Faculty Fridays

FoodService Director - steal this idea - Bruce Skinner - faculty FridaysBruce Skinner
Director
Southeast Missouri State University
Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Each Friday all members of the faculty are invited to have lunch at no cost in the main residence hall dining area. The program encourages faculty to visit the main dining area and helps to introduce them to the dining program. It also surprises our students when they see faculty in the residence hall having lunch at the table next to them.

 
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