Center for Educational Excellence

Drop Shadow

Summer 2014 Upcoming Events!

Faculty Writing Retreat

 Image By Henning Bulka - CC

Need some time blocked off to sit-down and write? We have organized a space to foster the writing productivity for all interested faculty. The aim is to assign a block of time that will help faculty work quietly on their own items, with plenty of coffee and snacks provided.

Presented by: femSTEM  
Wed, Jul 23 1:00 - 4:30 pm


Course (Re)Design Sessions

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

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 Boardrrom RSVP here


USD Just Read! 2014-2015

Stuffed and Starved Book Cover

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.

For more information click here.                       

New to the CEE!

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