Announcements from Academic Affairs
Week of August 26, 2013Aug 25, 2013, 09:19 pm - Carey Adams
Internal Grants and Gignilliat Summer Fellowship Applications Invited
Applications for Research & Scholarship and Teaching & Learning Internal Grants are due October 25. Submissions for the Gignilliat Summer Fellowship are due November 1. Contact Dr. Teresa Winterhalter, Director of Faculty Development, for further information and application materials.
Undergraduate Research Grants Available
All Armstrong undergrads are elig Dr. Allison Belzeible to apply for up to $200 each to support their academic research efforts or to defray the costs of presenting a paper/creative work at an academic conference. SPARC II and Academic Affairs are underwriting this grant opportunity, an important effort to encourage our students in their investigative pursuits. Round One applications are due Friday, September 6 by 5:00 p.m. See the Undergraduate Research web page for application procedures. Contact Dr. Allison Belzer for further information.
Help Your Students Utilize The Writing Center
You can invite tutors to visit your classes to give an overview of Writing Center services, request informational flyers to distribute to your students, or encourage your students to tour the Center. And don't forget about the Online Writing Lab! Email the Writing Center for more information.
"Moveable Feasts" Bring Faculty Expertise To Historic Savannah Sites
A Moveable Feast is a fall-to-spring series of monthly lectures and performances by its distinguished faculty, ferrying you into a variety of historic venues in beautiful downtown Savannah. The first installment in this series will be Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 6 p.m. in The Old Cotton Exchange, East Bay Street, near City Hall, and will feature Nicholas Mangee, Assistant Professor of Economics. Dr. Mangee's topic will be: "On the Relevance of a Liberal Arts- Based Economics Education for Society."
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