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Upcoming Events

September 2019

Proposals for CRCC due

Date:
Monday, September 23rd
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Logo for the Culturally Responsive Campus Community (CRCC)

Proposals for workshops for the Culturally Responsive Campus Community (CRCC) Conference on November 18-19 bring to light systemic oppression that has been plaguing our community, and expounding on what issues impacting our community.

ReggieNet: The Basics

Date:
Monday, September 23rd
Time:
9:00 am - 11:00 am

This workshop is your introduction to the basic tools necessary to work in ReggieNet. Become familiar with navigation in ReggieNet and how to use the site information display. Explore how to manage your Home site, organize your courses as favorites, and use the Site Info and syllabus tools. You’ll also to learn how to get further help as you explore ReggieNet on your own. Registration is required.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

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

Take a break during the workday to experience the traditional practice of hatha yoga. This class is open to people of all levels of practice. This class is offered Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from August 19 through December 15 with the exception of Labor Day (September 2) and Thanksgiving (November 28 & 29). The $70 fee for ISU community includes unlimited attendance. There is a $100 fee for non-ISU community. Instructor: Tona Schenck, master’s degree, MFA, certified instructor. Schenck has been teaching for wellness at Illinois State…

ISU Philosophical Society Meeting

Date:
Monday, September 23rd
Time:
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Discover more about the ISU Philosophical Society, its mission and activities for the year ahead.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program – T’ai Chi: Evidenced-Based Training

Date:
Monday, September 23rd
Time:
5:15 pm - 6:00 pm

Shown to improve strength, neuromuscular force control, and balance. This series of classes will focus on seven forms of T’ai Chi. No charge for ISU participants, but registration is required.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

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

Free, drop-in writing assistance available weekly at Milner Library.

School of Information Technology Internship Fair

Date:
Monday, September 23rd
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Students majoring in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Information Systems, Network & Telecommunications Management, Health Information Management, Business Information Systems, and Computer Systems Technology are invited to the 2019 Information Technology Internship Fair, hosted by the School of Information Technology student chapters of AITP and ACM, and the School of Information Technology ISUsec Club. This is your opportunity to connect with employers recruiting for summer 2020 internships in Information Technology. Event Details for the 2019 IT Internship Fair are: 5.m. Round table…

Off-Campus 101 Cardinal Court

Date:
Monday, September 23rd
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Off-Campus Services will be hosting an Off-Campus 101 session for more information about living off campus. This session will teach you how to search for an apartment using the Off-Campus Housing Database, introduce you to different types of leases and what you should avoid, and how to sign a lease.

Guest Artist Masterclass: Marie Speziale, trumpet

Date:
Monday, September 23rd
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Anne McNamara (309)438-2388

Late-night Resume Reviews

Date:
Monday, September 23rd
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Get ready for Illinois State's fall career fairs with a resume review.

Guest Artist Recital: Laura Snowden, guitar

Date:
Monday, September 23rd
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Angelo Favis (309)438-7123

Wellness Massage

Date:
Tuesday, September 24th
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Health Promotion and Wellness offers massage services conveniently right on campus with a licensed massage therapist in 153 McCormick Hall. Fees are $15 for a 15-minute massage.

Convocation Hour: Alexander Technique for Musicians Symposium

Date:
Tuesday, September 24th
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Justin Vickers (309)438-8855

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Balanced Bellies and Backs

Date:
Tuesday, September 24th
Time:
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Balanced Bellies and Backs focuses on strengthening the abdominal and increasing the flexibility of the back. Lifestyle Enhancement classes are taught by certified, experienced instructors and concentrate on functional health, relaxation, and maintenance of a healthy spine throughout life. These classes may appeal to those with low back discomfort, chronic health conditions, or those who wish to reduce stress levels. There is a fee associated with participation in most classes and activities.

