Volume 7, #143
Spivey Hall Young People’s Concert, Dec. 12
Clayton State University’s world-famous Spivey Hall will be celebrating the 2012 holiday season with five special daytime Young People’s Concerts; starting on Monday, Nov. 19 and concluding on Wednesday, Dec. 12. All five concerts start at 11:15 a.m., in Spivey Hall on the Clayton State campus in Morrow.
Spivey Hall’s daytime Young People’s Concerts are an excellent opportunity for dreams to be made real, and for only $2 per person. Reservations can be made by calling (678) 466-4481.
On Wednesday, Dec. 12, Spivey Hall’s own Albert Schweitzer Memorial pipe organ, and organist Steven Wooddell, will take center stage for a holiday pipe organ concert. The magnificent Albert Schweitzer Memorial pipe organ is the crowning centerpiece of Spivey Hall. Built by the Fratelli Ruffatti of Padua, Italy, the 4,413-pipe organ is just as beautiful to hear as it is to see. Wooddell will demonstrate the amazing range of the instrument with a variety of traditional and contemporary seasonal music sure to put you in the holiday spirit.
SAC Fitness Center Locker Clean Out, Dec. 12
For those patrons who are renting locker at the SAC Fitness Center, you have until Dec. 12, (8 p.m.) to clean out your locker. Any locks remaining after that date will be cut and the contents will be stored for 30 days. Unclaimed items will be donated to charity. All contents must be removed for the duration of winter break. We apologize in advance for the inconvenience.
Locker renewals will be available Jan.2, 2013. Please renew early for best selection. For more information, please contact Brandon Marshall at BrandonMarshall@clayton.edu
or (678) 466-4976.
CE Certificate Program Graduation, Dec. 13
The Division of Continuing Education will hold its Fourth Certificate Program Graduation on Thursday, Dec. 13, 7 p.m., in Spivey Hall. Certificates will be awarded to all students who have successfully completed Certificate Programs during the second half of 2012. Light refreshments will be served following the ceremony.
CE will be awarding 75 Certificates of Program Completion. An expected 250 guests will celebrate with the graduates. Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Micheal Crafton will address the group, as will CE graduate, Stephanie Montgomery (Medical Coding Specialist Certificate Program) who will be sharing her success story.
Please RSVP by calling (678) 466-5050.
Loch Shop’s Stuck on Campus Sale, Dec. 10 to Dec. 21
The Loch Shop will be having its annual “Stuck On Campus” sale, starting on Monday, Dec. 10 and running through Friday, Dec. 21.
Included in the same will be such bargains as limited edition Clayton State University Christmas ornaments for $9.99, Buy 2 Bargain Books, get one free (of equal or lesser value), as well as deep discounts on the most popular authors in the tradebook section.
Finish your holiday shopping with great deals, free gift wrapping, no parking hassles and plenty of Laker Pride.
Laker Angel Party, Dec. 14
A Laker Angel Party potluck breakfast will be held on Friday, Dec. 14 at 9 a.m., in room L-200 of the Library.
If you would like to bring something please let Delores Toothaker know; firstname.lastname@example.org
There will be a gift exchange for those that want to participate. There is a $5 limit on the gift.
Bursar’s Office Closed for Staff Development, Dec. 14
The Bursar’s office will be closed on Friday, Dec. 14 for staff development. The Bursar’s office will resume regular business hours on Monday, Dec. 17.
Procurement Services Closed for Staff Development, Dec. 14
Procurement Services will be closed on Friday, Dec. 14 for staff development. Procurement Services will resume regular business hours on Monday, Dec. 17.
Clayton State Alumnus John Morrow to be Commissioned on Campus as Marine Second Lieutenant, Dec. 15
John Lewis Morrow, a May 2012 honors graduate of Clayton State University with a B.S. in Biology, will be returning to campus on Saturday, Dec. 15 to be commissioned as a second lieutenant in the United State Marine Corps.
The ceremony, which is open to the public, will take place at outdoor the Judge Eugene Lawson Amphitheater, located between the Baker Center and Spivey Hall, starting at 10 a.m.
Human Resources Office Closed, Dec. 12
Please be advised that the Human Resources Office will be closed today, Dec. 12, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., due to a departmental event. For any urgent matters, please contact Public Safety at (678) 466-4050.
The Loch Shop Launches New Custom Fan Shop; www.claytonstategear.com
Clayton State University Laker fans can now do all their holiday shopping on-line, with one easy click of the mouse.
Todd Smith, manager of the University’s Loch Shop, has announced the launch of www.claytonstategear.com
, the official online store for Clayton State Athletics devoted exclusively to selling Laker athletic gear. From Adidas to Under Armour, www.claytonstategear.com
has something for every Laker fan, while offering the ease of online purchasing.
“Our new custom fan shop, www.claytonstategear.com
, allows the Loch Shop to offer its customers a larger number of items than we have space to offer in our current bricks and mortar location,” notes Smith, who adds that The Loch Shop splits the proceeds from every sale with the Clayton State Athletics Department.
Jessica Valadez, the developer of the new site and college program manager for Advanced-Online, says that www.claytonstategear.com
should have between 300 to 500 products available online, and will continue to add new products throughout the year. She also promises to run monthly promotions (the current one is a gift with a $50 purchase) throughout the year as well.
Announcing the Loch Shop Survey Prize Winners
Congratulations to students Tina Wright and Taylor Hughes and staff member Heidi Benford. Each will receive a $50 Loch Shop gift card as winners in the Bookstore survey random prize drawing.
The Loch Shop would like to thank the campus community for their feedback on our operations. Your input has a significant impact in determining how we develop our plans for the future as well as letting us know areas we need to improve in order to ensure you are receiving the best customer service possible. We are thrilled we received 94 percent or higher positive rating and will strive to reach a perfect satisfaction level of 100 percent.
Thank you again for all who participated in the Survey Process for the Loch Shop!
Biweekly Payroll Reminder - Estimated ADP E-Time Approvals Required, Dec. 14
Notice to all employees and managers/supervisors:
Due to the Winter Break, approvals of all biweekly time must be estimated and approved by 5 p.m., Friday, Dec. 14, for the payroll ending on Dec. 21, 2012.
The week of Dec. 15 to Dec. 21 must be estimated. Please submit a paper timesheet if any corrections to the estimated time need to be made. Corrections will be processed on the following payroll.
If you have any questions, including password resets, while attempting to approve or update a time card, please contact our SSC Customer Support Team.
Loch Shop and LakerCard Center Hours During Semester Break
Dec. 10 – 21, 2012
- Monday – Thursday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
- Friday: 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
CLOSED – Dec. 22, 2012 – Jan. 1, 2013
Jan. 2, 2013
- 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
*Loch Shop and LakerCard Operating Hour for the Beginning of Spring 2013
Operating hours for the Loch Shop and LakerCard Center are available at:
- Loch Shop Hours
- LakerCard Hours
Dining Services Hours During Semester Break
Lakeside Dining Hall
- Last meal for Fall 2012: Lunch on Friday, Dec. 7
- CLOSED: Dec. 10 – Jan. 6
- Normal service resumes Monday, Jan. 7
Visit Holiday Operating Hours
for information about all retail units.
Loch Shop and LakerCard Operating Hours for the Beginning of Spring 2013
Operating hours for the Loch Shop and LakerCard Center are available at:
- Loch Shop Hours
- LakerCard Hours
Desire 2 Learn Training Opportunities
Below is a link to the HUB’s site for upcoming training in Desire2Learn.
"Coming to America: Celebrating the Immigrant Experience" Now on YouTube
The National Archives at Atlanta is proud to announce the "release" of its immigration-themed video, "Coming to America: Celebrating the Immigrant Experience."
NARA's social media team posted the video to NARA's YouTube channel on Friday afternoon; without any advance word or notice, the video has been viewed more than 100 times since then.
The link to the video on YouTube is http://youtu.be/WPDJU8Fg0ps
. ("Join the National Archives at Atlanta for a Naturalization Ceremony that it hosted on July 20, 2012. Share the joy of new citizens and learn about NARA records that document the path to citizenship, often times with surprising and poignant results.")
First Lego League Super Regional Qualifier, Jan. 12
Clayton State, specifically the College of Information and Mathematical Sciences, will once again be hosting the First Lego League Super Regional Qualifier.
The event will be held on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, in the Baker Center (largely on Main Street and the Commons Area) from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CIMS’ Jay Terry is heading up the organization of the event. For details will be forthcoming.
King’s Celebration 2013, Jan. 15 to Jan. 21
The Annual Dr. Martin Luther King (MLK), Jr. Celebration is a collaborative effort between the Department of Campus Life, AmeriCorps, Diversity Education Experiences for Peers (D.E.E.P.) Educators, the Tau Epsilon Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., and the Sigma Sigma Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., to commemorate the life of Dr. King and significant events that occurred during the Civil Rights movement.
Jan. 15 -- MLK Rally
Campus Life, in collaboration with AmeriCorps and D.E.E.P. Educators, will sponsor a rally at Forest Park High School to educate students about Dr. King’s dream, vision, and life as well as celebrate his legacy.
2 p.m. – 3 p.m., Forest Park High School
Sponsored by: AmeriCorps and D.E.E.P. Peer Educators
Jan. 15 -- I Have A Dream March and Candlelight Vigil
Students, faculty and staff are invited to participate in the annual MLK March in honor of individuals that fought for civil rights of all mankind. The MLK March procession will end at the Lawson Amphitheatre with a candlelight vigil in remembrance of Dr. King’s birthday, legacy and dream.
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., James M. Baker University Center Quad and Lawson Amphitheatre
Sponsored by: Campus Life, D.E.E.P. Peer Educators, and Tau Epsilon Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Sigma Sigma Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Jan. 20 -- King’s Sunday Supper
Inspired by the legacy of Dr. King, America's Sunday Supper invites people from diverse backgrounds to come together to share a meal, discuss issues that affect our community and highlight our shared values and strengths.
4 p.m. – 6 p.m. , Student Activities Center Ballroom
Sponsored by: Campus Life, Tau Epsilon Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and Sigma Sigma Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Jan. 21 -- MLK Day of Service and MLK March
The campus community will engage in a series of volunteer projects in the Atlanta area in tribute to the work and life of Dr. King. Transportation will be provided for 25 participants. For more information regarding registration for this event, please contact LaShanda Hardin at LaShandaHardin@clayton.edu
8 a.m. – 3 p.m., Atlanta
Sponsored by: Department of Campus Life