Category: Networking Event

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Third Annual Advisors’ BBQ moved to Thursday August 31st (Week 1)! Join us!

Are you ready for our Third Annual Advisors’ BBQ? We had so much fun the past two years we’re doing it again! Due to some conflicting events, we’ve moved our date to the Thursday of Week 1 because what better way to say we’ve survived than to barbecue together!

Join us as our advisors show off their cooking skills and let us know if you want to show off yours!

Date:  Thursday, August 31st

Location: Ph.D. Pub (South Campus)

When:  5:00 p.m. (or a bit earlier if you are ready to come earlier)

RSVP:  http://go.uic.edu/oadbbqrsvp

We’ll be celebrating the kick off of the new 2017 – 2018 year and ending our summer together! It will be a great way to kick off our new year!

Email Joey if you want to help plan the event!


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: OAD Goes to the Movies in Millennium Park for “Hidden Figures” on August 15th – RSVP available!

Did you miss Trivia and Game Night? You missed a lot of fun. And the OAD team won the trivia contest…so you should join us next time!

If you missed it, there’s still time to connect with your fellow advisors and spend some quality time! Our next event will be a visit to Millennium Park for the award winning movie Hidden Figures. Here are the details:

Date: Tuesday, August 15th
Location: Millennium Park
Time: 5:00 p.m. if leaving UIC with us; 6:30 if you’re meeting us at Millennium Park

RSVP to let us know you’re planning on coming!

We’ll leave UIC around 5:00 p.m. and head over to get seats on the lawn – and enjoy watching the film with some great snacks and refreshments! We hope you can join us!


About the Film: The three-time Oscar Award-nominated film about the incredible, untold story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson – three brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains in the historic launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit. The film is presented in conjunction with the Chicago Air and Water Show, happening August 19 and 20.


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT/NETWORKING EVENT: SAVE THE DATE for OAD’s Third Annual BBQ on Thursday 8/24!

Are you ready for our Third Annual Advisors’ BBQ? We had so much fun the past two years we’re doing it again!

Join us as our advisors show off their cooking skills and let us know if you want to show off yours!

Date:  Thursday, August 24th

Location: Ph.D. Pub (South Campus)

When:  5:00 p.m. (or a bit earlier if you are ready to come earlier)

We’ll be celebrating the kick off of the new 2017 – 2018 year and ending our summer together! It will be a great way to kick off our new year!

Watch for the RSVP over the next few weeks and email Joey if you want to help plan the event!


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: REMINDER – OAD Trivia and Game Night is THIS Wednesday, July 26th!

Unfortunately due to unexpected circumstances we had to reschedule our trivia and game night fun to this coming Wednesday, July 26th! So we’re hoping that you can still join us if you were planning on coming last week! (If you already RSVP’ed, just let Joey know if you can still make it…)

We’re going to have a great time – and extra time to plan means extra time to plan more FUN and NETWORKING!

DATE: Wednesday, July 26th at Wise Owl

TIME: We’ll leave UIC around 5:00 and the games go until we want them to end…

RSVP for trivia and game fun by Tuesday, July 25th!

We’re going to meet up at Wise Owl on Racine and Van Buren hosting game night and then we’ll compete in their trivia contest that starts at 8:00 p.m.

Don’t miss this fun event where we will have food and refreshments!


NETWORKING EVENT/SHARE WITH STUDENTS: FLAMES FLIX “Kong Skull Island” movie on the East Lawn next Thursday, July 20th! Join us!

Do you like free movies in the park? Join us for Flames Flix!

Then don’t miss out on UIC’s free outdoor movie night on Thursday, July 20th!

Recent hit “Kong: Skull Island” will be featured on a massive screen on University Hall’s East Lawn. Come relax with friends and take a break from your summer work and summer studies. Lawn chairs, blankets, and picnics are welcome.

• Seating begins at 8pm and the movie begins at dusk.
• The first 400 people to show their i-card will receive a free blanket!
• We’ll also have free popcorn and water while supplies last.

Looking for something to do between 5:00 and 8:30? Let Joey (jvolpe@uic.edu) know and we’ll get a group to gather for some fun at one of our local establishments…what better way to follow up on game and trivia fun from the night before than a nice, relaxing evening and movie?


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: RSVP open for OAD Trivia and Game Night on Wednesday July 19th!

Are you ready for some game and trivia night fun at one of our local gathering places? We know we’re ready! We had to change the date to Wednesday, but we’re still excited to do it!

DATE: Wednesday, July 19th at Wise Owl

TIME: We’ll leave UIC around 5:00 and the games go until we want them to end…

RSVP for trivia and game fun by Tuesday, July 18th!

We’re going to meet up at Wise Owl on Racine and Van Buren hosting game night and then we’ll compete in their trivia contest that starts at 8:00 p.m.

Don’t miss this fun event where we will have food and refreshments!


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: FINAL REMINDER – TONIGHT OAD Goes to the Movies – “Julie and Julia” in Millennium Park!

OAD is ready for some OAD Summer Networking fun! Join us tonight for…

OAD Goes to the Movies –  “Julie and Julia” 
Date: June 27th
Location: Millennium Park
Time: 5:00 p.m. if leaving UIC with us; 6:30 if you’re meeting us at Millennium Park

We’ll leave UIC around 5:00 p.m. and head over to get seats on the lawn – and enjoy watching the film with some great snacks and beverages…

If you didn’t RSVP, but plan on coming, just email Joey (jvolpe@uic.edu)!


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: RSVP open for first OAD Summer Event – “Julia and Julia” in Millennium Park on 6/27!

OAD is ready for some OAD Summer Networking fun! We’ll be sending along a full schedule of summer events, but we’ve got our first one planned:

OAD Goes to the Movies –  “Julie and Julia” 
Date: June 27th
Location: Millennium Park
Time: 5:00 p.m. if leaving UIC with us; 6:30 if you’re meeting us at Millennium Park

We’ll leave UIC around 5:00 p.m. and head over to get seats on the lawn – and enjoy watching the film with some great snacks and beverages…

Please RSVP by June 23rd so we know how many snacks and beverages to bring:
http://go.uic.edu/oadsummereventrsvp!


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: First OAD Goes to the Movies on 6/27 to see “Julie and Julia.” Join us!

OAD is ready for some OAD Summer Networking fun! We’ll be sending along a full schedule of summer events, but we’ve got our first one planned – OAD Goes to the Movies to see “Julie and Julia” in Millennium Park on June 27th.

We’ll leave UIC around 5:00 p.m. and head over to get seats on the lawn – and enjoy watching the film with some great snacks and beverages…SAVE the DATE!

Don’t forget to complete survey was sent to your email, but you can also use this link: http://go.uic.edu/OfcAdvDev_Summer_2017

 


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: OAD Summer Networking Events Survey link available!

Are you ready for some OAD Summer Networking fun? I know the OAD Steering Committee is ready to bring you exciting events! Help the OAD Networking and Community Building Committee plan summer events!

Because Chicago is filled with millions of great things to do, we want to know where we should focus our efforts. Some events may involve discounts on tickets, while others may just require coordination.

A survey was sent to your email, but you can also use this link: http://go.uic.edu/OfcAdvDev_Summer_2017

So over the next few weeks let us know what most piques your interest, and we’ll try to plan something that best fits everyone’s busy schedules while still giving us a chance to enjoy Chicago in the summer!