• Afternoon Tea Discussion Series
Serving You, Serving Tea
Wednesday, October 6, 3– 4:30pm

The President’s Commission on the Status of AHANA Faculty, Staff, and Students was created to serve you! The reenergized Commission really wants to share its latest initiatives with you. This is an opportunity for you to tell members of the Commission about your experiences and hopes. Join us for tea and light refreshments and meet the many faces who represent you! 

Susan James Leyva, Director, Office of Retention Services



Manage Stress Without Boiling Over!
Wednesday, October 20, 2:30-4:00pm

Learn what triggers stress and how you can modify your behavior accordingly. This tea will equip you to cope with stressful classroom situations, students, and workloads. (CANCELED)

Beverly Flaxington, Lecturer, Management



Fostering Creativity in Your Students
Tuesday, October 26, 1– 2:15pm

Are you tired of reading papers copied straight from Wikipedia? Would you like to give your students required or extra-credit assignments that force them to be original? Stop by for tea and share your favorite ways to motivate your students.   

Lou Foglia, Instructor, Economics



Hit or Myth: Service Learning and the “Liberal” Arts
Tuesday, November 9, 12-1:30pm

This tea will introduce service learning and help participants actively plan to integrate it into their course syllabi. Through interactive discussion, sample syllabi, and small working groups, participants will develop strategies for incorporating service learning to enhance classroom learning, promote civic engagement, and meet community needs.   

Carolina Garcia, Director, S.O.U.L.S. Community Service & Service Learning Center
Thomas Connelly, Associate Professor, English