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Summer 2014 Upcoming Events!

Just in Time Course Design

Course Design Outcomes

The fall semester is rapidly approaching and maybe you are in the midst of revising an old course or even designing a new one, or maybe you just want to breath new life into your old syllabus. Faculty and CEE staff will be on hand to consult with you about any and all aspects of your course design from developing learning outcomes to creating assignments and other assessments to enhance student learning.

Please note, you may drop in and out of these sessions as your time allows.

Wed, Aug 20 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Fri, Aug 22 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wed, Aug 27 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Copley Library Seminar Room RSVP here


Adjunct Faculty Welcome & Orientation

Faculty Welcome

All adjunct & part-time faculty, new & continuing, are invited to join us for dinner and networking at this event. You will learn about the founding and mission of USD, employee perks & training opportunities, important policies regarding students and faculty, syllabus essentials, & the liberal arts education at USD. Representatives from several campus resource centers including Human Resources, Academic Technology Services, Student Wellness and many more will be on hand to answer your questions.

Thu, Aug 21 4:30 - 7:30 pm
Degheri Alumni Center Boardroom RSVP here


New and Junior Faculty Social


Located in the heart of Old Town, The Cosmopolitan Restaurant & Hotel is the ideal setting for USD’s new and junior faculty to meet and mingle.  A special patio area has been reserved for us, complete with an appetizer buffet and refreshments.

Free parking is available in the lot adjacent to the restaurant. It is accessible from Juan Street, just north of Mason Street.

Thu, Sep 4 4:30 - 6:30 pm
Cosmopolitan Restaurant & Hotel
RSVP here

USD Just Read 2014-2015

Stuffed and Starved


USD Just Read! encourages literacy and deep dialogue on social themes presented through outstanding literature. The program promotes active learning and reading not only within the USD community but within the San Diego community at large. During the 2014-2015 academic year, the book selection is Stuffed and Starved, written by Raj Patel.

Visit the USD Just Read! page for mroe information.

New to the CEE!

Look out for our new QR code on upcoming flyers and newsletters to register easily for any events!

Next Month's Events!


• New and Junior Faculty Social @ Cosmopolitan


• FFF: Managing Powerpoint Obesity

• The ARRT of Writing Self Evaluation Letters


• Integrating the Social Innovation Challenge into the Classroom


• Academic Program Review


• Brown Bag Briefing: Multiple Choice Tests


• Building Success for your Black Students: The Fine Line Between Tokenism and Leveraging Diversity (Black Student Resource Center and the Center for Inclusion & Diversity)


• Mentoring Training Series: Broadening Participation in Undergraduate Research (Office of Undergraduate Research)


• Sexual Assault Training and Awareness (Student Wellness)