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: REMINDER – ILACADA Fall 2017 Drive-In Conference – Proposals due next Friday June 30th!

OAD will be providing transportation to the ILACADA Annual Conference on Friday, September 22nd – please let Joey (jvolpe@uic.edu) know if you’re interested in going with the OAD group! A formal RSVP will be sent along later in the summer. You should consider submitting a conference session proposal. See the call for proposals below…


The Call for Proposals for the 2017 ILACADA Annual Conference is now open!  The theme for this year’s conference is, Advising: The Root of Student Success.  Submissions on any and all topics are welcome, but topics focused on the conference theme are preferred.

Our keynote speaker for this year’s conference is Dr. Teresa Garate, President and CEO of Anixter Center in Chicago, IL.  Dr. Garate is a recognized authority and advocate in the fields of disabilities, education, human services and public health and has an extensive background in government, nonprofit and private sectors.

Who Should Submit a Proposal:

We encourage novice as well as experienced presenters to submit a proposal. Advisors, administrators, faculty, counselors, career development specialists, researchers, and graduate students are all welcome to submit proposals. If you have advanced techniques or proven practices to share that address higher education’s academic advising needs, please consider submitting a proposal.

Session proposals will be accepted electronically.  Click here to submit your 2017 ILACADA Conference session proposal.  Session proposal should include the name(s) of presenter(s), institution, e-mail, phone number, along with title and abstract and proposal of the session.  For more information on creating a presentation proposal and the evaluation criteria used by the reviewers, please click here to view the NACADA tutorial guide.

Session Formats:

Presentation: One-hour session that can include lecture, demonstrations, and/or participant discussion about topics relevant to the field of academic advising.

Panel Discussion: One-hour panel session where speakers address a specific advising topic each from their own perspective. Panel sessions are highly interactive with panelists representing multiple points of view from different institutions. Time is allowed for audience input and questions.

Important Deadlines:

  • June 30, 2017 – Proposal submissions due
  • Week of August 7, 2017 – All potential presenters will be notified of their proposal status
  • June 2017 – Conference registration opens

Questions and Submission:

For questions regarding your proposal, please e-mail Mazen Nagi at mazen@niu.edu.


SHARE WITH STUDENTS: Summer College starting next Monday 6/26 – registration continues through this week!

Summer College begins next week on Monday, June 26th! Please continue to encourage registration this week for eligible students!

Students eligible for Summer College programs can access their possible programs and register in their my.UIC portal.

Detailed information on all of the programs is available on summercollege.uic.edu.

If you have students you know who are waiting to complete placement tests, please continue to encourage them to complete tests this week so they could do Summer Enrichment programs if they place in developmental courses!


There is also an advising packet for Summer College available in the Advising Resources for further information including:

Summer College Programs Student Handout
Summer Enrichment Workshops Advising Information
2017 PEP College Advisors’ Handbook
Summer Enrichment Writing and ENGL 159 Co-Requisite Chart
ALEKS Math Placement Information
Summer College Chemistry FAQ’s for Student Orientation Leaders


 


SHARE WITH STUDENTS: Fall 2017 Art courses open to non-Art majors

We are looking for more students to enroll in the following Art studio courses:

ART 250 – Topics in New Media Arts: Intermediate (Processing for Artists) — T/ Th 1-3:40pm
Computer programming impacts all aspects of contemporary visual culture. This course provides an introduction to programming for anyone interested in generating art through code. Being able to understand and write code offers students new ways of creating images, sounds, and visual systems. The course also offers an introduction to contemporary web development including HTML5, CSS3, and Processing(.js) (No prior programming experience required.)

ART 350/ 480 – Advanced Topics in New Media Arts – DIGITAL FABRICATION — T / Th 9-11:40am
This course offers a comprehensive exploration of rapid prototyping as it applies to the creation of new media art works from concept development to execution. Students with a variety of interests and skill levels are introduced to art historical and contemporary artworks that incorporate technology. Students are also taught fundamental skills in computer programming, electronics and digital fabrication, including laser cutting, 3d printing and CNC milling/routing. Through self-directed research, class discussions and critiques, students will develop plans for a final project to be completed by the end of the semester using the concepts and skills learned to augment the student’s own practice.

