Dean's Hour Schedule 2013-2014

  

 Date   

 

Mondays 1100-1215 hrs.  

If there are multiple mandatory events scheduled at the same time, cadets that are required to attend more than one event have the right to decide which to attend.     

 
28 April 2014   
  1. Optional for all Physics majors, Sigma Pi Sigma Banquet and Induction
    Moody Hall Activities Room / Ms. Byers 
  2. Mandatory make-up class for cadets enrolled in EE 122-01
    NEH 404 / COL Livingston
  3. Optional for all 2nd and 3rd Class ECBU majors, meeting regarding earning credit for summer internship
    SSH 321 / COL Moreschi
  4. Optional for all interested cadets, S2 staff available to meet with all cadets interested in discussing their concerns/thoughts on any academic issue
    JM Hall / Cadet Oberlander
  

21 April 2014  

 
 
  1. Optional Cadet Open Forum for all interested cadets
    SSH 501 / COL Ball 
  2. Mandatory for all Biology majors, Biology Colloquium
    Mallory Hall 135 / MAJ Alerding 
  3. Mandatory meeting for all 1st Class ECBU majors
    Moody Hall Activities Room / COL Moreschi
  4. Mandatory meeting for cadets participating in the 2014 summer abroad in central europe program
    SSH 301 / Maj Irby
  

14 April 2014  

 
 
  1. Mandatory make-up class for cadets enrolled in EC 220X-01
    SSH 319 / LTC MacDermott 
  2. Mandatory for all 4th Class cadets, "Academics at VMI/Summer Plans", a time for the S2 staff to speak to all of the 4th classmen about making the most out of their summer plans. Offer academic advice for the 4th class' cadetship and open the floor for suggestions and questions for the S2 staff
    Mallory Hall 135 Lecture Rm. /  Cadet Oberlander, S2 Captain 
  3. Mandatory meeting for all 4th Class ECBU majors
    SSH 501 / COL Moreschi  
  4. Mandatory make-up class for cadets enrolled in CH 246-01
    MBH 404 / COL Timmons 
  5. Mandatory for all Biology majors, Biology Colloquium
    Mallory Hall 135 / MAJ Alerding
  6. Mandatory make-up class for cadets enrolled in EC 201-01
    SSH 328 / LTC J. Smith      
        
  

09 April 2014  

 
 
  1. Optional for all interested cadets, "Academic Questions and Suggestions", a time for the Corps to recap and come to offer suggestions about Academics to the S2 staff. Also, a time for anyone in the Corps to come and ask questions pertaining to Academics
    JM Hall / Cadet Oberlander, S2 Captain  
  2. Mandatory for all Mechanical Engineering majors, optional for all other interested cadets, faculty and staff, talk on the advanced test reactor history and research program, given by Frances Marshall, manager of the Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) National User Facility (NSUF) Program at the Idaho National Laboratory
    Mallory Hall 135 / COL Arthur 
  3. Mandatory  make-up class for cadets enrolled in CH 246-01
    MBH 404 / COL Timmons 
  4. Mandatory make-up class for cadets enrolled in IS 336X-01
    SSH 449 / MAJ Sanborn 
  5. Mandatory make-up class for cadets enrolled in EE 122-01
    NEH 404 / COL Livingston  
  

31 March 2014 

 
 
  1. Mandatory for all ECBU majors, optional for all other interested cadets, faculty, staff and local community, Robert Program Speaker, David S.C. Chu, President and CEO of the Institute for Defense Analysis, and former Under Secretary of Defense
    Gillis Theatre / COL Basuchoudhary 
  2. Mandatory make-up class for cadets enrolled in ERH 103-07
    SSH 218 / COL E. Miller 
  3. Mandatory for all 1st and 3rd Class Psychology majors and minors, Critical Thinking Test
    Location: TBA / Ms. Waters 
  4. Mandatory for all Chemistry majors and faculty, talk given by Joanna Webb regarding her chemistry research at West Virginia Wesleyan College
    MBH 203 / MAJ Harrison
  

24 March 2014  

 
 
  1. Mandatory for select Language majors and minors, Language Honor Society inductions:  Pi Delta Phi (French); Delta Phi Alpha (German); Sigma Delta Pi (Spanish); Phi Sigma Iota (International)
    SSH 420 & 421 / COL Bulger-Barnett
      
