Unit Head Mailing 3-15-11

  1. Advising Updates
  2. W. Robert Connor, distinguished classicist, lecturing at GVSU, March 22, 2011
  3. Winter Workshop Series & Walk-In Advising Hours for GVSU Office of Fellowships
  4. Important Dates
  1. Advising Updates - Mary Schutten

General Education, Basic Skills, and Themes:

The block tuition rate has been changed to 12-15 credits effective Fall 2011 [see note near end of the webpage].

Coursework suggestion: 
ICE 100, Introduction to Intercultural Competence and Communication, is the first course required to attain the Intercultural Competence and Experience Certificate.  It is perfect for freshmen, can serve as an elective, and will be on both fall and winter semesters and on the Allendale and downtown campuses.  For more information visit the website:

SS 300: 
Just a reminder that SS 300 is being offered for the last time this spring/summer semester.


       2. W. Robert Connor, distinguished classicist,  lecturing at GVSU, March 22, 2011

With the generous support of Provost Davis, the Department of Classics and the Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies are bringing W. Robert (Bob) Connor, to deliver a public lecture at the Eberhard Center on Tuesday, 22 March, at 7:00 P.M.  Bob's topic is "What Happened to the Future? Lessons from Ancient Athens on Leadership and its Limits" <>.
On Wednesday, 23 March, there will be a respondents' panelat 1:00 PM in the Kirkhof Center Grand River Room in which GVSU colleagues from Economics, Liberal Studies, and Political Science will participate. Both events are free and open to the public.

    3.    Winter Workshop Series & Walk-In Advising Hours for the GVSU Office of Fellowships- Amanda Cuevas

In preparation for the remaining semester, below is a listing of the 2011 Winter Workshop Series & Walk-In Advising Hours for the GVSU Office of Fellowships located in the Frederik Meijer Honors College, 120 NMH. Please ask faculty/staff in your respective units to share with interested students as appropriate. We have also sent the Mar/Apr Fellowships Flyer and 2011 Winter Workshop Series flyer in campus mail with full details to post in your respective department/office, and details can also be found at you for your continued to support in sharing this information with potential nationally competitive scholarship & fellowship applicants.


Preparing for Fall: Fulbright Scholarship Program

· March 23rd  6:00-6:50 p.m. in MAK BLL 126

Discovering the Right Fit: An Introduction to Fellowships & Your Future

· March 30th 4:00-4:45 p.m. in 116 HRY


· March 30th 6:00-6:45 p.m. in HON 114 (Niemeyer Hall Computer Lab)


Writing Personal Statements for Nationally Competitive Awards

· Saturday, April 2nd 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. in 114 HON (Niemeyer Hall Computer Lab)


For special accommodations and/or to RSVP, please e-mail   

Additionally, we will be holding walk-in fellowship advising hours in NMH 120 from 1-4 p.m.:

March                    April

March 17             April 7

March 24             April 14

March 31             April 21



   4.  CLAS Important Dates


Important Dates Event Location
Mar. 1-16 Elections - CLAS Governance Nomination Website open
Mar. 15 Unit heads will submit CD of electronic copies of FARs, Workload plans, vita  to the Dean's Office Keesha (
Mar. 15 UH Summary for faculty/AP salary evaluation Pam Kelloggat B-4-232 MAK
Mar. 16 Unit Head Meeting 2215/2216 KC, 3:00-5:00 Mar. 16 Year End Equipment Request Memos sent to UH   Mar. 16 Elections - CLAS Governance Nomination Website closes   Mar. 17 CLAS Research Colloquium 308 PAD, 2:30-5:00
Mar. 18 10th Anniversary Teaching & Learning with Technology Symposium   Loosemore Auditorium, Pew Campus 1:00-3:30 p.m. Mar. 22 Faculty & staff: Queer Theory seminar (sponsored by Allies & Advocates and CLAS); contact Dr. Laurel Westbrook ( for the pre-seminar reading. B-4-243 MAK; 4:15-5:30pm
Mar. 23 Elections - CLAS Governance voting begins  
Mar. 23 Liberal Arts Panel-Career Conversations Kirkhof Center » RM 2215/2216
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Mar. 24 Draft S/S contracts to UH   Mar. 26 MI Regional Science Olympiad   Mar. 28 Draft S/S contracts due back B-4-232 MAK Mar. 28 Graduate Showcase 2011 Loosemore Auditorium, 4:30-7:30 Mar. 28 Phi Kappa Phi Induction Ceremony Grand River Room, KC, 4:00 Mar. 30 Unit Head Meeting 2215/2216 KC, 3:00-5:00 Mar. 30 Elections - CLAS Governance voting ends  
Mar. 31 Graduate Showcase 2011 Hager Auditorium in CHS, 4:30-7:30 Mar. 31 Year End Equipment Requests Due Pat Haynes (
April 1 Catalog Copy Changes due Jerry Montag (
      April 6 CLAS Sabbatical Showcase and Spring Celebration Grand River Room, KC 11:00-2:00 p.m. April 13 Student Scholars Day  

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