Announcements for the week of June 29, 2020









Announcements for the week of June 29, 2020








Fall Survey: To ensure our scheduling for fall 2020 is able to accommodate your ability to instruct in person, or any barriers you may have, please make sure your response to the fall survey is current. We will be working to finalize scheduling in the coming weeks. You can update your response to the fall survey by accessing MyCLU and selecting the Fall Survey link under Blackboard.

Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL): Resources
The CTL supports Cal Lutheran's mission of teaching and learning excellence, and provides valuable tools and resources for faculty including Blackboard tutorials, course design, lecture capture, and technology and equipment recommendations. Click here for the CTL home page. 

Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL): Professional Development
The CTL's Professional Development page provides recent workshop recordings and related resources to engage our faculty in the pursuit of teaching excellence. Click here for the CTL Professional Development page. 

To view the Coronavirus Information page, click here. This page provides the latest updates, plans and protocols, and other resources.





  • Trauma Informed Practices Faculty Development Series #1Introduction to Trauma /Effects of Trauma and Trauma Informed Practices, the first of a series of five workshops on Trauma Informed Pedagogy hosted by Dr. Heidi Coronado (Graduate School of Education) and Joann Weil, Tues., June 30, 1-2:30pm. Zoom Meeting:  Password: 638680
  • Center for Teaching and Learning presents: Perfecting Your Presentation Series Part 3: Create your own graphicsWed., July 1, 10:30am, online. Click here to register.
  • University Chapel, Thurs., July 2. Watch and interact at 11:25am every Thursday at our facebook watch party.  After worship, meet us on zoom from 12:00-12:15pm for online "cookie and lemonade" conversation time!
  • Trauma Informed Practices Faculty Development Series #2: Introduction to Collective Trauma and Understanding Racial Healing with Heidi Coronado, Thurs., July 2, 1-2:30pm.  Join Zoom Meeting: Meeting ID: 961 2589 4923
    Password: 768450
  • Virtual Lecture Series presents: Threading Time - Fiber Art and Collaboration 1950-2020Thurs., July 2, 4pm. Click here for Zoom information. 
  • Independence Day Holiday, Fri., July 3. Most administrative offices closed. 
  • Trauma Informed Practices Faculty Development Series #3: Resilience Development, Mindfulness and Holistic Practices for Self-Care with Heidi Coronado, Tues., July 7, 2-3:30pm. Join Zoom Meeting: Meeting ID: 971 9179 8977
    Password: 667655
  • Trauma Informed Practices Faculty Development Series #4: Resilience Development and Trauma Informed Practices with Joann Weil, Thurs., July 9, 1-2:30pm. Join Zoom Meeting: Meeting ID: 656 742 4600
    Password: 8zEWec
  • Trauma Informed Practices Faculty Development Series #5: Reflection on Resiliency/Personal Action Steps with Joann Weil, Wed., July 15, 1-2:30pm. Join Zoom Meeting: Meeting ID: 656 742 4600
    Password: 8zEWec
  • Free Spanish lessons (virtual) – A Spanish for University Professionals class will be offered this summer for faculty, staff and families of current and prospective students. With two sessions for introductory and intermediate levels, the courses are highly interactive and conversation-based for those interested in improving their speaking or listening skills in Spanish.
    Session 2
    Monday-Thursday, July 6-10 and 13-17
    Monday-Wednesday, July 20-22
    SPAN 101: 1:45-3 p.m.
    SPAN 102: 3:15-4:30 p.m.
    Click here to sign up for one or multiple courses. A Zoom link will be sent via email in advance of class. 





  • Financial Planning Workshop: Please send an email to to express your interest in attending a financial planning workshop this summer.  If there is sufficient interest, it would be taught by an external expert with an eye towards first-time investors and folks wanting to think about retirement planning.  Please send your email before June 29, 2020.
  • Virtual Shakespeare Summer Camps -  The Kingsmen Shakespeare Company is offering seven virtual summer camps for students from ages 4 to adult beginning in late June, throughout the summer. As in the past, they are offering the camps at half price to all Cal Lutheran staff and faculty families. Click here for more information. Please contact Elizabeth Wold, for registration.
  • International Student Resources - The Cal Lutheran international student community received direct communication from the Office of International Students and Scholars that, if facing financial crisis associated with the COVID-19 crisis, international students should outreach to the OISS at While not eligible for the government’s COVID-19 student relief funds, through the Cal Lutheran CARES DAY initiative, some limited funds have been identified to support the international students who are facing economic hardship. If you are engaging with international students, please remind them to always read the OISS Weekly Update for important details about support initiatives and direct them to contact OISS at with questions. Additionally, remind them that Campus Ministry offers support through the Community Cupboard which is still providing food resources during the summer. 




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