College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

 

 

Unit Head Mailing 10-14-08   

1.      Internship Opportunities at Annis Water Resources Institute

2.      "Scholarship of Teaching and Learning" (SoTL)

3.      Sustainability Champions – Message from Stephen Glass

4.      Will Stelger – The Longest Summer Tour –from Elena Lioubimtseva

Please encourage faculty and students to attend.

   5.    CLAS Important Dates


1.      Internship Opportunities at Annis Water Resources Institute
Attachments;  Herbert Vandermey Internship
                         Applications for AWRI internship

2.      "Scholarship of Teaching and Learning" (SoTL) –(attachment)

 Attached is the schedule of conferences for SOTL that was announced yesterday. We also have this posted to our web-site: http://www.gvsu.edu/ftlc/ SOTL is on a blue left link found on the homepage of the FTLC. Thanks for your patience and your interest in this exciting new resource from the FTLC.

3.      Sustainability Champions – Stephen Glass

Hi folks, Campus Sustainability week is fast approaching! CSW has a link for you to nominate students and/or faculty/staff who you feel is deserving of a "champion award" for their efforts in sustainability.

The link is here:

http://gvsu.edu/sustainability/index.cfm?id=D86787D4-DF8C-4FF7-288C3840B08A69BD with the information about the awards:

 

All-Around All Star (eligibility: 1 student, 2 staff, and 1 faculty)

 

Do you know someone who lives and breathes sustainability? Who is always concerned with how our earth and society will be for future generations? Nominate this person for the All-Around All Star Award!

 

Social Champion (eligibility: 1 student and 1 faculty)

 

Do you know someone who participates as a leader and/or volunteer in the community, creating positive change to sustain our neighborhoods and society? Who is actively involved in strengthening education, community involvement, and diversity? Nominate this person for the Social Champion Award!

 

 Environmental Champion (eligibility: 1 student and 1 faculty)

 

Do you know someone who pays significant attention to our earth and how we treat it? Who is a mentor and example to our communities on how to use energy, water, and food among other things, to sustain our planet? Nominate this person for the Environmental Champions Award!

 

Economic Champion (eligibility: 1 student and 1 faculty)

 

Do you know someone who is responsible with money and spends it

wisely? Who is concerned with the economic development of our community and society? Nominate this person for the Economic Champion Award!

 

4.      Will Stelger – The Longest Summer Tour –from Elena Lioubimtseva
Please encourage faculty and students to attend.
Friday, October 17, 7:00—8:30 p.m. Eberhard Center, 301 W. Fulton Street,  Grand Rapids

Will Steger Presentation on Environment and Climate Change

Remarks from Steve Chester, Director, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality

 Panel Discussion featuring Will Steger, Elena Lioubimtseva, GVSU Faculty

Members, and Students

 Participation from Michigan Student Sustainability Coalition

For more information, go to: http://www.thelongestsummertour.org  See attachment.

5.      CLAS Important Dates

Important Dates

 Event

 Location

Oct. 14-??

The CPC alternates election is on hold until sufficient nominations are received.  Nominations may be submitted online.  Thank you for your support of the CLAS personnel process.  ~ Jodee Hunt

The nominations site will remain open until sufficient nominations are received, complete with personal statement. 

Oct. 13-15

NCA Accreditation

Open Forum Dates – see attachment

Oct. 15

Facilities Requests due (form)

B-4-232 MAK

Oct. 20

Round 1 Schedule Due

Dean’s Office (electronic [Pam Kellogg] and hard copy [B-4-232 MAK])

Oct. 22

Unit Head Meeting (What Counts As Scholarship?)

3:00-5:00, 2215/2216 KC

Oct. 23

Webinar – Faculty Collegiality: A Tourniquet for a Hemorrhaging Department

1:00-2:00 p.m., B-2-226 MAK

Oct. 24

Oct. 25

Dance Stars Across America, Fall Arts Celebration

8:00 p.m. Louis Armstrong Theatre

2:00 p.m. Louis Armstrong Theatre

Oct. 29

Poetry Night, Fall Arts Celebration

7:00 p.m. Eberhard Center

Oct. 31

CLAS Casual Costume Friday

 

Oct. 31

Out of the Box Discussions – sponsored by CLAS Faculty Council and CLAS Development Committee

Registration is now open

8:00-10:00, 2270 KC

 

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