The Enlightened Bite

The Enlightened Bite

Enlightened Bite is a series of informal brown-bag sessions for faculty with brief presentations and engaging discussions.  This lunchtime learning series will be held once a month on Wednesdays from 1:00 to 2:00.


Date/Location Facilitator Topic
January 17
Summerville Campus
Jaguar Student
Activities Center,
Skinner Mtg Room
Angie Baker, EdS
Testing & Disability Services
Helping One, Helping All: Universal Design for Learning
UDL is a set of principles for curriculum development that gives all individuals equal opportunities to learn.  Participlatns will learn about UDL and how its implementation can also improve learning for all students.
February 21
Summerville Campus
Jaguar Student
Activities Center,
Skinner Mtg Room
Deborah S. Richardson, PhD
Faculty Development
How Can I Mentor Students Effectively?
After a brief presentation, this session will be an open discussion of ways to be better mentor for students.  Come share your experiences and ideas, and gain fresh perspectives from colleagues.
March 21
Summerville Campus
University Hall, UH-227
Lorraine Evans, PhD
Executive Director
Academic Success Center

What Are Our Students Telling Us and Why Does It Even Matter?
Please join Dr. Evans as she takes you through some of the findings that help us get a better picture of our students, their experiences at Augusta University, and how they compare to students at our peer institutions.
April 18
Summerville Campus
Jaguar Student Activities Center,
Skinner Mtg Room
Darla Linville, PhD
Advanced Studies & Innovation
Melissa Powell-Williams, PhD
Sociology, Criminal Justice & Social Work
William Hight, PhD
Counseling Services
AU's Safe Zone Program: Creating a More Inclusive Campus Environment
Part of a national Initiative, AU's Safe Zone (SZ) program strives to create safe and inclusive environments for individuals of all sexual and gender identities on campus and in the hospital.  Learn more about the program and how your can participate by attending the last Enlightened Bite of the Spring Semester.

Bring you lunch and join us!
(Cookies/SNACK and water will be provided.)

are you interested in facilitating an enlightened bite on AnY of these topics?
Let us know! 

  • Making Podcasts
  • Civility
  • Service Learning
  • Navigating the P & T Process
  • Artist Talks
  • Open Educational Resources
  • Textbook Transformation Grants
  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
  • Learning to Draw on the Whiteboard
  • Work/Life Balance: The Healthy Professor
  • Gender Pronouns: Updating your Conversation Toolbox