ART 360 Topics in Photo II – T/Th 9-11:40 AM
Direct experience and related readings investigate innovations and major directions in contemporary photography. The instructor directs in-depth focus regarding a specific topic or emphasis. Extensive computer use required. Field trips required at a nominal fee. Prerequisite(s): ART 260; and junior standing or above; and consent of instructor.

ART 454 – 3D Space I: Modeling — M / W 1-3:40pm
This course provides an introduction to 3D modeling. Students will develop a multi-purpose skill set that may be used for innovative content creation in filmic animation and compositing, pre-visualization of sculptural installations and design objects, biomedical visualization, virtual world design, and other cross-media explorations. Techniques for 3D object modeling, environment construction and set design, surface texturing, lighting, image rendering, and visualizations of 3D data are explored.

Students should contact Amanda Grant at agg@uic.edu for departmental approval.


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: REMINDER – OAD NACADA Webinar viewing tomorrow 6/21 and Friday 6/23!

REMINDER – Please join us for a summer brown bag event this week – showing tomorrow and Friday!

The OAD Steering Committee wouldn’t want our community to miss viewing the NACADA Webinar “When Students are Sad and Stay Sad: Best Practices in Advising Students with Depression” that was recently shown on May 24th.

Please RSVP now for one of the two different viewings of the NACADA Webinar:

Wednesday, June 21st at 2:00 p.m.
Location: 2650 UH
or
Friday, June 23rd at 2:00 p.m.
Location: 2750 UH

RSVP: http://go.uic.edu/oadnacadawebinarrsvp

Please RSVP if you haven’t already!

*Since we know it’s orientation season, here’s a secret – we’ll own the recording, so you can contact Joey to get the recording for viewing in your unit as well.


FOR YOUR INFORMATION: Announcing the 2017 Provost’s Excellence in Undergraduate Advising Award Winners!

Today, our 2017 Provost’s Excellence in Undergraduate Advising Award winners received congratulations from Provost Poser and Vice Provost Varelas via campus announcement.

On behalf of the OAD Steering Committee and the OAD Advising Awards Committee, we are delighted to extend our congratulations to the 2017 Provost’s Excellence in Undergraduate Advising Award winners:

Tula Georgopoulos, College of Nursing
Iliana Miranda, Latin American Recruitment and Educational Services (LARES)
Alicia Rodriguez, Hispanic Center of Excellence, College of Medicine

This award recognizes excellence, commitment, and dedication of professional advisors of undergraduate students at UIC.  Our winners were selected by a committee of their peers to be recognized for their work with our undergraduates and contributions to UIC’s mission. Congratulations to each of our winners!

Each of the winners was surprised in their office – view the pictures on our Advising Awards Page!

Thank you to all of our advisors for the vital role you play in the success of our students.

 

 


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: RSVP for OAD’s NACADA Webinar “Best Practices in Advising Students with Depression” viewings on 6/21 and 6/23!

Join us for a summer brown bag event!

The OAD Steering Committee wouldn’t want our community to miss viewing the NACADA Webinar “When Students are Sad and Stay Sad: Best Practices in Advising Students with Depression” that was recently shown on May 24th.

The RSVP is now available for two different viewings of the NACADA Webinar:

Wednesday, June 21st at 2:00 p.m.
Location: 2550 UH
or
Friday, June 23rd at 2:00 p.m.
Location: 2750 UH

RSVP: http://go.uic.edu/oadnacadawebinarrsvp

Please RSVP by June 16th!

*Since we know it’s orientation season, here’s a secret – we’ll own the recording, so you can contact Joey to get the recording for viewing in your unit as well.


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 Brown Bag: NACADA Webinar “Best Practices in Advising Students with Depression” on 6/21 and 6/23

Join us for a summer brown bag event!

The OAD Steering Committee wouldn’t want our community to miss viewing the NACADA Webinar “When Students are Sad and Stay Sad: Best Practices in Advising Students with Depression” that was recently shown on May 24th.

We will be hosting two different viewings of the NACADA Webinar so please SAVE THE DATES:

Wednesday, June 21st at 2:00 p.m.

or

Friday, June 23rd at 2:00 p.m.

An RSVP and room information will be available in the coming weeks, but save the date(s) on your calendar now!

*Since we know it’s orientation season, here’s a secret – we’ll own the recording, so you can contact Joey to get the recording for viewing in your unit as well.