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Dec. 14, 2011 Faculty/Staff Laker Lines
Dec. 14, 2011 Faculty/Staff Laker Lines
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Clayton State News
December 12, 2011
Volume 6, Number 173
Loch Shop Faculty, Staff, Friends and Family Sale; Today and Tomorrow
For all those individuals still stuck on campus, or for anyone looking for a holiday bargain, the Clayton State University Loch Shop will be having a special sale on Wednesday, Dec. 14 and Thursday, Dec. 15, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Loch Shop Manager Todd Smith has announced that he’ll be giving 40 percent off all customers’ entire purchases, including clearance merchandise and bargain books.* As a special bonus, there will also be free popcorn for customers both days.
"From Clayton State logo items to the latest best-sellers, come take advantage of our last sale of the season,” he says.
As always, free gift wrapping is available for all purchases. The Loch Shop is located on the first floor of the Clayton State Student Center.
* Sale excludes textbooks, diploma frames, study aids, computers and technology items, and food and beverages. Not valid on prior or future purchases. Not valid with any other coupon or discount.
Basketball Doubleheader vs. Georgia Southwestern, Dec. 14
The Lakers will open the 2011/2012 Peach Belt season on Wednesday, Dec. 14 with a doubleheader against Georgia Southwestern.
The sixth-ranked, defending national champion women’s team (Nisha, Me Me, et al) will open in the 5:30 p.m. game at the Athletics & Fitness Center. The Clayton State men, led by Teondre Williams will face the 19
-ranked Hurricanes in the 7:30 p.m. second game.
Office of University Relations Closed, December 16 and December 19
The Clayton State University Office of University Relations will be closed on Friday, Dec. 16 and Monday, Dec. 19, while the office relocates to Clayton State – East, 5823 Trammell Rd., Morrow. University Relations, along with the rest of the External Relations Division (which is also moving to Clayton State – East) has been located on the second floor of the Clayton State Student Center since June 2007.
The moving process will include both disconnecting the office computers and telephones on Friday morning. It is expected that University Relations will be back in business on Tuesday, Dec. 20, and that Laker Lines will resume on Dec. 20. All telephone numbers and the mailing address (2000 Clayton State Blvd.) will remain the same.
Loch Shop and LakerCard Center Closed, Dec. 15, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
The Loch Shop and LakerCard Center will be closed on Thursday, Dec. 15, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for the annual Holiday Party. We apologize for any inconvenience. Happy Holidays from the staff of Auxiliary and Administrative Services!
University Relations Sponsored Fall Photo Contest
University Relations is sponsoring a fall photography contest! Please submit your “Best Clayton State Fall Photo.” All photo submissions must be on campus. Photo subjects may include Clayton State faculty, staff, students, or campus scenery. All photos must be submitted by midnight Jan. 13, 2012. No more than two submissions per person, per day.
A winner will be announced Jan. 20, 2012. This contest is open to Clayton State faculty, staff, and students only. Join the Clayton State Flickr group at: http://www.flickr.com/groups/claytonstateuniversity/.
Auxiliary Services Hours for Spring 2012
Loch Shop and LakerCard Center
Jan. 3 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Jan. 4 – 5 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Jan. 6 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Jan. 7 9 a.m. – 3 pm
Jan. 9 – 12 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Jan. 13 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Jan. 14 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Jan. 16 CLOSED (MLK Day)
Jan. 17 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Jan. 18 Resume normal hours
Lakeside Dining Hall
Jan. 8 4:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Jan. 9 Resume normal hours
Jan. 16 (MLK Day) Brunch/Dinner only
Jan. 3 – 6 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Jan. 7 Resumes normal hours
Jan. 3 – 6 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Jan. 9 Resumes normal hours
All other retail dining locations resume normal hours on Jan. 9, 2012.
Georgia DOT Snow/Ice Info for Metro Atlanta
It’s that time of year… very soon, weather forecasts for Georgia will call for snow and ice, making road conditions and travel challenging. For hourly updates and information on road and traffic conditions during snow/ice events in metro Atlanta, we encourage you to:
Or, call 511 from your cellular phone, listen to local radio and TV broadcasts, and follow Georgia DOT on Facebook at
and Twitter at
When you visit
you will also be able to view the Winter Weather Webinar, which discusses how Georgia DOT has prepared its work crews and resources and coordinated with local governments for snow/ice removal on interstates and state routes.
Il Brasso Magnifico to Play at Spivey Hall, Dec. 18
Il Brasso Magnifico, with Mark Williamson music director, will be playing a free concert in Clayton State University’s Spivey Hall on Sunday, Dec. 18.
Current and former members of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra as well as other major orchestras and ensembles reunite for the return of Il Brasso Magnifico to Spivey Hall, offering up holiday music in classical, jazz, and popular styles, plus other favorites to celebrate the season.
CE Certificate Program Graduation, Dec. 19
The next CE Certificate Program Graduation is set for Monday, Dec. 19, at Clayton State -- East.
The ceremony begins at 7 p.m., with a reception following.
College of Business Ribbon Cutting and Signage Unveiling, Jan. 9
The College of Business invites faculty, staff and students to the ribbon cutting and signage unveiling ceremony announcing the renaming of the College of Business. The ceremony will be held on Monday, Jan. 9, 2012 on the landing of the College of Business. Light refreshments will be served immediately following the ceremony.
To RSVP, contact Valencia Cantrell at (678) 466-4528 or
SBDC Hosting Starting a Business Workshop, Jan. 10
The Small Business Development Center will be hosting a “Starting a Business” workshop, a comprehensive workshop on important decisions you make prior to opening a business. The workshop will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., in the main building at Clayton State -- East.
PowerPoint handouts and a book, “How to Start a Business: A Guide for Georgia Entrepreneurs” will be provided.
The cost is $69 per person with 50 percent off for each additional person. All Clayton State students, faculty and staff also get 50 percent off. To register, go to: