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UT PAN AMERICAN Woman's Faculty Network - Grant Writing Panel
When: Thursday, December 4, 201410:00am - 11:30am
Where: Borderlands Room (EDUC 3.204) - The University of Texas-Pan American
OR watch the Live Webcast.

Please email ADVANCE@utpa.edu by Monday, December 1, 2014 to RSVP
Grant Writing Panel 
Live Webcast:
This meeting will be broadcast live on-line in the event you cannot come in person, which you can access here: http://www.utpa.edu/live/broncnet/​
If you watch it on-line, I encourage you to do so with some of your colleagues, as that will also allow you to network and share the experience with others.
*Faculty Meetings
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The course evaluation period for Fall 2014 is scheduled from Nov. 17 - Dec. 7, 2014. The window for submissions has been extended by a week this fall to accommodate students’ availability during the Thanksgiving break. The evaluation period will close at midnight Dec. 7 before finals begin the following day.​ 

Please remind your students of the value we place on their input from the course evaluations. Please continue to ask them to take a minute to respond as often as you can between now and the last class day. Thank you!!! 
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Help your students reserve a seat at UTRGV - Students who are enrolled UT Brownsville for Spring 2015 who are in good academic standing will be automatically admitted to The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. Read more...
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The University Library is offering a series of instructional sessions​ each semester.These sessions serve as information literacy and supplemental instructional technology to assist your students to succeed in your classes. A sign-in sheet is provided for each session which can be sent to you via email if you wish to offer extra credit for your classes. The sessions cover learning the basics of library research, Refworks, Electronic Books (E-Books) and using Google Scholar.​ These sessions will be held at the University Libarary Instruction Lab 1.118

Learning Basic Library Resources for Research (Monday & Tuesday: 10am)
This workshop will teach you the basics of using the library to find information. This session is ideal for those new to college research and new to using the online library.​

Ready for Refworks? (Monday & Tuesday: 2pm)
Do you need to organize your research? Do you want to learn how to create bibliographies and reference pages? Then join us at Ready for Refworks? 

Google Scholar and You! (Wednsday & Thursday: 10am)
This workshop will teach you the basics of Google Scholar and how to use it to personalize and maximize your library research.

E-Books and Your Electronic Devices (Wednsday & Thursday: 2pm)
This session will cover how to download electronic books (E-books) on to your electronic devices. Please bring your tablets and laptops so that we may cover how to retrieve and download the electronic books. 

If you would like to schedule a library instruction session please visit http://www.utb.edu/library/Pages/InstructionRequest.aspx​

For further assistance, feel free to contact joel.chirinos@utb.edu
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Critical Care Nursing Quarterly (CCNQ) is looking for editors and authors for an upcoming edition on Geriatric Issues in the ICU. If you would like to contribute to this upcoming issue of CCNQ, please contact Kayla Hood or the issue editor - Dr. Amy Carney at their earliest convenience.   
Kayla Hood
Acting Research Assistant to Dr. Amy Carney, Graduate Program Coordinator, Assistant Professor, and Family Nurse Practitioner Program Coordinator at California State University San Marcos - School of Nursing
Cell: (760) 828 - 8045
Email: hood014@cougars.csusm.edu 
kaylahood2009@gmail.com​
​Dr. Amy Carney, NP, PhD, FAAFS
Graduate Program Coordinator
Assistant Professor & Family Nurse Practitioner Program Coordinator
California State University San Marcos - School of Nursing​
Office: (760) 750-7552
Fax: (760) 750-3646
Cell: (619) 559-8622

The deadline has been extended - manuscripts are due to Dr. Carney by January 1st, 2015.

*Student/ Faculty Opportunities
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Oncology Nursing Society Foundation Accepting Applications for Clinical Research Projects
APPLICATION​ DEADLINE: 6/15/15.
$ AVAILABLE: Grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded over two years. 
ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible, applicants must be graduates of an M.N., M.S.N., or D.N.P. program and currently practicing in an A.P.N. role.
PURPOSE: Since 1981, the Pittsburgh-based Oncology Nursing Society Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Oncology Nursing Society, has provided opportunities for oncology nurses to pursue their career goals. Read more...  
*Funding Opportunities
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Nurses Lounge - University of Texas at Brownsville has moved.
Nurses Lounge has made some new changes. Please update your bookmarks and login to your profile, you need to update/change your password

When you first login to the new Nurses Lounge site, enter your email address and click on forgot password? and follow the directions to reset your password. You may use your same password as before or change to a new one.

You will receive an email with a link to reset your password to the new Nurses Lounge site. If you have any questions, please contact Melinda Munoz (Melinda.Munoz1@utb.edu)

Click here to go to the new NursesLounge website:


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