Academic Year Start Up Events 2022
August 6, 2022
Faculty are on contract.
New Faculty Orientation, August 10-12, 2022
Tuesday, August 16, 2022
CLAS New Faculty (+ invited others) Brews with the Dean, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Tuesday, August 23, 2022
Unit Head Retreat including lunch and Brews with the Dean
10:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Hager Park VanderLaan Room, Georgetown Twp, MI 49428
Tuesday, August 23
L. William Seidman Center, Robert C. Pew Grand Rapids Campus
4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
5:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, August 24
Unit Head Retreat (date TBD)
Thursday, August 25, 2022
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Faculty and Staff Meeting
We look forward to seeing all CLAS faculty and staff at the College start-up meeting on Thursday, August 25 in Louis Armstrong Theatre in the Haas Center for Performing Arts. All full and part-time faculty and staff in the College are invited and encouraged to attend.
8:30-9:30 a.m. Coffee Reception
9:30-11 a.m. Program
11 a.m. President Mantella and Provost Mili
Lunch under the tent will follow the formal program. Here's the menu:
Pulled Pork: Pulled Pork with Salt and Pepper Rub
BBQ Spiced Shredded Chicken: Braised Chicken Thigh Meat simmered in BBQ Spices and Shredded
(VG) Carolina BBQ Sauce: Vinegar-based Barbecue Sauce
(VG) Sweet Baby Ray`s Traditional BBQ Sauce®
(VG | EW | PF) Lexington Slaw: Green Cabbage and Carrots tossed with Sweet and Tangy BBQ Sauce
(V) Freshly Baked Homestyle Corn Muffin
(VG | PF) BBQ Pulled Jackfruit Sandwich: BBQ Pulled Jackfruit with Vegan Coleslaw on a Hamburger Bun
The RSVP form is live.
Friday, August 26
No events announced as yet