August 29, 2016
Former students receive Teacher of the Year nominations
Two former CNAS students, Keith Stevenson (geology) and Adrienne Deckard (biology), were nominated for the 2016 Regional Teacher of the Year by the COE Leadership Council. Stevenson (Lutie RVI) and Deckard (Springfield schools) were two of ten total teachers nominated, three of which will go to the state level. An upcoming event on Sep 12 at 6 p.m. in the Crystal Room of Kentwood Hall will make the nominations official and celebrate the teachers.
Upcoming: MSU American Chemical Society at Discovery Center
The MSU American Chemical Society will be at the Discovery Center of Springfield on Sep 10 from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. to answer questions and perform chemistry demonstrations. Students and faculty that show their MSU ID at the front desk will receive a $6 group admission rate for adults.
Student Resources page on the CNAS website is being updated regularly. Check it out and forward to your students.
September 1 MSU Football Game – Tailgating starts at 3 PM and the game starts at 6 PM. Parking Lot 4 is closed beginning at 6 AM on September 1. All classes that meet in Plaster Stadium after 2 PM have been moved to other buildings. All classes will meet on Thursday!
The following buildings will be locked down beginning at 3 PM on Thursday – TEMPLE, KEMPER, and PUMMILL HALLS. If you need access to Pummill Hall, there will be an officer at the door with a class list to let students and faculty into the building. If you or your students need access to Temple Hall or Kemper Hall, use the BearPass card readers. All students in classes on Thursday have been programmed into the system for that day only. In addition there will be officers inside Temple Hall with class lists to help students get into the building for their classes.
ICYMI (in case you missed it) …
- Adam Wanekaya is featured in the current Mind’s Eye.
Sep 7 MTH/KME picnic, 5:00, Phelps Grove park
Sep 10 Ozarks Mini Maker Faire – tickets required
Sep 12-19 Public Affairs Week
Sep 18 BIO Picnic & Scholarship reception, 12:00-4:00, Springfield Lake
Sep 20 CNAS Public lecture series – Dr. Dean Cuebas, 7:00-8:00, Temple 001
Sep 24 Fall Showcase
Sep 26 State of the University Address, 12:15 PM, PSU Theatre
Sep 27-29 Fall Academic Integrity Days
Sep 28 Majors Fair
Sep 28 STEM Lecture at Library Center – Dr. Paul Schweiger, 7:00-8:00
Oct 15 Homecoming 2016!
Oct 21-22 Tri-State Water Coalition meeting, Darr Ag Center: click for info
Nov 7 CNAS STEM Career Discovery Expo (4-6 PM)
Dec 16 Fall Commencement
- Tune in every Thursday morning at 9:45 AM for 5-minute STEM SPOTS on KSMU hosted by Dr. David Cornelison.
- Check out CNAS blog and CNAS NewsWatch for more information.
- CNAS NEWS posted by University Communications – news.missouristate.edu/tag/cnas
As always, please submit items for the next CNAS NEWS!