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Monday, October 2nd

Spring course information available

Date:
Monday, October 2nd

Course offering information for the spring 2018 semester will be available on My.IllinoisState.edu starting today. Advanced Registration for spring will begin on Monday, October 16. Please see your registration assignment for your specific registration information.

Peace Corps Recruiter Office Hours

Date:
Monday, October 2nd
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Find answers to your questions about Peace Corps with our campus recruiter during his office hours on Mon and Thurs.

Spring registration time assignments available

Date:
Monday, October 2nd
Time:
1:00 pm

Registration time assignments for Spring 2018 Advance Registration will be available on My.IllinoisState.edu after 1 p.m. Advanced Registration will begin on Monday, October 16. Students can register and make changes to your schedule anytime after your specific registration date and time.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Monday, October 2nd
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Drop-in writing assistance with tutors from the Julia N. Visor Academic Center is available at Milner Library.

Tuesday, October 3rd

Strategies to Address the Challenges of Female Educators

Date:
Tuesday, October 3rd
Time:
9:00 am - 10:30 am

Women as educators in higher education often face stressors that their male colleagues do not. This can include being stereotyped, challenges establishing authority in the classroom, facing obstacles or opposition from students, and issues in forming connections or relationships with students. This workshop will empower you to assist yourself or women who face challenges in…

ReggieNet: Forums

Date:
Tuesday, October 3rd
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Maximize your ability to communicate with students through Forums. Learn how to have ReggieNet automatically create discussion groups. You’ll also see the different ways to grade discussions, including by topic or message. Prerequisite: Introduction to ReggieNet

Showcasing Local Art and Artists: Claire Hedden and Albion Stafford

Date:
Tuesday, October 3rd
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Artists Claire Hedden and Albion Stafford explore sculpture in different materials.

ReggieNet: Gradebook

Date:
Tuesday, October 3rd
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Students and instructors will use a new Gradebook in ReggieNet starting in the fall of 2017. This tool offers new features and a new, more “spreadsheet-like” experience for instructors. Join us for this one-hour workshop, where you’ll learn the ins and outs of this updated resource through hands-on experience. You’ll leave prepared to use the…

Fall Career Fair

Date:
Tuesday, October 3rd
Time:
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Fall Career Fair connects recruiters with students and alumni from all majors seeking full-time positions.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Tuesday, October 3rd
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Drop-in writing assistance with tutors from the Julia N. Visor Academic Center is available at Milner Library.

Wednesday, October 4th

International Seminar Series: Using Satellites, Drones and Climate Data to Help African Farmers Better Manage Crop Losses

Date:
Wednesday, October 4th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Title of Presentation: Using Satellites, Drones and Climate Data to Help African Farmers Better Manage Crop Losses Speakers: James Jones, Executive Director, Katie Center for Insurance, Illinois State University Askar Choudhury, Professor of Quantitative Methods, Illinois State University (MQM) John Kostelnick, Associate Professor of Geography, Director GEOMAP, Illinois State University (GEO) Raquiba (Leena) Choudhury, Academic…

Early-Career Faculty Development Circle

Date:
Wednesday, October 4th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

What factors motivate students to learn? Motivation plays a critical role in determining the quality of learning behaviors in which students engage. We’ll look at different types of student motivation as well as strategies for establishing the value of a learning goal or activity. CTLT’s Early-Career Faculty Circles offer faculty in their 1st, 2nd, or…

Study Abroad First Steps Session

Date:
Wednesday, October 4th
Time:
3:00 pm - 3:50 pm

Attend one of our First Steps sessions! These informational meetings are held two times per week, every week during the school year where you can learn how to get started exploring study abroad opportunities. These sessions are a great introduction, as they cover the basics of a first appointment with a Study Abroad Advisor without…

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Wednesday, October 4th
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Drop-in writing assistance with tutors from the Julia N. Visor Academic Center is available at Milner Library.

Thursday, October 5th

Early-Career Faculty Development Circle

Date:
Thursday, October 5th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

What factors motivate students to learn? Motivation plays a critical role in determining the quality of learning behaviors in which students engage. We’ll look at different types of student motivation as well as strategies for establishing the value of a learning goal or activity. CTLT’s Early-Career Faculty Circles offer faculty in their 1st, 2nd, or…

Photoshop: Selection

Date:
Thursday, October 5th
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Look at how to make harder selections using Photoshop’s more advanced selection tools.

