Announcements for the week of October 21, 2019









Announcements for the week of October 21








  • Artists and Speakers presents: The Innovative Vision of Poet Dana Gioia: American Poetry and Public Life, Wed., Oct. 23, 4pm, Samuelson Chapel. Dana Gioia is the former Poet Laureate of California and the past chair of the National Endowment for the Arts. The Cal Lutheran Choir, conducted by Wyant Morton, will perform a musical setting of Gioia's poem "Prayer" composed by Morten Lauridsen. Admission is free. 




  • Staff and Faculty Lunch, Wed., Oct. 23, 11am - 1pm, reserved area in the UPSTAIRS Ullman Dining Commons. The discounted price of $8 + tax includes all menu options offered in the Dining Commons.
  • Are you interested in serving on a faculty search committee as an equity advocate? Training for new equity advocates will take place on Wed., Oct. 23 and Wed., Dec. 4, 3:30-4:30pm, Kingsmen Room (SU114). Click here to sign up.
  • All faculty and students are invited to the Mathews Leadership Forum: Finding Your Path to Success, Wed., Oct. 23, 5:45-9pm, Lundring Events Center. Event includes networking, dinner, roundtable and panel discussions.  Click here to register. Students are FREE. Faculty receive a $20 discount (bringing the cost to $35) by entering PROMO CODE: EMPMLF.  
  • University Chapel, Thurs., Oct. 24, 11:25am Samuelson Chapel. Ryan Macias '18 will be speaking.
  • Center for Teaching and Learning's Lunch Series, Thurs., Oct. 24, 12:15-1:00pm, Swenson 103.  Mel Spence (Graduate School of Education) will speak on " Incorporating Universal Design for Learning (UDL) into your Teaching ." Lunch is provided. If you would like to propose a topic or lead a session, please contact Cia DeMartino at
  • The Distinguished Speaker Series hosted by the Center for Economics of Social Issues presents: The Underlying Causes of Immigration from Mexico to the U.S., with Alvara De Regil Castilla, Executive Director, Jus Semper Global Alliance, Thurs., Oct. 24, 4:30-6:30pm, Lundring Events Center. Admission is free. Click here to register.
  • The Theatre and Dance Department presents The Wolves, directed by student Hailey Schaffner, Thurs. to Sat., Oct. 24-26, 8pm; Sun., Oct. 27, 2pm, Preus-Brandt Forum. Admission is free.
  • As we approach the one-year anniversary of Borderline and the fires, click here to view reminders and support resources provided by Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS).
  • Please encourage any interested students to apply! 2020 Equity Leadership Council Student Delegate Application: The Equity Leadership Council (ELC) is seeking three student delegate members (2 undergraduate and 1 graduate) for the 2020 calendar year. Applications will be accepted through Friday, December 13, 2019, at 5pm.  Click here to view information about the ELC and application instructions. Click here to complete the application.  The application can also be accessed on the Cal Lutheran Academic Affairs home page. If you have any questions, please email . 
  • Traditional Undergraduate (TUG) student registration for Spring 20 will begin on Fri., Nov. 8.  On Fri., Oct. 4, emails were sent to students with their registration appointments (based upon credits completed).  The Spring 20 semester schedule is available on WebAdvisor and Student Planning. For questions, contact Academic Services at . The schedule will be as follows:
    • Seniors: Fri., Nov. 8
    • Juniors:  Fri., Nov. 8 – Mon., Nov. 11
    • Sophomores:  Mon., Nov. 11 – Wed., Nov. 13
    • Freshmen: Wed., Nov. 13 – Thurs., Nov. 14
  • For faculty that advise in the Traditional Undergraduate Program, Academic Services has created a Core-21 list specifically for the courses offered in the Spring 2020 semester. Click here to view it on the Academic Planning website.
  • Were you a first-generation college student? – A working group on campus is seeking to identify and enlist faculty and staff members who were the first in their families to graduate from college. If you are willing to be visible about your first-generation identity, have your name listed on the Cal Lutheran website or participate in programming for National First-Generation College Celebration Week in early November, click here. For questions, email Dan Tillapaugh at
  • Community Leaders Association (CLA) Grant Proposals for Spring '20 awards due Fri., Nov. 1. The CLA has funds available to support faculty in engaging within the community. Appropriate proposals include cultural events, seminars, outreach efforts, and community-based research. Click here to view a rubric that clarifies selection criteria for this competitive application. Funding is generally provided up to $2,500; to be expended by the following fiscal year end. The proposal request form can be found on the Academic Affairs Grant Funding website under Community Leaders Association Grants. For questions contact Tim Weaver, Chair of CLA’s Faculty Grant Selection Committee, at
  • Nominations and expressions of interest are invited for the position of Pre-Health Advisor. This position carries a three-year term and will commence in Fall 2020. The position is open to all full-time faculty in the Natural Sciences Division. Please click here for more information about the Pre-Health Advising program. Specific details about the position can be provided upon request. Please contact Jean Sandlin by Dec. 15 for nominations/expressions of interest.
  • Did you miss Dr. Gina Garcia’s lectures during her visit and are interested in what she had to say about our HSI status? Click here and log in using your Cal Lutheran account, to access her two public lectures.
  • Lucca Drake Aparicio Memorial Exhibit, Sat., Oct. 26 through Sat., Nov. 2, William Rolland Gallery of Fine Art.
  • Artist in Residence: Delesprie, Mondays and Wednesdays through Dec. 4, 3-6pm, William Rolland Art Center Gallery. Watch live sculpting demonstrations by world-famous master sculptor Delesprie.







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