UIC Massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic/feeds/massmail.rss Campus announcements en-us Fri, 17 May 2013 18:52:23 -0500 60 UIC Massmail http://www.uic.edu/favicon.png http://www.uic.edu/uic Campus announcements [INFO] DJ Battle: Apply Today to Compete! UIC Radio has done it again; this time the DJ's get the main stage. That's right, UIC Radio's Battle Series continues with our 3rd Annual DJ Battle. If you believe you have what it takes to captivate the crowd, applications are now open, but don't sit and wait because the deadline is August 31st! All we ask is that you must be a UIC student. Mark your calendars and tell all your friends that the DJ Battle is going down September 30th.<br /><br />The requirements to participate are as follows:<br /><br />- Must be a UIC student.<br />- Must submit an mp3 or video sample of your DJ mixes/performances.<br />- Complete application at http://go.uic.edu/djbattle.<br /><br />SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL AUGUST 31, 2016.<br /><br />The DJ Battle is part of Battle of the Bands, scheduled on September 30, 2016 in Student Center East. Selected applicants will be notified by September 9th.<br /><br />For more information, please contact LaQueal Anderson, UIC Radio Special Programs Coordinator at lander42@uic.edu.<br /><br />UIC Student Affairs/Center for Student Involvement logo<br /><br />http://www.facebook.com/uicradio<br />https://twitter.com/uicradio<br />https://www.instagram.com/uicradio massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Fri, 26 Aug 2016 14:51:47 -0500 Fri, 26 Aug 2016 14:51:47 -0500 [INFO] UIC Grant Writing Workshop 9/29 or 12/8 Aspiring grant writers! Join UIC grant writing experts for “Grant Writing for Beginners,” a one-day, interactive, on-campus workshop designed specifically for those with little or no experience in writing grants.<br /><br />UIC Extended Campus is pleased to invite you to spend the day with UIC Certificate in Nonprofit Management instructors Noah Jenkins and Valerie Leonard. You will learn:<br /><br />- Types of funding sources available to nonprofits today<br />- How to research grant opportunities and assess the best fit for your funding needs<br />- What your organization must have in place before writing a grant<br />- The primary components of a grant proposal and how they fit together<br />- How to communicate effectively with prospective funders<br /><br />Due to high demand, we are offering this workshop four times:<br /><br />- September 29, 2016<br />- December 8, 2016<br />- March 16, 2017 <br />- June 29, 2017<br /><br />Previous workshops have filled up quickly. We encourage you to register early.<br /><br />For complete details and to register, visit: www.go.uic.edu/cnmworkshop<br /><br />We look forward to seeing you soon!<br /><br />Sincerely,<br /><br />Certificate in Nonprofit Management Team<br />UIC Extended Campus<br />University of Illinois at Chicago<br />(312) 355-0423<br />cnm@uic.edu<br /><br />Researchers, please note: The curriculum for this course focuses on philanthropic foundation grants, not research grants. <br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:15:44 -0500 Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:15:44 -0500 [INFO] UIC Center for Global Health 4th Annual Benefit "Working for the World" The UIC Center for Global Health cordially invites you to our 4th Annual Benefit "Working for the World" on Thursday, September 29th, 2016 from 6pm til 9pm at the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, located at 2320 W Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL.<br /><br />Join us for a Museum Gallery Event, including cocktail reception and silent auction.<br /><br />The entire museum will be open for viewing, including the celebration of the 25th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence exhibit, “Reality Check: Directions in Contemporary Art Since Ukrainian Independence”. You may find more information on this and other exhibits on the UIMO website here: http://uima-chicago.org/<br /><br />Individual ticket price: $125<br />Table of 10 (+bottle of wine): $1000<br /><br />You may purchase your tickets using this link:<br />https://workingfortheworld4th.eventbrite.com<br /><br />A portion of your purchase will be a tax deductible donation which will support Global Health Education and International Service Projects sponsored by the UIC Center for Global Health. <br />We appreciate your support for our work in the Center for Global Health!