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Unit Head and Faculty Weekly Mailing 12-18-12

For Faculty

1. The 2012-2013 Emergency Closing Procedures Policy

2. Winter 2013 events

3. Call for Abstracts on STEM

 

For Unit Heads

3. CLAS Important Dates

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For Faculty

1. The 2012-2013 Emergency Closing Procedures Policy 

http://www.gvsu.edu/gvpd/emergency-closing-policy-67.htm

The 2012-2013 Emergency Closing Procedures Policy is available at the link above.  Destroy any old copies you may have.  Please provide this Emergency Closing Policy document to all appropriate personnel.

The Signs of the Season: Emergency Closing Policy and Overnight Parking Restrictions will appear in the FORUM and LANTHORN as soon as possible. Please contact EXT. 1-3255 if you have any questions or concerns.

 

2. Winter 2013 events

Please copy clas@gvsu.edu as you announce any Winter 2013 events so we can put them on the CLAS website calendar.  Thanks!

 

3. Call for Abstracts on STEM

Call for Abstracts -Now extended to January 19th.

ASQ Advancing the STEM Agenda Conference: GRAND Bridges in STEM

Where: Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids campus
When: June 3-4, 2013 Conference website:  http://asq.org/conferences/stem-agenda/

Keynotes will include panel discussions on best practices on collaboration between industry and STEM education.  The four focus areas for the abstracts and peer reviewed papers are:

  • Industry Partnerships and Transition to STEM and Engineering Careers
  • Higher Education STEM - Improved Learning through Teaching and Communities
  • College-Ready in STEM and Transition to College
  • The STEM Gap: Representation and Access in STEM 

Detailed instructions for submission of abstracts and conference papers: http://asq.org/conferences/stem-agenda/call-for-papers.html

All abstracts are reviewed for applicability to the conference theme and call for papers topics, a broad appeal to conference participants and readability. Abstracts are approved prior to the submission of a conference paper. All conference papers will be peer-reviewed. A paper may be either a 2 page extended abstract or a 6-12 page conference paper.

We invite your participation! Questions? E-mail us at conference@asqedu.org .

 

For Unit Heads

3. CLAS Important Dates

 

Important Dates Event Location
Dec. 21 College Office Closed at 5pm until January 2nd  

Jan. 2 Offices Open  

Jan. 7 Classes Begin  

Jan. 7 Winter Personnel materials due to units  

Jan. 9 Unit Head Meeting 2215/2216 KC

Jan. 12 Awards of Distinction Scholarship Competition 
Jan. 17 CLAS Faculty Research Colloquium 2:30-5:00pm; 308 PAD

Jan. 19 Awards of Distinction Scholarship Competition 
Jan. 21 Martin Luther King Day Events; No classes www.gvsu.edu/mlk
Jan. 23 Unit Head Meeting 2215/2216 KC