Announcements for the week of April 24, 2017

  • The 2017 Festival of Scholars, Apr. 24-28. Click here for the Festival of Scholars website. For information, email or contact Ashley Fessenden x3795.
  • Sabbatical Presentations, Mon., Apr. 24, 3-4:30pm, Swenson 101. All faculty are invited to hear brief Sabbatical project presentations from faculty who have recently been on Sabbatical. Schannae Lucas (Criminal Justice), Veronica Guerrero (School of Management), Nathan Carlson (Mathematics), Michael Brint (Political Science), Robert Meadows (Criminal Justice), Paul Williams (School of Management), Maureen Lorimer (Graduate School of Education), Susan Murphy (School of Management), Mark Spraggins (Music), Carol Coman (School of Management), Jodie Kocur (Psychology) and Karen Renick (French) will be presenting.
  • Honors Convocation, Tues., Apr. 25, 11:15am, Samuelson Chapel.  Note: We will be on Convocation Schedule with classes ending at 11:00am and resuming at12:40pm. Dr. Judith (Quentmeyer'69) Irvin, the 2017 Outstanding Alumni Award recipient, will give the keynote address, and the President's Award for Teaching Excellence recipient will be announced. Regalia will NOT be worn and faculty will not be processing. Faculty will have reserved seating on the right side of the Chapel. Please arrive early, as reserved seats will be released 5 minutes before the Convocation begins.
  • All faculty are invited to the Provost's Reception for Faculty Authors and Grant Recipients, Tues., Apr. 25, 5pm, Rolland Art Gallery. For information, contact Kelly Owens at
  • Wind Ensemble Festival of Scholars Concert, Tues., Apr. 25, 7:30pm, Samuelson Chapel. Donations accepted.
  • Staff and Faculty Lunch, Wed., Apr. 26, 11am - 1pm, reserved area in theUPSTAIRS Ullman Dining Commons. The discounted price of $8 + tax includes all menu options offered in the Dining Commons.
  • CTL presents Strategies for Improving Your PowerPointsWed., Apr. 26, 12-1pm, SBET 127. Click here to register. For information contact Kaitlin Hodgdon
  • CTL presents: Blackboard: Copy and Move Course ContentWed., Apr. 26, 3-5pm, Swenson 111. RSVP to Natalina Parker at
  • International Film Festival presents Amelie (Le Fabuleux destin d'Amelie Poulain, France, 2001), Wed., Apr. 26, 7pm, Muvico Thousand Oaks 14, 166 W. Hillcrest Dr. Admission is free. For information, contact Karen Renick at
  • University Chapel, Thurs., Apr. 27, 11:25am, Samuelson Chapel.
  • Center for Teaching and Learning's Lunch Series, Thurs., Apr. 27, 12:15pm, Hum 116.   Rebecca Lessem (Panopto Rep) presents "About Panopto: New Features andUsing the Lecture Capture System for Anytime Viewing of Lecture Material." If you would like to propose a topic or lead a session, please contact Joan Wines
  • New Venture Competition 2017Thurs., Apr. 27, 4-8pm, Lundring Events Center, hosted by the Center for Entrepreneurship. Admission is free, but registration is required. Click here to register.
  • The Creative Arts Division presents Mainstage Play, Hamlet, Disco Dane of Denmark, written and directed by Ken Gardner, Thurs. - Sat., Apr. 27-29, 8pm, andSun., Apr. 30, 2pm, Blackbox Theatre. Admission is $10, free with CLU ID.
  • Shenanigans: Senior Art Show 2017Sat., Apr. 22 - Sat., May 13, William Rolland Gallery of Fine Art. Artists talks: Fri., Apr. 28, 2pm.
  • 46th Annual Honors Banquet – Fri., Apr, 28, 5:30pm, Westlake Hyatt, 880 S. Westlake Blvd. Please RSVP to Randy Toland 
  • Artist and Speakers Committee - the deadline to apply for funding for the 2017-18 school year is May 1, 2017. The purpose of the funding is to help enhance the intellectual and artistic quality of life at the University by inviting distinguished artists and speakers. The committee welcomes applications from faculty, staff, and students. The application can be found on the Academic Affairs website or click here. For information, contact Michael Hart at
  • CLUFest 2017Fri., Apr. 21 - Sun., May 14, Kwan Fong Gallery. For information, contact Tim Hengst at
  • California Lutheran University and the Association of Lutheran College Faculties invite proposals for the 2017 meeting of ALCF on Cal Lutheran’s campus, September 29-30. Recognizing the 500th Anniversary of Martin Luther, the theme is “Re-Forming Communities: Toward the Next 500 Years.” Submissions are now open, with a deadline of June 15th.  Please visit the website at for submission details and conference registration. For questions, contact Tim Hengst, President, Association of Lutheran College Faculties, at
  • The Writing Center is hosting a summer multiliteracy & writing camp for young writers (9-11 olds) to create, write, and perform. CLU staff and faculty members receive $50 off the regular camp fee ($299). Click here for more details and application information.
    Contact Scott Chiu ( x3785 for any questions.





  • Full-time faculty annual contracts are due to Academic Affairs (MC 1400) by Apr. 30.
  • CTL presents: Planning for a Successful Summer, Mon., May 1, 3:30pm, SBET 127.Click here to register. For information, contact Cynthia DeMartino
  • 2017 Student Film Festival, Tues., May 2, 7pm, Preus-Brandt Forum.
  • CTL presents: Plenty of PowerPoints in the Sea, Wed., May 3, 12pm, SBET 127.Click here to register.
  • CTL presents: Blackboard: Ultra Collaboration. Wed., May 3, 3-5pm, Swenson 111. RSVP to Natalina Parker at
  • Jazz Collective Concert, Thurs., May 4, 7:30pm, Overton Hall. Admission is free.
  • Theatre Arts presents: Moving Images 2017: A Dance Concert, Fri., May 5 and Sat., May 6, 8pm, Preus-Brandt Forum. Admission is free.
  • Faculty Meeting - Mon., May 8, 4-6pm, in Swenson 101, with refreshments in the Pamela M. Jolicoeur Gallery beginning at 3:40pm.
  • Baccalaureate Service - Fri., May 12, 8pm, Samuelson Chapel.
  • Commencement information:
    • Graduate Commencement - Fri., May 12, 10am, William Rolland Stadium.
    • Undergraduate Commencement - Sat., May 13, 10am, William Rolland Stadium.
    • Faculty lineup (in regalia) will be 30 minutes before each ceremony in the Soiland Recreation Center in the Gilbert Sports and Fitness Center. Coffee, bagels, muffins and fruit will be served.
    • PARKING FOR COMMENCEMENT: There will be reserved Faculty/Staff Parking in the Mount Clef Stadium (on the old football field), but you mustclick here to print out the parking pass and put it on your dashboard.
  • Grades due by Sun., May 14 for Online Term 4 classes.
  • Grades due by Fri., May 19, 12pm, for all programs EXCEPT Online Term 4 (see above).
  • Campus Community Day - Wed., May 17.
  • Full-time Faculty - Please submit your 2017-18 Committee preferences by May 19 on the Faculty Governance Blackboard. 
  • All Campus Picnic - Tues., Aug. 22.
  • August Faculty Retreat - Wed., Aug. 23 - Thurs., Aug. 24, Ventura Beach Marriott.Click here to RSVP by July 1, 2017.
  • Opening Convocation - Mon., Aug. 28, 9:30am, Gilbert Arena.