Date: Friday, December 14 Time: 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Location: Meyer Library, RIS Commons First Floor Come relax (or celebrate the end of another semester) with live music (Margot and the Kidders), beer tasting, snacks and prizes. Hear about what is new and/or exciting at the library. This free event is for MSU faculty and staff, 21 years and older. Plus ones are welcome. … [Read more...] about What’s Brewing @ Your Library
Register for the two final faculty writing retreats of the semester Dates: December 17 and 18 Times: 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Location: LIBR 204 (FCTL) Facilitator: Dr. Etta Madden Give your winter break writing a jump start! The Faculty Write Program focuses on promoting faculty productivity and camaraderie through writing-based experiences such as interdisciplinary writing … [Read more...] about FCTL events and announcements
A new component of Blackboard was announced in Faculty Senate last month called Blackboard Ally. Blackboard Ally automatically scans content loaded to Blackboard and provides an assessment of the content’s accessibility and assistance in increasing the accessibility of course content. Ally uses visual indicators, which provide a measure of the accessibility of your course, … [Read more...] about New blackboard accessibility tool available soon
Nominations are due to the Provost Office by Friday, December 14. The Missouri State University Foundation Awards for Excellence in Teaching, Research, and Service are intended to provide incentives for continued performance to a select number of full-time faculty who evidence significant accomplishments in teaching, research and/or creative activities and service. The … [Read more...] about Call for nominations for foundation awards
Nominations for the “Curtis P. Lawrence Award for Excellence in Advising” are being accepted through Thursday, December 13 at 5:00 p.m. One faculty advisor and one professional staff advisor will be honored in spring 2019. Each recipient will receive a $1500 award and a plaque, which will be presented at a reception to honor all Master Advisors. To nominate an exceptional … [Read more...] about Excellence in academic advising – call for nominations
Congratulations to faculty on their funded assessment projects! Congratulations to Dr. Sapna Chakaraborty from Occupational Therapy, Debra Price from Childhood Education and Family Studies, and Dr. Nicole West from Counseling, Leadership and Special Education, on their recently awarded Assessment of Student Learning Grants. To learn more about their exciting and innovative … [Read more...] about What’s new in assessment?
The deadline for the international travel application is Tuesday, January 15, 2019. The funding is to support faculty international travel that will “advance the university mission, in a manner related to the research of the faculty member.” This funding supports faculty presentation of research. The international travel award provides up to $2,500 to the recipient. This is … [Read more...] about International travel application deadline approaching