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NoonFit: Flex, Function & Form

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Join in for a rotating variety of fluid stretches, mindful movement and mobility, workplace posture and stress reduction. Choose one 30-minute window or stay for the full hour, and you'll see a boost to your body and mood. We will focus on Flexibility, Functional Movement and Safe Form so you can take realistic steps to ...more about NoonFit: Flex, Function & Form

Mighty Morning Fitness

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Each workout we will incorporate a mix of cardio intervals, strength training, and functional movement exercises while enjoying the social boost of working out together. We gain many exercise benefits, including improved bone density, increased metabolism, muscle toning, heart health, improved posture and balance, and reduced risk of injury while providing mental and emotional benefits ...more about Mighty Morning Fitness

Filipino/a/x American Culture – NEW!

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Take a deep dive into Filipino/a/x American culture, starting with cuisine and geography of the Philippines. Learn about colonialism and global influences on Philippine identity, indigeneity, and nationalism. Gain understanding of Filipino migration to the United States and globally as we flip through Filipinos: Forgotten Asian Americans (Cordova 1983). And hear about local places, people, ...more about Filipino/a/x American Culture – NEW!

Breaking Bread with Colleagues 


Do you eat behind your computer? Do you wonder what your colleague across campus has been up to? Would you like to meet with people in a relaxing way? Let’s connect in the Faculty Commons over lunch. This lunchtime is for us to build community while fueling up for our busy day. The Faculty Commons has a kitchen ...more about Breaking Bread with Colleagues 



Join Emmanuel Irizarry-Soto of The Nature Conservancy in the U.S. Virgin Islands; Archana Alwar, native Puerto Rican, and Nancy Lane, Science for a dialogue focused on the multiple threats faced from the Caribbean to the Pacific Northwest.   Discover transformational ways to incorporate issues into the classroom.       Faculty Commons (D104H) Special Event! April ...more about MO-’FONGO…..HEE-BAH-REE-TOE…..KO-KI-TAU

Language and Community: A Literary Discussion Group


Facilitated by English faculty, Nan Ma, this literature reading group for faculty in any and all disciplines meets once a month for an hour to discuss short stories, poetry, and essays that are chosen by group members. Some writers discussed in the past include Amy Hempel, Lydia Davis, Grace Paley, Ocean Vuong, Beidao, and Cesar Vallejo.  Literature offers nuanced ways for understanding ...more about Language and Community: A Literary Discussion Group

Teaching Square: Interdisciplinary Sustainability


This teaching square allows faculty to gain interdisciplinary perspectives on sustainability and insight from other faculty while integrating sustainability into their teaching. To start, we will review basic sustainability principles and interdisciplinary perspectives on this issue. With the support of other faculty, participants implement a sustainability lesson into one of their own courses. Conversations with ...more about Teaching Square: Interdisciplinary Sustainability

Teaching Square: Classroom Management


Gain ideas for managing your classes by forming a quarter-long peer group and observing three colleagues’ classes. Sara Gardner of the Autism Spectrum Navigators Program is facilitating this workshop with her expert knowledge of supporting students with a variety of disabilities. Previous participation in our Classroom Management workshop is recommended, but not required. 10 PD Hours ...more about Teaching Square: Classroom Management

Teaching Square: Encouraging Self-Regulated Learning

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This teaching square will introduce you to the secrets of self-regulated learning using strategies through reflection activities.  How to teach students how to be self-regulated learners is a frequent question we have as teachers. This teaching square will introduce you to ways to enhance learning and create lifelong learners. Through this non-evaluative opportunity, you will ...more about Teaching Square: Encouraging Self-Regulated Learning

Evaluating the Persistence of College Students on Academic Probation


  This session will focus on supporting Academic Advisors/Faculty to understand and increase their awareness of students on academic probation. The presentation will focus on students who are first generation, low socioeconomic status (SES), and person of color. In examining studies and comparing findings of students on academic probation, little has changed about the poor ...more about Evaluating the Persistence of College Students on Academic Probation