Peace Corps Recruiter Office Hours

Date:
Thursday, October 5th
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Find answers to your questions about Peace Corps with our campus recruiter during his office hours on Mon and Thurs.

Showcasing Local Art and Artists: Doug Johnson and Melissa Oresky

Date:
Thursday, October 5th
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Doug Johnson and Melissa Oresky explore painting and collage work.

Study Abroad First Steps Session

Date:
Thursday, October 5th
Time:
3:30 pm - 4:20 pm

Attend one of our First Steps sessions! These informational meetings are held two times per week, every week during the school year where you can learn how to get started exploring study abroad opportunities. These sessions are a great introduction, as they cover the basics of a first appointment with a Study Abroad Advisor without having…

Friday, October 6th

The Power of Nine: Understanding the Supreme Court

Date:
Friday, October 6th
Time:
9:30 am - 11:30 am

Explore the evolution of the Court from the least powerful branch to possibly being the most powerful.

Future Professors Development Circle

Date:
Friday, October 6th
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Building credibility in the classroom Let’s face it, teaching outside of the comfort zone is more the rule than the exception. In this session, we’ll discuss strategies that help you build confidence and classroom credibility. Explore pedagogical issues, effective and disruptive teaching strategies, and gain confidence in your ability to teach at the college level.…

Graduate School Series: Financing Graduate School

Date:
Friday, October 6th
Time:
12:00 pm

Thinking about graduate school? Discover ways to finance your advanced education from Illinois State's Financial Aid Assistant Director Shawn Rigsby.

Sunday, October 8th

Midterm grades due

Date:
Sunday, October 8th
Time:
7:00 am - 11:30 pm

Midterm grades for all 100-level, full-semester courses are due today at 11:30 p.m. My.IllinoisState.edu will be available for grade submission today from 7 a.m.-11:30 p.m.

Monday, October 9th

Office of Admissions Open House

Date:
Monday, October 9th
Time:
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Take a campus tour, visit a residence hall, talk with our students, hear about the application and admission process, learn about the majors we offer, talk with various campus representatives, and more.

Peace Corps Recruiter Office Hours

Date:
Monday, October 9th
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Find answers to your questions about Peace Corps with our campus recruiter during his office hours on Mon and Thurs.

Midterm grades posted online

Date:
Monday, October 9th
Time:
1:00 pm

Midterm (APA) grades for 100-level, full-semester courses are available on My.IllinoisState.edu after 1 p.m.

Showcasing Local Art and Artists: Barry Blinderman and Doug Johnson

Date:
Monday, October 9th
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Barry Blinderman and Doug Johnson will discuss the paths of overseeing artist venues, the University Galleries and McLean County Arts Center.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Monday, October 9th
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Drop-in writing assistance with tutors from the Julia N. Visor Academic Center is available at Milner Library.

Tuesday, October 10th

ReggieNet: Lessons

Date:
Tuesday, October 10th
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Discover how to easily create online instructional modules using the Lessons tool. This powerful tool allows you to integrate resources from across your ReggieNet site (Tests & Quizzes, Assignments, and Forums) into online lessons. Design lessons that require students to complete goals before they can proceed to the next stage. You will also learn how…

eLearning à la Carte: Design Focused and Effective Online Learning Outcomes

Date:
Tuesday, October 10th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Examine different taxonomies that are useful in creating outcomes that are measurable, precise, and clear. You’ll analyze course- and module-level objectives for a course you are teaching and make revisions to improve, as necessary. Registration is required by 5 p.m. on the Friday preceding the workshop. CTLT’s eLearning à la Carte series can help you…

Showcasing Local Art and Artists: Nancy Fewkes and L J Douglas

Date:
Tuesday, October 10th
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Nancy Fewkes and L J Douglas will explore their works in photography and prints.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Tuesday, October 10th
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Drop-in writing assistance with tutors from the Julia N. Visor Academic Center is available at Milner Library.

Wednesday, October 11th

PowerPoint

Date:
Wednesday, October 11th
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Get an overview on this presentation software’s basic tools and functions. You will learn to work with text, images, slide layouts, backgrounds, slide transitions and more. This class is suitable for those who are entirely new to PowerPoint or for those who would like a refresher.

Creating Articles for News.IllinoisState

Date:
Wednesday, October 11th
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Learn how to use the News.IllinoisState.edu content management system, powered by WordPress, to add news articles, tag them to feed to multiple locations (including your website), insert images, photo galleries, and more. This workshop is open to faculty and staff only.