Science, Technology, Engineering, (Arts), and Mathematics: Navigating STEM/STEAM

Start:
Tuesday, September 24th
1:30 pm
End:
Wednesday, October 2nd
3:30 pm

Integrated STEM: More than Just the Sum of its Parts - September 24 Learn why STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) is increasingly viewed as an integrated discipline, Darner will highlight funding agencies’ priorities for research and their alignment with national goals, STEM at ISU, educational research and under-representation by women and minority groups. Rebekka Darner, Director of the Center for Mathematics, Science and Technology, ISU Teaching STEM Ideas to Kids - September 25 What are best practices for learning STEM topics?…

ReggieNet: Create Basic Assignments

Date:
Tuesday, September 24th
Time:
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Learn how to create, post, review, and grade assignments using the Assignments tool. After this hands-on workshop, you’ll feel confident about the basics and ready to consider more advance types of assignments. Registration is required.

Fall Internship and Career Fair

Date:
Tuesday, September 24th
Time:
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Identify internship and full-time employment opportunities, or just network with employers.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

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

Free, drop-in writing assistance available weekly at Milner Library.

Physics Colloquium Series: Professor Matthew Caplan

Date:
Tuesday, September 24th
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

(Physics Lecture Series) Illinois State University, Department of Physics "Neutron Stars, Nuclear Pasta, & Dark Matter" My name is Matt Caplan, I'm a nuclear astrophysicist and I study fun things like neutron stars, nuclear pasta, and dark matter.  Do you want to do nuclear astrophysics research? If so, come to this talk and I'll tell you all about my research and how it can be your research too.  I might even talk about YouTube.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Yoga on Tuesdays

Date:
Tuesday, September 24th
Time:
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

This class focuses on the traditional practice of hatha yoga and is open to people of all levels of practice.  Lifestyle Enhancement classes are taught by certified, experienced instructors and concentrate on functional health, relaxation, and maintenance of a healthy spine throughout life. These classes may appeal to those with low back discomfort, chronic health conditions, or those who wish to reduce stress levels. There is a fee associated with participation in most classes and activities.

Free Film, Rigged: The Voter Suppression Playbook

Date:
Tuesday, September 24th
Time:
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join us at the Normal Theater for a free showing of the documentary "Rigged: The Voter Suppression Playbook."

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Badminton

Date:
Wednesday, September 25th
Time:
7:00 am - 11:00 pm

This group has been playing at Illinois State since 1967. Players are experienced and play competitively. Several seasoned players have medalled in the Senior Olympics. Coordinator: Mathew Nadakavukaren. Contact mjnadaka@ilstu.edu for further information about playing.

ReggieNet: Tests and Quizzes Basics

Date:
Wednesday, September 25th
Time:
9:00 am - 11:00 am

Explore how to create assessments from scratch in the Tests & Quizzes tool or import them from other sources. You’ll get an overview of the different types of available questions, and how to adjust settings such as release and close dates, and how to give individual students more time to take a quiz.  You’ll also learn about different ways to grade assessments through this tool. Registration is required.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Wednesday, September 25th
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Health Promotion and Wellness offers massage services conveniently right on campus with a licensed massage therapist in 153 McCormick Hall. Fees are $15 for a 15-minute massage.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

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

Take a break during the workday to experience the traditional practice of hatha yoga. This class is open to people of all levels of practice. This class is offered Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from August 19 through December 15 with the exception of Labor Day (September 2) and Thanksgiving (November 28 & 29). The $70 fee for ISU community includes unlimited attendance. There is a $100 fee for non-ISU community. Instructor: Tona Schenck, master’s degree, MFA, certified instructor. Schenck has been teaching for wellness at Illinois State…

Koru 1.0 Mindfulness for Employees

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

Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the moment, and non-judgmentally. The Koru 1.0 Class is a free, four week course that helps you learn about and practice various mindfulness and meditation techniques that can improve sleep; reduce stress and anxiety; improve focus, academic performance, and eating behaviors; and contribute to a greater sense of well-being and overall happiness. This course meets once a week for four weeks (September 11, 18, 25 and October 2) and…

