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CNAS will hold its annual CNAS-STEM Career Fair virtually this year on Tuesday November 10th from 11am to 5pm, and it will be hosted by Handshake, a platform that will provide video, audio and chat for students connect to the fair through their mobile device app or browser. In this event, our students will
- Network with potential employers who are currently recruiting
- Learn about current internships and job opportunities in their disciplines
- Will have the unique opportunity to land a job offer before they graduate!
We have launched the “Prepare for the Virtual CNAS Career Fair” course on Blackboard, where students can register for the fair, sign up for one-on-one and group sessions, upload their resumes, and more! Please encourage your students to participate in this event! (Hospitality Leadership recently had a successful virtual career fair and we are looking forward to hosting this for our STEM students.) This event is organized in partnership with the Career Center and the STEM-Living Learning Community. For more information, please contact Gary Stafford in the Career Center at GStafford@MissouriState.edu or at 417 836 5636
The CNAS Virtual Undergraduate Research Symposium will be held from November 12-16.The following links contain more information – Call for presentations to CNAS Virtual Symposium 2020 UGRS Presenters Instructions. All CNAS undergraduates are invited to submit! Please see the attached call for presentations as well as instructions for presenters.
- The United Way/Missouri State Way campaign is happening now. As a leadership donor to the United Way I want to encourage you to make a contribution. United Way makes a difference in our community. This showcases what our partners accomplished during COVID: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lm4Dll3bTUY
- Giving to the Missouri State University Foundation is easy and your donations can go toward a need in your own department.
CNAS Events and Updates
Congratulations to Kevin Evans (GGP) for being one of the recipients for the 2020 Board of Governors’ Faculty Excellence in Public Affairs Award!
The last College Council Meeting for Fall semester is on 11/3. If you want a proposal considered during this meeting please have it submitted by Friday 10/23.
PSIP Applications are due December 11. There are 2 workshops for more information at the dates/times below.
- CSC – 11:15-12:15 PM, Friday, October 23 via Zoom. “An Explainable and Statistically Validated Ensemble Clustering Model Applied to the Identification of Traumatic Brain Injury Subgroups.” By Dr. Tayo Obafemi-Ajayi, Missouri State University
- GGP – 2:30-3:30 PM, Friday, October 23, Temple 002. “So you told your family that you are getting a geology degree…now what; suggestions/observations after hiring, interning and mentoring 100’s of college science students.” By MSU Alumnus Bob Schellhorn
- CHM – 3:30-4:30 PM, Wednesday, October 28 via Zoom – Benjamin Wylie, Texas Tech University. For more information contact Dr. Nick Gerasimchuk
Recent news from the college:
- Congratulations to the Biology department
- Celebrate the Earth and its science
- Getting to the root to grow understanding
- If you would like to see past stories please visit CNAS NewsWatch!
Carrie’s Cafe is now open through October 29 for take-out-orders only. Support our students by placing your order.
Campus Events and Updates
Summer Faculty Fellowships – Deadline for submission is October 30th.
Advising Basics Workshop, Monday, Dec. 14 from 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. in Karls Hall 101 – registration required
Master Advisor Workshop, Monday, Dec. 14 from 1-5 p.m. AND Tuesday, Dec. 15 from 8:15 a.m.-4:30 p.m. in Karls Hall 101 – registration required
Fall 2020 Advisor Forum sessions – there are still 2 sessions left in the fall if you are interested in attending.
Voting by mail/have an absentee ballot and need a notary? Notary services are being provided in PSU 309 – 10/21, 10/22, 10/27, 10/28 and 10/29. You will need to bring both your ID and ballot.
Curriculum Innovation Call for Proposals will close Oct 31.
- Curriculum Innovation Mini Grants provide awards limits of $1,200 for the purchase of instructional tools and assistance from the FCTL adopting the new tool.
- FCTL Teaching with Zoom Virtual sessions
- Thursday, October 22nd 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
- Tuesday, October 27th 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
- Wednesday, October 28th 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
- Friday, November 6th 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
- Monday, November 16th 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Register through My Learning Connection or contact the FCTL for more information.
Flu Shots/Biometrics – Don’t forget to visit your “My Health Portal” and make an appointment to get your flu shot! If you want to save $30 a month on your medical insurance you need to either get a flu shot, or complete a biometrics appointment.
|Nov 10||CNAS Career Expo – Virtual|
|Nov 12-16||CNAS Undergraduate Research Day – Virtual|
|Dec 3||Last day of classes for fall semester|
|Dec 5-10||Final Exam Period|
|Dec 11||Fall Commencement|
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