Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Last AHS Informational Meeting of the semester

The last College of Applied Health Sciences informational meeting for the fall 2011 semester is on Wednesday, November 30th at 1:00pm in 114 Huff Hall. 

If you are planning to apply to an AHS major this semester you must have attended an informational to be able to do so. 

AHS applications are due on December 7th to be admitted for Spring 2012.

The Campus Stress Management Coordinator available at DGS


The Campus Stress Management Coordinator, Jennifer Carson, is available at DGS this Thursday, Dec. 1st from 1-3pm to assist you in finding ways to manage stress, pursue wellness and develop the skills necessary to organize your time during finals preparation.

To schedule an individual appointment with Jen, call (217-333-4710) or stop by our front desk (5th Floor, Union Bookstore Bldg). Appointments are kept confidential, informal, and generally last 15 minutes.

Hope you’ll take this opportunity to come in & chat with Jen about ongoing stressors in your life and learn some good coping techniques to get through Final Exams!

Monday, November 28, 2011

LinkedIN: The New Resume

Wednesday, November 30, 6-7:30pm, Psychology Building, Room 23

Don’t miss the mark with employers and come hear why YOU need to be ‘IN’! John Hill, LinkedIn Higher Education Evangelist, and former director of alumni career services and internship development at Michigan State University, will share best practices and strategies on how you can personally utilize LinkedIn to brand and market yourself online, network with alumni and professionals in your field, and leverage your brand and network in the job & internship search. Register by Tuesday, November  29 at http://bit.ly/tDVFVa and contact Katie Flint at kflint2@illinois.edu with any questions.

Major of the Week... Media and Cinema Studies

This week's major of the week is... Media and Cinema Studies. To learn more about this College of Media major, please click here.

Preparing for Finals workshop

Preparing for Finals workshop
Wednesday, November 30th
4:30pm - 6:00pm
504 Illini Union Bookstore

Not sure where to start when it comes times to prepare for finals? Well have we got the workshop for you!!!

It's never to early to start thinking about how you'll prepare for final exams and this workshop will help you with strategies on how to put your best foot forward when starting to think about finals.

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Seats in Art classes now available

The following classes are now open to any student on campus!
  • ARTS 210 (Ceramics I)
  • ARTS 230 (Jewelry/Metals I)
  • ARTS 260 (Basic Photography)
  • ARTS 280 (Sculpture I)
Seats are also available for the following Art+Design classes -- open to all majors on campus.
  • ARTD 499 (8-week online: Sustainable Life Cycle Design and Research)
  • ARTF 199 (Open Seminar first time offering with Professor Joel Ross -- Topic: Contemporary Issues in Visual Communications)
  • ART 299 Visual Culture in Global Context -- online
  • ARTD 299 (User Oriented Collaborative Design) -- crosslisted with ENG 298.
  • ARTH 257 (History of Photography)
  • ARTH 491 (Strange Bedfellows: The Aesthetic and Artistic Exchange Between Medieval Islamic and Christian Societies)
  • ARTH 403 (Word and Image in Chinese Art)
  • ARTS 343 (Time Arts I)
  • ARTS 445 (Special Topics in New Media -- Topic: Tourism + Place
  • ART 140 (Introduction to Art)
  • ART 299 (Special Topics -- Drawing, Painting, Design, Visual Culture, Fashion Design) -- Courses for Non-Majors
  • ARTF 103 (Design I)
  • ARTH 112 and ARTH 115 (Gen Eds)
  • ARTS 299 (Special Topics: (re)Making Matter(s))
  • ARTS 340 (The Art of 3D Imaging)
  • ARTS 400 (Advanced Book Arts)
  • ARTS 341 (Image Practice)

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Leadership opportunity with the Office of Volunteer Programs


The Office of Volunteer Programs (OVP) is offering a new leadership opportunity to students. We are looking for passionate individuals who are interested in: learning more about service work; impacting the community in a lasting way; and gaining valuable professional experience. There are two different positions available: Service Leaders and Volunteer Program Assistants.

The Service Leader positions are available to experienced volunteers with a sophomore standing or higher.

The Volunteer Program Assistant positions are available to students with freshman standing or higher. Volunteer experience is preferred but not required.

Both positions require a commitment of one calendar-year and will begin Spring 2012.

Applications can be found on the OVP website: www.union.illinois.edu/OVP

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

WANTED: New Media Student Leader


The New Media Student Leader for Microclinic International is an excellent opportunity to gain hands-on experience in social media marketing while working together/in partnership with a global non-profit organization. The volunteer Student Leader will work independently of MCI to promote and raise awareness of MCI’s activities within the student community at their college or university using social media.  MCI will provide the Student Leader with necessary promotional materials and information. Click here for more information on the position.

Microclinic International works with communities worldwide to prevent and manage major chronic disease epidemics. Our approach is to harness the power of preexisting social networks to spread healthy behaviors through “microclinics”, i.e. small groups of individuals who are joined by bonds of family and friendship. To apply, please email your resume and a letter of interest to newmedia@microclinics.org. In your letter of interest, please include some of your initial ideas on how you would generate momentum around MCI’s mission on your campus and in your town as well as your initial plans for driving donors to MCI’s website.

Personal Statement Workshops


Wednesday, November 30, 3-4pm and Thursday, December 1, 3-4pm

The Writers Workshop is offering brief personal statement workshops in the Undergraduate Library for students (primarily undergraduates) who are writing personal statements or any other type of application essay.

Sessions will be interactive, starting with a brief presentation given by consultants introducing the concept of personal statements, followed by a discussion of some strategies and pitfalls as well as sample statements. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions and if time allows, to get individual feedback on their own personal statements. Call 333-8796 to reserve your place today!