  2. Mandatory Initiation for current members of the Tau Beta Pi Honor Society and those being initiated
    NEH 514 / COL Arthur
  3. Mandatory make-up class for cadets enrolled in ERH 103-05
    SSH 218 / COL Miller
  4. Mandatoryfor all Physics majors, Society of Physics Students meeting
    Mallory Hall 312 / LTC G. Topasna
      
  

17 March 2014  

 

 CANCELLED

 H.B. JOHNSON DISTINGUISHED SPEAKER 
NO OTHER ACTIVITIES PERMITTED
Nina Totenberg, Legal affairs correspondent for National Public Radio, reporting primarily on the activities of the US Supreme Court
Gllis Theatre / COL R. McDonald  

 

03 March 2014  

 
 
  1. Optional Open Forum for all interested cadets
    SSH 501 / COL Ball 
  2. Mandatory make-up class for cadets enrolled in ERH 103-06
    SSH 218 / COL E. Miller 
  3. Mandatory for all Biology majors, Biology Colloquium
    Mallory Hall 135 / MAJ Alerding 
  4. Mandatory make-up class for cadets enrolled in BU 230-01&-02
    Location: TBD / LTC MacDermott
  5. Mandatory make-up class for cadets enrolled in ERH 102-10, -11 & -15
    SSH 209 / Ms. Staub
  

24 February 2014  

 
 
  1. Mandatory for 1st Class Modern Languages majors and double majors, Career Services Orientation presented by COL Ratcliffe
    SSH 418 / MAJ Carrico 
  2. Mandatory for cadets enrolled in SP 102-01 & -03 and SP 425-01, optional for all other interested cadets, faculty and staff, Leadership Conference keynote speaker, Dan Ariely
    Gillis Theatre / Ms. Wirtanen  
  3. Mandatory make-up class for cadets enrolled in HI 104-05 & -06
    SSH 501 / COL Koons
  4. Mandatory make-up class for cadets enrolled in HI 104-12 & -13
    SSH 401 / Mr. Coffey
  5. Mandatory for cadets enrolled in BI-351-01, Swim Test
    CO260 (pool) / Ms. Moosman
  

17 February 2014  

 

H.B. JOHNSON DISTINGUISHED SPEAKER
NO OTHER ACTIVITIES PERMITTED
Mandatory attendance for all cadets
Eric Cantor, U.S. Representative for Virginia's 7th congressional district, House Majority Leader
Cameron Hall / COL R. McDonald  

 

10 February 2014  

 
 
  

03 February 2014  

 
 
  1. Mandatory for cadets enrolled in ERH 332WX-02, ePortfolio Presentation given by MAJ Sanborn
    SSH 216 / COL Ball 
  2. Mandatory for all Biology majors, Biology Summer Research Presentations
    Mallory Hall 135 / MAJ Alerding 
  3. Mandatory meeting for all 2nd and 3rd Class ECBU majors
    NEH Auditorium / COL Moreschi 
  4. Mandatory make-up class for cadets enrolled in EC 220X-01
    SSH 319 / LTC MacDermott 
  5. Mandatory for all 2nd, 3rd & 4th Class Chemistry majors, Chemistry Summer Research presentations
    Maury-Brooke Hall 203 / LTC McCain 
  

27 January 2014  

 
 
  1. Mandatory for all Biology majors, Biology Colloquium
    Mallory Hall 135 / MAJ Alerding 
  2. Optional for 3rd and 4th Class cadets with less than 2.00 GPA, Academic Success Workshop
    NEH 514 / LTC Humphrey 
  3. Mandatory meeting for cadets enrolled in 2014 Peru Study Abroad Program
    SSH 401 / MAJ Youngdahl 
  4. Mandatory make-up class for cadets enrolled in HI 104-05 & -06
    SSH 501 / COL Koons 
  

20 January 2014  

 
 
