Category: Advising Summit

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Spring 2017 Advising Summit presentations available for download!

Our Spring 2017 Advising Summit featured a presentation from the Office of Institutional Research, a presentation and panel on Summer College, a discussion about UIC Finish in Four, and an introduction of resources for UIC undocumented and international students.

Following are links to the agenda, presentation slides from our presenters, information from announcements, and selected documents distributed at the summit. All of these are also available online on the Advising Summit page on advising.uic.edu:

If you attended, your feedback is always helpful. Please visit http://go.uic.edu/advisingsummitfeedback to provide feedback on this spring’s Summit.

Thank you to all of our presenters and panelists for partnering with us for this spring’s Summit.


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Spring 2017 Advising Summit 2/17 – RSVP available!

Please join us for the Spring 2017 Advising Summit:

Friday, February 17th
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
(Check – in begins at 9:00 a.m.)
East Campus – Room 302

We are planning an exciting slate of presentations and discussions including:

  • A presentation from the Office of Institutional Research discussing on our students;
  • Information and discussion about Summer College programs;
  • Discussion about UIC’s Finish in Four, which is being taken up nationally by NACADA in partnership with College Complete America;
  • A short Q & A with Tanya Cabrera (Office of Diversity) and Jennifer Juarez (LARES).

Please RSVP by Wednesday, February 15th at http://go.uic.edu/summitrsvp.


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Spring 2017 Advising Summit is 2/17 at 9:00 a.m. – SAVE the DATE

Please save the date for the Spring 2017 Advising Summit:

Friday, February 17th
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
(Check – in begins at 9:00 a.m.)
East Campus – Room TBD

We are planning an exciting slate of presentations and discussions including Summer College, Finish in Four, and much more.

An RSVP and further information on our program is forthcoming. Please reserve the morning on your calendars!


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Fall 2016 Advising Summit presentations and documents available for download.

Our Fall 2016 Advising Summit featured a presentation from LAS Pre-Professional Advising, announcements from campus units, and table discussion.

Following are links to the agenda, presentation slides from our presenters, information from announcements, and documents distributed at the summit. All of these are also available online on the Advising Summit page on advising.uic.edu:

If you attended, your feedback is always helpful. Please visit http://go.uic.edu/advisingsummitfeedback to provide feedback on this fall’s Summit.

Thank you to Misty Huacuja-LaPointe from LAS Pre-Professional Advising and all of our campus unit presenters for partnering with us for this fall’s Summit.


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Fall 2016 Advising Summit next Thursday 9/29 – RSVP due by Tuesday, 9/27.

If you haven’t already done so, please RSVP for the Fall 2016 Advising Summit, which will be held on:

Thursday, September 29th
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
(Check-in will begin at 9:00 a.m.)
Student Center East – Room 302

RSVP: http://go.uic.edu/summitfall2016rsvp

We have an exciting agenda planned including:

  • A welcome from Vice Provost for Undergraduate Affairs Nikos Varelas
  • A presentation and discussion with our LAS Pre-Professional colleagues;
  • Short updates from Study Abroad, Summer Session, the Registrar, Campus Housing, and others;
  • Advisor discussions, and much more!

Since there is still time to register for providing brief announcements and updates from campus units, please contact Joey Volpe (jvolpe@uic.edu) by Monday, September 26th if you would like to present an announcement.

Please RSVP by next Tuesday, September 27th!


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Fall 2016 Advising Summit date has changed to Thursday, September 29th. RSVP open!

RSVP is available for the Fall 2016 Advising Summit, which will be held on:

Thursday, September 29th
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
(Check-in will begin at 9:00 a.m.)
Student Center East – Room 302

RSVP: http://go.uic.edu/summitfall2016rsvp

We have an exciting agenda planned including a presentation and discussion with LAS Pre-Professional colleagues, short updates, and much more.

Since there will be time for brief announcements and updates from campus units please contact Joey Volpe (jvolpe@uic.edu) by Monday, September 26th if you would like to present an announcement.


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: OAD’s Fall 2016 Events – Save the Dates for Advising Summits, Advisor Common Readings, and more!

HAPPY FIRST WEEK! WE ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO A GREAT YEAR!

Our Advisors’ Networking Events continue with the Second Annual Advisors’ BBQ on August 31st.

The Fall 2016 events calendar is coming soon and will be updated regularly.  OAD Steering Committee members are securing dates from presenters for brown bags/coffee talks and other activities are being organized and added.

Here’s a preview of what we’re planning for fall semester so SAVE THE DATES:

Advisors’ End of Summer/New Year Kick-Off BBQ – August 31st at 5:00 p.m. at Ph.D. Pub – join us and bring your fellow advisors! You can RSVP!

