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Location: BGS 314 [map]
Phone: (949) 582-4733
Fax: (949) 347-7363

Division Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday
7:00am to 7:00pm
Friday 7:00am to 5:00pm
Closed Weekends

Cadence Wynter, Dean Send email to Cadence Wynter
Social & Behavioral Sciences
BGS 320, (949) 582-4733

Christina Altman Send email to Christina Altman
Senior Administrative Assistant
BGS 316, (949) 582-4734

Sue Brown Send email to Sue Brown
Administrative Assistant II
BGS 318, (949) 582-4205

Yvonne Belardes Send email to Yvonne Belardes
Office Assistant
BGS 314, (949) 582-4733

Nicole Major Send email to Nicole Loftus
FKCE Program Manager
BGS 351, (949) 582-4217

Lilia Peterson Send email to Lilia Peterson
FKCE Program Assistant
BGS 318, (949) 582-4884


Social and Behavioral Sciences Division Meeting

Minutes - Thursday, October 10, 2013

  • Micael Merrifield - Sharing memories of Micael

  • Approval of Minutes: September meeting

Meeting minutes will be posted on the SBS Division Home page.

  • Sabbatical Report: Sherry Miller-White (Sociology, Spring 2013)

Sherry thanked the District and Saddleback College for allowing her to take a much needed sabbatical. She also thanked Dean Wynter for allowing her to present her report to colleagues, and CIDDE for all their help and positive attitude.   Sherry presented aspects of her Sabbatical Report and shared two of the eleven videos that she created for use on Blackboard.

  • Reports:
  • Faculty Association - no report
  • Academic Senate – no report
  • College Committees - no report
  • Distance Education (DE) Work Group – among other issues is reviewing regular effective contact.  When faculty teaching online courses do not initiate contact with students and wait for students to contact them, the Department of Education deems this to be a correspondence course which has a financial impact on the college.  Discussion followed of some of the issues associated with such a determination.
  • Spring Flex Week 2014 - faculty who wish to make a presentation should contact Jane Horlings

Associate Faculty Dinner - Thursday, January 16, 2014

  • Updates:
  • Sabbatical Leave Applications due Tuesday, October 15, 2013 (final deadline Friday November 1, 2013)
  • Book Orders for Spring 2014 semester due Tuesday, October 15, 2013
  • Great California Shakeout – Thursday, October 17, 2013
  • Homecoming- Saturday,  October 19, 2013

  • Events:

3CSN “Building or Practice: Integrating Instruction and Support Services” –

Thursday, October 24, 2013, 3:00-7:30p.m., Fullerton College, Student Center, 224-228        

  • Any Other Business:
  • Dean Wynter announced the publication of Jed Mularski’s article “ in the Harvard Review, and commended him for continuing to do research and writing while teaching a full workload.

  • Cadence raised the possibility of hosting monthly “brown bag lunch” meetings as a way of sharing and discussing faculty research interests and projects.

Meeting Adjourned: 2:38p.m.

Next Meeting - Thursday November 14, 1:30-2:30p.m., BGS 347


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