Lunch Series

Faculty and others meet at our weekly Lunch Series to learn about and discuss issues relevant to teaching and learning at Cal Lutheran. Lunch is provided.

To propose a topic or lead a series session, contact Joan Wines at x3277 or

Join us each week
  • Day: Thursdays
  • Time: 12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Place: SBET 127 (Unless otherwise noted.)
Date Topic Presenter
January 21 "Navigating the CLU Pearson Library Resources" Yvonne Wilber (Manager, Collection Development)
January 28 "Preparing to Participate in Black History Month" Student Panel and Daniel Lawrence (Multi-cultural/International Student Services)
February 4 “Faculty and the Cal Lutheran University Campus Store: Identifying and Refining the Synergies” Michael Felix (Bookstore Manager) and Keli Detgen (Course Materials Manager)
 February 11  "Alternative Breaks 101" Nicole Cozzi (Coordinator for Community Service)
 February 18 "Creating Rubrics to Improve Student Writing" Tanvi Patel (Assistant Writing Center Director and Adjunct English Instructor)
 February 25 "Channeling Your Students' Inner Entrepreneur” Michael Panesis (Executive Director, CLU Center for Entrepreneurship)
 March 3 "Ellucian Go: CLU's New Mobile App" 
Learn about this mobile offering now available to CLU students, faculty, and staff.
Zareh Marselian, Chief Information Officer (Information Tech. Services)
 March 10  "What Faculty Need to Know about the Community Leaders Association" Cindy Keitel (Community Coordinator at CLU) and John Short (CLA President) 
 March 17 "Including Undergraduate Research Assistants in  the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning" Cia De Martino (CTL Director) and Andrea Sell (Psychology) 
 March 31  "Video Production in Less Than a Minute: Free Software and iPod Touches"  Glen Rewal (Media Services)

 April 7


"Channeling Your Students' Inner Entrepreneur”  Michael Panesis (Executive Director, CLU Center for Entrepreneurship)
 April 14  "What's All the Fuss about 'STEM' Anyway?"  Bob Rumer (Physics)
 April 21  "Modeling Collegial Conflict in CLU's Teaching and Learning Environmnent"  Open Forum
 April 28  "Outdoor Class Meetings: A Conversation"

Please bring your questions, ideas, best practices, and/or stories of spectacular or pedagogical failure related to teaching in outdoor CLU locations. Where do you go?  What has worked well--or not so well?  What  do you and/or your students notice or report about their learning in these outdoor contexts?  


 Lisa Dahill (Religion)

We will meet outdoors this week on the SBET patio that faces Overton.
 May 5  "CLU's Forthcoming Advising Website: What's New? What's Needed?"  Harry Starn (School of Management)

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