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Announcements 10/1/12

Thursday, Oct 25, 2012


Announcements for the week of October 1

  • All faculty are invited to attend one of two Town Hall Meetings, Monday, Oct. 1, 10:30-11:30am or Tuesday, Oct. 2, 4-5pm in Lundring.
  • Fall Lunchbox Diversity Series presents Supporting African American Males, presented by Daniel Lawrence, Coordinator of Multicultural Programs, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 12-1:15pm in the Nelson Room. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP to Dr. Juanita Hall at .
  • Faculty Lunch, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 11:00am-1pm, Roth Nelson Room. (Note time change - Faculty Lunch will now begin at 11am.)
  • The Reel Justice Film Series presents "Gender Fluid and Transgender Youth - Films and Discussion"  with filmmaker Jonathan Skurnik, Skurnik Productions, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 7pm, Lundring Events Center.  Admission is free. For more information, contact the Center for Equality and Justice at x3694.
  • University Chapel, Thursday, Oct. 4, 11:25am, Samuelson Chapel.
  • The Center for Teaching and Learning’s lunch series this Thursday, Oct. 4, from 12:15 to 1pm, is in SBET 127. Louise Kelly (Exercise Science) and Ryan Medders (Communication) will present "Instructor-friendly Blackboard Functions for Testing and Grading." Lunch will be served. If you would like to propose a topic or lead a Series session, please contact Joan Wines at x3277.
  • Fall Holiday for Traditional Undergraduate Students - Friday, Oct. 5. No classes will be held, but administrative offices will be open.
  • Founder's Day Convocation - Friday, Oct. 19, 10:30am, Samuelson Chapel.  Faculty will wear their regalia and meet at the Luther Statue at 10:15am in order to process. Please note that due to the fact that the class schedule has changed, this Friday time may conflict with classes you are teaching this year.  You should not cancel classes to accommodate Founder's Day Convocation. Please RSVP to  so that we can reserve enough pews in the Chapel.
  • Bill Bilodeau is in need of drivers for the following Geology field trip this fall semester.  Drivers will use rented SUV's with up to 7 students, and must register with the "pull" program to participate.  Please contact Bill Bilodeau ASAP at  if you can drive on this field trip.
    • GEOL 111 Physical Geology one-day field trip to Wildwood, Pt. Mugu and the Santa Monica Mountains:
      • Sunday, Oct. 14, 8:45am to 4:15pm.
  • The Big Picture, drawings by Alexey Steele, exhibit in the Kwan Fong Gallery Saturday, Oct. 6, through Monday, Nov. 26. Opening Reception: Saturday, Oct. 6, 7pm; Artist's Reception: Tuesday, Oct. 16, 5pm.  For more information visit Kwan Fong Gallery.
  • The Writing Center has adopted a new online appointment system, WCOnline, to replace Genbook.  Students can register with WCOnline by visiting the Writing Center page at and clicking on "Book an Appointment Online."  The system will ask first-time users to register using their Cal Lutheran email and student ID number.  Students can then log in to view available tutors and appointment times.  If you have any questions, please contact Joan Wines, Writing Center Director (, x3277), or Ursula Rush, Writing Center Coordinator (
  • Art conference discount – CLU employees and students will receive a 20% discount on attendance to TRAC2012: The Representational Art Conference Oct. 14-17 at the Crowne Plaza in Ventura. Join master artists, critics and thought leaders from around the world for lively discussion and studio demonstrations, and to explore representational art’s place in the 21st century. For information on the conference, visit To receive the 20% CLU discount, send an email to


  • Faculty Meeting, Monday, Oct. 8, 4-6pm, Swenson 101/102.
  • Afro-Colombian Hip-Hop: Globalization, Transcultural Music and Ethnic Identities, with Dr. Christopher Dennis, University of North Carolina, Thursday, Oct. 11, 5pm in Lundring. Admission is free. Sponsored by the Department of Languages and Cultures and the CEJ.  For more information, visit the CLU Events Calendar.
  • Founders Day Concert - Suzanne Freeman Memorial Concert, Friday, Oct. 19, 7:30pm, Samuelson Chapel.  The University Symphony, conducted by Daniel Geeting, will perform CLU alumnus David Freeman's memorial to his mother, Elegy in Memoriam. Donations accepted. For more information, visit the CLU Events Calendar.
  • Homecoming and Family Weekend, October 19-21.  For more information and a schedule of events, visit CLU Homecoming.
  • 9th Annual Student Research Symposium, Saturday, Oct. 20, Oral Presentations: 9-10:30am in Richter hall, Ahmanson Science Center; Poster Presentations: 10:30am-12:30pm in the Ahmanson Science Center Atrium. Sponsored by the Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Scholarship.  For more information visit OURCS .
  • Homecoming Choral Concert, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2pm, Samuelson Chapel, Wyant Morton conducting. Donations accepted.  For more information, visit the CLU Events Calendar .

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