<br />For more information or questions about this event please contact 312-355-4116<br /> **Please remember, cash or checks only for silent auction items <br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:11:59 -0500 Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:11:59 -0500 [INFO] Sustainability Fee: Request for Student Proposals The Sustainability Fee Advisory Board (SFAB) is currently accepting student proposals for Fall 2016. The Sustainability Fee’s goal is to support projects that help to establish a sustainable campus environment. Paid by all undergraduate, graduate, and professional students, the Sustainability Fee is $3 per semester. <br /><br />The Sustainability Fee funds small, short-term projects, subsidizes larger, long-term projects on campus, and helps to fund student travel to sustainability-related conferences. Funding from this fee is administered by the SFAB, which is comprised of undergraduate, graduate, and professional students, as well as faculty and staff. More information can be found here: http://go.uic.edu/sustainabilityfee<br /><br />Who can apply: All UIC students and student organizations are eligible to apply. If needed, the SFAB will help provide access to campus resources and personnel to approved projects. SFAB can also suggest other entities that may provide funding or additional assistance. <br /><br />Application process: Students/student groups are required to submit a Letter of Inquiry (LOI) by Monday, September 19, 2016. The LOI allows the SFAB to pre-screen proposals for appropriateness and feasibility. Furthermore, the LOI should provide an approximate project budget, expected completion date, and cost savings, if any. Projects that pass this stage will be invited to prepare a final proposal for consideration by the board. The Letter of Inquiry form can be found here: http://go.uic.edu/letterofinquiry. Following review of LOIs, the board will notify all applicants via email by the end of February if they have been selected to submit a full proposal. Full proposals must be submitted by November 7, 2016. Grantees will be notified by the end of the fall semester. For questions regarding previously funded projects, funding criteria, as well as rules and restrictions, please contact skonin2@uic.edu or visit the website: http://go.uic.edu/sustainabilityfee <br /><br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:10:01 -0500 Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:10:01 -0500 [INFO] ART RECEPTION: Frank Mayfield ART RECEPTION: Frank Mayfield<br /><br />Join us for an evening of art and music. Invite your friends! Students, Faculty, Staff and the UIC Community are all welcome to attend.<br /><br />Artist: Frank Mayfield<br />Reception: Monday, August 29, 2016, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.<br />Exhibition Title: Prairie Splendor Series: Wildflowers & Grasses of the Tallgrass Prairie<br /><br />Duration: August 22 - September 23<br /><br />Montgomery Ward Gallery<br />UIC Student Center East<br />750 S. Halsted St.<br />Gallery Hours: Monday - Friday (9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.)<br /><br />Frank Mayfield’s exhibition "Prairie Splendor Series: Wildflowers & Grasses of the Tallgrass Prairie" is a unique series of 4 books. This series documents 137 species of wildflowers and 33 species of grasses found on prairie in the historically identified tallgrass prairie biome in North America.<br /><br />UIC Student Affairs Center for Student Involvement logo<br />https://www.facebook.com/UICCSI<br />https://twitter.com/uiccsi<br />https://www.instagram.com/uiccsi <br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:04:31 -0500 Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:04:31 -0500 [AD] Fall Semester Books Available through our Textbook Reservation System! Fall Semester Books Available through our Textbook Reservation System! <br /><br />Reserve early to get the best deals on used textbooks.<br /><br />Used textbooks save you up to 35% off the new retail price!<br /><br />Reserve your books ONLINE and get a FREE t–shirt or hoodie!<br /><br />ORDER $250 OR MORE<br />Get a limited edition, exclusive design t–shirt.<br /><br />ORDER $500 OR MORE<br />Get a limited edition, exclusive design hooded sweatshirt.<br /><br />Enter to win one of five $100 gift cards!<br /><br />Visit the UIC Bookstore online at www.uicbookstore.org.<br /><br />RIGHT BOOK. RIGHT PRICE. RIGHT HERE.<br /><br />UIC Student Affairs/Bookstore logo<br /><br />http://www.facebook.com/UICBookstore<br />https://twitter.com/TheUICBookstore<br />http://instagram.com/uicbookstores <br /><br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:03:00 -0500 Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:03:00 -0500 [INFO] Director of Administrative Operations, Department of Medicine The Department of Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago is searching for a Director of Administrative Operations (DAO) to oversee operational, financial, regulatory and business activities of the department. This includes: financial analysis and strategy related to medical service, health maintenance, and procurement programs; human resource and facilities management; business development, marketing and public relations; contract negotiations; interfacing and ensuring compliance with granting organizations, regulatory agencies and university policies and procedures. The DAO will oversee the operations of the department's administration unit and the 9 divisions within the Department of Medicine.<br /><br />Financial Management / Business Development<br />•Develops the annual budget, including providing monthly financial reporting and forecasting, cash flow management, capital spending and expenditures review and approval.<br />•Identifies new business opportunities by analyzing and presenting financial data for the development of new services, facilities, procedures and costs.