Author: Colin Shanafelt

Free opera tickets!

First, in case you haven’t heard about Excursions, let me catch you up. Each semester the LA Gateway hosts events that are the opposite of extracurricular: These are events designed to move students from the study of liberal...

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Announcing: Spring 2020 Excursion

Join us for an exploration of the ways in which a work of art in one genre can inspire a work of art in another genre. In this spring’s series of LA Gateway events, Henry James’s novella, The Turn of the Screw serves as a...

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What is the Liberal Arts Gateway?

Now that LA Gateway-designated courses are appearing in the course schedule, people are asking: What is the LA Gateway? Here’s the philosophical framework, distilled. The Liberal Arts Gateway Aspiration The Liberal Arts...

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Gateway to equity

Check out this article from the Chronicle: https://www.chronicle.com/article/Do-Gateway-Courses-Foster/247853?cid=wcontentlist_hp_latest The challenges and the broad reach of gateway courses is exactly why our LA Gateway is an...

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New Gateway Courses!

Every student is on a path, and our new Liberal Arts Gateway courses prepare each of them for a journey to a healthy, productive, engaged life. You can easily find LA Gateway-designated courses by looking at the Course Note in...

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Announcing Tinder and Flint

Tinder and Flint:  Collaboration as a Strategy for a Happy and Productive Life featuringMatthew Hinsley and Billy Garretsen November 22, 20199:00 to 12:00 noonACC Northridge Campus,NRG Lecture Hall, Building 4000, room 4136...

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