Unit Head and Faculty Weekly Mailing 5-14-13
For Unit Heads
It's time for our 2nd Annual CLAS on the Green. This golf scramble will be held at The Meadows on the afternoon of Wednesday, June 19, with all net proceeds going toward the newly created CLAS Student Scholarship Fund. As you might expect , the planning committee is in need of several volunteers to run the registration table and a variety of events throughout the day. Volunteering is a wonderful way for non-golfers to play a vital role in the success of CLAS on the Green. So if you're not playing, if you can afford to give an afternoon of your time on June 19 and if you would like to help fund the CLAS Student Scholarship Fund, please consider joining your colleagues by volunteering for CLAS on the Green-if you have interest in serving as a volunteer, please contact Monica Johnstone via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you in advance for your time and support of our students.
As one semester draws to a close, plans for the next semester are beginning. Creating a syllabus is one of those beginnings. In the latest email from the PEW FTLC, there is an excellent page of information for developing a syllabus that also includes sample policy statements that could prove useful. In particular, students are increasingly focusing on syllabus content related to grading scales, disability support, and academic integrity so it is highly recommended to clearly address these in all course syllabi.
Feel free to share this link with your colleagues. ~Mary
3. Campus Update (Attachment)
From the GVSU Notices Board: On Monday, 5/13/13, the southeast side of parking lot H will be closed for reworking and adding to the walkway and the east side of parking lot K will be closed for expansion. Both of these lots will be closed until 6/21/2013. Please see the updated construction map. If you have any questions or concerns please contact 331-3000. Thank you.
For Unit Heads
May 15 Presidential Honor Roll data sheets due To Courtney Sherwood May 27 Memorial Day Recess - office closed June 17 Classes End 1st 6 weeks June 18-19 Final Exams June 19 CLAS on the Green Scholarship benefit golf outing
June 24 Grades due 1st 6 week classes before noon Banner and Blackboard close at this time June 24 Classes begin 2nd 6 weeks July 4 Independence Day Recess - offices closed Aug.2 Classes end 2nd 6 weeks and 12 weeks Aug. 5-6 Final Exams Aug. 12 Grades due 2nd 6 weeks and 12 weeks before noon Banner and Blackboard close at this time Aug. 14 & 15 New Faculty Orientation Aug. 20 Unit Head Retreat TBA Aug. 21 FTLC Conference 8:30am - 3:00pm; Eberhard Conference Center
Aug. 22 CLAS Faculty and Staff Meeting TBA Aug. 23 Convocation 11am; Field House
Aug. 26 Fall 2013 Classes Begin