Future Professors Development Circle

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

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, whether they are currently teaching, working as a teaching assistant, or considering teaching as a career path. Share teaching tips, tricks, and get support from other future professors. Topic each meeting will be based on chapters in the book, Teaching What You Don’t Know (Harvard University Press, 2012); however,…

International Seminar Series: “Reflections from an American Classroom: Demystifying Chinese History”

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

When students begin the History of East Asia survey, their knowledge of China often does not go beyond narratives advanced by the media, popular culture, and political figures.  These narratives tend to oversimplify and misunderstand the historical context that shapes the reality of China in the 21st century.  Reflecting on experiences in the classroom, our presenter will explore some of the foundational, and often misunderstood, ideas that are crucial to being informed about China today. Larissa Castriotta Kennedy has been…

Wednesday Wellness Walks

Date:
Wednesday, September 25th
Time:
12:15 pm - 12:45 pm

Join Health Promotion and Wellness for walks every Wednesday this summer! For 30 minutes we’ll focus on our wellbeing while walking various 30 minute routes on campus. Registration is appreciated so that we can inform individuals who plan to attend about cancellations for weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

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

Free, drop-in writing assistance available weekly at Milner Library.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program – T’ai Chi: Traditional Chen Style

Date:
Wednesday, September 25th
Time:
5:15 pm - 6:00 pm

Shown to improve strength, neuromuscular force control, and balance. No charge for ISU participants, but registration is required.

Off-Campus 101 Hewett and Manchester

Date:
Wednesday, September 25th
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Off-Campus Services will be hosting an Off-Campus 101 session for more information about living off campus. This session will teach you how to search for an apartment using the Off-Campus Housing Database, introduce you to different types of leases and what you should avoid, and how to sign a lease.

Sneak-preview of Seasons of Change on Henry’s Farm

Date:
Wednesday, September 25th
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
people walking in fields

The film follows the lives of Henry and Hiroko Brockman, who have run an organic vegetable farm in the Mackinaw Valley of central Illinois for 25 years.  Following the preview, there will be a Q&A with film subject Henry Brockman and filmmaker Ines Sommer.

Yellow Inn by Lee Kang-baek

Date:
Wednesday, September 25th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Yellow Inn by Lee Kang-baek and translated by Kee-Yoon Nahm Directed by Myeongsik Jason Jang SYNOPSIS In a battered inn in the middle of a barren field, the guests repeat a gruesome cycle of class warfare every night. Everyone ends up dead before the sun rises. Sick of the murder and madness, the kind-hearted Third Sister decides to leave the cursed place once and for all. But her malicious sisters offer a deal too good to pass up: prevent one…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Table Tennis

Date:
Wednesday, September 25th
Time:
8:00 pm - 11:55 pm

An indoor game based on tennis, played with small paddles and a ball bounced on a table divided by a net. Takes place in the Metcalf Small Gym and registration is required. No charge for ISU participants.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Thursday, September 26th
Time:
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Health Promotion and Wellness offers massage services conveniently right on campus with a licensed massage therapist in 153 McCormick Hall. Fees are $15 for a 15-minute massage.

SWAT Wellness Gazebo – Stevenson Circle

Date:
Thursday, September 26th
Time:
10:30 am - 3:30 pm

The Wellness Gazebo is a portable gazebo that provides health and wellness information to Illinois State students, faculty, and staff. Condoms and quit smoking kits are available for FREE, along with other resources and giveaways.  The gazebo is located on campus each week, usually on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.  The Wellness Gazebo is staffed by trained Illinois State University peer educators, the Student Wellness Ambassador Team (SWAT). SWAT is a registered student organization open to any students interested in health…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Balanced Bellies and Backs

Date:
Thursday, September 26th
Time:
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Balanced Bellies and Backs focuses on strengthening the abdominal and increasing the flexibility of the back. Lifestyle Enhancement classes are taught by certified, experienced instructors and concentrate on functional health, relaxation, and maintenance of a healthy spine throughout life. These classes may appeal to those with low back discomfort, chronic health conditions, or those who wish to reduce stress levels. There is a fee associated with participation in most classes and activities.

