PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT – Save the dates for Fall 2016 Tuesday/Thursday Topics – Advisor Common Readings!

Save the dates for this fall semester’s Advisor Common Readings being held – September 13th, October 11th, and November 17th.

All discussions will be held from 12:05-12:50 p.m.

The full 2016-2017 schedule, topics, and locations are:

September 13: Connection vs. Control (Daley Library Conference Room 1-470)
October 11: Academic Achievement & Career Development (Daley Library Conference Room 1-470)
November 17: Advising as Teaching (BH 121, Honors College)
January 31: Peer Advising (Daley Library Conference Room 1-470)
February 16: Advising and Effective Notes (Daley Library Conference Room 1-470)
March 21: Examining Student Experience (Daley Library Conference Room 1-470)
March 23: Silence as Strategy (BH 121, Honors College)
April 18: Sophomore Transition (Daley Library Conference Room 1-470)

For more information about the Advisor Common Reading, sign up for emails at Questions or comments? Email co-chair Jill Huynh,, or Diana Soriano,

The Common Readings Committee’s Mission Statement that guides their activities and discussions is:

The Common Reading Committee aims to cultivate a collaborative and student-centered forum for the exchange of ideas, resources, and best practices while fostering a sense of community among UIC advisors. This advisor-to-advisor opportunity for continued education and networking includes monthly common reading discussions (“Tuesday/Thursday Topics”).