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Faculty portraits, March 31
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Come by Photo Services on Tuesday, March 31, in Roaden University Center 368 to get a new headshot for your profile on the TTU website. No appointments are needed and faculty and staff can stop by from 8 a.m. to noon or 1 to 4:30 p.m. Photo Services will only be doing headshots certain days each month. The dates for April will be announced in a few weeks.
Free upcoming business seminar
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Do you need help understanding business financial statements? A free, hands-on seminar series being presented this April by the Tennessee Small Business Development Center (TSBDC) at TTU will help you gain a basic understanding of business financial statements. Attendees are provided with a handy reference workbook to keep after each seminar. “Understanding Business Financial Statements” is the title of the seminar series being presented. The seminar series will be held April 2-16 in Johnson Hall 411. All sessions will be led by Alan Harris and Andrew Bryant. All the sessions will start at 5:30 p.m. and end at 7:30 p.m. Part one will be held on Thursday, April 2. Part two will be held on Thursday, April 9. Part three will be held on Tuesday, April 14. Part four will be held on Thursday, April 16. In addition to seminars on small business topics, the TTU Small Business Development seminar offers free, confidential one-on-one counseling with potential and existing small business owners. Although admission is free, registration is required and can be done by using the more info link below.
Celebration of Craft
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TTU's Appalachian Center for Craft presents Celebration of Craft, Saturday, April 18, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free and features family fun for everyone, with demonstrations in glass, clay, fibers, metal, wood, and more; live music; crafts for kids, build-a-bowl for Habitat for Humanity; an art auction; food for every taste, including kettle corn, blooming onions, burgers, pizza, and frozen treats. Come join the fun!
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Bounds and Baker present at national composition conference
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Two faculty members in the department of English shared their research with colleagues last week at the Conference on College Composition and Communication in Tampa, Florida. Assistant professor Paulina Bounds presented “The Assessment Design Feedback Loop: A Collaborative, Multimodal Approach” with a colleague from the University of Georgia. Professor Tony Baker presented “Risking Complicity: Local Labor Conditions and a Writing Program
Administrator’s Problem-Framing Heuristic.”
QEP RFP informational meeting
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As mentioned elsewhere in Tech Times, the Undergraduate Creative Inquiry Curriculum Grant Program is a major component of our new QEP and offers faculty the opportunity to redesign undergraduate courses to include creative inquiry projects and assignments. We will pilot the CI Curriculum Grant Program in the 2015-2016 academic year. Lenly Weathers, Tech's QEP director, will provide a presentation on the grant program March 31 from 11 a.m. to noon in Clement Hall 212. If you are considering applying or simply want to learn more, please plan to attend.
Understanding financial statements
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Do you need help understanding your company’s balance sheet? A free, hands-on seminar series being presented this April by the Tennessee Small Business Development Center at TTU will help you gain a basic understanding of balance sheets. Attendees will be provided with a handy reference workbook to keep after each seminar. “Understanding Financial Statements | The Balance Sheet” is the title of the seminar being presented. The seminar will be held April 9 in Johnson Hall 411. This seminar will be led by Alan Harris and Andrew Bryant, and runs from 5:30-7:30 p.m. This seminar will break down components of the balance sheet and give helpful pointers. Attendees will gain a basic understanding of the look of this statement, terminology and how this statement can be used to understand your business.
Scholastic book fair March 31 to April 2
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The Scholastic book fair is happening next week in the College of Education’s LRC in Bartoo Hall. The book fair offers specially priced books (PreK-12) and educational resources. All purchases are buy one get one free. Enjoy children’s classics, award-winning titles, new releases, interactive software, adult bestsellers and other great reads from more than 100 publishers. The fair is open March 31 and April 1, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and April 2, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. On Thursday, April 2, from 4:30–5:30 p.m., we will celebrate literacy. Come and learn more about early literacy. The first 30 people will receive a free book. Contact Julie Stepp at email@example.com with any questions.
Ribbon cutting for ROTC rappel tower
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There will be a ribbon cutting for the new ROTC Rappel Tower on Tuesday, March 31, 2015, at 4 p.m. Everyone is invited to watch President Oldham cut the ribbon and be the first to rappel down the tower.
English professor presents in England
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Josephine McQuail, professor of English at TTU and visiting fellow at the Institute of English Studies at the University of London, presented a paper March 25 entitled "Times Deceased: William Blake's History Play Fragments" at the conference at De Montfort University, Leicester, England organized to coincide with the re-interment of King Richard III. Richard III's remains were discovered under a parking lot in Leicester in 2012, and re-interred on March 26, 2015 in Leicester Cathedral. Dr. McQuail was able to go to the viewing of Richard III's coffin in the cathedral before the king's re-interment in a solemn ceremony.
More: cts.dmu.ac.uk/richard3/index.html; http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leicestershire-32014296