Category: Professional Development

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Student Affairs Conference on August 9th – Registration Open!

Student Affairs Conference 2018: Ignite Your Passion

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN

The 2018 Student Affairs Staff Development Conference will be held August 8-9, 2018 at the UIC Forum. Whether you’re just starting your career or are a seasoned professional, this two-day conference will inspire you to IGNITE YOUR PASSION for whatever moves you.  This is your opportunity to choose workshops, listen to engaging speakers, network with colleagues, and have fun at a conference designed just for you. Registration is required. Deadline to register is July 31, 2018.

Conference Features:

  • Over 20 Learning Opportunities
  • Collaboration Lounge
  • Career Center
  • Team Building and Service Activities
  • Networking Reception

REGISTER BY JULY 31st – at the Student Affairs Conference Registration Page!


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: New BA in Public Policy Info Sheet for Advisors is available!

Looking for more information on our undergraduate programs in public policy for your students? Wondering who is a good fit for these programs?

There is a new Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy Information Sheet for Advisors available for download so that your questions can get answered and you can assist students with questions related to Public Policy.

To download the flyer visit http://go.uic.edu/bappforadvisors.


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: OAD’s 4th Annual Advisors’ Fall Kickoff BBQ (7/21) and Fall 2018 Advising Summit (10/5) – SAVE THE DATES

We know you’re still in summer mode (hopefully), but the OAD Steering Committee wants to ensure that you are saving the dates for some of our already planned fall events:

Advisors’ 4th Annual End of Summer/Fall Kickoff BBQ at Ph.D. Pub
Tuesday, August 21st at 5:00 p.m. (or earlier)
*We’ll be gearing up for the academic year, but we also need to continue to take advantage of the warm weather and great summer barbecue for our fourth annual gathering! Grill and chill with us…really we’ll do the grillin’ and you do the chillin’!

Fall 2018 Advising Summit and After-Summit Networking Event
Friday, October 5th – Lunch starts at 12:30, Summit begins at 1:30 p.m.
*As in past years, we’re holding our Fall Summit on the Friday of Week 6, and because we enjoyed the opportunity for networking so much, we’re going to provide lunch, learn together for the afternoon, and those who can make it can join us at a local establishment to relax and continue our discussions.

Watch for the dates for our Fall 2018 OAD brown bags and for TT Advisor Common Readings, they’re coming soon!


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: OAD’s next summer event – “Music of the Summer with OAD at Millennium Park – Aimee Mann” on July 30th – RSVP Available

For those of you who haven’t had the chance to share some summer fun with us, you need to join us for our next OAD summer outing to Millennium Park – we provide beverages and snacks and you can kick back and enjoy the music and the beautiful views of Chicago! Put the following in your calendars:

Music of the Summer with OAD at Millennium Park – Aimee Mann
Monday, July 30th
We’ll leave UIC at 5:00 pm but if you’re meeting at Millennium Park, see us anytime after 6…

RSVP at http://go.uic.edu/oadsummereventrsvp by Friday, July 27th

It’s summer fun and summer sun…don’t miss it!

 

 


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: OAD Summer Game Night and Trivia on 7/12 – RSVP available!

Did you save the date in your calendar for this Thursday, July 12th where we’ll yet again engage in fun and frivolity as we try to win ourselves prizes playing trivia.

We know that trivia at our local establishments sometimes starts a bit late for folks, so we’ll again enjoy time right after work playing board games (just ask the advisors who played last time to tell you about it) and if you want to stay for trivia you can.

OAD Summer Game Night and Trivia
Thursday, July 12th
Wise Owl Drinkery and Cookhouse
5:15 p.m. – when we’re done p.m.!

Please RSVP by Wednesday, July 11th – we hope you can come!


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: OAD Summer Game Night and Trivia on 7/12 – SAVE THE DATE!

We’re taking a bit of a break this week from our summer events because you’re likely taking a bit of a break too!

But you NEED to save the date in your calendar for Thursday, July 12th where we’ll yet again engage in fun and frivolity as we try to win ourselves from prizes playing trivia.

