Faculty Development

The John S. Kendall Center for Engaged Learning


Thanks to everyone who participated in Faculty Development Day and New Faculty Orientation. A special thank you to those colleagues who facilitated sessions and shared their experiences and expertise. Your contributions and involvement are appreciated.

First Friday Faculty Social

All faculty are invited to the First Friday Faculty Social on Friday, September 10 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Interpretive Center. Get to know new faculty, reconnect with colleagues, and celebrate the start of the new year. Refreshments provided. Hosted by the John S. Kendall Center for Engaged Learning.

SoTL Lunch

There will be a SoTL (Scholarship of Teaching and Learning) lunch held on Friday, September 17 from 11:30 to 12:30 p.m. Anyone interested in SoTL is welcome to attend. Sign in at the buffet and join us in the St. Peter Room for a lively and informative conversation

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.

Teachers Talking Technology

The first Teachers Talking Technology of the year will be held on Tuesday, September 21 (topic TBA). This program runs from 11:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. and again from 12:30 p.m. to 1:20 p.m. Join us for free lunch at the Three Crowns buffet, then meet in the St. Peter Room for good conversations.

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.

About the newsletter

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