<br />•Oversees the operational payment structure, monitors payments and patient billing as outlined in contracts and ensures compliance with insurance companies.<br />•Leads departmental marketing efforts by developing and implementing a marketing plan, and measuring and reporting results.<br />•Creates, implements and monitors departmental strategic plan.<br /><br />Operations Management<br />•Coordinates maintenance, repairs, remodeling and equipment purchases by identifying needs, planning, budgeting, and reviewing contracts as needed.<br />•Manages off-site practices by negotiating the terms for revenue generating contracts, monitoring and renegotiating leases.<br />•Directs all day-to-day administrative activities.<br />•Maintains and reports space utilization inventory.<br /><br />Grants Management<br />•Manages grant activities (pre and post award, extramural) including review and submission of grant and contract proposals; creates and maintains documentation of expenditures, reports, proposal submissions and awards.<br /><br />Human Resources<br />•Recruits, selects, evaluates, and trains administrative staff.<br />•Oversees and directs recruitment activities of faculty, physicians, and staff with assistance of appropriate management staff. Ensure appropriate credentials are received as needed.<br />•Develops and monitors compensation plans, income guarantees and productivity incentives.<br /><br />Performs other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.<br /><br />Qualifications<br />•Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration, Business Administration, Management or in a related field. Master’s degree preferred.<br />•A minimum of 5 years of administrative/management experience. Management experience in healthcare environment desired.<br />•Strong interpersonal, management and communication skills. Knowledge of Microsoft Office.<br /><br /><br />To Apply, please submit an application at: https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=66657<br /><br /><br />The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act. <br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Tue, 23 Aug 2016 16:28:52 -0500 Tue, 23 Aug 2016 16:28:52 -0500 [INFO] Register today! UIC Urban Forum: Jobs and the Labor Force of Tomorrow - Migration, Training, Education 9/15 2016 UIC Urban Forum <br /><br />Jobs and the Labor Force of Tomorrow - Migration, Training, Education<br />Thursday, September 15, 2016<br />8:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. <br /><br />UIC Forum<br />725 W. Roosevelt Rd., Chicago<br />Doors open at 8:00 AM<br />Program begins at 8:45 AM<br /><br />Dynamic metropolitan economies require a diverse, trained and available work force that adapts to the needs of commerce, industry, government and the service sector today as well as in the future. The rapidly changing economy demands that the workforce be adaptable and flexible by continuously increasing skill levels, providing training opportunities, and recognizing the quick pace of job shifting.<br /><br />The 2016 Urban Forum will focus on human capital development to address the contemporary challenges that shape human capital in metropolitan regions by examining the role of migration and immigration, K-12 education preparedness, post-secondary workforce training and development efforts, and recruitment and professional development of Millennials.<br /><br />Admission is complimentary for all Chicago-area teachers, faculty and students but online registration is still required. Please bring a school ID for free admission. All attendees must register online prior to the Forum. Tickets are $25 for the general public (includes lunch).<br /><br />Visit www.uicurbanforum.org for registration information, agenda and speaker updates. <br /><br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Tue, 23 Aug 2016 16:22:13 -0500 Tue, 23 Aug 2016 16:22:13 -0500 [INFO] Business/Administrative Associate position - Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science Department in LAS The Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science Department at UIC seeks candidates for the position of Business/Administrative Associate.<br /><br />Description:<br />The Business/Administrative Associate will be providing a high-level of financial and administrative support to the Department Head of the Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science unit.<br /><br />Duties:<br />Provides administrative support and financial operations management for the unit. <br /><br />Develops, implements, and manages the annual budget and monitoring processes for the department, including state, ICR, self-supporting, start-up, cost share, non-grant contracts, and gift accounts. <br /><br />Participates in long-range planning and financial goal-setting activities. <br /><br />Provides professional expertise and identifies strategic and operational issues while developing policy options and procedural actions. <br /><br />Directs the day-to-day operations to ensure professionalism and efficiency of the unit. <br /><br />Supervises main office support personnel. <br /><br />Maintains accurate records, administers or oversees financial actions in compliance with College. <br /><br />Compiles financial reports for the Head and LAS as required.