events, activities, and workshops
Monday, September 1
LABOR DAY • Campus Closed
Tuesday, September 2
First Day of Classes (Fall 2014)
Wednesday, September 3
Preparing Future Faculty: Information Session
Student Success Center (131 E. 10th Street)
12:00 noon–1:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
The information session will present how the PFF program prepares you to teach in higher education settings as well as its relevance for leading and facilitating learning in corporate and non-profit settings. RSVP at email@example.com
Thursday, September 4
CGU Campus Vehicle Registration
9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Campus Safety will be at CGU to process vehicle registration requests.
Friday, September 5
Free Screening of North of Normal
Garrison Theater (241 E 10th Street)
In 2013, CGU positive psychology doctoral students Angela Mouton and Monica Montijo embarked on a worldwide adventure to ask diverse people "what do you love," "what is your greatest passion," and "what has been a peak experience in your life?" Their interviews and observations were compiled into a feature-length movie called North of Normal. We proudly invite you to join us for the world premiere screening, and explore the peak of human experience. View trailer here.
Saturday, September 6
The Future of Positive Psychology: A Tribute to Mihalyi Csikszentmihalyi
Garrison Theater (241 E 10th Street)
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
On Saturday, September 6th, we will be celebrating Professor Csikszentmihalyi's 80th Birthday and his extensive career contributions. The Claremont Stauffer Symposium will explore the latest developments and future of positive psychology. Join us to hear cutting edge talks by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Martin Seligman, Antonella Delle Fave, Howard Gardner, Hans Henrick Knoop, Jeanne Nakamura, Stewart Donaldson, and more! more»
Sunday, September 7
Western Positive Psychology Association Conference
Burkle Building (1021 N. Darmouth Avenue)
8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
The Western Positive Psychology Association (WPPA) was established in 2013 to create a collaborative scientific community of faculty, students, and scholars to advance and support rigorous, evidence-based empirical research in the science of happiness, excellence and optimal human functioning. Participate in exciting discussions on empirical research in the field of Positive Psychology. more»
mark your calendars
- September 10 Fall travel awards information session more»
- September 19 Botany Seminar Series at Rancho Santa Ana more»
- Why Marketing to Women Doesn't Work: A New Book By Drucker School Prof. Jenny Darroch more»
- Psychology Prof. Allen Omoto honored by two top psychology associations more»
doctoral dissertation defenses
CGU policy requires that all dissertation defenses be announced to the campus community with a minimum of one week’s advanced notice. Defenses are a public event for our academic community and guests are welcome. Questions about a specific defense should be referred to the academic department.
Hagelbarger's fall semester hours are Monday–Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Friday 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Hagelbargers offers pre-made and custom grilled items. Watch for weekly and daily special announcements.
cgu in the news
Click here to read recent news coverage of CGU and the CGU family. For daily updates, visit the CGU In the News section of the university's website.
- Check out a photo gallery from last week’s All CGU Student Orientation and the brand-new pinning ceremony. View Photos»
- Alumna Stephanie Granger (MS, Information Science, 2008) leads efforts in using today’s satellite tech to predict tomorrow’s droughts. more»
- IN CASE YOU MISSED IT:
Religious studies student Sean Dixon was part of a team of CGU students and faculty that spent the summer uncovering ancient history in Akko, Israel. more»
Students were introduced to Akko, Israel through lectures, guest speakers, tours, and an archaeological dig.
(Photo courtesy of Sean Dixon)