  1. Mandatory for all History majors, and cadets enrolled in HI-460W-01, lecture given by Rod Andrews, Professor at Clemson University, on the southern military school tradition and history of VMI
    SSH 501 / LTC Coleman 
  2. Mandatory for all Physics majors, Faculty Research Presentations for Undergraduate Research
    Mallory Hall 119 / Ms. Byers 
  3. Optional cadet Open Forum for all interested cadets 
    Turman Room / COL Ball 
  4. Optional for all MLC majors, class led by candidate for faculty position (Chinese)
    SSH 401 / COL Cerkey 
  5. Mandatory for cadets enrolled in ERH 102-08, lecture given by MAJ Sanborn on Wordpress and ePortfolio
    SSH 219 / Ms. Mattie Smith 
  
09 December 2013    
  1. Optional group study session for cadets enrolled in HI 200
    SSH 500 Library / MAJ Johnson 
  2. Mandatory for all 2nd Class cadets, optional for all other interested cadets, faculty and staff, talk given by Dr. Paul Hebert, Floyd D. Gottwald '43 Visiting Professor in Leadership and Ethics
    Gillis Theatre / Dr. Hebert 
  3. Mandatory meeting for all cadets eligible to receive Federal Tuition Assistance through the Army National Guard or Army
    SSH 501 & 502 / MAJ McKelvey 
  4. Mandatory make-up class for cadets enrolled in HI 103-19 & -20
    SSH 110 / Mr. Coffey 
  5. Mandatory for cadets enrolled in EE 422-01, optional for all other interested cadets and faculty, ECE Senior Design Project--IEEE Autonomous Projectile Shooting Robot Presentation
    NEH 501 Library / COL Barr 
  6. Optional for all interested cadets, Chemistry Honors Presentation given by cadets Abe Jordan and Thomas Bradshaw
    Maury-Brooke Hall 404 / Ms. Cruze 
  7. Mandatory make-up class for cadets enrolled in ERH 103-16
    SSH 218 / COL Badgett 
  8. Mandatory make-up class for cadets enrolled in HI 316WX-01
    SSH 538 / COL Koons 
  9. Mandatory for cadets enrolled in CE 405-01, Final Project Presentations
    NEH 429 / COL Mullen 
  

25 November 2013  

 
 
  1.  Mandatory make-up class for cadets enrolled in ERH 103-18
    SSH 218 / COL Badgett
      
  2.  Mandatory make-up class for cadets enrolled in HI 200-02
    SSH 537 / COL Wilkinson
      
  3.  Optional group study session for cadets enrolled in HI 200
    SSH 500 Library / MAJ Johnson
      
  4.  Mandatory make-up class for cadets enrolled in CIS 311-01
    Mallory Hall 314 / COL Than
      
  5.  Mandatory make-up class for cadets enrolled in SP 311WX-02 (in place of Tuesday, November 26 formation). Cadets from Section -01 may form with Section -02 with prior consent from the professor.
    SSH 418 / COL Dellinger
      
  6. Mandatory make-up class for cadets enrolled in HI 103-19 & -20
    SSH 110 / Mr. Coffey 
  7. Mandatory make-up class for cadets enrolled in PS 402W-02
    Carroll Hall 410 / Ms. Waters 
  8. Mandatory make-up class for cadets enrolled in ERH 206WX-02
    SSH 216 / COL Ball 
  9. Mandatory make-up class for cadets enrolled in HI 103-05 & -06
    SSH 501 / COL Koons 
  

18 November 2013  

 
 
  1. Mandatory for all 4th Class 2nd Battalion cadets, Cadet Counseling traning session
    Locations: TBA / LTC Jones 
  2. Optional group study session for cadets enrolled in HI 200
    SSH 500 Library / MAJ Johnson 
  3. Mandatory make-up class for cadets enrolled in ERH 103-07
    SSH 217 / COL E. Miller 
  4. Mandatory make-up class for cadets enrolled in ERH 103-17
    SSH 218 / COL Badgett 
  5. Optional for all interested cadets, Graduate School Information Session
    Mallory Hall 135 / COL Cobb 
  6. Mandatory for all 1st & 2nd Class ECE majors, graduate school seminar hosted by the VCU Electrical Engineering Department
    NEH 501 / COL T. Smith 
  7. Optional for all Psychology majors, inductees and current members, Psi Chi Honor Society Induction Ceremony
    Moody Hall Activities Room / Ms. Waters 
  8. Optional for all interested cadets, Research and Study Abroad Opportunities, sponsored by VCUR and the Modern Languages Department
    Mallory Hall 312 / MAJ Newman
      