Administrative/Professional Council meeting

Date:
Thursday, September 26th
Time:
1:15 pm - 3:00 pm

The A/P Council typically meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month from 1:15 - 3 p.m. Meetings are designed to discuss issues of concern to all A/P staff members and as such, they are open to any A/P interested in attending. The A/P council welcomes attendance as it is a great way to remain in touch with university governance issue.

Microsoft Forms: Getting Started

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

Microsoft Forms is a quick, easy, mobile-friendly way to create sign-up forms, polls, and surveys. As part of Office 365, it is open to faculty, staff, and students. This one-hour workshop will get you started using forms, show you how to design questionnaires, export data, and use this powerful tool as a real-time way to poll an audience. Registration is required.

Alternative Breaks Block Party

Date:
Thursday, September 26th
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join students from the Alternative Breaks program for free snacks and games as we have a party on the lawn!

Analytics Forum – Marketing Department

Date:
Thursday, September 26th
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The Marketing Department will be hosted an Analytics Forum on Thursday, September 26.  Speaker will be Adam Johnson, Senior Vice President of ActiveCampaign. Adam is a 2004 Illinois State alumnus. His career planning focused presentation will showcase how to blend sales and analytics to build world class Sales & Customer Success teams that empower small businesses with technology to help them grow and thrive! Attendance slips will be provided Location: SFHB 139 Date: Thursday | September 26 Time: 6:30 pm…

Yellow Inn by Lee Kang-baek

Date:
Thursday, September 26th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Yellow Inn by Lee Kang-baek and translated by Kee-Yoon Nahm Directed by Myeongsik Jason Jang SYNOPSIS In a battered inn in the middle of a barren field, the guests repeat a gruesome cycle of class warfare every night. Everyone ends up dead before the sun rises. Sick of the murder and madness, the kind-hearted Third Sister decides to leave the cursed place once and for all. But her malicious sisters offer a deal too good to pass up: prevent one…

Jazz Ensemble I & II

Date:
Thursday, September 26th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Tom Marko (309)438-2541

Teaching in the 21st Century Conference (T21CON)

Date:
Friday, September 27th
Time:
8:30 am - 3:00 pm

The Teaching in the 21st Century Conference (T21CON) is a free, hands-on, engaging learning opportunity designed for current and aspiring educators to gain an edge in using technology in the classroom. The effective integration of educational technologies has become increasingly important for today’s learners. T21CON connects attendees with resources, strategies, and a network of experts to support their careers in education.

Mornings With Professors

Start:
Friday, September 27th
9:30 am
End:
Friday, November 1st
11:30 am

THE EXTENDING EMPATHY PROJECT: ROW, ROW, ROW YOUR BOAT, REVISITED - September 27 To whom will we extend our empathy? We tend to answer this question through the interaction of unconscious assumptions and the social norms they foster. Because we generate these assumptions unconsciously, we are, in a sense, living in a dream. Moments of conscious reflection, then, are the means by which we wake up, as it were, and examine alternatives to our assumptions. J. Scott Jordan, Professor and Chair, Department…

International Students at Illinois State

Date:
Friday, September 27th
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn about Illinois State’s international student body and what challenges they may face as they enter U.S. higher education system. This interactive session will introduce you to INTO Illinois State, a program to increase international student enrollment by 10 percent over 10 years. You’ll learn about the types of international students you may see in your classroom and hear from a special panel of students’ about their experiences. Share your on insights on working with international students, and discover how…

Graduate School Series: Introduction to the GRE

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

Learn about the Graduate School Records Examination (GRE), and some of the best practices to follow when taking the exam.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

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

Take a break during the workday to experience the traditional practice of hatha yoga. This class is open to people of all levels of practice. This class is offered Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from August 19 through December 15 with the exception of Labor Day (September 2) and Thanksgiving (November 28 & 29). The $70 fee for ISU community includes unlimited attendance. There is a $100 fee for non-ISU community. Instructor: Tona Schenck, master’s degree, MFA, certified instructor. Schenck has been teaching for wellness at Illinois State…

Strengthening our culture of philanthropy and an update on Redbirds Rising: The Campaign for Illinois State

Date:
Friday, September 27th
Time:
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

All faculty, staff, annuitants and guests are welcome to join us at the University Club.

