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REGISTRATION FOR 2014 SHSU TEACHING CONFERENCE

When: July 15 – August 15
Where: 
Talent Manager

Since this is our first time to use Talent Manager for Teaching Conference Registration, there have been a few hiccups.  The attached flyer gives step-by-step instructions.  Still, if you have difficulty registering, please contact PACE before giving up.  We have a great conference planned and hope you will attend.  The agenda for the conference and a conference flyer with the keynote speaker pictured are attached as well. 

Contact: Marsha Harman (4-2688, pace@shsu.edu)
Downloads: Flyer; Agenda; Registration Instructions


DISSERTATION SUPPORT GROUP

When: Saturday Aug 9, 10 – 11:30 a.m.
Where: 
The Woodlands Center, Room 111

In response to an extremely successful first event, The Woodlands Center in conjunction with the Office of Graduate Studies is hosting a second DAY OF WRITING FOR DOCTORAL STUDENTS. Breakfast and lunch will be provided by Graduate Studies and following the end of the program, interested participants will be able to celebrate their efforts at a local restaurant where they will be individually responsible for their meal. For further information and to save your spot, contact Dr. Bernice Strauss.

Contact: Dr. Bernice Strauss; sam_bss@shsu.edu


SHSU ONLINE WEBSITE TO ADOPT NEW RESPONSIVE TEMPLATE IN AUGUST

When:
Mid-August
Where: 
SHSU Online website

SHSU Online’s website will serve as the pilot site for a new suite of responsive templates that will come to the main university website by the end of this year. The new, mobile-friendly, redesigned SHSU Online website will debut in early August. With over 21 percent of SHSU website traffic coming from mobile devices and tablets over the last year, the move to the new templates will enhance the appearance and usability of the site for all devices.

Contact: SHSU Online, 936.294.2780
Web: distance.shsu.edu/newsletter/2014/july/online-website-redesign.html


DUST BOWL MOTEL

When:
Aug 15 & 16, 7:30 p.m. and Aug 17, 2 p.m.
Where:
J. Philip Gibbs, Jr., Centre for Performing Arts
            (Old Town Theatre) at 1023 12th St.

Dust Bowl Motel is new play debuting in Huntsville.  Directed by Marjean Creager and written by Jim Roth and Scott McCarley, the play tells the story of a woman who dreams of leaving Oklahoma for a new and better life in sunny California.  Although the production is not a musical it will feature several original songs. Ticket sales benefit J. Philip Gibbs, Jr., Centre for Performing Arts (Old Town Theatre) and SHSU Performing Arts Scholarships.  Tickets are $12 (general admission), $10 (students and seniors/twenty ticket group) and can be purchased by calling 936.293.8681.  For more info: facebook.com/DustBowlMotel.

Contact: Emily Binetti (4-2777; emilyb@shsu.edu)


THESIS, DISSERTATION, AND CAPSTONE PROJECT AWARDS

Deadline:
August 22
Where:
Office of Graduate Studies

Graduate students who have written a thesis, dissertation, or capstone project between August 2013-August 2014 are eligible to win awards given by the Office of Graduate Studies. If the project is creative (i.e., Dance, Music, Digital Media), a video of the performance or project can substitute for a written document. Please submit a complete nomination packet to the Office of Graduate Studies by Friday, August 22, 2014, including the nomination form signed by the Thesis/Dissertation Chair or Capstone Project Supervisor; the finalized thesis, dissertation, or capstone project; and a Statement of Explanation.

Contact: Weston Rose (4-2359; gradstudies@shsu.edu)
Download: Flyer; Nomination Form


MEDIA MADNESS 2014

When:
August 26, 2 p.m.
Where:
Dan Rather Comm Bldg, Room #125

Informational meeting will show students interested in studying radio, television, film, sports media, and public relations how they can become a part of the exciting world of campus media, including DJ-ing for either KSHU 90.5 The Kat or KSHU 90.5 HD2 el Gato; writing for The Houstonian; creating films with The Ravens; announcing play-by-play for campus sporting events; or planning events with Priority ONE.

Contact: Debbi Hatton (4-1498; hatton@shsu.edu)


RETIREMENT RECEPTION FOR KRISTI KREIER

When:
August 26, 3 – 5:30 p.m.
             