  9. Mandatory for all Chemistry majors, talk given by CH Faculty Candidate, Dr. Kyle Bantz
    Maury-Brooke Hall 203 / MAJ Harrison 
  10. Mandatory for all 1st, 2nd & 3rd Class Mechanical Engineering majors, optional for Rat ME majors, meeting on graduate education opportunities
    NEH 514 / COL Hardin 
  

12 November 2013  

 
 
  1. Optional group study session for cadets enrolled in HI 200
    SSH 500 Library / MAJ Johnson 
  2. Mandatory for all Biology majors, Biology Colloquium
    Mallory Hall 135 / MAJ Alerding 
  3. Mandatory Initiation for all current members of the Tau Beta Pi Honor Society
    NEH 514 / COL Arthur 
  4. Mandatory for all Rats with the exception of those cadets listed in 2 & 3 above, International Programs Study Abroad informational meeting
    JM Hall / CAPT Irby 
  5. Mandatory for all English majors with the exception of those cadets listed in 2,3 & 4 above, optional for all cadets minoring in English, Briefing on Undergraduate Research Opportunities
    SSH 501 / LTC Ticen 
  6. Mandatory make-up class for cadets enrolled in PE 373-01
    MBH 216 / Ms. D. Moosman 
  7. Mandatory make-up class for cadets enrolled in CH 137-03
    Maury-Brooke Hall 420 / COL Timmons  
  

04 November 2013  

 
 
  1. Mandatory meeting for all Ratt Challenge LTs and SGTs
    Cocke Hall 330 A&B / COL Richardson 
  2. Mandatory make-up class for cadets enrolled in HI 200-01 & -02
    Location: TBA / COL Wilkinson 
  3. Optional group study session for cadets enrolled in HI 200
    SSH 500 Library / MAJ Johnson 
  4. Mandatory make-up class for cadets enrolled in ERH 481W-01
    SSH 201 / COL C. McDonald 
  5. Optional for all Institute Honors Program cadets, informational session on prestigious post-graduate scholarship programs
    Turman Room / COL R. McDonald 
  6. Mandatory make-up class for cadets enrolled in CE 310L-02
    NEH 106 / COL Mullen 
  

28 October 2013  

 
 NO ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES PERMITED
  1. Mandatory meeting for all Rat Challenge Company LTs and SGTs
    Cocke Hall 330 A&B / COL Richardson 
  2. Optional group study session for cadets enrolled in HI 200
    SSH 500 Library / MAJ Johnson 
  3. Mandatory make-up class for cadets enrolled in ME 302-02
    NEH 419 / COL Hardin 
  4. Mandatory S-2 meeting for all members of the Corps, with the exception of those cadets listed in 1-3 above. 
    Various Locations / Cadet Oberlander 
  

21 October 2013  

 
 
  1. Mandatory meeting for all Rat Challenge Company LTs and SGTs
    Cocke Hall 330 A&B / COL Richardson 
  2. Optional group study session for cadets enrolled in HI 200
    SSH 500 Library / MAJ Johnson 
  3. Mandatory make-up class for cadets enrolled in ERH 321WX-01
    SSH 218 / COL E. Miller 
  4. Mandatory for all Biology majors, Biology Colloquium - Career Panel
    Mallory Hall 135 / MAJ Alerding 
  5. Mandatory for all Math majors, optional for Math minors and all interested STEM majors, talk given by John Lillard '80, on Operations Analysis, Modeling, Simulation and War Game Development, Business Process Analysis and Re-Engineering, Risk Assessment, Research and Development Management and Planning, and Business Operations. 
    Pogue Auditorium / Marshall Foundation 
  6. Optional for all interested cadets, informational session on the Boren Scholarship for Study Abroad
    Preston Library, Projection Room / CAPT Irby 
  

14 October 2013  

 

H.B. JOHNSON DISTINGUISHED SPEAKER
NO OTHER ACTIVITIES PERMITTED
Mandatory attendance for all 3rd Class cadets, and Honors Program cadets
Mr. Ed Viesturs , Legendary Mountaineer, “No Shortcuts to the Top” 
Gillis Theatre / COL R. McDonald 

  1. Mandatory for all members of the Honor Court, external speaker
    Shell Hall Honor Court / COL Baur  
  
09 October 2013 

  

