Whir-lee tubes; dirty ice balls made with dry ice, sand and syrup; kids spinning and rotating as planet earth – these are a few cosmic adventures Georgia College professors bring to area schools through Project ASTRO.
Senior biology major Emmy Thornsberry knew her love of ceramics would continue into college. But it wasn’t until October of her first year, when she happened to see a group of community members and students going into Grassmann Ceramics Studio, she decided to follow along.
A Celebration of English Art Songs concert, scheduled for Thursday, March 29, in Max Noah Recital Hall, has been canceled.
Faculty and staff are invited to attend a presentation and Q&A session with Dr. Anthony Ogden, Dr. James Callaghan and Dr. Leigh Poole, candidates for the position of AVP, International Education and Director of the International Center.
The presentations will take place from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. on Monday, March 26; Wednesday, March 28; and Friday, March 30, in MSU Banquet Hall A. The candidates will deliver a 45-minute presentation on the following topic: "The Value of International Education at a Liberal Arts University." The presentations will be followed by a 15-minute question and answer session.
Seas the day with Dining Services! This Thursday March 29, 2018, The MAX will host SEAFOOD HOUSE from 5:30 -7 p.m. in The Hoke Dining Room. Guests can choose a crab dinner or shrimp trio dinner. Each meal will be served with hush puppies, corn on the cob, and chive buttermilk biscuits. The cost of entry for students with a meal plan is a traditional meal swipe plus $10.00; students may use Dining Dollars or CatCash to cover the additional cost. Individuals without a meal plan may attend at the full price of $22.00. To purchase tickets visit gcsu.edu/dining.
In This Issue... For more details, click on this link MURACE and then on the link for the E-Newsletter at the top of the page
- CFP, "Big Data as a Tool to Promote Undergraduate Research" (Spr and Sum19 SPUR)
- Submit Letters of Intent by March 23, CUR Campus-Wide Award for Undergraduate Research Accomplishments
- How Are You Celebrating Undergraduate Research Week (April 9-13)? Tell Us by March 30!
- Want to Host NCUR in 2022? Submit a Letter of Interest by March 31
- Nomination Deadlines for Faculty Mentor Awards Coming Up in CUR Divisions
- Deadlines Approaching for 2018 Summer Undergraduate Opportunities
- CUR Welcomes New Member
- New: NIGMS R-15 AREA Program Funding Opportunity for Undergraduate Institutions
- CUR Event: CUR Biennial (July 1-3, 2018; Early-Bird Regis Deadline Mar 29)
- CUR Events and Deadlines
The Black Student Alliance will host their annual Heritage Ball formal on March 31st. They will welcome home alumnus Harrison Thacker (stage name 16OS), who will serve as the entertainment for the event. Harrison received his BA in Rhetoric from Georgia College in 2013.
Since graduating from GC, Harrison has earned his Masters in Communication and Leadership at Gonzaga University and is becoming a well-known poet, actor and hip-hop artist. He has been casted in 6 major picture movies and 4 TV Shows to which includes featured roles in the CW's TV series The Originals, appearances in Vampire Diaries, a principle speaking role in Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising with Zach Efron just to name a few. All this while selling out venues in Atlanta and performing across the US.
We are extremely excited to welcome Harrision and his band (The Crowd Pleasers) who are also GC alums, home for the Heritage Ball.
For information about attendance to the Heritage Ball, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The "PAWS Reports Access Request" approval form is now available on the GC Signatures page. The form can be accessed by login in to Unify at https://unify.gcsu.edu. Paper forms should no longer be used for requesting access to departmental PAWS reports.
The Black Student Alliance will host its Heritage Ball, March 31st at 8:30pm in the Magnolia Ballroom.
Recognition will be given to student peers who have made great contributions to our organization and to advocating for underrepresented students and students of color. We will also crown our first Heritage Ball King & Queen.
Attire for the event is formal. This event is free, but you must have a ticket to get in.
Contact any BSA Member to get a ticket or email email@example.com.
We invite the campus to a discussion and talk around, "The Black Perspective." Our speaker for the evening is TED-Talks and Iheart Radio Personality Mahogany Bowers.
Join us as Mahogany dives into the narrative around understanding the lens and experiences that form the black perspective.
Monday, March 26th at 6pm in The HUB @Blackbridge Hall.
The deadline for nominations for the Staff Excellence Awards has been extended to March 30.
Please take a moment to nominate a colleague or group of colleagues to be recognized at the Georgia College Faculty and Staff Celebration of Excellence through our web form or in the INFO boxes located in MSU near the Mail Room, Miller Court or Wellness and Recreation Center. For qualifications, please refer to the nomination form found at http://bit.ly/2H2c0en
This year's award categories are:
Individual Service Award: This award recognizes individual staff members who have gone above and beyond in their service to students, colleagues and other Georgia College community members during the last academic year.
Team Service Award: This award recognizes teams that have gone above and beyond in their service to students, colleagues and other Georgia College community members during the last academic year.
Outstanding Leadership Award: This award recognizes individuals in leadership roles/capacities who have gone above and beyond in their service to students, colleagues and other Georgia College community members during the last academic year.
'The Bright Idea Award' for Outstanding Process Improvement: This award recognizes teams, departments or divisions that designed and implemented process improvements or initiatives over the last year that have significantly increased effectiveness and efficiency. Projects will be considered on the basis of improved service times, improved quality of service, and the significance of the positive impact on their customers (students, colleagues, community).
Bobcat Spirit Award: This award recognizes an individual who exemplifies the spirit of Georgia College and everything it signifies. Successful candidates can either bleed Blue and Green for the university’s many sports teams or exude school spirit in the way they exemplify the Liberal Arts Mission—engaging in intellectual, professional or civic pursuits; taking initiative; answering the call to leadership; and building a better university community for the future.
Bobcat Partner Award: Not all members of Team Georgia College are employed by the university. This award recognizes a business or organization that, although not a part of Georgia College, helps the campus community achieve its mission and goals as if it were a member of the team. Successful nominations could be for a vendor that does business with Georgia College or an organization that partners with Georgia College departments, on-campus organizations or initiatives.
The Eve Puckett Community Service Award--The award recognizes an individual that donates his or her time to on-campus or community volunteer opportunities above and beyond their responsibilities at Georgia College.
The winners will be recognized at the Georgia College Celebration of Excellence April 20 at 9 a.m. in Russell Auditorium.
IT will be performing Network maintenance on the Jabber application, Thursday, March 22, 2018 between 5:30 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. A new Security certificate that authenticates external network users access to Jabber will be installed. Please accept the new certificate in order to connect to Jabber if required to do so. Please report any issues to Serve at 478-445-7378 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please check the https://unify.gcsu.edu website for updates.