Faculty Development

The John S. Kendall Center for Engaged Learning

Fall Dates

1. Monday, August 30: Orientation for new Tenure Track Faculty 2. Tuesday, August 31: New Faculty Orientation Day 3. Wednesday, Sept. 1: Faculty Development Day 4. Friday, September 10: First Friday Faculty Social 5. Friday, February 11, 2011: Chili Cook-Off

Teachers Talking - September 16

Join us for the first Teachers Talking of the year when we discuss "Thinking about making good food: student activities related to the Nobel Conference." Sessions are from 11:30 to 12:20 p.m. and run again at 12:30 to 1:20 p.m. Free lunch at Three Crowns Buffet, then meet in the Heritage Room. Teachers Talking events are informal lunchtime conversations that focus on issues of interest to teaching and learning, higher education, and best practices in pedagogy.

Join Kendall Center's Google Calendar

All Kendall Center events have been added to the Kendall Center for Engaged Learning homepage website. As events are added to the Gustavus Calendar this list will get updated. If you would like to add all upcoming Kendall Center events to your Google Calendar, you can click on the "Events" title to go to the College Calendar. From there, they can click on the "Add 'Sponsor / John S Kendall Center for Engaged Learning' to your calendar" link.

FREE Reading in Common Book - limited quantities

The first year reading in common book has been announced: Jamie Ford's Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet. To enable all faculty members to participate in the campus conversation, The John S. Kendall Center for Engaged Learning will be offering a free book for any faculty member who would like one. Please email your request to the Kendall Center's administrative assistant, Cathy Blaukat (cblaukat@gustavus.edu).

Research, Scholarship and Creativity 2008 & 2009 Publication

Did you get your copy of the second biennial 2008-2009 Faculty Research, Scholarship, and Creativity book? If not, let Cathy Blaukat know and she will make sure one goes to your campus PO.

About the newsletter

This is an e-mail newsletter from the John S. Kendall Center for Engaged Learning. If you prefer not to receive future issues of this newsletter, please send an e-mail to cblaukat@gustavus.edu with your e-mail address and name.