<br /><br />Interfaces with LAS in financial matters. <br /><br />Prepares budgets and plans reports required by the Head. <br /><br />Conceives and administers special financial projects under the direction of the Head. <br /><br />Initiates, researches, and analyzes financial issues. <br /><br />Develops recommendations for the Head. <br /><br />Functions as a trouble-shooter and works within a privileged relationship to the Head. <br /><br />Prepares special reports and studies, many of which are confidential and deal with complex and/or controversial matters. <br /><br />Exchanges statistical data with external bodies for the Head. <br /><br />Ensures that college- or university-imposed deadlines on all financial matters are adhered to. <br /><br />Reviews financial aspects of the office and keeps track of start-up and matching funds. <br /><br />Manage and approve department expense processing. <br /><br />Coordinates all submittal and communications regarding fiscal, space allocation, and facilities issues with the appropriate campus departments. <br /><br />Reconcile department transaction records against University records (Banner).<br /><br />Reviews payroll and resolves HR issues with the HR coordinator and the Graduate Studies office.<br /><br />Manage day-to-day office operations. <br /><br />Interview, hire, orient, lead, mentor and evaluate staff to meet departmental and organizational needs. <br /><br />Monitor and field all facilities issues and complaints. <br /><br />Plan and implement all renovations for the department in conjunction with the Department Head. <br /><br />Oversee the procurement function for the Department including property control, cash receipts management, and purchasing including P-Card, T-card, TEM, and I- Buy transactions/purchases. <br /><br />Train faculty and staff in University policies and procedures. <br /><br />Ensure that faculty and staff are operating within stated budget. <br /><br />Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.<br /><br />Minimum Qualifications:<br />1) Bachelor's degree in business administration, management or a field related to the position. <br />2) Two years of professional level accounting, managerial and/or business experience, one year of which was at an administrative level.<br /><br />Preferred Qualifications:<br />1) MBA, MPA, or Graduate Degree in Business Administration or Finance. <br />2) Three years managing others independently and autonomously. <br />3) Experience in Business and Financial Affairs. <br />4) Prefer prior experience with BANNER or similar systems. <br />5) At least 3 years of work experience in a University or Academic or non-profit setting.<br /><br />To Apply: <br />For fullest consideration, please complete an online application at https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=69248 by no later than Saturday, September 10, 2016.<br /><br />All civil service positions require an exam. The exam for this position is a Credentials Assessment. You will not be required to report in person for this exam.<br /><br />Credential Assessment Exam Scoring Information:<br />You will not be required to report in person for this exam. The updated online application and all uploaded, relevant documents, such as a resume and/or college transcript will be used in the calculation of the exam score. These documents should be uploaded prior to the position close date. <br /><br />When completing your online application, please be sure to provide detailed information about your job knowledge and specific duties and responsibilities, as your qualifications for any Civil Service position will be primarily determined based on what is contained in the application. Dates of employment and if employed on a full or part time basis (including number of hours per week) must be indicated for each position held. Additional consideration will be given to supporting documentation i.e. resume, transcripts, licenses, and certifications so please be sure to attach all applicable documents.<br /><br />If a degree or college coursework is required, you must provide official transcripts.<br /><br />Transcripts/Licenses/Certifications MUST be uploaded electronically to your online application through the "Documents" page on the Civil Service Employment Application (page 4). Be sure to select the appropriate document type before uploading the document.<br /><br />If your educational institution provides electronic transcripts, please have them sent to rebcell@uillinois.edu<br /><br />If your educational institution doesn’t provide electronic transcripts, they must mail the transcripts to:<br /><br />University of Illinois at Chicago<br />Recruitment and Staffing<br />Human Resources Building Room 109<br />715 S. Wood Street M/C 862<br />Chicago IL 60612<br />Attn: C94341 -Business/Administrative Associate - RG <br /><br />If an application and all applicable forms, transcripts, and supporting documents are not submitted by the close date, the applicant/employee will not be considered for this position and will be denied. <br /><br />Internal candidates are encouraged to apply. Offers are contingent upon the successful completion of a Criminal Background Check.