International Seminar Series: Chocolate and Vanilla, Dialogues of Race

Date:
Wednesday, October 11th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Title of Presentation: Chocolate and Vanilla: Dialogues of Race Speaker: Katie Sampeck, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Anthropology (SOA) at Illinois State University Presentation Overview: Both cacao (from several species and varieties of the tropical Theobroma tree) and vanilla, an orchid with many species across the tropics, were both Mesoamerican cultivars with potent symbolic and social…

Overcoming Stress in Academia

Date:
Wednesday, October 11th
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Stress in academia is a daunting reality. Too often educators fail to acknowledge increased stress levels and properly balance self-care while concentrating on the institution of higher education. This workshop presents an overview of managing stress and demonstrates how to apply various self-care approaches in everyday practice. The importance of identifying and overcoming different levels…

OneNote: Introduction

Date:
Wednesday, October 11th
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Transform how you take and share notes with Microsoft OneNote. Unlike a word processor, OneNote allows you to easily include images, videos, and audio clips anywhere on the page. Organize information into virtual notebooks that can be shared across all your devices and with others. This workshop shows you the basic features of OneNote, how…

Study Abroad First Steps Session

Date:
Wednesday, October 11th
Time:
3:00 pm - 3:50 pm

Attend one of our First Steps sessions! These informational meetings are held two times per week, every week during the school year where you can learn how to get started exploring study abroad opportunities. These sessions are a great introduction, as they cover the basics of a first appointment with a Study Abroad Advisor without…

Respond to Challenging Moments and Foster Respectful Dialogues

Date:
Wednesday, October 11th
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Learn strategies that will help you intervene in harmful or toxic conversations in your classrooms and engage your students in dialogue that fosters an understanding of multiple perspectives. Campuses across the country, including Illinois State University, have experienced a rise in hostile and polarizing comments in class. Illinois State is committed to ensuring that all…

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Wednesday, October 11th
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Drop-in writing assistance with tutors from the Julia N. Visor Academic Center is available at Milner Library.

Thursday, October 12th

OUCampus

Date:
Thursday, October 12th
Time:
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Learn how to update your unit’s website using OUCampus, Illinois State’s primary content management system. You will be given access to your website(s) and trained to add, edit, and publish content, including links and PDFs. You’ll also learn how to request more complex website updates from the WEB staff, such as photo and layout changes.…

Formstack for Beginners

Date:
Thursday, October 12th
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Discover how to build and update forms using Formstack, Illinois State’s primary, non-research form creation tool. You will learn how to download forms submissions data and set up notifications. Completing this training is a prerequisite for using Formstack. Registration is required. Please note: Qualtrics has replaced Select Survey for research. Log in to IllinoisState.Qualtrics.com to…

Photoshop: Adjustment Layers

Date:
Thursday, October 12th
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This session will give you an overview of the use of powerful Adjustment Layers in Photoshop, a relatively easy-to-learn tool used to create powerful effects. Half of this session will be spent colorizing a black-and-white photo, and the rest looking at techniques used by professional photo editors.

Peace Corps Recruiter Office Hours

Date:
Thursday, October 12th
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Find answers to your questions about Peace Corps with our campus recruiter during his office hours on Mon and Thurs.

Study Abroad First Steps Session

Date:
Thursday, October 12th
Time:
3:30 pm - 4:20 pm

Attend one of our First Steps sessions! These informational meetings are held two times per week, every week during the school year where you can learn how to get started exploring study abroad opportunities. These sessions are a great introduction, as they cover the basics of a first appointment with a Study Abroad Advisor without having…

Friday, October 13th

Last day to drop full-semester course

Date:
Friday, October 13th
Time:
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Today is the last day to drop a full-semester course. A withdrawal grade of WX will be assigned. No adjustment of charges or financial aid. Students must report to 107 Moulton Hall with photo identification no later than 4:30 p.m. to drop a course. After today, courses cannot be dropped unless the student withdraws from…

Last day to drop pass/no pass option from full-semester course

Date:
Friday, October 13th
Time:
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Today is the last day to drop the pass/no pass option from a full-semester course. Students must report to 107 Moulton Hall with photo identification no later than 4:30 p.m. to drop these options from coursework.

