Announcements from Academic Affairs
Week of March 18, 2013Mar 17, 2013, 11:21 pm - Carey Adams
Faculty Award Nominations Due TODAY, March 18
You have the opportunity to nominate faculty colleagues for one or more of six annual faculty awards, including four awards for distinguished service, the Brockmeier Award, and the Dean Probst Award. The Brockmeier Award honors a faculty member who has been at Armstrong for not less than one year nor more than five years who is recongized as an outstanding teacher, and who has made significant contributions through service to the university and to its students. The H. Dean Probst Award is presented to a faculty member who has been outstanding in teaching and learning, advisement, counseling, and the encouragement and support of student involvement in academic and co-curricular activities. You can see a list of previous recipients here. See the Faculty Development web site for more information.
Graduate Open House This Week
Tuesday, March 19, 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., Armstrong Center
HOLA Hosts Public Radio’s Story Corps Project
The Hispanic Outreach and Leadership at Armstrong program (HOLA) is proud to announce that HOLA and Armstrong will serve as a regional StoryCorps partner with the specific goal of preserving voices from the Hispanic/Latino community. As part of this effort, the university is reaching out to the community to recruit Latino Americans to record their stories for StoryCorps’ “Historias” repertoire. StoryCorps will be at Armstrong from March 19-29, 2013.
Faculty Lecture Series- Is Our Food Killing Us? Is Michael Pollan Correct?
March 22, Noon, Ogeechee Theatre, David Lake, Rehabilitation Sciences. This presentation will explore the scientific basis behind the effect our society’s reliance on industrial farming practices and commercial food products has had on the nature of eating in America and how the health of Americans has changed as a result. Highly processed foods and fast foods have led to an increase of sugar and calories in food which in turn has increased obesity rates. The pervasiveness of salt and high-fructose corn syrup in processed foods, the existence of hormones and antibiotics in many products, and the medical implications of these factors in our diets will be explored. Discussion will be linked to Armstrong’s Common Read text, Michael Pollan’s The Omnivore’s Dilemma.
March 28th; 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Student Union Savannah Ballroom. Armstrong AMT’s annual celebration of the accomplishments and advancements of women in the visual and performing arts. Armstrong Fine Arts students will present papers and presentations beginning at 10 a.m. in Armstrong's Savannah Ballroom, second floor of the Student Union.
Subscribe to Announcements
- Week of September 9, 2013
- Week of September 2, 2013
- Week of August 26, 2013
- Week of September 19, 2013
- Week of April 29, 2013
- Week of April 22, 2013
- Week of April 15, 2013
- Week of April 8, 2013
- Week of April 1, 2013
- Week of March 25, 2013
Quiz: Ed-Tech Company or Made-Up Word?
Education Dept. Will Test Use of Student Aid in Programs Not Based on Credit Hour
New Role for College Business Officers: Selling Change
Sweeping Change Is in the Works for How Job-Training Dollars Are Allocated
Colleges Must Help Further the Goals of Common Core Standards, Report Says
Adjunct union drive hits speedbumps in Twin Cities
Competency-based education gets a boost from the Education Department
Obama signs workforce training bill, announces new executive action to overhaul federal job training programs
Intensive advising programs can alter students' college paths