<br /><br />We appreciate your interest in employment at the University of Illinois at Chicago. <br /><br />The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. <br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:58:03 -0500 Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:58:03 -0500 [INFO] deegan@uic.edu Please join the UIC Study Abroad Office in welcoming U.S. Ambassador Caroline Kennedy and U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Evan Ryan who will discuss the role of study abroad in U.S. relations and practical ways students can access global opportunities.<br /><br />This special event will take place Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at 3:30pm in the Cardinal Room, Student Center East.<br /><br />More detail and an RSVP can be found at this link:<br /><br />https://studyabroad.uic.edu/state-department-event/ massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:53:33 -0500 Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:53:33 -0500 [INFO] Welcome to UIC Impact! WELCOME TO UIC IMPACT!<br />FALL 2016<br /><br />UIC Impact is the framework for our students to enrich and optimize their academic, professional, and personal growth. With each student engagement opportunity, our students are building upon their co-curricular experience while empowering and impacting the community beyond our campus. Our students will be mentoring others, developing core competencies and essential leadership skills to be successful, global citizens.<br /><br />Initiatives include:<br /><br />UIC Co-curricular Transcript<br />A co-curricular transcript's purpose is to provide an official record of out-of-the-classroom student involvement, participation, awards, honors, and certificates. Co-curricular transcript items may include: student organization involvement, student organization leadership, community service, leadership training, workshops and seminars, awards, honors, certifications, and high impact practices.<br /><br />ePortfolios<br />Students may produce artifacts (relevant documents and media files) that can be uploaded and displayed on student's individual ePortfolios (electronic portfolios). Artifacts may include research, capstone projects, reflections, resume, and professional photos.<br /><br />Co-curricular Capstone Projects<br />Co-curricular capstone projects may be exhibited featuring student work in career development, civic engagement, environmental awareness and sustainability, global perspective and diversity, leadership and involvement, and research at UIC Impact Day.<br /><br />For more information, visit http://go.uic.edu/UICimpact.<br /><br />UIC Student Affairs Center for Student Involvement logo<br /><br />https://www.facebook.com/ UIC-Impact-540848616107951/?fref=ts<br />https://twitter.com/UICImpact<br />https://www.instagram.com/uicimpact <br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:49:43 -0500 Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:49:43 -0500 [AD] UIC Children's Center 2016-17 Enrollment UIC CHILDREN'S CENTER 2016-17 ENROLLMENT<br /><br />Currently Enrolling 3-5 year old Children<br /><br />The UIC Children's Center is a preschool program specifically for children of UIC students, faculty and staff. Located on the West Side of campus, our licensed, nationally accredited center is open 48 weeks a year from 7am to 6pm. We offer small class sizes led by teachers with specialized training in early childhood education and child development. Our daily schedule is based on a developmentally appropriate curriculum that includes indoor and outdoor activities that promote children learning through active engagement and exploration. Tuition includes 2 snacks & lunch each day. Action For Children childcare assistance is accepted. <br /><br />General eligibility includes:<br /><br />- At least one parent/legal guardian must be currently affiliated with UIC<br />- Child must be aged at least two years, nine months old and no older than six.<br />- Child must be fully toilet trained <br /><br />To learn more about the UIC Children's Center including tuition rates and how to submit an application, visit http://www.childrenscenter.uic.edu.<br /><br />Student Affairs Children’s Center logo<br /><br />UIC Children's Center<br />1919 W. Taylor St., Room 116<br />Chicago, IL 60612<br /><br />childrenscenter.uic.edu<br />uicchildcenter@uic.edu<br />312-413-5328 <br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:49:07 -0500 Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:49:07 -0500 [INFO] Weeks of Welcome Weeks of Welcome<br /><br />Whether you are a new UIC FLAME or have been at the University for a few years, the University of Illinois at Chicago wants to give you a warm welcome. During the Weeks of Welcome (WOW), numerous departments and staff will work to connect students with university resources, student organizations and the surrounding community. The Weeks of Welcome started Monday, August 22 and end Friday, September 23, 2016.