Film Noirs: Visual Style and Fortune

Date:
Friday, October 13th
Time:
9:30 am - 11:30 am

Bill McBride will explore noir style, learn the language to describe it.

Monday, October 16th

Second-half courses begin

Date:
Monday, October 16th

Second-half courses begin.

Peace Corps Recruiter Office Hours

Date:
Monday, October 16th
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Find answers to your questions about Peace Corps with our campus recruiter during his office hours on Mon and Thurs.

SoftChalk Create

Date:
Monday, October 16th
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Looking for a creative, new way to engage students? SoftChalk can help! This program lets you easily create engaging, interactive web lessons. You will learn to create interactive learning games such as customizable flashcards, image labeling, matching games, crosswords and more. SoftChalk Lessons are easily imported into ReggieNet.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Monday, October 16th
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Drop-in writing assistance with tutors from the Julia N. Visor Academic Center is available at Milner Library.

Tuesday, October 17th

InDesign: Introduction

Date:
Tuesday, October 17th
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Get an introduction to this page layout editor, including a tour of basic tools. Learn to place and move graphics and text to create an aesthetically pleasing format for printing.

Design and Implement a Faculty-Lead Study Abroad Program

Date:
Tuesday, October 17th
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This workshop, facilitated by the Office of International Students and Programs, provides an overview of the study abroad process and its foundational concepts. Learn about the responsibilities associated with being a faculty director and learn how to develop your own study abroad program. You’ll become familiar with instructional methods and assessment techniques specific to facilitating…

Making Theses/Dissertations Formatting Easy

Date:
Tuesday, October 17th
Time:
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Learn tips and tricks for working with Microsoft Word to format your research paper, thesis, or dissertation.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Tuesday, October 17th
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Drop-in writing assistance with tutors from the Julia N. Visor Academic Center is available at Milner Library.

Wednesday, October 18th

Excel: Level 1

Date:
Wednesday, October 18th
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

An introduction to Microsoft Excel: Topics include basic features such as spreadsheet arrangement (rows, columns, and cells), entering, editing, and formatting data. Also learn about formulas and graph creation.

International Seminar Series: Fast Food, Farmer Suicides, and Family Well-Being

Date:
Wednesday, October 18th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

**On Wednesday, October 18 and Thursday, October 19 demo work on Milner Plaza will require the tunnel for the first floor east entrance to be closed. Signage will be posted to notify guests. During the tunnel closure, guests can still enter the building from the first floor west alternate entrance, second floor east alternate entrance,…

Early-Career Faculty Development Circle

Date:
Wednesday, October 18th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

How do students develop mastery? Goal-directed practice and explicit feedback contribute to student mastery. We need to be aware that our own competence can sometimes blind us to the complexity of our subject matter. CTLT’s Early-Career Faculty Circles offer faculty in their 1st, 2nd, or 3rd year of service at ISU a combination of professional…

Introduction to ReggieNet – Part 1

Date:
Wednesday, October 18th
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Get a walkthrough of the ReggieNet interface and the basics of organizing your particular courses. Learn how to organize and display student grades in Gradebook 2. Communicate with students through Announcements, Messages, and Email. Add content to your course site using Syllabus and the Resources tool. Note: We strongly encourage you to also attend. Introduction…

Study Abroad First Steps Session

Date:
Wednesday, October 18th
Time:
3:00 pm - 3:50 pm

Attend one of our First Steps sessions! These informational meetings are held two times per week, every week during the school year where you can learn how to get started exploring study abroad opportunities. These sessions are a great introduction, as they cover the basics of a first appointment with a Study Abroad Advisor without…

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Wednesday, October 18th
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Drop-in writing assistance with tutors from the Julia N. Visor Academic Center is available at Milner Library.

Thursday, October 19th

Last day to drop second-half course with no withdrawal grade

Date:
Thursday, October 19th
Time:
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Today is the last day to drop a second-half semester course with no withdrawal grade and a full adjustment of charges. Financial aid may be reduced. Today is also the last day to put a second-half semester course on Credit/No Credit or Audit. Students must report to 107 Moulton Hall with photo identification no later…

Early-Career Faculty Development Circle

Date:
Thursday, October 19th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

How do students develop mastery? Goal-directed practice and explicit feedback contribute to student mastery. We need to be aware that our own competence can sometimes blind us to the complexity of our subject matter. CTLT’s Early-Career Faculty Circles offer faculty in their 1st, 2nd, or 3rd year of service at ISU a combination of professional…

Photoshop: Exploring Advanced Tools

Date:
Thursday, October 19th
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Get an overview of the workflow of creating a single complex (but not too complex!) image. See how a number of tools interact to create a single finished work.

