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November 21, 2014                                               Download New Submission Format [.doc] [.pdf]

SAVE THE DATE FOR FOUNDERS DAY 2015

When:
Saturday, April 18, 2015
Where: W.S. Gibbs Conference Center
              1402 19th Street Huntsville, TX 77340

Mark your calendar for Founders Day 2015. Founders Day is the opportunity for the University community to reconnect with friends and faculty, interact with noted SHSU experts, and enjoy interesting workshops and lectures by SHSU faculty.

Contact: Charles Vienne (4-1840; cvienne@shsu.edu)
Download: Website

WRITING TUTORS IN THE LIBRARY

When: 11/23 and 12/2 from 7-9 p.m.
Where: Newton Gresham Library; Reference Area

No appointment necessary. Your students can get walk up help with basic questions from writing tutors. No stamps are available for library sessions. First come, first serve. Please encourage your students to take advantage of this quick and easy drop-in as they work on wrapping up their final papers for you!

Contact: Michelle Martinez (294-1629; mmartinez@shsu.edu)
               Thomas Gerrish (294-4686; teg016@SHSU.EDU)


CHRISTMAS POINSETTIAS

When: 
Now through November 24
Where:
Submit order via email

The SHSU Horticulture & Crop Science Club is offering student-grown poinsettias.  You may choose from red, white, or mottled.  You can pick up the poinsettias on Monday November 24, 4-6 p.m.  The plants are growing in 6.5” pots and cost $10/pot or $25 for 3.  Decorative pot covers are an additional $1 each.

Contact: 
Dr. Tim Pannkuk (4-3333; pannkuk@shsu.edu)


ART OF TEACHING SERIES  – SHSU Campus  – Intermediate Level

When: Intermediate – Tues., Nov. 25, 3 – 4 p.m.
Where: PACE Conference Room, CHSS C002

Faculty (tenured, tenure-track, adjunct, and teaching assistants) may attend whichever session fits your schedule.  Register for your preferred series via Talent Management, and see flyers for more information.  For questions or help with registration, please contact PACE (pace@shsu.edu or 936-294-2688).  Beginning Lecture:  Starting Out Right; Intermediate Lecture: Teaching with PowerPoint; discussions are awesome!

Contact: Marsha Harman (936-294-2688; pace@shsu.edu)
Download:Intermediate


CRIME AND JUSTICE IN BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

When: Monday, Nov. 24, 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Where: Hazel B. Kerper Courtroom

One of the leading young scholars in crime and justice in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) will offer a special presentation on recent developments and issues in his country at the College of Criminal Justice. Professor Almir Maljević, Associate Dean for International Relations and a faculty member for Criminal Justice, Criminology and Security Studies at the University of Sarajevo, will address crime statistics, the reform of criminal legislation and challenges that the criminal justice system faced in BiH following the war.  The presentation will be followed by a colloquium for graduate students in the Bates Room. 

Contact: Beth Kuhles (4-4425; kuhles@shsu.edu)


CJ AMBASSADORS WANTED

Due: Wednesday, Dec. 3, 5 p.m.
Where: CJ Advisement, Criminal Justice Center, A214

The College of Criminal Justice is seeking an elite group of enthusiastic and involved students to serve as ambassadors at various events on campus and to mentor new and prospective criminal justice students. In exchange, the student will receive a scholarship from the College as well as a polo to wear to events.

Contact: Kalyn Cavazos (4-1681; kalyn@shsu.edu)
Download: Application


LSC OPEN HOUSE

When: Wednesday, Dec. 3, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Where: LSC Ballroom

The faculty, staff, and students of Sam Houston State University are cordially invited to join the President’s Cabinet in a university wide celebration of the holiday season.

Contact: Erika Wright (936-294-1758; ewright@shsu.edu)
Download: Flyer


Film Viewing and Panel Discussion: “Dear White People”

When: Wednesday, Dec. 3, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Cinestar of Huntsville (Huntsville Movie Theater)

Join the Global Center for Journalism and Democracy for a screening of the film "Dear White People" followed by a panel discussion on race relations. Transportation will be available if necessary. Admissions will be free for the first 125 students who sign up. The deadline is November 25th. To register, e-mail GCJD@shsu.edu or come by the GCJD office located in DRCB 201. Faculty wishing to offer extra credit for attendance should contact Jesse Starkey so a sign-up sheet can be available for their students.