We know that trivia at our local establishments sometimes starts a bit late for folks, so we’ll again enjoy time right after work playing board games (just ask the advisors who played last time to tell you about it) and if you want to stay for trivia you can.

SAVE THE DATE – JULY 12TH – We’ll leave campus at 5:00 p.m. and festivities end when we win trivia!

RSVP OUT SOON!


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT – OAD Goes to the Movies in Millennium Park for GROUNDHOG DAY – next Tuesday, June 26th – RSVP NOW!!

Well, it’s summer and rather than sun, fun, and events under the stars, it looks like this past week has largely brought us summer rain instead!

As you know, we moved our event “OAD Goes to the Movies at Millennium Park” to NEXT Tuesday, June 26th for the movie Groundhog Day. 

You should join us!

We’ll leave around 5:00 p.m. from UH and make our way down to Millennium Park to enjoy the classic and hilarious Groundhog Day under the sun (hopefully) then the stars…we are counting on the weather cooperating or it’s, well, Groundhog Day.

The RSVP is available – please RSVP by Monday, June 25th! It just gives us a sense of how many snacks to provide.

We hope to see you there!


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: BANNER 9 is arriving in October 2018 – AITS has provided online overview tools.

The countdown is on! Banner 9 goes live 4 months from today on October 14, 2018.

How can you get ready for Banner 9?

  1. Watch the 20 Minute Navigational Video.

https://www.aits.uillinois.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=558&pageId=941936

This will help to familiarize you with the new look of Banner 9 and describe the navigational differences from Banner 8.

  1. Play in the playground!

https://www.aits.uillinois.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=558&pageId=941949

We’ve created a playground environment so that you can see for yourself what Banner 9 looks like. This is a test environment so feel free to make changes & do anything you do in your daily work.

  1. Refer to Help Documents.https://www.aits.uillinois.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=558&pageId=941936
    A Navigational Overview document, Keyboard Shortcuts document as well as FAQs are available for your reference.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: OAD Goes to the Movies – KINKY BOOTS – at Millennium Park on Tuesday, June 19th! RSVP OPEN

It’s summer and it’s the time for sun, fun, and events under the stars!

Join us as “OAD Goes to the Movies”! Kinky Boots is showing at Millennium Park on Tuesday, June 19th  and you should come with us!

We’ll leave around 5:00 p.m. from UH and make our way down to Millennium Park to enjoy the popular Kinky Boots under the sun then the stars…

The RSVP is available – please RSVP by the end of Monday, June 18th! We hope to see you there!


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT/SHARE WITH STUDENTS: SAVE THE DATES – The War that Made Today: An Interdisciplinary Commemoration of the End of World War I (11/1/18 – 11/11/18)

SAVE THE DATES

The War that Made Today:
An Interdisciplinary Commemoration of the End of World War I

Eleven days of programming on November 1 – 11, 2018, spearheaded by the Honors College, will explore the global and local impact of World War I and its role in shaping the contemporary world.

Programming will start November 1 in the Institute for the Humanities with three Interdisciplinary Conversations (11am – 3:45pm):  “WWI, Nationalism and the New Global World Order,” “Art at War: The International Avant-Garde and World War I,” and “Healing the Walking Wounded: Shell-Shocked WWI Soldiers through a Contemporary Cultural Lens.”

On November 2 at 3pm, poet Tom Sleigh will give a poetry reading and discuss writing about the trauma of war, while looking back at the WWI poets.

A program on west campus on November 7 at 2pm will explore “the Nurses of World War I: A Chicago Story.”

Jane Addams Hull-House Museum will host a roundtable discussion about The International Women’s Peace Movement, then and now, on November 8.

A finale performance of music, theatre and prose will be held at the UIC Theatre on November 9 at 6pm.

In addition, New Media artists will exhibit works responding to the war, and the Student Veterans Association will curate their own exhibition.

Complete details will be announced later.  Watch your calendars!