Engaged Learning Series

Calendar of Events

"Ingredients:  Who’s your Farmer?" ELS Film Screening
Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014
12 –1:15 p.m.
Elizabeth Hall Rm. 229
Co-sponsored with the Environmental Issues Committee.

"A Place at the Table" ELS Film Screening
Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 
6 - 8 p.m.
Joyce Hansen Food Bank, 2504 F Ave Ogden, UT 84401
*Arbys will be providing sandwiches. After the movie, listen to Comissioner Jan Zogmaister and CCS's Executive Director, Brad Drake, give comments about their experience with the SNAP (food stamp) Challenge. Sponsored by Catholic Community Services. 

ELS Lecture: Charlie Arnot, Center for Food Integrity 
Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014
12 -1:15 p.m. 
Wildcat Theater 

*Rescheduled for Spring-"Food and Environment Ethics"-Lecture and discussion with Dr. Alexa Forrester, an environmental ethicist who teaches at Santa Rosa Community College
Friday, Oct. 3, 2014 
10:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
Sky Room (4th Floor) Shepherd Union
Co-sponsored with NOUS (Weber State Philosophy Club) 

The People Side of Food Security: Institutions & Food Production
International Food Policy Research Institute with Andrew Bell
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014
12 -1:30 p.m.
Elizabeth Hall Rm. 229
Co-sponsored with the Environmental Issues Committee and the John B. Goddard School of Business and Economics. 

WSU Service Day of Remembrance 
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014 
8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. 
Lindquist Plaza 
*Breakfast is from 8-9 a.m. at Lindquist Plaza 
Volunteer Sites include:
Ogden Nature Center
Ogden Prep Academy

Make a Difference Day 
Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 
Beginning at 8:30 a.m. 
Ballroom A, Shepherd Union 
Provident Living: Local Food for Thought
Monday, Nov. 10, 2014
12:30 -2:00 p.m. (open house)
Weber State University's LDS Institute
Join us for a very short introduction/speaker on Local food and visit stations of demonstrations, samples, and information about local food production in Ogden and surrounding Utah communities( e.g, cheese, yogurt, honey and bees, drying meat, preserving/canning, etc.)

WSU Remembers MLK: Week of Service
Jan. 19, 2015
8:30 p.m (Breakfast @ 9:00 a.m.) 
Marshall White Center 
Breakfast and Freedom March 40 volunteers needed at the Marshall White Center. Free and open to the public. Volunteers will serve food and assist with welcoming and event logistics.
Jan. 20, 2015
12:30-2:30 p.m 
Catholic Community Services Joyce Hansen Hall Food Bank
10 volunteers needed to reorganize and restock food in various sections. 
Jan. 21, 2015
6:00-7:00 p.m
Your Community Connection 
Open Gym night physical recreation with youth at YCC. 15 volunteers needed to play and teach youth sporting activities and benefits of a healthy lifestyle.
Jan. 22, 2015

12:30-2:30 p.m
Pioneer Adult Rehabilitation Center 
Courses on: appropriate dress and grooming, social manners and decisions about money to special needs clients. 15-30 volunteers needed to help present the topics or help keep clients attentive, in general. 
Jan. 23, 2015
11:30 a.m
WSU Shepherd Union 402
30 volunteers needed to help clear Weber Cares food pantry, assemble shelves and restock pantry. 

Jan. 24, 2015
7:00 p.m
Dee Events Center
WSU basketball game with Pioneer Adult Rehabilitation Center clients. 25 volunteers needed to help keep special needs clients attentive and safe. 

Film Screening of FedUp
Jan. Thursday 29, 2015
12:00 p.m. -  1:30 p.m.
Wildcat Theater
Co-Sponsored by the Mar Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery Film Series, and the Environmental Issues Committee.  "Upending the conventional wisdom of why we gain weight to lose it, Fed Up unearths a dirty secret of the American food industry-far more of us get sick from what we eat than anyone has previously realized. Filmmaker Stephanie Soechtig and TV journalist Katie Couric lead us through this potent expose that uncovers why-despite media, the public's fascination with appearance, and government policies to combat childhood obesity-generations of American children will now live shorter lives than their parents did.Written by Sundance Film Festival."

WSU Day at the Capitol
Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015 
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 

Food, Agriculture, and Climate Change
Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015
12:30 p.m. 
Wildcat Theater 

Film Screening: A Place at the Table
Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Wildcat Theater
Join us for a documentary that investigates incidents of hunger expereinced by millions of Americans, and proposed solutions to the problem. 

Opening Remarks: Maresha Bosgieter, Catholic Community Services

Post-Film Discussion to follow led by remarks from WSU President Chuck Wight and his wife Victoria Rasmussen, who is the manager of professional development for the Utah Education Network.

Co-Sponsored by CCEL/Food Matters and Catholic Community Services

WeberCAN: Building a World without Hunger
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Shepherd Union Atrium
Collect canned foods and goods to help build a world without hunger. After collecting the most canned food, use your cans to create a structure. Create the most unique, stable, applicable, or generous masterpiece and you may even go home with a prize.

Food Collection during the month of February 

Intermountain Sustainability Summit
Thursday, March 5, 2015
7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m
hepherd Union
Keynote speaker David Orr & plenary speaker Wesley Schultz
*Friday, March 6-Workshops: LEED Green Associate & Social Marketing: Building a Tool Kit to Motivate Environmental Action.
 Co-sponsored with Utah Recycling Alliance
"A Mormon  Ethics of Eating"-a look at the intersection of faith, culture, and food in Utah and   the Mountain West
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
12:00 p.m. -  1:30 p.m.
Wildcat Theater
Kate Holbrook is a specialist in women's history at the LDS Church History Library, and holds a PhD in American religious history from Boston University.
The Event is Co-Sponsored by WSUSA Convocations
"Film Screening of "Food Chains" Plus Q&A with Director after the film
Thursday, April 9, 2015
7:00 p.m.
Peery's Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd, Ogden
Co-sponsored by the Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery Film series & Environmental Issues Committee.
"There is more interest in food in the United States than at any other time in our history, yet there is a complete lack  of interest in the people who bring us that food."
-- Food Chains Facebook Page
Community Engagement Symposium 
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
Shepherd Union Building 
Co-Sponsor a Food Event with CCEL
Are you a campus club, department, college or other WSU group? Are you planning to host a Food-related event (lecture, film screening, community service opportunity, etc.) during the 2014-2015 school year? If you are, consider co-sponsoring the event with the Center for Community Engaged Learning. We can offer increased visibility for your event (and a small amount of financial support) by making it part of our 2014-2015 Engaged Learning Series on FoodMatters.

To apply, fill out the form or for more Information, Contact Sarah Steimel - sarahsteimel@weber.edu or 626-7737.



Sarah Steimel

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