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Unit Head and Faculty Weekly Mailing 1-14-14

For Faculty

1. Niemeyer Awards Nomination deadline is January 21

2. Grandparents, Grandkids, and Grand Valley (G3) Summer Camp Registration Is Open!
 

For Unit Heads

3. New Faculty Orientation - From the Provost Office

 

4. CLAS Important Dates

For Faculty

1. Niemeyer Awards Nomination deadline is January 21

The Niemeyer Awards nominations are due to the CLAS Dean's Office ( mclenitt@gvsu.edu ) by January 21st.  For more information, timeline and Nomination Form, go to the Provost website http://www.gvsu.edu/provost/glenn-a-niemeyer-awards-5.htm .  

2. Grandparents, Grandkids, and Grand Valley (G3) Summer Camp Registration Is Open!
G3 is a residential summer camp program for grandparents and grandchildren (ages 8-12) to come together for a three day educational experience.  Families will spend their time together on the Grand Valley State University campus for three days and two nights sleeping in the living center apartments and eating in the common dining halls along with college students and others on campus.

The dates for G3 Camp are June 24 - 26, 2014 on the Grand Valley Allendale campus. Housing, meals, and sessions are all inclusive. Registration is open until April 30, 2014.  Visit www.gvsu.edu/g3  and register by February 28 to get the early bird rate!

Class sessions are taught by GVSU faculty and staff and will be held during the day in the campus academic buildings. GVSU faculty and staff expose camp participants to a wide range of options and people may choose their sessions based upon their interests.  In the evening, there will be various activities that families may choose to attend. On the final day, a graduation luncheon ceremony will be held.
Our goal is to offer educational experiences and activities that will strengthen the bond between generations and facilitate creating many positive memories together. Daily sessions will involve grandparents and grandkids experiencing adventures in a variety of the sciences, mathematics, art, poetry, music, and law enforcement, just to name a few. This summer camp is sponsored by the Regional Math and Science Center and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS). More information is available at www.gvsu.edu/g3 or by calling the Regional Math and Science Center at (616) 331-2267.

 

 

For Unit Heads

3. New Faculty Orientation - From the Provost Office

 

For your information and calendars, New Faculty Orientation for all NEW tenure-track, visiting, and affiliate faculty is scheduled for:

 

Wednesday, August 13

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Allendale Campus

AM - Kirkhof Center; PM - Mary Idema Pew Learning and Information Commons

 

                AND

 

Thursday, August 14

8:00 am. - 3:00 p.m.

Pew Grand Rapids Campus

DeVos Center

 

4. CLAS Important Dates

 

Important Dates Event Location
Jan. 14 Last day to Add, Register or Pay and 100% Tuition Refund deadline   Jan. 18 Awards of Distinction Scholarship Competition CLAS contact is Heidi nicholhe@gvsu.edu
Jan. 20 Release time spreadsheet due to Heidi Nicholson nicholhe@gvsu.edu
Jan. 20 Martin Luther King Day; No classes  
Jan. 21 Glenn A. Niemeyer Award Nominations for faculty and students due to Dean's Office, For award details: Glenn A. Niemeyer Award Tracy McLenithan; mclenitt@gvsu.edu
Jan. 22 Unit Head Meeting 3:00-5:00pm; 2215/2216 KC
Jan. 23 CLAS Faculty Research Colloquium 2:30-5:00pm; 308 PAD
Jan. 25 Awards of Distinction Scholarship Competition CLAS contact is Heidi nicholhe@gvsu.edu
Jan. 27 Student Scholars Day Registration Opens www.gvsu.edu/ssd
Feb. 1 Faculty Activity Reports (FAR) are due to units  
Feb. 5 Unit Head Meeting 3:00-5:00pm; 2215/2216 KC
Feb. 6 Faculty Awards Convocation 4pm; Loosemore Auditorium
Feb. 8 Awards of Distinction Scholarship Competition CLAS contact is Heidi nicholhe@gvsu.edu
Feb. 13 Materials for W14 Contract Renewal due to Dean's Office (CLAS Personnel Committee) Heidi Nicholson
Feb. 14 Student Scholars Day Registration Closes at 11:59pm www.gvsu.edu/ssd
Feb. 15 Facilities requests for new academic programs due menons@gvsu.edu
Feb. 17 Banner Opens for Mid-term Grading  
Feb. 19 Unit Head Meeting 3:00-5:00pm; 2215/2216 KC
Feb. 20 Materials for W14 Tenure and Promotion to Associate Professor due to Dean's Office (CLAS Personnel Committee) Heidi Nicholson
Feb. 20 CLAS Faculty Research Colloquium 2:30-5:00pm; 308 PAD
Feb. 25 Banner Closes at noon for Mid-term Grading  
Feb. 28 Materials for W14 Promotion to Associate Professor only due to Dean's Office (CLAS Personnel Committee) Heidi Nicholson