Welcome back advisors!
As we get ready for the start of the new school year, IlliAAC would like to invite you to our beginning of the semester Meet and Greet!!!
When: Monday, August 15
Time: 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Where: The Atrium of the Psychology Building
Note: Snacks and Refreshments will be served
This is a great way to meet or reconnect with your advising colleagues from across campus and IlliAAC while enjoying some snacks and refreshments. We understand that departments may have summer registration that afternoon, so this can be an exciting reward at the end of your day!
Now that the semester is off to a start, we would like to bring everyone back together and continue networking. We hope that you will join us for an IlliAAC Luncheon at Legends Bar and Grill on September 25th from 12-1:30pm. Lunch will be on your own and Legends will reserve a special area for all of us to get together! Legends is located on Green Street (Legends Menu)
If you are able to join us, please email Stefanie Flores-Freeman at firstname.lastname@example.org
When: Thursday, August 13th
When: 3:00-4:30 p.m.
Where: Bevier Commons, Bevier Hall 249
Refreshments and snacks provided!
Come meet the Executive board, fellow advisors, and administration; new advisors may pick-up an advising packet! IlliAAC Membership forms will be available (also attached to this email)- annual dues are $15 (cash, checks, and JV accepted). Membership includes the registration fee for the annual conference and numerous events throughout the year (Snack Bytes, trainings, meetings, etc.).
For materials purposes, please RSVP by August 10th (even if you are not able to attend the event): http://go.illinois.edu/IlliAACMeetandGreet2015
If you are unable to attend, the welcoming team would love to come to your office space to meet you (contact Stefanie Flores-Freeman to set-up a time: email@example.com) or introduce yourself at other upcoming IlliAAC events! IlliAAC will send out information soon regarding upcoming meetings and other exciting efforts.
When: Wednesday, April 15th
When: 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Where: 3057 Lincoln Hall
Come to learn how to harness the power of Banner. Stay for Tim Flanagan’s stories.
When: 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Where: Memphis on Main
IlliAAC Snack Byte: Transfer Advising and Courses
Tuesday, March 17, 12-1pm
514 Illini Union Bookstore
Join Transfer Coordinator Holly Herrera as she talks about the process of working with community college students, the admission process and syllabi review, and the special challenges that come with working with this population. She will also address Transferology, how courses are put into the system, and who uses them.
After a hard day of work, join us for:
St. Patrick’s Day Networking Event
Tuesday, March 17, 5-6pm
November 18, 2014
Location: Bevier Spice Box
Come and join fellow advisors to network, building your cross-campus collaboration
November 18, 2014
Crane Alley- 115 W. Main St., Urbana
2014 Annual Conference: Nuts About Advising
Friday, December 12th
See the Conference section for directions and more information about the conference
Register for the Conference Now:
$5 registration fee for members, $15 for non-members (includes annual membership dues)
Keynote Speaker: Kathy Martensen, Assistant Provost for Educational Programs
–Who are these Parkland Pathway to Illinois Students?
–Advising About Schooling After College
–Virtual Advising for Summer Registration, the Good, the Bad, and the Necessary
–Changing the Conversation: Innovating Career Development Programs Serving International Students
–Tailoring Study Abroad to fit your Department and your Students
–The Community Learning Lab- Providing Hands-on Education Experiences for Students Across All Disciplines
–Addressing the Mental Healthcare Needs of Latino/a Students
–Using the Power of Habit to Transform your Advising
–Just a Squirrel in this Crazy Advising World Trying to Collect Acorns Efficiently: The Tips and Tricks, to Help Make the Busy Advisor More Effective
–The Nuts and Bolts Behind Health Professions Advising
–Do Orientation Course Grades Predict Future Academic Performance?
–ILACADA Professional Development Opportunities