Black Colleagues Association “Fam Foolery” game night

Date:
Friday, September 27th
Time:
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Food, fun, Fam Foolery, and a late night for Redbirds is planned!

Illinois State Volleyball vs. Missouri State

Date:
Friday, September 27th
Time:
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Illinois State Volleyball vs. Missouri State at 6:00pm in Redbird Arena. For more information please visit GoRedbirds.com Go Red Birds!

The ISU Planetarium Presents: The Sun, Our Living Star

Date:
Friday, September 27th
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Discover the secrets of our star and experience never-before-seen images of the Sun’s violent surface in immersive full-dome format.  “The Sun, Our Living Star” is a visually striking planetarium show about the most important star in our lives.

Yellow Inn by Lee Kang-baek

Date:
Friday, September 27th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Yellow Inn by Lee Kang-baek and translated by Kee-Yoon Nahm Directed by Myeongsik Jason Jang SYNOPSIS In a battered inn in the middle of a barren field, the guests repeat a gruesome cycle of class warfare every night. Everyone ends up dead before the sun rises. Sick of the murder and madness, the kind-hearted Third Sister decides to leave the cursed place once and for all. But her malicious sisters offer a deal too good to pass up: prevent one…

Guest Artist Recital: Estampe Piano Trio

Date:
Friday, September 27th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Geoffrey Duce (309)438-2409

School of Music Transfer Audition Day

Date:
Saturday, September 28th
Time:
8:00 am - 12:00 pm

For additional information contact Christine Hansen (309)438-7050

Involvement to Industry Conference

Date:
Saturday, September 28th
Time:
8:30 am - 3:30 pm

As part of Student Affairs Week, the Division of Student Affairs is excited to host its inaugural Involvement to Industry Conference for students and alumni. Students will gain knowledge about how to apply their leadership skills and experiences from their collegiate involvement to their careers, learning directly from our alumni as guest speakers. Tracks designed specifically for alumni will aid in professional growth and transitions, while fostering their continued connection to Illinois State and to current students. The full conference…

Saturdays of Creativity

Date:
Saturday, September 28th
Time:
11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Saturday Creative Drama celebrates 40 years! In Creative Drama, students will develop skills in theatre through imagination, creativity, and exploration while using communication and collaboration abilities. Classes are open to the following grades: K-1, 2-3, and 4-6. Registration is required: bit.ly/saturdayart

The ISU Planetarium Presents: Distant Worlds – Alien Life?

Date:
Saturday, September 28th
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Looking into the night sky we view infinity.  Could alien life exist out there somewhere?
“Distant Worlds” investigates the conditions required for life, beginning with planets and moons in our Solar System and venturing out to some of the newly-discovered exoplanets orbiting other stars.

Yellow Inn by Lee Kang-baek

Date:
Saturday, September 28th
Times:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Yellow Inn by Lee Kang-baek and translated by Kee-Yoon Nahm Directed by Myeongsik Jason Jang SYNOPSIS In a battered inn in the middle of a barren field, the guests repeat a gruesome cycle of class warfare every night. Everyone ends up dead before the sun rises. Sick of the murder and madness, the kind-hearted Third Sister decides to leave the cursed place once and for all. But her malicious sisters offer a deal too good to pass up: prevent one…

Illinois State Volleyball vs. Southern Illinois

Date:
Saturday, September 28th
Time:
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Illinois State Volleyball vs. Southern Illinois at 5:00pm in Redbird Arena. For more information please visit GoRedbirds.com Go Red Birds!

The ISU Planetarium Presents: The Sun, Our Living Star

Date:
Saturday, September 28th
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Discover the secrets of our star and experience never-before-seen images of the Sun’s violent surface in immersive full-dome format.  “The Sun, Our Living Star” is a visually striking planetarium show about the most important star in our lives.

