Unit Head and Faculty Weekly Mailing 12-18-12
For Unit Heads
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.
Please copy firstname.lastname@example.org as you announce any Winter 2013 events so we can put them on the CLAS website calendar. Thanks!
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 email@example.com .
For Unit Heads
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