<br /><br />Active and positive involvement in WOW is one of the important ways in which new students can start to become part of the UIC experience. The activities offered help to increase personal connections with other students, faculty and staff and promote a sense of belonging.<br />Attending events and activities during Weeks of Welcome is the best way to start getting the most out of the academic year.<br />For a full list of events, visit http://weeksofwelcome.uic or download the Guidebook App and search for the UICWOW guide! #UICWOW<br /><br />UIC Student Affairs Center for Student Involvement Student Development Services logo<br />#UICCSI<br />https://www.facebook.com/UICCSI<br />https://twitter.com/uiccsi<br />https://www.instagram.com/uiccsi<br />http://weeksofwelcome.uic <br /><br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:47:51 -0500 Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:47:51 -0500 [INFO] Student Leadership Development and Volunteer Services (SLDVS) has some exciting opportunities coming up! Student Leadership Development and Volunteer Services (SLDVS) has some exciting opportunities coming up! <br /><br />SLDVS provides student-centered co-curricular leadership and service programming that facilitates diverse and inclusive collaboration, self-awareness, and socially just community engagement. SLDVS programs encourage personal and professional development, active citizenship, cultural humility, and transformational growth. The vision of SLDVS is to engage every student on their journey from members of communities to active citizens and from exploring to transformed leaders. <br /><br />1. Have you done any service recently? Give yourself credit! Looking for service opportunities? Check out UIC Connect!<br /><br />Follow these instructions to give yourself service hour credit: <br />1. Log on to UIC Connect at connect.uic.edu using your netID and password.<br />2. Go to the Bookmarks section at the bottom left of the home page.<br />3. Click Service Hours.<br />4. Add your service participation to get your service hours on your co-curricular transcript!<br /><br />To find service opportunities:<br />1. Log on to UIC Connect at connect.uic.edu using your netID and password.<br />2. Click the Service Opportunities at the top middle of the page.<br />3. Find something that sparks your interest and sign up!<br /><br />2. Become an IGNITE participant!<br /><br />Student Leadership Development and Volunteer Services (SLDVS) and the Center for Student Involvement (CSI) are excited to bring the IGNITE Leadership Experience back for the fall!<br /><br />The IGNITE Leadership Experience is a semester-long exploratory leadership program designed to help first- and second-year undergraduate students gain leadership capacities and get involved at UIC. IGNITE will help students gain insight into the values, communication, and leadership competencies necessary for positive involvement on campus. It is our hope that you will go out and live these ideals in your involvement on campus and the community.<br /><br />Requirements:<br />- Must be a UIC first- or second-year student<br />- Must commit to attend every IGNITE session on Tuesday nights from 4-6pm starting September 20 and ending November 15. Unfortunately, due to the nature of our program, if a class/work/personal conflict overlaps with our program schedule, the student is not eligible to apply for the program. Please consider applying next year!<br />- Must attend the Catalyst Leadership Retreat on Saturday, September 17 from 9am to 5pm.<br /><br />Applications due by 11:59 PM on Thursday, September 8, 2016<br /><br />To apply for IGNITE, visit: http://go.uic.edu/IgniteLeadership. <br /><br />3. Become a BLAZE participant!<br /><br />BLAZE is a capstone leadership experience for students graduating within the next year. During BLAZE, students will participate in the Student Leadership Practices Inventory and receive one-on-one coaching from facilitators as they clarify their mission, vision, and values. BLAZE meets once-a-week for eight weeks.<br /><br />Requirements:<br />- Must be a UIC student graduating within the next year.<br />- Must commit to attend every Blaze session on Monday nights from 4pm-6pm starting September 19 and ending November 7. Unfortunately, due to the nature of our program, if you have a class/work/personal conflict that overlaps with our program schedule, you are not eligible to apply for the program.<br /><br />Applications due by 11:59 PM on Thursday, September 1, 2016.<br /><br />For more information and to apply, visit http://go.uic.edu/blaze.<br /><br />4. Become a Service Leader!<br /><br />Service leaders will take on responsibilities for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Service Day and the 8th Annual UIC Day of Service. Additionally, leaders will assist with both Speaking of Service (S.O.S.) and Get Involved in Volunteer Experiences (G.I.V.E.) events. Specific group training opportunities and meetings will take place regularly as well. All class years invited to apply. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until September 9th at 5pm.