Yellow Inn by Lee Kang-baek

Date:
Saturday, September 28th
Times:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Yellow Inn by Lee Kang-baek and translated by Kee-Yoon Nahm Directed by Myeongsik Jason Jang SYNOPSIS In a battered inn in the middle of a barren field, the guests repeat a gruesome cycle of class warfare every night. Everyone ends up dead before the sun rises. Sick of the murder and madness, the kind-hearted Third Sister decides to leave the cursed place once and for all. But her malicious sisters offer a deal too good to pass up: prevent one…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Badminton

Date:
Sunday, September 29th
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This group has been playing at Illinois State since 1967. Players are experienced and play competitively. Several seasoned players have medalled in the Senior Olympics. Coordinator: Mathew Nadakavukaren. Contact mjnadaka@ilstu.edu for further information about playing.

McLean County Heart Walk

Date:
Sunday, September 29th
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The American Heart Association exists to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular disease and stroke. We work for all to understand the importance of healthy lifestyle choices, such as increased physical activity. We are the nation's leader in CPR training. We provide science-based treatment guidelines to healthcare professionals to ensure the best treatment for every patient. We educate and advocate for changes to protect and improve the health of our communities. We save lives. Please join us at the Heart…

Symphony Orchestra Concert

Date:
Sunday, September 29th
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Glenn Block (309)438-2540

Employee Timesheet Submittal Due

Date:
Monday, September 30th

ISU Employee timesheet submission information.

Pay Day

Date:
Monday, September 30th

Hourly and semi-monthly salaried employees are paid on the 15th and the end of each month. Monthly salaried employees are paid at the end of each month. In the event of pay day falling on a weekend or Holiday/Administrative Closure, pay day is the business day immediately preceding the weekend/closure.

OneNote: Introduction

Date:
Monday, September 30th
Time:
9:00 am - 11:00 am

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 to navigate the interface, and how to synchronize OneNote across mobile devices. Registration is required.

Conversation with Erin Hayden

Date:
Monday, September 30th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Artist Erin Hayden will have a free public conversation with Melissa Johnson (Associate Professor, Modern Art History and Visual Culture). Flower-o’-the-Moon premieres six new paintings and a video by Illinois State University alumna Erin Hayden. Influenced by fairytales and storytelling, the works address the artist’s Irish ancestry, Celtic goddesses, girlhood, and the symbolism of water. Equally versed in the creation of digital and analog images, the Chicago-based artist exploits the possibilities of online searches and photo editing software for her (often)…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Monday, September 30th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Take a break during the workday to experience the traditional practice of hatha yoga. This class is open to people of all levels of practice. This class is offered Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from August 19 through December 15 with the exception of Labor Day (September 2) and Thanksgiving (November 28 & 29). The $70 fee for ISU community includes unlimited attendance. There is a $100 fee for non-ISU community. Instructor: Tona Schenck, master’s degree, MFA, certified instructor. Schenck has been teaching for wellness at Illinois State…

ISU Philosophical Society Meeting

Date:
Monday, September 30th
Time:
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Discover more about the ISU Philosophical Society, its mission and activities for the year ahead.

Performance by Erin Hayden

Date:
Monday, September 30th
Time:
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Artist Erin Hayden will deliver a free public performance related to her poetic writing and typewriter-based drawing. Flower-o’-the-Moon  premieres six new paintings and a video by Illinois State University alumna Erin Hayden. Influenced by fairytales and storytelling, the works address the artist’s Irish ancestry, Celtic goddesses, girlhood, and the symbolism of water. Equally versed in the creation of digital and analog images, the Chicago-based artist exploits the possibilities of online searches and photo editing software for her (often) multi-layered digital collages.…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program – T’ai Chi: Evidenced-Based Training

Date:
Monday, September 30th
Time:
5:15 pm - 6:00 pm

Shown to improve strength, neuromuscular force control, and balance. This series of classes will focus on seven forms of T’ai Chi. No charge for ISU participants, but registration is required.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

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

Free, drop-in writing assistance available weekly at Milner Library.

