CAC Schedule

Fall 2018

The Wednesday Faculty Discussion Series
3-4 p.m.  •  E-202

September 12 // Brian Mullen (Exec. Dir., Public Relations and Marketing Communications) Panel Chair

Michael Chavez (VP Student Success)
Jim Crawford (Exec. Dir., Campus Services, OTS)

“Merging Predictive Analytics and Marketing to Boost Student Success and Retention”

September 19 // Michael Maningas (Dir. Honors) 

“What’s New in Honors? A Conversation with the New LSC-M Honors Director”

September 26 // Aaron Clevenson (Astronomy)

“Black Holes, Dark Matter, and Dark Energy”

October 3 // Michael Walsh (Music)

“The School for Lovers: The Sexual Politics and Cultural Resonance of Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte”

October 10 // Euradell Davis (English)

“Developmental Students’ Persistence in Paired Coursework Programs Among American and Latino Males in Community Colleges”

October 17 // Amy Lipke (English)

Using Writing Assignments to Stimulate Critical Thinking in Any Class

October 24 // Mead McLean (Art)

“Teaching Fully Online Labs”

October 31 // Kirk Cochran (English)

“’Beauty in the Struggle’: Understanding Grit and Spaces of Struggle through Rap and Hip-Hop”

November 7 // John Bryant (Psychology)

“Interdisciplinary Contributions to Abject Poverty in America”

November 14 // Patrick Kowis (Business Administration)

“Improving Student Engagement with Humor and Other Practical Tips”

For information about the Annual CAC Student Presentation Conference, LSC-Montgomery information contact Roy Turner (English), org. committee chair. To access the nomination form visit

For information about The WAC Journal and to access submission and release forms contact Martina Kusi-Mensah (English), co-editor. To access the forms visit

For information and to make proposals for the Wednesday CAC Faculty/Staff Discussion Series contact Ron Heckelman (English), or Habib Far (Math),