Happy New Year! Be kind. Be positive. Be strong. Be safe.
Virtual Town Hall Meeting
Join President Smart for a virtual town hall meeting at 10-11:30 a.m. on Friday, January 14. He will provide an update on COVID-19. As in prior town hall meetings, you will have the opportunity to provide feedback and ask questions.
Student Success Office – Update
Sarah Foster in the CNAS Student Success Office has left to pursue a Ph.D. in England as of the end of last semester. Dylan Earnshaw is still available to assist students/faculty as part of the Student Success Office. We are working very hard to hire a second advisor.
Upcoming Community Event
NAACP – “Creating the Beloved Community” (Jan 17, 2022). The march will take place but the end will now be outdoors on the square rather than indoors at the Gillioz. I hope you will join me at the march – it starts at 9 AM at the Ice Park. 2022 NAACP Springfield MLK EVENT
Upcoming University Events and Deadlines
FCTL Faculty nominations – Call for FCTL faculty teaching awards nominations – Provost Communiqué (missouristate.edu) – Due January 21
Research Administration Grant News Letter – Please note that if you are making a submission for the Summer Graduate Assistant Fund it is due no later than January 31
Missouri Academy of Science (58th Annual Meeting) – April 22-23, 2022, Central Methodist University, Fayette, MO. Call for Papers – abstract submissions are due Friday, March 18 at 5PM
Unlikely Allies in the Academy: Women of Color and White Women in Conversation Book Talk
- Join Drs. Marjorie Shavers & Nancy Gordon for a discussion about Dr. Karen L. Dace’s Unlikely Allies in the Academy: Women of Color and White Women in Conversation.
- Date: Friday, February 25, 2022
- Time: 11:00 am
- Location: The Ozarks Room, Meyer Library Rm 302
- Interested faculty should use the QR code to download the eBook, which requires BearPass login.
- Please contact FCTL@MissouriState.edu if you prefer a printed copy of the book.
Faculty & Staff Free Portrait Days – Dates have been set for 2022
Recent news from the college:
- If you would like to see past stories please visit CNAS NewsWatch!
|January 10||All faculty and graduate students report to work|
|January 13||CNAS Academic Appeals Committee meets|
|January 17||Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday – No classes, Offices closed|
|January 18||First day of Spring classes|
|February 21||President’s Day – No classes, Offices closed|
|February 26||Regional Science Olympiad Competition|
|March 14-20||Spring Break – No classes, Offices open|
|March 22||Missouri Junior Academy of Science Competition|
|April 9||State Science Olympiad Competition|
|April 14-17||Spring Holiday – No classes (Offices closed on April 15)|
|April 22-23||Missouri Academy of Science, Central Methodist University|
|April 30||Spring Showcase is today!|
|May 5||CNAS Undergraduate Research Day|
|May 7||Einhellig Interdisciplinary Forum – Graduate College|
|May 14-19||Finals Week|
|May 20||Commencement (CNAS at 9:00AM)|