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Unit Head and Faculty Weekly Mailing 2-5-13

 

For Faculty

1. Awards of Distinction Scholarship Competition - Volunteers still needed

2. Student Scholars Day - From OURS

3. Grand Rapids Children's Museum Symposium on Play

For Unit Heads

4. CLAS Important Dates

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For Faculty

1. Awards of Distinction Scholarship Competition - Volunteers still needed

This is your last opportunity to volunteers for this event.

Feb. 9 - 5 more volunteers needed

If you have not yet volunteered, please consider doing so by e-mailing Courtney Sherwood sherwoco@gvsu.edu or call 331-2495. Thank you.
 

2. Student Scholars Day - From OURS

A reminder that the registration period for Student Scholars Day begins on Monday, January 28 and closes on Friday, February 15 .   Please remind your students and colleagues who are planning on being part of SSD.  The registration link will be available at gvsu.edu/ours/ssd/

As you know, SSD is held once each year to celebrate the scholarship and creative work performed by GVSU students. The day showcases faculty-mentored student work, shared through many venues, including (but not limited to) oral presentations, discussion and panel sessions, fine arts exhibits and performances, and poster presentations. Information about registration is available at gvsu.edu/ours/ssd.   [This year, we will be extending copies of the SSD Keynote speaker, Jonathan Gottschall's, book (Storytelling Animal) to the first 50 students who  register for SSD.]  ( http://jonathangottschall.com)

If you or your students need any special accommodations, please contact me.  We can accommodate many requests with early notice

For more information, please contact the Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarship at  ours@gvsu.edu, or visit our website at  www.gvsu.edu/ours/.

 

3. Grand Rapids Children's Museum Symposium on Play

Below is the website for the Grand Rapids  Children's Museum Symposium on Play with a link to the student discount.  The first 100 students to register will receive the $10.00 student discount  fee.  The Symposium is Friday, March 1, 8:00 - 4:30, GVSU's Eberhard Center.  The Symposium is sponsored by the Children's Museum, GVSU, and Aquinas College.  Please share this exciting news with faculty and students.

http://www.grcm.org/events/symposium-on-play/

 

For Unit Heads

4. CLAS Important Dates

 

Important Dates Event Location
Feb. 6 Unit Head Meeting 2215/2216 KC; 3:00-5:00pm Feb. 7 Faculty Awards Convocation 4pm; Loosemore Auditorium Feb. 9 Awards of Distinction Scholarship Competition CLAS contact is Courtney sherwoco@gvsu.edu
Feb. 14 Materials for W13 Contract Renewal due to Dean's Office (CLAS Personnel Committee) Heidi Nicholson Feb. 15 Facilities requests for new academic programs due menons@gvsu.edu
Feb. 15 Student Scholars Day registration closes at 11:59pm www.gvsu.edu/ssd
Feb. 18 Banner opens for mid-term grading   Feb. 20 Unit Head Meeting 2215/2216 KC, 3:00-5:00pm Feb. 21 COT Seminar - Staffing Plans from start to finish! RSVP to laugc@gvsu.edu by Feb. 15 8:30am-9:30am; 2215/2216 KC
Feb. 21 Materials for W13 Tenure and Promotion to Associate Professor due to Dean's Office (CLAS Personnel Committee) Heidi Nicholson Feb. 21 CLAS Faculty Research Colloquium 2:30-5:00pm; 308 PAD
Feb. 26 Banner Closes at noon for mid-term grading   Mar. 1 Materials for W13 Promotion to Associate Professor only due to Dean's Office (CLAS Personnel Committee) Heidi Nicholson Mar. 1 Research Clusters Grant proposals due  
Mar. 3-10 Spring Break   Mar. 13 UH Summary of Peer Recommendations due Cindy Laug Mar. 15 CLAS Service Award packets due from unit head to Dean's Office Tracy McLenithan mclenitt@gvsu.edu
Mar. 15 S/S13 Staffing Plans due Cindy Laug Mar 15 AP Award Nominations due www.gvsu.edu/ap/awards
Mar. 21 CLAS Faculty Research Colloquium 2:30-5:00pm; 308 PAD Mar. 25 Spring/Summer draft contract to UH B-4-232 MAK Mar. 27 Unit Head Meeting 2215/2216 KC, 3:00-5:00 Mar. 26 Spring/Summer draft contracts to Dean's Office