Middlebury Women’s Soccer is hosting a Kids Night on Friday, May 6 from 5:30-10pm at the Peterson Family Athletics Complex. Parents may drop off their children, ages 4-13, between 5:30 and 6pm for fun games and age appropriate activities. For more information, registration, and release, please visit http://www.middleburysoccercamp.com/content/kids-night, or call x5410.
AgendaIn this meeting we will look at the GoogleApps for Edu and OneDrive projects. In-progress project presentations are open meetings, anyone may attend. Please feel free to share the invitation with anyone you feel is interested in the topics discussed.
AgendaIn this meeting we will look at the Video Streaming Service project. In-progress project presentations are open meetings, anyone may attend. Please feel free to share the invitation with anyone you feel is interested in the topics discussed.
Here are the week’s headlines from the News Room:
View past stories by visiting the News Room page.
There are currently 3 faculty positions, 44 external job postings (regular, on-call and temporary), and 6 internal job postings on the Middlebury employment opportunities web sites.
Employment Quick Links:
Faculty Employment Opportunities: http://www.middlebury.edu/academics/administration/prospective_faculty/employment
Staff Employment Opportunities: go/staff-jobs (on campus), http://go.middlebury.edu/staff-jobs (off campus)
Please note – to view only internal staff postings, please use the internal posting search filter that was highlighted in this MiddPoints article.
On-call/Temporary Staff Employment Opportunities: go/staff-jobs-sh (on campus), http://go.middlebury.edu/staff-jobs-sh (off campus)
On Wednesday, May 4th from 8-11 PM, the Writing Center at Middlebury College will join 75 other colleges and universities who sponsor a Write-In between the weeks of April 24-May 5. Supported by CTLR, the Writing Program and the Library, the Write-In fosters a writing community by creating a calm time and space in LIB 201, LIB 145 and the Harman Reading Room for students to write together. A Peer Writing Tutor and a Research Librarian will be on hand in LIB 201 to provide support. During the Write-In, students may work on academic papers, do personal writing, or brainstorm writing for fellowships, internships, and jobs. We’ll provide snacks and prizes. See Swarthmore’s International Write-In page for more information.
Why come to a Write-In?
Writing can be lonely, solitary work. Joining a group of other student writers can be motivating, productive, and calming.
How will this work?
- Come to Davis Family Library 201 any time between 8-11 PM. Stay from 15 minutes to 3 hours.
- Sign in to receive prizes
- If you want, we’ll give you a pen and a pad.
- Have some tasty snacks (Cheese and Crackers, Chicken Satay, Rice Krispie Treats, Brownies)
- Meet with a Peer Writing Tutor or Research Librarian.
- Stay in Lib 201, or go to one of our two reserved quiet spaces: Lib 145 and the Harman Reading Room.
What kind of writing should I do?
- Academic writing (Start your end of the semester papers this week!) (We’ll provide some research questions.)
- Personal writing (No idea where to start? We’ll provide some writing prompts.)
- Brainstorm writing for fellowships, internships, and job applications (We have a handy worksheet to get you started.)
Who is making this great event happen?
In celebration of the 100 year anniversary of the completion of Mead Chapel and Hepburn Hall, Special Collections presents a series of posts featuring interactive before-and-after imagery of these Middlebury icons.
Built with the help of a $60,000 donation from former governor Dr. John Mead to celebrate the 50th anniversary of his graduation from Middlebury in 1864, Mead Chapel was dedicated on June 18th, 1916 and marked “the completion of two years’ work and its entrance into the history of Middlebury as a meeting place for religious worship by faculty and students.”
Below is an interactive slider with images of Mead from the archives (tap or click on the bar to slide between images). The before image comes from the scrapbook of Arthur Thomas Vaughn, Class of 1917, and shows scaffolding around the spire. The after image is a 1916 postcard marking the completion of the chapel.
Stameshkin, David M. 1985. The Town’s College: Middlebury College, 1800-1915. Middlebury, VT: Middlebury College Press.
“Dedication of Mead Memorial Chapel.” The Middlebury Campus, June 21, 1916.
S6 Scrapbooks Box 92, Special Collections & Archives, Middlebury College.
A12 PF Mead 1916 02, Special Collections & Archives, Middlebury College.
Nominations for the 2016 Staff Recognition Awards are now open. These awards have been endowed through the generosity of Rudolf K. Haerle, Jr., Professor Emeritus of Sociology, who wished through his gift to recognize the importance of staff to the Middlebury Community.
Four awards are presented each year – one to a staff member in Dining Services, one to a staff member in Facilities Services, and two to staff members in all other areas of the Institution. Each winner will receive a cash prize of $200, and their names will be engraved on a plaque that hangs in the Grille.
Nominations for these awards may be submitted by completing the form attached to this link http://www.middlebury.edu/system/files/media/StaffRecognition2016.doc and sending it as a Word document to the Vice President for Finance and Treasurer mailbox at email@example.com, or mailing to Old Chapel 102.The deadline for nominations is Tuesday, May 10, 2016
The winners will be chosen by a selection committee consisting of the recipients of the 2015 awards: Joanne Leggett (Special Programs Coordinator -Admissions); Donna McDurfee (Administrative Coordinator of Faculty Affairs – Academic Affairs); Kevin Norton (Team Leader, General Services – Facilities Services); and Darren Zeno (Bread loaf Chef/Roundsperson – Dining Services).
Managers/Supervisors: Please post in a common area for those who do not have access to email.
The Program in Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies and Chellis House, the Women’s Resource Center, are seeking nominations for the student, staff, and faculty Feminist of the Year.
As feminist, we define a person who actively engages with our community to dismantle social hierarchies and systems of oppression with a multi-layered understanding and appreciation of difference.
You may nominate persons in one or all of the following categories: student, staff, and faculty by Monday, May 9, 6 p.m. by sending an email to Karin Hanta by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or by campus mail.
I nominate __________________________ for student feminist of the year because
I nominate __________________________ for staff feminist of the year because
I nominate __________________________ for faculty feminist of the year because
Thank you for your nominations!
Please join us on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 in the Center for Teaching, Learning & Research at 12:15 pm.
As with all Academic Roundtables, lunch will be provided. RSVP to Doreen Bernier via email at email@example.com by noon on Friday, May 6, 2016.
The Academic Roundtable is co-sponsored by
the Center for Teaching, Learning, & Research and the Library