October 21, 2019, was a golden day for those interested in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL). Somehow, across a variety of teaching and learning platforms, several educators were in sync about one specific point: there is immense possibility when we integrate purposeful pedagogies of welcome. Indeed, Lowrie’s (2019) “Vulnerability in the Classroom,” Felton’s (2019) Creating a Relentless Welcome, and Pacansky-Brock’s (2019) “I see you,” all emphasized the benefits of enacting pedagogical warmth. Because I am an online adjunct,…