University House Lunchtime Talks
Thursday April 19th, 12:30 – 1 p.m.
Presenters: Kris Plaehn
Title: Center for Student Success
Tuesday, April 24th, 12:30 – 1 p.m.
Presenters: Lindsey Nice, MFT and Faculty-Staff Support and Wellbeing Team
Title: Munch & Meditate
Wednesday, May 2nd, 12:30 – 1 p.m.
Presenters: Jennifer Smith, Dean of Inclusive Excellence
Title: Inclusive Excellence at PLU
Wednesday, May 9th, 12:30 – 1 p.m.
Presenters: Joanna Gregson, Provost
Title: Lunch with Joanna
Description: An informal lunch with our faculty colleague and Acting Provost Joanna Gregson.
Tuesday, April 10th, 12:30 – 1 p.m. Presenters: Sharon Wallace Title: Using health information technology to reduce mercury exposure associated with eating fish Wednesday April 4th, 12:30 – 1 p.m. Presenters: Teri Woo Title: Walking Races for Fun Information on presentation: Have you ever thought of walking a 5K, half marathon or marathon? Teri Woo is an accomplished recreational race walker who has walked and completed 14 marathons, 75+ half marathons and countless 5K races. Learn about how to choose a race, training, shoes, clothing etc if you want to have fun while putting in the miles. Tuesday February 13th, 12:30 – 1 p.m. Presenters: Andrea Michelbach Title: Crowdfunding at PLU Information on presentation: Learn about this exciting opportunity to raise funds for a special project or program within your department or division! Wednesday February 21st, 12:30 – 1 p.m. Presenters: Melannie Cunningham Title: Twenty Years as Sisters! Information on presentation: The City of Tacoma and the Municipality of George, South Africa recently celebrated 20 years as Sisters under the umbrella of Sister Cities International Inc. SCI is a nonprofit citizen diplomacy network that creates and strengthens partnerships between U.S. and international communities, promoting peace through mutual respect, understanding, and cooperation – one individual, one community at a time. Melannie Denise Cunningham is chair of the Tacoma-George Sister City Committee and led a delegation of 15 women to South Africa this past summer to commemorate and celebrate this important milestone. Tuesday February 27th, 12:30 – 1 p.m. Presenters: Lindsey Nice Title: Munch & Meditate Tuesday March 6th, 12:30 – 1 p.m. Presenters: Terry Bergeson Title: K-12 funding changes – It affects all of us Information on presentation: In response to the Supreme Court’s McCleary decision on the inadequacy of public school funding, the 2017 Legislature enacted a seismic shift in the k-12 funding structure including salaries and staffing, local levies, health care and collective bargaining, which will have immediate and long term consequences for Washington’s students and educators. Come hear the unfolding story.
If you are interested in giving a talk, please contact: Teri Woo at x7686 or email at email@example.com