- March 6: Faculty Shop Talk
- March 9: 2nd Gustavus Hispanic FilmFest - Pelo malo/Bad Hair
- March 10: Teachers Talking Writing
- March 11: Faculty Publication Tea
- March 12: Teachers Talking
- March 16: 2nd Gustavus Hispanic FilmFest - La sombra azul/The Blue Shadow with director Sergio Schmucler
- March 19: New Faculty Orientation Session
- March 20: Faculty Shop Talk
- March 21: Faculty Writing Retreat at ASI
- March 21: Faculty Writing Retreat at Gustavus
- March 23: 2nd Gustavus Hispanic FilmFest - Last Screening: Wilaya
- March 24: Teachers Talking
- April 9: Teachers Talking
- April 10: Faculty Shop Talk
- April 11: Faculty Writing Retreat at ASI
- April 12: Faculty Writing Retreat at Gustavus
- April 16: New Faculty Orientation Session
- April 22: New Faculty Mentor/Mentee Social (tenure-track only)
- April 24: Faculty Shop Talk
- Alisa Rosenthal — x7437
- Sean Cobb, Technology — x6085
- Paul Saulnier, New Faculty Programming — x6123
- Leila Brammer, Research, Scholarship, and Creativity — x6190
- Deb Pitton, Global and Cultural Engagement — x7456
- Thia Cooper, Interim Diversity and Inclusive Excellence — x6296
- Cathy Blaukat — x6227
Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
- The John S. Kendall Center for Engaged Learning is located in Beck Hall, Room 103
Teachers Talking - identifying mental health issues
Join Stacey Gerken from the Advising and Counseling Center on March 4, for a discussion about and what to do. Program runs from 11:30 to 12:20 and again at 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the St. Peter Room. Free lunch. Good conversation.
Join Writing Center Director Rebecca Fremo and members of the Writing Center staff on Tuesday, March 9 as they discuss the challenges of creating good writing assignments. The tutors will offer their perspectives based on their experiences helping students decipher their professors' writing prompts, and we'll talk about the elements that make a writing assignment both clear and challenging for students. click "more"
New Faculty Orientation Session - Advising
There will be a New Faculty Orientation Session on Thursday, March 11. Topic: Curriculum (Steve Mellema) and Academic Advising (Julie Johnson). Program runs from 12:30 to 1:20 p.m. on the St. Peter Room.
Teachers Talking - accommodations for mental health issues
Join Laura Bickett from Disability Services on March 18, for a discussion on accommodations for mental health issues. Program runs from 11:30 to 12:20 and again at 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the St. Peter Room. Free lunch. Good conversation.
The Celebration of Creative Inquiry is a campus-wide forum to publicly share the creative inquiry of students from Gustavus. Abstracts are due March 19. The Celebration will be held on the evening of Friday, April 30 and will feature student poster presentations. All students who wish to participate must select a faculty sponsor who has worked with them on their project and/or has the expertise to evaluate the project. click "more"
Using podcasts? Me? In my classroom? Never! Well, think again! Interest in podcasting at Gustavus has exploded this past year among faculty and students alike. Come hear Heidi Meyer and Joyce Aarsvold discuss how the Nursing Department, as well as other departments, are currently using this available technology in teaching, research and
student learning. Potential uses of this available technology for future courses will be discussed as well. click "more"
New Faculty Orientation Session - Faculty Governance
There will be a New Faculty Orientation Session on Thursday, March 25. Alisa Rosenthal, Vice Chair of the Faculty Senate, will talk with you about how faculty governance works at Gustavus. She'll also go over the committees at Gustavus, how the election or appointment process works, and suggests ways for you to be involved. Program runs from 12:30 to 1:20 p.m. on the St. Peter Room.
"Preparing for the Post-Course Era" audio conference
Slides and audiotape from the "Preparing for the Post-Course Era" audio conference presented by Randy Bass of Georgetown University on Tuesday are available on the Kendal Center website.
Gustavus Technology Services is pleased to announce the availability of free, hands-on, technology training sessions for faculty and staff. These training sessions will be in small groups held in the Olin Technology Classroom (Room 124B) beginning at 9:00 am and lasting about an hour. They are aimed at all different skill levels so all are welcome. Our goal is to make you feel more comfortable using technology, software and other online resources. click "more" for topics and dates.
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