Advisor Common Readings – September 13th on Connection vs. Control at Richard J. Daley Library I-470 at 12:00 p.m.

OAD Brings Advisors to ILACADA Drive-In in Springfield – September 23rd – we’re leaving very early in the morning and providing transportation!

Advising Summit – September 30th from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Advisor Common Readings – October 11th on Academic Achievement and Career Development at Richard J. Daley Library I-470 at 12:00 p.m.!

OAD Brown Bags/Coffee Talks #1 – October 18th at 12:00 p.m. – more details on our topic soon!

OAD Brown Bags/Coffee Talks #2 – November 3rd at 9:30 a.m. – more details on our topic soon!

Advisor Common Readings – November 17th on Advising as Teaching at BH 121, Honors College at 12:00 p.m.

For questions, please contact Joey at jvolpe@uic.edu and check the events page online for more information!


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Spring 2016 Advising Summit – being held next THURSDAY, February 25th. Please RSVP if you haven’t already done so.

The Spring 2016 Advising Summit’s RSVP is available for you to respond. Please let us know if you are attending by next Monday, February 22nd:

Thursday, February 25th
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
(Check-in will begin at 9:00 a.m.)
Cardinal Room, SCE

RSVP: http://go.uic.edu/summitspring2016rsvp

We are planning for presentations and interactive discussions with Summer Session and Career Services.

There will be a short time for brief announcements and updates from campus units so please contact Joey Volpe (jvolpe@uic.edu) by Monday, February 22nd if you would like to present an announcement.

PLEASE NOTE – the date of our Spring 2016 Advising Summit changed from last Friday, February 12th to Thursday, February 25th so you didn’t miss it!


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Spring 2016 Advising Summit – being held on THURSDAY, February 25th. RSVP is available.

RSVP is available for the Spring 2016 Advising Summit, which will be held on:

Thursday, February 25th
9:300 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
(Check-in will begin at 9:00 a.m.)
Cardinal Room, SCE

RSVP: http://go.uic.edu/summitspring2016rsvp

We are planning for presentations and interactive discussions with Summer Session and Career Services.

There will be a short time for brief announcements and updates from campus units so please contact Joey Volpe (jvolpe@uic.edu) by Monday, February 22nd if you would like to present an announcement.


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Spring 2016 UARC Events – save the dates on your calendar for Brown Bags, Webinars, Advising Summit and ADVISOR WEEK!

UARC is pleased to provide you with a robust calendar of events for the Spring 2016 semester. You can review the full calendar at the 2015-2016 events page and save time on your calendar, but we want to highlight some of the events for you:

UARC BROWN BAGS
The Brown Bags Subcommittee is bringing you three webinars this spring all being held from 12:00 – 1:00 pm and will be sending along more information, but SAVE THE DATES:

Disability Resource Center 2.0 – talking through your questions with staff members of the Disability Resource Center being held on on an exact date to be determined during the week of January 25th – Exact Date TBD)

Making the Most of Advisor Professional Development: A Panel Discussion being held on Thursday, February 18th

NACADA Webinar: Advising Needs of First Generation Students: Taking a Closer Look being held on March 23rd (ADVISOR WEEK)

WEBINARS
Spring 2016 will see the inaugural UARC Webinars called “Wednesdays at 1,” which will be a monthly webinar series beginning in January and featuring college presenters doing monthly webinar presentations. Currently the dates are normally the second Wednesday of the month (1/13, 2/17, 3/9, 4/20, and 5/11). More information will be coming from UARC in early January.

SPRING 2016 ADVISING SUMMIT
The Spring 2016 Advising Summit will be held on Friday, February 12th. The Advising Summit Planning Team is hard at work. Please hold the morning between 9:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. for an exciting gathering for all members of the advising community on campus.

ADVISOR WEEK 2016
It’s back and it’s bigger than ever! The Fourth Annual Advisor Week held during Spring Break is a set of activities and experiences not to be missed! The organized activities will again be held from Tuesday, March 22nd through Thursday, March 24th and it will definitely be our own advisor version of MARCH MADNESS!

The events will kick off with a day long Advisor Conference, followed up by brown bag discussions, presentations, and common readings discussion, etc.

But not to be outdone by the professional development areas, the Advisor Week Planning Team has already secured a fantastic slate of fun activities to enjoy with fellow advisors – join us for cooking class, painting class, dance lessons, and a trip to the Harris Theatre for Music and Dance for MIX AT 6!

This year, if you attend events you get your name entered to win a prize at the end of the week…the more events you attend, the better your chances! And don’t forget, there’s the annual advisor gift too!