Peace Corps Recruiter Office Hours

Date:
Thursday, October 19th
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Find answers to your questions about Peace Corps with our campus recruiter during his office hours on Mon and Thurs.

Study Abroad First Steps Session

Date:
Thursday, October 19th
Time:
3:30 pm - 4:20 pm

Attend one of our First Steps sessions! These informational meetings are held two times per week, every week during the school year where you can learn how to get started exploring study abroad opportunities. These sessions are a great introduction, as they cover the basics of a first appointment with a Study Abroad Advisor without having…

Friday, October 20th

Transfer Day Program

Date:
Friday, October 20th
Time:
7:30 am - 4:00 pm

A one-day event for those transfer students who have scheduled to attend the Transfer Day Program.

Overcoming Past Victimization for Successful Reentry into Society

Date:
Friday, October 20th
Time:
9:30 am - 11:30 am

This lecture examines narratives of incarcerated women and their experiences with addressing their pasts as a means of successful reentry to society post- incarceration.

Future Professors Development Circle

Date:
Friday, October 20th
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Thinking on Your Feet Learn tactics for reaching unresponsive students, maintaining discussion, and offers tips for introducing new topics in a lively style. Explore pedagogical issues, effective and disruptive teaching strategies, and gain confidence in your ability to teach at the college level. This professional development circle helps graduate students to teach in the academy,…

Monday, October 23rd

Manage Communication Expectations

Date:
Monday, October 23rd
Time:
9:00 am - 10:30 am

In our always-on age of mobile technology and social media, it’s easy to feel constantly in demand, especially by our students. Managing an avalanche of emails, texts, and tweets can be daunting. Explore the latest research on student expectations about communication with faculty, discuss strategies for managing both expectations and actual messages, and share best…

Peace Corps Recruiter Office Hours

Date:
Monday, October 23rd
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Find answers to your questions about Peace Corps with our campus recruiter during his office hours on Mon and Thurs.

International Education Week: OISP Faculty/Staff Appreciation Reception

Date:
Monday, October 23rd
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

OISP invites faculty and staff members to attend an appreciation reception to recognize faculty and staff contributions to the internationalization of ISU. Lunch with be provided. Please RSVP to Dr. Yimin Wang.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Monday, October 23rd
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Drop-in writing assistance with tutors from the Julia N. Visor Academic Center is available at Milner Library.

Tuesday, October 24th

Camtasia: Level 1

Date:
Tuesday, October 24th
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Do you want to add your voice to a PowerPoint presentation and make it available to your students online? Learn to use Camtasia, a screen-recording program that lets you narrate PowerPoint presentations, still images, or videos. You will also learn how to upload the final product so students can access it.

International Education Week: Panel Discussion on Internationalization

Date:
Tuesday, October 24th
Time:
11:30 am - 1:30 pm

The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) committee on Internationalization presents a panel of faculty from various disciplines discussing opportunities, strategies and experiences of internationalization. The speakers represent the diversity of natural and social sciences to the humanities from the CAS. The speakers will each provide their own unique insights on the role of international…

eLearning à la Carte: Design a Syllabus Your Students Will Read

Date:
Tuesday, October 24th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Identify the major components that should be included in your syllabus. In this workshop, you’ll will draft a syllabus that combines recommendations of University Curriculum Committee and best practices for eLearning. The result: a document that will clarify expectations and guide students through the learning process. Registration is required by 5 p.m. on the Friday…

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Tuesday, October 24th
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Drop-in writing assistance with tutors from the Julia N. Visor Academic Center is available at Milner Library.

Wednesday, October 25th

Excel: Level 2

Date:
Wednesday, October 25th
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This course continues the basics of creating and modifying charts that began in Excel: Level 1. Also explore useful tools like filtering, which make viewing data accessible at a glance, and pivot tables to summarize values.

