Master Advisor Workshops: Mon-Tue, August 12-13, 2019
Space is still available! The Advising Basics workshop is optional (Monday, August 12 at 8:30-11:30) and covers general education requirements, preparing for, conducting, and documenting advising sessions, and other information that advisors need when they are new to advising or new to MSU. The Master Advisor Workshop (Monday, August 12 at 1:00-5:00 and Tuesday, August 13 at 8:00-5:00) covers campus resource referrals, ethics and advising, FERPA and confidentiality of student records, developing positive and appropriate advising relationships, advising students from diverse backgrounds, core competencies for academic advisors, and more. Participants earn the “Master Advisor” designation, receive a framed certificate, and those who qualify become eligible for “Excellence in Advising” awards.
Registration is available on the Academic Advisement Center website until Tuesday, August 6. The first link on the left is for use by current full-time faculty and staff. The second link on the left is for graduate students, part-time employees and guests. If the August dates do not work, the link also allows participants to register for the December 16-17 workshops as well as the May 18-19, 2020 workshops.
Other Upcoming Summer Training & Events
- Summer Online Boot Camp: July 22-26, LIBR 10B
- Orientation for GAs and TAs August 12-13
- FCTL 34th Showcase: August 14
- New Student Convocation: Sunday, August 18, 2-3PM, JQH Arena
Outstanding work by faculty, staff, students!
- Thomas Callaway, materials science graduate student, presented his research about making batteries more sustainable at the Materials Research Society Spring Meeting in Phoenix. AZ. Advisor: Saibal Mitra
- Handshake – MSU Career Center launches new job finding site for students (current and alumni).
- Parking Permits are available; the current parking permits expire on July 31!
July 26 Summer Visit Day
Aug 2 Summer Session Ends (Finals)
Aug 12 All Faculty and Graduate Students report to work
Aug 14 34th Showcase on Teaching & Learning
Aug 15 All Faculty Luncheon
Aug 19 First day of classes – Fall semester
Aug 20 CNAS All-College Meeting 3:35-5:00 PM, PSU Union Club
Aug 28 CNAS Student Expo, 10:00-12:00 noon, Bear Head Plaza [rain location: PSU East Ballroom]
Sep 20-22 Family Weekend
Oct 1-3 Public Affairs Conference
Oct 7 State of the University Address, 12:15 PM, PSU Theatre
Oct 10-11 Fall Holiday – NO CLASSES/OFFICES OPEN
Oct 24 Emeritus Dinner, Union Club, 5:30-7:30
Oct 25-26 Homecoming
Nov 2 Fall Showcase
Nov 3-5 CAEP Accreditation Visit (Education)
Nov 4 PSM Advisory Board Meets
Nov 4 STEM CAREER EXPO 2019
Nov 9 MAKO Math conference
Nov 27-29 Thanksgiving Holiday, Offices Closed
Dec 5 Last day of classes for semester
Dec 7-12 Final Exams
Dec 13 Commencement – 10 AM, 1:30 PM