Contact: Jesse Starkey (4-2479; jcs052@shsu.edu)
Download: Website; Flyer


LIBERTY & SECURITY SERIES:
Radley Balko, “Militarization of the Police Force”

When: Thursday, Dec. 4, 1 p.m.
Where: CJ Auditorium

Radley Balko is a writer, reporter, and blogger for the Washington Post and author of the book, Rise of the Warrior Cop. In the wake of the controversy over the police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, Balko will discuss the "Militarization of the Police Force." The event is sponsored by the Department of Security Studies and the American Democracy Project.

Contact: Beth Kuhles (4-4425; kuhles@shsu.edu)


The 2015 Summer Faculty and Student Team (FAST) Awards

When: Proposals due December 5
Where: Center for Enhancing Undergraduate Research Experiences
              and Creative Activities (EURECA)

The FAST Awards encourage the participation of undergraduate students in scholarly or creative work. Each funded team should support 1-3 students working together on a project under the mentorship of SHSU faculty.  Student teams are expected to work on their project over approximately 10 weeks, between June and August 2015. Each student team member will receive $2000 and each team’s faculty mentor will receive $4000.  For more information visit the EURECA Center website www.shsu.edu/eureca

Contact: Dr. Tamara Cook (4-1557, tcook@shsu.edu)
Downloads: Award Announcement & Application Guidelines


December IDEA Workshop Registration Open in Talent Management

When: Friday, Dec. 5, 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Where: TEC 153

The December IDEA Workshop will be held Friday, Dec. 5. Please see flyer for more information. To register, contact PACE (pace@shsu.edu or x4-2688). Participants are limited to six so that participants can receive individual attention; only three seats remaining. Lunch is served at 11:30. Completing the Faculty Information Form (FIF) and interpreting results are addressed in the workshop. 

Contact: Marsha Harman (936-294-2688; pace@shsu.edu)
Download: Flyer


PARENT'S FINALS RELIEF

When: Saturday, Dec. 6, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Where: CHSS Building Room 190

Finals just around the corner and you need time for uninterrupted study – Parents’ Finals Relief will give you that time to hit the books while we watch your children.  See the attached flyer for more information.

Contact:  Margaret Ferguson (294-4361 mxf001@shsu.edu)
                Sarah Routt (294-4367 sarah.routt@shsu.edu)
Download: Flyer


THE TESTING CENTER: SERVING YOU IN TWO LOCATIONS
Huntsville and The Woodlands Center (TWC)

When: Mon – Fri, 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Huntsville Campus)
           4 – 8:00 p.m. (a select Wed of each month – TWC)
Where: Huntsville Campus, Testing Ctr, AB IV, Rm 102
             The Woodlands Center, Testing Center, Rm 303

Get credit for what you already know! Save time and money and move toward graduating early! Both Testing Centers offer credit-by-exam programs to help you accomplish this. Both are also open testing facilities, testing currently enrolled SHSU students as well as those who are not SHSU students. Seating is limited, therefore, reservations for testing are made on a first-come, first-served basis. If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Contact: Anita Furr (4-1221 or 4-1025; test.ctr@shsu.edu)
Downloads: Register online at www.shsu.edu/testing


Registration Open for Project-Based Learning (PBL) Splash to Recruit Spring 2015 Cohort

When:
Ongoing
Where:
Talent Management

Project Based Learning is a teaching technique in which students create a project to solve a problem, answer a perplexing query, and/or explore and determine a response to a multifaceted challenge.  The spring 2014 cohort (over 20 faculty and course designers) completed their training.  PACE is beginning the process of recruiting for the spring 2015 cohort (would like to have all colleges represented).  The Splash is an informational session. Please see flyer for more information. Contact PACE (pace@shsu.edu, x 4-2688) for assistance if needed to register. We already have two registrants.

Contact: Marsha Harman (936-294-2688; pace@shsu.edu)
Download: Flyer


Upcoming Events - Save the Date!

Early Bird Submissions for The Woodlands Center Research Symposium

Due: January 15, 2015
The Woodlands Center

Contact: Dr. Bernice Strauss
              (936-202-5027)
Downloads: Submission Forms


18th Annual Graduate Research Exchange

February 18, 2015
Lowman Student Center, main campus

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


College of Education Distinguished Educator of the Year Awards Ceremony

March 7, 2015
LSC Ballroom

Contact: Sherry Hirsch
   (4-3304; edu_slh@shsu.edu)


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

 


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