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Unit Head and Faculty Weekly Mailing 11-8-11

For Faculty

  1. G3 Camp (Grandparents, Grandkids, Grand Valley)
  2. Niemeyer Awards Nomination deadline is Feb. 3, 2012 to the Deans office.
  3. Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest 2012 - deadline Dec. 5, 2011

For Unit Heads

  1. CLAS Important Dates

1. G3 Camp (Grandparents, Grandkids, Grand Valley)

G3 Camp: Grandparents, Grandkids, Grand Valley
June 26 - June 28, 2012

G3 is for grandparents and grandchildren (ages 8-12) to share a three-day educational experience while spending time together on the GVSU campus. Participants will enjoy the college experience of living and dining on campus and attending classes while sampling many of the great opportunities that Grand Valley State University has to offer!

Grandparents and grandkids attend "hands-on" classes together which will be taught by GVSU faculty in a range of disciplines. Evening activities will include swimming, movies and other entertainment. Come join us June 26-28, 2012 at the GVSU Allendale campus!

RMSC will be updating the website as more information becomes available, please check back in often for new information: http://www.gvsu.edu/g3/

 

2.  Niemeyer Awards Nomination deadline is Feb. 3, 2012 to the Deans office

The Niemeyer awards nominations are due to our office by Feb. 3, 2012. You can find the nomination on the provost website. http://www.gvsu.edu/provost/glenn-a-niemeyer-awards-5.htm .

 

3.  Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest 2012 - deadline Dec. 5, 2011

Below is an announcement for the Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest 2012 which is open to GVSU full-time juniors and seniors.  The deadline is December 5, 2011. 

 

  http://www.eliewieselfoundation.org/apply2012.aspx

 

Amanda Cuevas, M.A.

Director, Office of Fellowships 

 

4. CLAS Important Dates

 

Important Dates Event Location
Nov. 8 CLAS Out of the Box Registration now closed 1:00-3:00 p.m., 2270 KC
Nov. 9 Unit Head Meeting 3:00-5:00 p.m., 2215-2216 KC Nov. 10 CLAS Deans Brown Bag Luncheon 11:30-1:00, B-2-226 MAK Nov. 14 Staffing Plans from UH   Nov. 18 CLAS Research Colloquium 2:30-5:00pm. 308 PAD
Nov. 18 CLAS Out of the Box Registration required 10:00-12:00 p.m., 2266 KC
Nov. 21 Draft Contracts to UH   Nov. 21 CLAS Teaching Roundtables Registration required 11:00-12:30, Grand River Room, KC
Nov. 23 Draft Contracts from UH   Nov. 23 Offices Open   Nov. 24-25 Thanksgiving Day Recess   Nov. 30 Unit Head Meeting 3:00-5:00 p.m., 2263 KC
Nov. 30 CLAS Out of the Box Registration required 9:00-11:00 a.m., 2270 KC
Dec. 1 GVSU Service Awards and Holiday Party 3:00, Grand River Room, KC Dec. 5 Round two schedule to UH (tentative)   Dec. 7 CLAS Holiday Open House 11:30-1:15, 2204 KC (Pere Marquette Room) Dec. 7 Carillon Holiday Open House 1:30-3:00, Carillon Tower Plaza (Allendale) Dec. 7 Dueling GVSU Trombones and Tubas 1:00-1:30, KC Balcony Dec. 8 CLAS Deans Brown Bag Luncheon 12:00-1:30, 271 LSH Dec. 10 Commencement 10:00-12:00, Van Andel Arena
Dec. 12-16 Final Exam Week   Dec. 12 Banner opens for final grading   Dec. 14 Unit Head Meeting 3:00-5:00, 2215/2216 KC Dec. 20 Final Grades due from faculty at noon  
Dec. 23 Offices closed for until January 3, 2012