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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:

Tuition: 
The block tuition rate has been changed to 12-15 credits effective Fall 2011 [see note near end of the webpage].  http://www.gvsu.edu/studentaccounts/tuition-rates-and-special-course-fees-22.htm

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: www.gvsu.edu/ice

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" < http://gvsu.edu/hauenstein/connor>.

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 http://www.gvsu.edu/fellowships/.Thank you for your continued to support in sharing this information with potential nationally competitive scholarship & fellowship applicants.

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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

OR

· 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 fellowships@gvsu.edu.   

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

www.gvsu.edu/ballot/

Mar. 15

Unit heads will submit CD of electronic copies of FARs, Workload plans, vita  to the Dean’s Office

Keesha (hardimak@gvsu.edu)

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 (westbrol@gvsu.edu) 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

http://gvsu.edu/events/liberal-arts-alumni-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 (haynesp@gvsu.edu)

April 1

Catalog Copy Changes due

Jerry Montag ( montagj@gvsu.edu)

      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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