<br /><br />Benefits of being a service leader:<br />- act as an ambassador for service across campus<br />- make connections with community organizations<br />- gain invaluable leadership experience<br />- easy access to customizable volunteer opportunities<br />- free t-shirt<br />- learn more about UIC and higher education<br />- attend professional development opportunities<br />- meet other students with an interest in service<br />- get involved with the Student Leadership Development and Volunteer Services office<br /><br />For more information and to apply, visit http://go.uic.edu/serviceleaders. <br /><br />5. Attend the Leadership and Service Expo!<br /><br />Approximately 50 non-profit agencies will be in attendance and they are in need of your students’ wonderful talents! Stop by to learn about volunteer and internship opportunities in and around Chicagoland.<br /><br />Wednesday, September 7, 2016<br />11:00am to 2:00pm<br />Lecture Center Plaza<br /><br />All students, staff and faculty are encouraged to stop by the Expo, and it’s a great chance to connect with local non-profit organizations. A wide variety of agencies will be represented, focused on youth, the environment, the arts, animals, human rights, community development, health, and more! Find service and volunteer opportunities that match your interests, learn more about the needs of your communities, and discover how you can get involved. <br /><br />For more information, visit: http://go.uic.edu/leadandserveexpo. <br /><br />6. Volunteer with the Get Involved in Volunteer Experiences (G.I.V.E.) events!<br /><br />9/10 - G.I.V.E. with St. Margaret of Scotland School<br /><br />All kids regardless of race or socio-economic status deserve an inspiring place to learn. St. Margaret of Scotland School is a low-resource school on the south side of Chicago. Let's make our community a more just and equitable place by cleaning and painting this school and showing the students of SMOS that they too are worthy of a clean, beautiful learning environment.<br /><br />Student Leadership Development and Volunteer Services is proud to partner with the St. John Paul II Newman Center for this G.I.V.E. service opportunity.<br /><br />Sign up to volunteer at http://go.uic.edu/septembergive.<br /><br />10/29 - G.I.V.E. with the Howard Area Community Garden <br /><br />Create a community around a public garden, including an area for neighbors to harvest from. Howard Area Community Garden provides plots for individuals or families to rent annually. <br /><br />Activities will include weeding, mulching, and possibly fence construction/repair.<br /><br />Sign up to volunteer at http://go.uic.edu/octobergive. <br /><br />11/19 - G.I.V.E. with the Illinois Medical District Guest House<br /><br />Volunteers needed to bake 2-3 dozen cookies, write comfort cards to guests, and to light cleaning in the Community Room. Volunteers will deliver cookies/snack bags to each guest's door handle.<br /><br />Sign up to volunteer at http://go.uic.edu/novembergive. <br /><br />7. Connect with Student Leadership Development and Volunteer Services<br /><br />Visit SLDVS online or “like” us on Facebook. For more information about any events, or to indicate if you require any accommodations to participate, please call or email us. <br /><br />Student Affairs SLDVS logo<br />sldvs.uic.edu<br />sldvs@uic.edu<br />312-996-4500<br />http://www.facebook.com/SLDVS <br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:47:17 -0500 Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:47:17 -0500 [INFO] Student Leadership Development and Volunteer Services (SLDVS) has some exciting opportunities coming up! Student Leadership Development and Volunteer Services (SLDVS) has some exciting opportunities coming up! <br /><br />SLDVS provides student-centered co-curricular leadership and service programming that facilitates diverse and inclusive collaboration, self-awareness, and socially just community engagement. SLDVS programs encourage personal and professional development, active citizenship, cultural humility, and transformational growth. The vision of SLDVS is to engage every student on their journey from members of communities to active citizens and from exploring to transformed leaders. <br /><br />1. Are you a student organization advisor or have a class with service events? Give your students service hour credit at http://go.uic.edu/submitservice! Do you need help creating an event or service opportunity for your students?<br /><br />If you have any class service events, fundraising for non-profits, or if you even advise a student organization, you can give your students credit on their co-curricular transcript for all of their service hours! Go to http://go.uic.edu/submitservice for more details!<br /><br />Let SLDVS know if you are looking for service opportunities for your students. We can find or create a service opportunity to fit your needs. We have a wide network of agencies and contacts throughout Chicagoland that are more than in need of volunteers and passionate students!<br /><br />2. Encourage your students to become a Service Leader!