mediums, where the Mercy community works collaboratively to champion pedagogy and research that acts as a concrete resource for the development and implementation of academic initiatives.

New Faculty Orientation is around the corner!  We are planning two days, Monday, August 19, 2019, on the Dobbs Ferry Campus, Mercy Hall Rotunda dedicated sessions will include many topics for you to have a successful fall semester.  Then on Tuesday, August 20, 2019, we will meet at the Tarrytown Training Center, 828 S. Broadway, Tarrytown, NY for a day of Blackboard training.

  • EAB workshop for faculty – September 27, 2019
  • Digital Storytelling – September 2019
  • Blackboard Community - September 2019
  • TLE course – October 2019 and November 2019
  • Interactive whiteboard – October 2019

 Any inquiries, please email