Brown Bag Discussions offer faculty an opportunity to share lunch together and listen to their colleagues speak about topics related to learning and teaching. Come get a free lunch and experience interactive discussions presented by your friends. Faculty presenters have the freedom to speak about things they feel are innovative and enlightening, items they find successful in the classroom and best practices. Instructors who regularly participate in Brown Bag Discussions often come away with new ideas that make their teaching more meaningful.

Listed below are the upcoming Brown Bag / PIE Talk Discussions. To reserve a seat and a lunch, RSVP to



Thursday, November 14, from 12:45 - 1:45 pm, MC 387 Special Events Room

Friday, November 15, from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm, MC 387 Special Events Room


JOHN THOMAS (Religious Education) 

Religious Freedom and Fairness for All

For several years, Church leaders have advocated "fairness for all" as the best way to sustain religious freedom while protecting the rights of others. We will explore what this means in principle and practice.


REDGE ALLEN (Marketing) 

Experiential Learning in the Classroom -- Lessons Learned from IBC

Students learn more by doing, than by listening.  The IBC experience is a deep immersion into a controlled business environment.  In order to be successful, experiential learning needs to have clear goals and objectives and commitments from multiple stake holders.  It is not always perfect, but it is always memorable.

For additional information, please contact Shirley Hawkes at 496-2400 or