<br /><br />Service leaders will take on responsibilities for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Service Day and the 8th Annual UIC Day of Service. Additionally, leaders will assist with both Speaking of Service (S.O.S.) and Get Involved in Volunteer Experiences (G.I.V.E.) events. Specific group training opportunities and meetings will take place regularly as well. All class years invited to apply. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until September 9th at 5pm.<br /><br />Benefits of being a service leader:<br />- act as an ambassador for service across campus<br />- make connections with community organizations<br />- gain invaluable leadership experience<br />- easy access to customizable volunteer opportunities<br />- free t-shirt<br />- learn more about UIC and higher education<br />- attend professional development opportunities<br />- meet students with an interest in service<br />- get involved with the Student Leadership Development and Volunteer Services office<br /><br />For more information, visit http://go.uic.edu/serviceleaders <br /><br />3. Or tell your students to become a IGNITE participant!<br /><br />Student Leadership Development and Volunteer Services (SLDVS) and the Center for Student Involvement (CSI) are excited to bring the IGNITE Leadership Experience back for the fall!<br /><br />The IGNITE Leadership Experience is a semester-long exploratory leadership program designed to help first- and second-year undergraduate students gain leadership capacities and get involved at UIC. IGNITE will help students gain insight into the values, communication, and leadership competencies necessary for positive involvement on campus. It is our hope that these students will go out and live these ideals in their involvement on campus and the community.<br /><br />Requirements:<br />- Must be a UIC first- or second-year student<br />- Must commit to attend every IGNITE session on Tuesday nights from 4-6pm starting September 20 and ending November 15. Unfortunately, due to the nature of our program, if a class/work/personal conflict overlaps with our program schedule, the student is not eligible to apply for the program. <br />- Must attend the Catalyst Leadership Retreat on Saturday, September 17 from 9am-5pm.<br /><br />Applications due by 11:59 PM on Thursday, September 8, 2016<br /><br />To apply for IGNITE, visit: http://go.uic.edu/IgniteLeadership. <br /><br />4. Attend the Leadership and Service Expo as a class!<br /><br />Approximately 50 non-profit agencies will be in attendance and they are in need of your students’ wonderful talents! Stop by to learn about volunteer and internship opportunities in and around Chicagoland.<br /><br />Wednesday, September 7, 2016<br />11:00am to 2:00pm<br />Lecture Center Plaza<br /><br />All students, staff and faculty are encouraged to stop by the Expo, and it’s a great chance to connect with local non-profit organizations. A wide variety of agencies will be represented, focused on youth, the environment, the arts, animals, human rights, community development, health, and more! Find service and volunteer opportunities that match your interests, learn more about the needs of your communities, and discover how you can get involved. <br /><br />For more information, visit: http://go.uic.edu/leadandserveexpo. <br /><br />5. Volunteer with the Get Involved in Volunteer Experiences (G.I.V.E.) events!<br /><br />9/10 - G.I.V.E. with St. Margaret of Scotland School<br /><br />All kids regardless of race or socio-economic status deserve an inspiring place to learn. St. Margaret of Scotland School is a low-resource school on the south side of Chicago. Let's make our community a more just and equitable place by cleaning and painting this school and showing the students of SMOS that they too are worthy of a clean, beautiful learning environment.<br /><br />Student Leadership Development and Volunteer Services is proud to partner with the St. John Paul II Newman Center for this G.I.V.E. service opportunity.<br /><br />Sign up to volunteer at http://go.uic.edu/septembergive. <br /><br />10/29 - G.I.V.E. with the Howard Area Community Garden <br /><br />Create a community around a public garden, including an area for neighbors to harvest from. Howard Area Community Garden provides plots for individuals or families to rent annually. <br /><br />Activities will include weeding, mulching, and possibly fence construction/repair.<br /><br />Sign up to volunteer at http://go.uic.edu/octobergive. <br /><br />11/19 - G.I.V.E. with the Illinois Medical District Guest House<br /><br />Volunteers needed to bake 2-3 dozen cookies, write comfort cards to guests, and to light cleaning in the Community Room. Volunteers will deliver cookies/snack bags to each guest's door handle.<br /><br />Sign up to volunteer at http://go.uic.edu/novembergive. <br /><br />6. Connect with Student Leadership Development and Volunteer Services<br /><br />Visit SLDVS online or “like” us on Facebook. For more information about any events, or to indicate if you require any accommodations to participate, please call or email us. <br /><br />Student Affairs SLDVS logo<br />http://sldvs.uic.edu<br />sldvs@uic.edu<br />312-996-4500<br />http:// www.facebook.com/SLDVS <br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:46:26 -0500 Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:46:26 -0500