Parent Newsletter February 2012 - Tiffin University

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Parent Newsletter February 2012 - Tiffin University

Registration and RecordsAcademic Calendar Spring 2012:January 16: Classes BeginJanuary 23: Last Day to Add ClassesWeek of February 27: MidtermsMarch 7: Midterm Grades Due*March 9 – 16: Spring Break No ClassesMarch 23: Last Day to WD without a Failing GradeApril 2 - 4: Registration for Summer & Fall 2012April 27: Last Day of ClassesApril 30 – May 3: Final Exam WeekMay 5: CommencementMay 8: Final Grades Due**Students can view grades on MyTU Portal https://tunet.tiffin.edu If your student filled out theauthorization form, grades will be mailed approximately a week later.Midterm Registration HoldsIf at midterm your student receives a grade of “F”, he or she will be placed on registration hold. He or shewill need to meet with their advisor to discuss options to improve their grade or withdraw from the class.A Midterm Consultation Form must be completed in order to be released from hold and schedule for Fall2012.New Student Information SystemTiffin University has implemented a new student information system called PowerCAMPUS. This systemwill provide students with many new added features and with student permission, access for the parents.Stay tuned for more exciting information concerning this new system.Members of Higher Ground with Rockapellamusic departmentUp in the Air Alumn Writes Future “Pop-Classic”Atlanta singer-songwriter and former member of Tiffin University’s‘Up in the Air’ is on her way to making a huge splash in the musicindustry. Prisca Strother has been working with hitmaker andmega-producer Tricky Stewart on the debut release from theSwedish singer Ulrika. Stewart produced Beyonce’s “Single Ladies,”Mya’s “Case of the Ex,” Rihanna’s “Umbrella,” Mary J. Blige’s “JustFine” and Justin Bieber’s “Baby,” and now turns his RedZone Entertainmentresources to the Swedish singer as his next pop star— doing so with the help of Strother and her co-writers at NamasteStudios in Atlanta.The first single from Ulrika’s upcoming album is Strother’s song“Time Will Tell,” which Phillipa Young of Huffington Post calls a “popclassic in the making.” Strother also co-wrote several other songson Ulrika’s debut album, including “I Confess,” which is currentlybeing performed and recorded by TU’s Up in the Air. The songincludes a catchy pre-chorus that was inspired by the vocal harmonyexperience Strother had in the TU a cappella group.Up in the Air has toured the Atlanta area twice in the past year,and spent some time at Namaste Studios working with Ulrika andPrisca. Strother also appeared in a 2010 Tiffin show presented bythe TU Concert Production Team.Tiffin University’s Up inthe Air and Higher GroundOpen for RockapellaTiffin University’s premiervocal ensembles, Up In theAir and Higher Ground,continue to lead the chargeof the collegiate pop a cappellascene. On November8th, 2011, Up in the Air andHigher Ground opened for theworld-renowned Rockapellaat the 2012 Nordonia HighSchool A Cappella Festival.Rockapella is one of theworld’s most sophisticatedand long-lasting a cappellavocal groups, best known asregulars on the PBS kid-TVsmash “Where In the World isCarmen Sandiego?”BROUGHT TO YOU BY:Office of Student RetentionServices – Seitz Hall1-800-968-6446 ext. 3357MarinisJL@tiffin.edu


Office ofStudent RetentionServices155 Miami StreetTiffin, Ohio 44883www.tiffin.eduNON-PROFIT ORG.US POSTAGEPAIDTIFFINUNIVERSITYCalendar of Events(Events will be added throughout the semester)February 2February 3February 8February 12February 13February 14February 15February 16February 17February 18February 20February 22February 23February 27-March 2February 25February 27February 29March 1March 2March 5March 6March 7Donut MorningFirst Friday at The Ritz featuring TU Touring EnsemblesShopping Center ShuttleCelebrity Look-a-Like ContestDorm Room Raiders sponsored by CABTiffin University Cribs sponsored by CABValentine’s Hot Cocoa and Cookie BarDream Date Auction sponsored by RLCCo-Curricular Trip to Motown MuseumRoommate Rumble sponsored by CABTU Silent Library sponsored by CABilyAIMY presented by CPTDating Game Show sponsored by CABTU Music Department Scholarship Audition DayShopping Center ShuttleMr. Universe Contest sponsored by KKPMidtermsTU Music Department Scholarship Audition DayComedian Arvin Mitchell sponsored by CABCo-Curricular Trip to Black Heritage Library& Multi-cultural CenterStudent vs. Faculty/Staff Basketball GameAcademic Discovery DayDonut MorningPersonalized Dog Tags sponsored by CABShopping Center ShuttleMarch 9-16March 20March 21March 22March 23March 24March 28April 2April 3April 4April 11April 12April 13April 13-15April 16-20April 20April 23April 25April 28April 30April 30- May 3May 5Full season sport schedules and special events are available at www.gotiffindragons.comSpring BreakIllusionist/Hypnotist Norman Ng sponsored by CABCo-Curricular Trip to Cleveland Museum of ArtHip Hop Showcase at The Viaduct presented by CPTLast Day to Withdraw without a Failing GradeAcademic Discovery DayKKP Silent AuctionTU Music Department Scholarship Audition DayShopping Center ShuttleDonut MorningSmoothie Bar sponsored by CABSummer 2012 and Fall 2012 Registration for FreshmenCooking for Co-Curricular creditShopping Center ShuttleMagician Daniel Martin sponsored by CABProMusic Festival featuringthe Afrobeat band EuphorquestraProMusic Festival featuring the a cappella group m-pactSpring Play Get Witch Quick by David RogersSpringFestSpring Concert featuring the TU Chamber ArtsEnsemble, Women’s Choir & University SingersRising Sophomore CelebrationShopping Center ShuttleRock Shock Music Festival featuringup-and-coming regional bandsLate Night BreakfastFinal Examination PeriodCommencement

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