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December 2018

The Institute, a program provided in partnership with LeaderShape and Illinois State University

Start:
Saturday, December 15th
End:
Tuesday, December 18th

The Institute is a four-day experience aimed at helping students define their values, continue to develop their leadership potential, and work toward their vision of making the world a better place. Illinois State has held an annual Institute for over 20 years. This year's Institute takes place from December 15-18. Selected participants will spend four days at Lake Williamson in Carlinville, Illinois, engaging in self-discovery in a supportive learning community. Illinois State University provides transportation from campus, meals, activity materials,…

January 2019

Leaders of Social Change Memphis 2019 Trip

Start:
Monday, January 7th 2019
End:
Saturday, January 12th 2019

Leaders of Social Change (LOSC) is a great way for students to learn about effective leaders, historical events, and how to make a difference in the world. During the LOSC trip, students examine leadership through the lens of social justice movements. Movements that may be featured could relate to race, gender, sexuality, and/or disabilities. The Leaders of Social Change group will be traveling to Memphis, Tennessee, on January 7–12, 2019, to learn about the intersection of leadership and social justice. The…

January Welcome Day

Date:
Sunday, January 13th 2019
Time:
4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Welcome Day is an event for incoming freshman and transfer students. Join us for our semester kickoff, featuring food, fun, and resources to assist you in your transition to Illinois State. All participants will receive an academic planner and the opportunity to connect with other students. RSVPs are required. For more information, contact Kate Piper at KatePiper@IllinoisState.edu or (309) 438-3212. All new students entering Illinois State will be assessed a nonrefundable fee of $10 to cover the costs associated with the…

Registered Student Organization Funding Workshop

Date:
Wednesday, January 16th 2019
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Learn how your Registered Student Organization (RSO) can apply for funding! Student organization executive board members are encouraged to attend a funding workshop to learn about how to apply for funding. During the workshop, you will fill out the forms required for the application and learn about all the steps that make up the funding process. Today's sessions are from 10:30 a.m.–noon and 12:30–2 p.m. and are divided by sponsored and independent RSOs. Please visit the registration form to see which…

Registered Student Organization Funding Workshop

Date:
Thursday, January 17th 2019
Time:
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Learn how your Registered Student Organization (RSO) can apply for funding! Student organization executive board members are encouraged to attend a funding workshop to learn about how to apply for funding. During the workshop, you will fill out the forms required for the application and learn about all the steps that make up the funding process. Today's sessions are from 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. and 1:30–3 p.m. and are divided by sponsored and independent RSOs. Please visit the registration form to see…

Winterfest 2019

Date:
Tuesday, January 22nd 2019
Time:
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Interested in getting involved on campus? Then be sure to attend Winterfest, the spring registered student organization (RSO) recruitment fair, held each spring semester! With music and giveaways, there will also be representatives from a variety of RSOs available to share information about their organizations and how you can get involved.  Discover campus life from 4–7 p.m. Tuesday, January 22,  in the Bone Student Center.

Lunch n’ Unlearn: To Kneel or Stand?: Rebooting the Race Conversation

Date:
Thursday, January 31st 2019
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Join Diversity Advocacy for discussion surrounding relevant diversity and social justice topics with the McLean County YWCA. Lunch will be provided with a vegetarian option available. Please contact Violet Benn at tnbenn@IllinoisState.edu or (309) 438-5818 with any additional dietary needs. For a list of upcoming Lunch n' Learn sessions, visit Diversity Advocacy.

February 2019

Lunch n’ Unlearn: Life Beyond the Closet: The Politics of Gender and Sexuality

Date:
Thursday, February 28th 2019
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Join Diversity Advocacy for discussion surrounding relevant diversity and social justice topics with the McLean County YWCA. Lunch will be provided with a vegetarian option available. Please contact Violet Benn at tnbenn@IllinoisState.edu or (309) 438-5818 with any additional dietary needs. For a list of upcoming Lunch n' Learn sessions, visit Diversity Advocacy.

March 2019

Lunch n’ Unlearn: Play Nice in the Sandbox: Deconstructing Politeness

Date:
Thursday, March 28th 2019
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Join Diversity Advocacy for discussion surrounding relevant diversity and social justice topics with the McLean County YWCA. Lunch will be provided with a vegetarian option available. Please contact Violet Benn at tnbenn@IllinoisState.edu or (309) 438-5818 with any additional dietary needs. For a list of upcoming Lunch n' Learn sessions, visit Diversity Advocacy.

April 2019

Lunch n’ Unlearn: Hungry for Justice: Poverty, Class, and Food Insecurity

Date:
Thursday, April 25th 2019
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Join Diversity Advocacy for discussion surrounding relevant diversity and social justice topics with the McLean County YWCA. Lunch will be provided with a vegetarian option available. Please contact Violet Benn at tnbenn@IllinoisState.edu or (309) 438-5818 with any additional dietary needs. For a list of upcoming Lunch n' Learn sessions, visit Diversity Advocacy.