ACCS Email Announcements: March 9, 2018
by Luling Huang
Dear ACCS Members,
Here is the latest ACCS email digest.
Highlights:1. ACCS Nomination: Deadline Extended to March 12
2. ACCS Submission Call for NCA 20183. The 4th WeChat Brown Bag Discussion Panel: Academic Services
If you would like to share position announcements, conference announcements, call for submissions, or other information to ACCS members, please email me at email@example.com. Our next email digest is scheduled for April 6, 2018.
1. ACCS Nomination: Deadline Extended to March 12
The Ad Hoc Nomination Committee is seeking nominations or self-nominations for the three open positions in ACCS: The Vice-President (2018-2020), Secretary/Treasurer (2018-2020), and the Newsletter Editor (2018-2020). The duties of each position are listed as follows:
“The ACCS Vice-President will serve a two-year term, then, succeed to the office of President. This officer shall, in cooperation with the officers and appropriate committees, plan the Association activities, and shall discharge responsibilities normally adhering to the office” (ACCS bylaws, article III).
“The ACCS Secretary/Treasurer shall serve two years, prepare minutes of the business meetings, be responsible for the financial management and membership records, other internal communications among the members, and other duties customary for the office” (ACCS bylaws, article III).
“The ACCS Newsletter Editor shall serve for two years, be responsible for the Association's Newsletter, and other duties customary for the office” (ACCS bylaws, article III).
Please email your nomination (or self-nomination) to firstname.lastname@example.org. Both nominating and voting require the active ACCS membership. If you want to become an active member, please contact our secretary Ping Yang at email@example.com to renew membership or join the ACCS.
The last day to nominate yourself or someone else is March 12, 2018.
Each candidate will prepare a brief candidate statement and email it to the Nomination Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. ACCS Submission Call for NCA 2018Convention Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
Convention Dates: November 8-11, 2018
Program Planner: Dr. Rya Butterfield, Nicholls State University, 985-448-4071 / email@example.com
Submission Deadline: Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 11:59pm Pacific Time
Click here to view the submission call.
3. The 4th WeChat Brown Bag Discussion Panel: Academic Services
Date and time:
Friday, April 6, 8:00-9:00 p.m. EST
(5:00-6:00 p.m. PST; Saturday, April 7, 8:00-9:00 a.m., Beijing Time)
Jointly hosted by ACCS & CCA
Dr. Louisa Ha (Bowling Green State University)
Dr. Hong Cheng (Virginia Commonwealth University)
Dr. Shuhua Zhou (University of Alabama)
Dr. Lu Wei (Zhejiang University)
The panelists will share their thoughts and experiences on academic services such as serving on committees and reviewing manuscripts for journals. The moderator will also ask the panelists to respond to specific questions pre-collected from CCA and ACCS members. The last 10-15 minutes will be a free Q&A session.
Please send your questions for the panelists to Dr. Qinghua Yang (firstname.lastname@example.org) or add your questions to this Google doc (https://docs.google.com/document/d/1tT8ZMnqe8MqWUzOvLCcdLFnLqAx1xN-o-YdkLh4XVyI/edit?usp=sharing).
Please see detail in the flyer below.