October 2019

Spring/winter 2020 course information available

Date:
Tuesday, October 1st
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Course offering information for the Spring 2020 semester and Winter Session will be available on My.IllinoisState.edu starting today at 8 a.m. Advanced Registration for spring/winter will begin on Monday, October 14. Please see your registration assignment for your specific registration information.

Spring/winter 2020 registration time assignment available

Date:
Tuesday, October 1st
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Registration day assignments for spring/winter 2020 advance registration will be available on My.IllinoisState.edu after 1 p.m. Advanced registration for spring/winter 2020 will begin on  Monday, October 14. Students can register and make changes to your schedule anytime after your specific registration date and time.

Summer 2020 courses viewable on CourseFinder

Date:
Tuesday, October 1st
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Sunmer courses viewable on CourseFinder.

Summer courses viewable on CourseFinder.

Date:
Tuesday, October 1st
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Summer courses viewable on  CourseFinder.

OUCampus

Date:
Tuesday, October 1st
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. Registration is required.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Tuesday, October 1st
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Health Promotion and Wellness offers massage services conveniently right on campus with a licensed massage therapist in 153 McCormick Hall. Fees are $15 for a 15-minute massage.

Civil Service Council Meeting

Date:
Tuesday, October 1st
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This is a regular Civil Service Council meeting. All meetings are open to the public.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Balanced Bellies and Backs

Date:
Tuesday, October 1st
Time:
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Balanced Bellies and Backs focuses on strengthening the abdominal and increasing the flexibility of the back. Lifestyle Enhancement classes are taught by certified, experienced instructors and concentrate on functional health, relaxation, and maintenance of a healthy spine throughout life. These classes may appeal to those with low back discomfort, chronic health conditions, or those who wish to reduce stress levels. There is a fee associated with participation in most classes and activities.

ReggieNet: Gradebook Overview

Date:
Tuesday, October 1st
Time:
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Get a hands-on tour of the ReggieNet Gradebook tool. Learn how to create items within the Gradebook or add them from other ReggieNet tools. You’ll tackle basic features like setting up grade categories, working with weighted categories, reordering your gradebook items, and viewing grading statistics. Registration is required.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Tuesday, October 1st
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free, drop-in writing assistance available weekly at Milner Library.

Physics Colloquium Series: Professor Catherine O’Reilly

Date:
Tuesday, October 1st
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

(Physics Lecture Series) Illinois State University, Department of Geography-Geology "Warming of Lake Surface Waters Around the Globe" More information to follow...

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Yoga on Tuesdays

Date:
Tuesday, October 1st
Time:
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

This class focuses on the traditional practice of hatha yoga and is open to people of all levels of practice.  Lifestyle Enhancement classes are taught by certified, experienced instructors and concentrate on functional health, relaxation, and maintenance of a healthy spine throughout life. These classes may appeal to those with low back discomfort, chronic health conditions, or those who wish to reduce stress levels. There is a fee associated with participation in most classes and activities.

Pressing Plants Reception

Date:
Tuesday, October 1st
Time:
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

The campus community is invited to a reception for Pressing Plants exhibit,  to explore the exhibit and meet the contributors. Stay and attend a special Panel Discussion with exhibit contributors.

Panel Discussion: Confluence of Botanical Interests

Date:
Tuesday, October 1st
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Explore stories by plants and people told through centuries’ old books, plant specimens, and works of contemporary artists through the lens of botany, history, and art, discover an engaging and reflective botanical confluence of interests.

Illinois State University Speaker Series: Bonnie S. Glaser

Date:
Tuesday, October 1st
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Bonnie S. Glaser, senior adviser for Asia and director of the China Power Project at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, will present “U.S.-China Relations: From Cooperative Partners to Strategic Competitors” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, October 1, in the Circus Room of the Bone Student Center.

