CNAS Public Lecture Series starts tonight at 7:30 p.m. Please join us in Temple Hall 002!
Don’t forget to order regalia for May Commencement. Information is below!!!
I will be traveling to Houston, TX to visit with several alumni from February 17-19.
I will return to Springfield in time to help hand out awards at Science Olympiad on February 20.
On Thursday, February 18 all CNAS student organizations will host a student expo to recruit new members from 3-5 PM in the PSU Ballroom West.
Please encourage all CNAS students to attend!
NEW GRANT FUNDING
Erica Cox (BIO) – Congratulations on your contract with the Project WET Foundation!
Chris Barnhart (BIO) – Congratulations on your subaward with Texas State University for work in Freshwater Mussel Mitigation Strategies!
All CNAS Seminars are posted on the website.
If your departmental seminars are missing, please send the information to Gale Lininger or David Szepatowski.
They will be added to the calendar within eight business hours.
The latest CNAS NEWS is posted online. Recognize your students/colleagues for their work and contributions!
Send student/faculty accomplishments to your department head and me.
Tune in every Thursday morning at 9:45 AM for STEM SPOTS on KSMU hosted by Dr. David Cornelison.
For your convenience, attached above is an iCalendar link that you may open and save to your personal calendar.
It will alert you five minutes before the start of the show. The entire interview is also available as a podcast on the KSMU website.
FEATURED FACULTY WEBSITES – A few outstanding faculty websites will be featured in each CNAS NEWS.
If you would like your website featured, please send me the link!
(For help developing your website, contact Ken McCrory.)
- Dr. Ridwan Sakidja and his work in PAMS.
- Dr. Timothy Brock and his work in GGP.
- Dr. Kyoungtae Kim and his work in Biology.
FYI: If you notice an outdated departmental website, please contact your department head.
If you notice something outdated on the CNAS website, please contact David Szepatowski and Ken McCrory.
Also, we have some plans for the CNAS page, but feel free to share your ideas, thoughts, suggestions, and/or comments.
Our goal is to make a better user experience, and we will do our best to keep it updated!
RECRUITMENT – GEP 101 INSTRUCTORS
Missouri State is recruiting GEP 101 instructors for Fall 2016. The university is expecting another increase of first-year students, so consider applying.
In addition, college-specific sections have been helpful in increasing retention rates. The deadline for first consideration is March 4.
The application is available online and it is also attached.
IMMEDIATE DUE DATES
- February 25 – All data must be updated in Digital Measures!
- Mar 11 Departmental Committees must submit evaluations of all tenure/track faculty to department head by this date!
- Developing the long range plan – Submit your online feedback. Two new sections are available for your feedback.
- Data, data, where’s all the data for a proposal or report? Look here: Key Performance Indicators and Bear Intelligence
Feb 15 Holiday – no classes
Feb 18 All CNAS student organizations will host a student expo to recruit new members from 3-5 PM in the PSU Ballroom West.
Feb 19 Excellence in Community Service Award nominations due! $1000 cash award for up to two faculty members.
Feb 20 Science Olympiad (Temple Hall, Kemper Hall, McDonald Arena – Competitions 8 am – 3 pm) – To sign up, contact Ben Dalton. Awards Ceremony begins at 3:30 PM in McDonald Arena.
Feb 24 JVIC/CNAS Research Symposium – 12:30-5:00 PM – Contact Dan Beckman immediately if you are interested in presenting.
Feb 27 MSPE Discover Engineering Day, 12:00-3:00, Plaster Center
Mar 3 STEM Day at the Capitol (CNAS will be represented)
Mar 4 Dr. Dan Chitwood, Danforth Plant Science Center – Seminar at 4:00, Temp 003
Mar 7-13 Spring Break
Mar 16-18 Statewide Collaborative Diversity Conference – Early registration ends Feb 24
Mar 25 Holiday – no classes
Mar 29-31 OSEF (Ozarks Science & Engineering Fair) – Judging March 29, Awards March 31
Mar 30 Sam Kean lecture at 5:00 PM in PSU Theatre
Mar 30 MSPE Model Bridge Contest, Hammons Student Center, 4:00-8:00 PM
Apr 21 CNAS Undergraduate Research Day, 2:00-4:00 – Abstracts due April 8, Awards at 4:00 PM
Apr 23 Graduate College IDF – Abstracts due April 6
Apr 27 CNAS Faculty and Staff Award reception, 4:00 pm, Temple 001
May 4 All Faculty Recognition Reception at 3:00 PM in PSU Ballroom
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COMMENCEMENT May 13, 2016
You are invited to participate in the Spring 2016 commencement ceremony on Friday, May 13 at 10:00, 1:30 and 5:00 in JQH Arena.
In order to facilitate your participation, the University will assume the cost of renting your gown.
Our contract allows each participant to keep his or her cap and hood for use in future commencement ceremonies.
To participate in the Spring 2016 commencement, complete and return the FACULTY REGALIA ORDER FORM by March 14.
If you own your own regalia, reply to me and indicate which ceremony you will participate in so I may have an accurate headcount.
You can send your completed form by campus mail or email (reply to Ashley Kelly in Event & Meeting Services) or it can be faxed to 836-6765.
You will receive a confirmation via email from Ashley.
The deadline for ordering faculty regalia is March 14, 2016.
If you have questions, call Ashley Kelly (Ext. 6-5653).
10:00 a.m. Ceremony
- College of Health and Human Services
- College of Natural and Applied Sciences
- William H. Darr School of Agriculture
1:30 p.m. Ceremony
5:00 p.m. Ceremony
- COAL, COE, CHPA, Global Studies
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