 CLE'S STEM CONFERENCE SPEAKER
NO OTHER ACTIVITIES PERMITTED
Mr. Steve Spangler
  Cameron Hall / CLE Staff
   

 

  

07 October 2013  

 
 NOT AVAILABLE - DTT traded for 9 October CTT   

30 September 2013  

  

DIPLOMAT AWARD CEREMONY
NO OTHER ACTIVITIES PERMITTED
Mandatory for all International Studies majors and cadets enrolled in SP 101-01, &-03, and SP 315-01, optional for all other cadets, Recipient will be Ambassador Ryan Crocker
Gillis Theatre / LTC Bissell
  

 

23 September 2013  

 
 
  1. Mandatory for all 4th Class 1st Battalion cadets, Cadet Counseling training session
    Locations: TBA / LTC Jones 
  2. Mandatory meeting for all 2nd & 3rd Class ECBU majors
    NEH 514 Auditorium / COL Moreschi 
  3. Mandatory meeting for all Rat Challenge Company LTs and SGTs
    Cocke Hall 330 A&B / COL Richardson 
  4. Optional group study session for cadets enrolled in HI 200
    SSH 500 Library / MAJ Johnson 
  5. Mandatory for all Biology majors, Biology Colloquium - Cadet research presentations
    Mallory Hall 135 / MAJ Alerding 
  6. Optional for all interested cadets, an interactive session about writing for the government and military, presented by LTC Pariale, who teaches an introductory course in the Pre-Basic Strategic Arts Program (Pre-BSAP) for National Defense University in Fort McNair, D.C.
    Turman Room / COL C. McDonald 
  7. Optional for all engineering majors, Society of Military Engineers Chapter meeting with guest senior officer from Langley AFB
    NEH Auditorium / Cadet Brandon Dodd 
  

16 September 2013  

 
 
  1. Mandatory meeting for cadets enrolled in ERH 225W-01
    CLE Blue Ridge Room / COL R. McDonald 
  2. Optional eAdvising training for all interested Rats
    SSH 501 MAJ McKelvey 
  3. Mandatory for cadets enrolled in ERH 225-01, optional for interested cadets, faculty and staff, documentary on photographic worj of Marion Warren, introduced by his daughter
    CLE New Market Room / COL R. McDonald 
  4. Mandatory make-up class for cadets enrolled in HI 103-19 & -20
    SSH 110 / Mr. Coffey 
  5. Mandatory meeting for all Rat Challenge LTs and SGTs
    Cocke Hall 330 A&B / COL Richardson 
  6. Optional group study session for cadets enrolled in HI 200
    SSH 500 Library / MAJ Johnson 
  7. Mandatory for all Biology majors, Biology Colloquium - Introduction to Biology, several speakers
    Mallory Hall 135 / MAJ Alerding 
  8. Mandatory meeting for all Physics majors
    Mallory Hall 312 / LTC G. Topasna 
  

09 September 2013  

 
 
  1.  Mandatory for all 4th Class 2nd Battalion cadets, Cadet Counseling training session
    Locations: TBA / LTC Jones
      
  2. Mandatory meeting for all Psychology majors
    Mallory Hall 135 / Ms. Waters 
  3. Mandatory lunch meeting for all English majors
    Moody Hall Activities Room / COL E. Miller 
  4. Mandatory meeting for all Rat Challenge Company Lts and SGTs
    Cocke Hall 330 A&B / COL Richardson 
  5. Mandatory class trip for all cadets enrolled in ERH 371XW-01
    Stonewall Jackson Cemetary / MAJ Eschelbacher 
  6. Optional study group session for cadets enrolled in HI 200
    SSH 500 Library / MAJ Johnson 
  7. Mandatory meeting for all 1st Class ECBU majors
    NEH Auditorium / COL Moreschi 
  
04 September 2013   ACADEMIC CONVOCATION
NO OTHER ACTIVITIES PERMITTED

Mandatory for all cadets, Keynote address by Dr. Jonathan Lyons, will be discussing his latest book “The Society for Useful Knowledge: How Benjamin Franklin and Friends Brought the Enlightenment to America
Cameron Hall / COL R. McDonald
  
02 September 2013  NOT AVAILABLE - DTT traded for 4 September CTT