Final Manager Timesheet Approval Due

Date:
Wednesday, October 2nd

Approvals are due by noon in order to meet the payroll processing deadlines.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Badminton

Date:
Wednesday, October 2nd
Time:
7:00 am - 11:00 pm

This group has been playing at Illinois State since 1967. Players are experienced and play competitively. Several seasoned players have medalled in the Senior Olympics. Coordinator: Mathew Nadakavukaren. Contact mjnadaka@ilstu.edu for further information about playing.

Faculty/Staff and Student Flu Shot Clinic

Date:
Wednesday, October 2nd
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

ISU Students, Faculty and Staff Flu Shot Clinic Student Health Services and Mennonite College of Nursing will be partnering together to provide flu shots for Faculty/Staff and Students. This 3 day clinic will take place in the Bone Student Center, Ballroom 1 on October 2, 3, and 4. Appointments are available between 9am to 4pm. Call (309) 438-2778 to make an appointment, or schedule online at: healthservices.illinoisstate.edu/appointments/ Flu shots are administered by licensed nurses from SHS and MCN students (with…

Wellness Massage

Date:
Wednesday, October 2nd
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Health Promotion and Wellness offers massage services conveniently right on campus with a licensed massage therapist in 153 McCormick Hall. Fees are $15 for a 15-minute massage.

ReggieNet: Group and Peer Review Assignments

Date:
Wednesday, October 2nd
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Enhance students’ learning by encouraging them to interact. ReggieNet’s Assignments tool allows for group submissions. It also allows students to review each other’s assignments. In this brief workshop, you’ll discover how to set up, post, and grade both types of these assignments. Those new to ReggieNet or the Assignments tool should consider completing ReggieNet: Create Basic Assignments before this workshop. Registration is required.

SWAT Wellness Gazebo – Center for Performing Arts (CPA)

Date:
Wednesday, October 2nd
Time:
10:30 am - 3:00 pm

The Wellness Gazebo is a portable gazebo that provides health and wellness information to Illinois State students, faculty, and staff. Condoms and quit smoking kits are available for FREE, along with other resources and giveaways.  The gazebo is located on campus each week, usually on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.  The Wellness Gazebo is staffed by trained Illinois State University peer educators, the Student Wellness Ambassador Team (SWAT). SWAT is a registered student organization open to any students interested in health…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Wednesday, October 2nd
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Take a break during the workday to experience the traditional practice of hatha yoga. This class is open to people of all levels of practice. This class is offered Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from August 19 through December 15 with the exception of Labor Day (September 2) and Thanksgiving (November 28 & 29). The $70 fee for ISU community includes unlimited attendance. There is a $100 fee for non-ISU community. Instructor: Tona Schenck, master’s degree, MFA, certified instructor. Schenck has been teaching for wellness at Illinois State…

Koru 1.0 Mindfulness for Employees

Date:
Wednesday, October 2nd
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the moment, and non-judgmentally. The Koru 1.0 Class is a free, four week course that helps you learn about and practice various mindfulness and meditation techniques that can improve sleep; reduce stress and anxiety; improve focus, academic performance, and eating behaviors; and contribute to a greater sense of well-being and overall happiness. This course meets once a week for four weeks (September 11, 18, 25 and October 2) and…

Early-Career Faculty Development Circle

Date:
Wednesday, October 2nd
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

CTLT’s Early-Career Faculty Circles offer instructors in their first three years of service at Illinois State a combination of professional development and peer support. Join us for a series of lively conversations about surviving and thriving in the academy. Topics are based on chapters from Teaching What You Don’t Know by Therese Huston. Participants will receive a copy of the book and an executive summary of each chapter. Come to either the Wednesday or Thursday session. This group meets on select…

International Seminar Series: “Higher Education in China”

Date:
Wednesday, October 2nd
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

China’s remarkable economic growth brings prosperity in developing its higher education system into one of the largest in the world nowadays. Statistics show that in 2017 there were over 2600 higher education institutions in China with around 28 million students enrolled in a variety of undergraduate degree programs. Influenced by Western education systems and the country’s distinctive cultural and philosophical heritage, higher education in China has many unique characteristics. This seminar aims to provide a brief overview of today’s higher…