(Remarks at 3:30 p.m.)
Where: 
College of Criminal Justice Lobby

You are invited to attend a retirement reception honoring Kristi Kreier on her 42 years of dedication and service. The reception will be held August 26, 2014, 3:00-5:00 p.m. (remarks at 3:30 p.m.), in the College of Criminal Justice lobby. Please join us in celebrating Kristi’s many contributions and retirement.

Contact: Debra McCall (dmccall@shsu.edu)


UNUSUAL OPPORTUNITY FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

When: November 13-15
Call for Proposals Deadline:
September 1
Where:
SHSU

SHSU’s American Studies Program is hosting the annual American Studies Association of Texas (ASAT) annual conference this November.  Our American Studies program (EWCAT) has some amazing results, and the Call for Proposals deadline has been extended to September 1.  Faculty (including adjunct faculty) and graduate students are invited to participate.  So, put ASAT Conference, November 13-15 on your calendar.  For more information see the attached flyer.

Contact: Marsha Harman (4-2688, pace@shsu.edu)
Download:
Flyer


READY TO ADVANCE YOUR HIGHER EDUCATION CAREER?

Deadline:
October 1

The SHSU Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership in Higher Education is currently accepting applications for a new Spring 2015 Cohort. Apply now until October 1 (GRE exam is required). Visit our website at: www.shsu.edu/programs/doctorate-of-education-in-educational-leadership/index.html

Contact: Kimberly Johnson (936.294.1147; Dr.EDL@shsu.edu)


Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) Approved Policies Announcement

When: Effective immediately
Where: 
Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

The policies for research involving Animal Subjects were approved in April 2014 and signed by the Provost and President in July 2014. The IACUC Academic Policy Statements are now posted on the website of Academic Affairs, the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP), and on the IACUC website. All Animal Use Protocol reviews and other IACUC-related procedures will be followed according to these policies. For more information, or if you have questions about these policies, please contact Sharla Miles, IACUC Coordinator.

Contact: Sharla Miles (4-4875; iacuc@shsu.edu)
Downloads: Academic Affairs website; Forms and Policies webpage (ORSP website); IACUC website


Institutional Review Board (IRB) Approved Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and IRB Training Video Announcement

When: Effective immediately
Where: 
Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

There are now Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) posted to the IRB portion of the Office of Research & Sponsored Programs (ORSP) website. The SOPs, unanimously approved by the SHSU IRB on April 30, 2014, are based on federal regulations and must be followed as such.
There is now a training video available for you to use in your courses in which you require students to submit an IRB application for research involving human subjects. This training video is now posted to the ORSP website. For more information, or if you have questions about these policies, please contact Sharla Miles, IRB Coordinator.

Contact: Sharla Miles (4-4875; irb@shsu.edu)
Forms and Policies webpage (ORSP website): SOPs; Training Video


Research Compliance Reminders and Tips

When: Now and throughout the 2014-2015 academic year
Where: 
Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

With the start of a new semester, the ORSP, in conjunction with the Institutional Review Board (IRB) and the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), would like to provide you with a few reminders of some important Research Compliance matters pertaining to your research projects in the coming year, which may require your attention. Please review the following reminders: CITI Reminders; IACUC Reminders, or IRB Reminders.

Contact: Sharla Miles (4-4875; sharla_miles@shsu.edu)

Upcoming Events - Save the Date!

Summer 2014 Commencement

August 2 at 9:30 a.m.
College of Criminal Justice
College of Education
College of Fine Arts & Mass Communication

August 2 at 2:30 p.m.
College of Business Administration
College of Health Sciences
College of Humanities & Social Sciences
College of Sciences


Study Skills at The Woodlands Center

Series begins Tues., Sept 16, 5:15-5:45 p.m.
The Woodlands Center, Room 109

Contact: Bernice Strauss
   (936-202-5027, sam_bss@shsu.edu)


Study Abroad Fair

September 25 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
LSC Mall Area

Contact: Cassie Cure (4-3276, cjc065@shsu.edu)
Website:
shsu.edu/dept/international-programs/study-abroad/index.html


Study Abroad Information Sessions

October 3rd, 7th, 15th, and 20th
Farrington Building

Contact: Cassie Cure (4-3276, cjc065@shsu.edu)
Website:
shsu.edu/dept/international-programs/study-abroad/index.html


18th Annual Graduate Research Exchange

February 18, 2015
Lowman Student Center, main campus

Contact: Weston Rose (4-2359; wlr001@shsu.edu)


Cathi Gillette
Assistant to the Vice Provost
gillette@shsu.edu
4-1006

 


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