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Announcements 12/3/12

Monday, Dec 17, 2012


Announcements for the week of December 3

  • Faculty Lunch, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 11:00am-1pm, Roth Nelson Room.
  • CLU Bookstore Faculty & Staff Appreciation Event - Wednesday, Dec. 5, 9am-12pm, and Thursday, Dec. 6, 1-5pm. Enjoy refreshments and 25% off select merchandise.
  • University Chapel, Thursday, Dec. 6, 11:25am, Samuelson Chapel. Festival of Sankta Lucia.
  • The Center for Teaching and Learning’s lunch series this Thursday, Dec. 6, from 12:15 to 1pm, is in SBET 127. Marja Mogk (English) will present "Responding to Negative Student Evaluations." Lunch will be served. If you would like to propose a topic or lead a Series session, please contact Joan Wines at x3277.
  • The Earth Where You Stand, Photographs of India by Paul Hanson, exhibit in the Kwan Fong Gallery Saturday, Dec. 1 through Saturday, Jan. 26. Opening reception: Thursday Dec. 6, 6pm. For more information visit Kwan Fong Gallery.
  • Faculty Holiday Party - Friday, Dec. 7, 4pm, at the home of Terry Spehar Fahey. Please RSVP to .
  • Nov. 26-Dec. 13 ADEP is sponsoring a toy collection benefiting KABC7 & the SoCal  Firefighter’s annual “Spark of Love Toy Drive.”  Unwrapped toys for infants, children, and teens can be dropped off to the ADEP office (SBET #114), the Oxnard campus, or the Woodland Hills campus.  Thank you for your support!
  • Faculty Forum - Online Education in TUG. There will be a faculty discussion about online courses in the Traditional Undergraduate Program on Wednesday, Dec. 12 at 4pm in the Nelson Room. Topics will include: Fit within the ethos of CLU, intellectual ownership and course evaluation. Harry Starn from the School of Management will be there to answer questions. If you cannot attend and have any concerns, please contact Ken Gardner at
  • The Pearson Library has partnered with Literati/Credo, which provides the Credo Referencedatabase geared to undergraduate students and creates customized Information Literacy Tutorials that offer guidance on starting research, evaluating sources, plagiarism and much more. Two tutorials focus on Rodes Fishburne’s Going to See the Elephant, this year’s Freshmen Seminar common reader.  Some tutorials include embedded interactive quizzes. Consider linking the tutorials to your Blackboard pages and please share these with students in your classes. Contact Henri Mondschein X3012 for more information.
  • The President’s Diversity Council is accepting applications for Faculty Development Mini-Grants of up to $1,500 and Guest Speaker Grants of up to $300.  The purpose of each grant is to enhance the understanding and appreciation of multiculturalism, diversity and/or global society at CLU.  The applications can be found on their website at  For more information, contact Juanita Hall at .
  • The Community Leaders Association (CLA) is dedicated to enriching CLU and promoting its interaction with the community and local businesses. To this end, CLA has funds available to support faculty/departmental grants. Appropriate proposals include cultural events and seminars, scientific research equipment, and all requests in between. The application deadline is Dec. 14. The application form and rubric are on the Academic Affairs website under Financial Resources. For more information, contact John Tannaci, Chair of CLA’s Faculty Grant Selection Committee, at


  • GPEC meets on the first Tuesday of the month during the academic year. Please provide your submissions through the Course Leaf Catalog submission process two weeks prior to the meeting date for full consideration by the committee. We thank you in advance for your kind consideration.


  • The Center for Teaching and Learning’s lunch series next Thursday, Dec. 13, from 12:15 to 1pm, is in SBET 127. Bryan Rasmussen (English) will present "Experiential Learning from Classroom to City." Lunch will be served. If you would like to propose a topic or lead a Series session, please contact Joan Wines at x3277.
  • President's Christmas Camaraderie Holiday Party, Friday, Dec. 14, 3-6pm, President's Residence.
  • Fall Grades Due for Traditional Undergraduate Students, Wednesday, January 2, 8am.
  • Save the Date - School of Management [Re]Connections presents The Opportunities and Challenges of Sustainability, Wednesday, Jan 9, 5:15-7:15pm in Lundring.  For more information, contact Brendon Norton at .
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday - Monday, January 21 - Campus Closed.
  • Winter Faculty Retreat - Tuesday, January 22, 8am-1pm, Lundring.
  • January start dates for classes:
    • 11-week program classes resume Monday, January 7.
    • 8 week program classes begin Monday, January 7.
    • Semester classes begin Wednesday, January 23.

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