International Seminar Series: Creating Inclusive Conversations about Chocolate Quality with Cacao Producers

Date:
Wednesday, October 25th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Title of Presentation: Creating Inclusive Conversations about Chocolate Quality with Cacao Producers: An Avenue to Food Justice. Speaker: Christina Liberati, Project Manager at Equal Exchange, with guests José David Contreras Monjarás and Zara Elizabeth Saavedra Gomez. Presentation Overview: In 2010, Equal Exchange, together with TCHO Chocolate, embarked on a multi-year USAID project with the goal of strengthening…

Introduction to ReggieNet – Part 2

Date:
Wednesday, October 25th
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Learn to create a variety of learning activities using built-in tools such as Forums, Tests & Quizzes, and Assignments. Forums can promote student interaction with each other and the course material. The Assignment tool permits online submission and grading of student work. Finally, you will learn to use Tests & Quizzes for various types of…

A Primer on Fair Trade

Date:
Wednesday, October 25th
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

An International Fair Trade discussion with expert speakers Cristina Liberati of the Grant Projects Manager at Equal Exchange, Jose David Contreras Monjaras of ACOPAGRO, and Zara Elizabeth Saavedra Gomez, the Cacao Quality Specialist for Equal Exchange's USAID CDP Project.

Study Abroad First Steps Session

Date:
Wednesday, October 25th
Time:
3:00 pm - 3:50 pm

Attend one of our First Steps sessions! These informational meetings are held two times per week, every week during the school year where you can learn how to get started exploring study abroad opportunities. These sessions are a great introduction, as they cover the basics of a first appointment with a Study Abroad Advisor without…

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Wednesday, October 25th
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Drop-in writing assistance with tutors from the Julia N. Visor Academic Center is available at Milner Library.

Thursday, October 26th

Fall 2017 Study Abroad Fair

Date:
Thursday, October 26th
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for our Fall 2017 Study Abroad Fair. This open-house style event allows students of all majors and class standings the opportunity to speak to representatives of various study abroad programs. Students can learn about offerings, speak to study abroad alumni and enter our raffle for some great study abroad prizes!    

Word: Creating Fillable Forms

Date:
Thursday, October 26th
Time:
9:00 am - 10:30 am

Learn how to create simple digital forms in Microsoft Word. We’ll explore this functionality and briefly talk about its advantages and disadvantages, and explore other options (such as creating forms in Adobe Acrobat).

Peace Corps Recruiter Office Hours

Date:
Thursday, October 26th
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Find answers to your questions about Peace Corps with our campus recruiter during his office hours on Mon and Thurs.

Study Abroad First Steps Session

Date:
Thursday, October 26th
Time:
3:30 pm - 4:20 pm

Attend one of our First Steps sessions! These informational meetings are held two times per week, every week during the school year where you can learn how to get started exploring study abroad opportunities. These sessions are a great introduction, as they cover the basics of a first appointment with a Study Abroad Advisor without having…

Friday, October 27th

Folk Tales, Fairy Tales, and Fables

Date:
Friday, October 27th
Time:
9:30 am - 11:30 pm

Folk tales by Charles Perrault, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, literary fairy tales by Hans Christian Anderson and Aesop's fables will be discussed. Some of the oldest stories are still the best.

International Student Career Series: Networking & Etiquette Luncheon

Date:
Friday, October 27th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

International students get tips on how to interact with American employers and adjust to their expectations, while learning business dining etiquette. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED: Register online or contact the Career Center at (309) 438-2200.

Saturday, October 28th

Monday, October 30th

OUCampus

Date:
Monday, October 30th
Time:
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Learn how to update your unit’s website using OUCampus, Illinois State’s primary content management system. You will be given access to your website(s) and trained to add, edit, and publish content, including links and PDFs. You’ll also learn how to request more complex website updates from the WEB staff, such as photo and layout changes.…

Peace Corps Recruiter Office Hours

Date:
Monday, October 30th
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Find answers to your questions about Peace Corps with our campus recruiter during his office hours on Mon and Thurs.

Formstack Advanced

Date:
Monday, October 30th
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn how to build and manage advanced Formstack features. You will learn more about logic features and form/field security and authentication. Completion of basic Formstack training is recommended. Registration is required.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Monday, October 30th
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Drop-in writing assistance with tutors from the Julia N. Visor Academic Center is available at Milner Library.

Tuesday, October 31st

Camtasia: Level 2

Date:
Tuesday, October 31st
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn about advanced features in Camtasia, including cursor effects and testing. Also learn to save with SCORM, which makes compatibility with other e-learning software easy! We strongly recommend that you complete Camtasia: Level 1 before taking this course.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Tuesday, October 31st
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Drop-in writing assistance with tutors from the Julia N. Visor Academic Center is available at Milner Library.