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Oct 22, 2017

 

Especially for Students (Official Notices)

Charles Jacobs and Mariann Dana Younger Scholarship

Applications are now being accepted for the Charles Jacobs and Mariann Dana Younger Scholarship.

The applicant must be a full-time student at EIU, demonstrate a strong presence in at least one student activity in any of the following areas: Student Government, Interfraternity Council, Panhellenic Council, the Arts, Music, Drama, the Sciences, or Business. Student must have an overall GPA of 3.00 or above and demonstrate financial need. The amount of this award varies each year.

Applications may be obtained in the Vice President for Student Affairs Office, 1031 Old Main, or on the Student Affairs Scholarship Web Page. The completed application must be turned in to the Vice President for Student Affairs Office, 1031 Old Main, no later than 4:30 p.m. Monday, November 6, 2017.

For more details, visit http://www.eiu.edu/stuaff/younger.php.



Anne Lewis, VPSA
Posted: Oct 17, 2017


Thesis Research 101 Seminars Offered at Library November 1 through 16

Booth Library faculty members Steve Brantley, Kirstin Duffin and Ellen Corrigan, in cooperation with the Graduate Student Advisory Council, will again offer three Thesis Research 101 workshops.

Thesis 101 Seminar 1: Researching the Literature with Steve Brantley will be offered from 7-8 p.m. Nov. 1 and again from 10-11 a.m. Nov. 2.

Thesis 101 Seminar 2: Citation Management with Kirstin Duffin will be offered from 7-8 p.m. Nov. 8 and again from 10-11 a.m. Nov. 9.

Thesis 101 Seminar 3: Presenting Your Thesis (to the World) with Ellen Corrigan will be offered from 7-8 p.m. Nov. 15 and again from 10-11 a.m. Nov. 16.

All sessions will meet in Room 4450 at Booth Library except for the Nov. 16 session, which will be in Witters Conference Room 4440. Registration is encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome. To register, visit http://booth.eiu.edu/thesisreg.

For more information contact Steve Brantley, head of Reference Services, at (217) 581-7542 or jsbrantley@eiu.edu.



Elizabeth Heldebrandt, Library Services
Posted: Oct 11, 2017


"Grad School -- Is it For Me?" Panel Discussion October 24
Still thinking about grad school? Want to learn more? Attend our panel discussion at 6 p.m. Tuesday, October 24, in the Effingham Room of the MLK Jr. University Union (third floor). Get your questions answered from a panel of graduate admissions experts on everything you wanted to know about graduate school. Students can reserve a seat online at eiu-csm.symplicity.com/students/ or call Career Services at (217) 581-2412. Also, plan to attend the Graduate School Information Day on Wednesday, Oct. 25!

Diane Smith, Marketing Specialist/Career Advisor
Posted: Oct 02, 2017


Graduate School Information Day October 25

Interested in graduate school? Graduate School Information Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, in the University Ballroom of the MLK Jr. University Union. This is your chance to meet with representatives from a wide variety of graduate programs at EIU, as well as many other universities throughout the Midwest. It will be an excellent opportunity to collect information about graduate and professional programs, as well as to pick up applications.

More information and a list of participating schools can be found at: www.eiu.edu/careers/grad_school_info_day.php.



Diane Smith, Career Services
Posted: Oct 01, 2017


The Lori James Memorial Scholarship

Applications are now being accepted for the Lori James Memorial Scholarship.

Preference shall be given to an incoming freshman who is a full-time student. The recipient must have an overall GPA of 3.0 unless he/she can demonstrate that he/she is employed over 32 hours per week, then the recipient may have an overall GPA of 2.5. The recipient must come from a single-parent household and submit a one-page written statement addressing financial need for the scholarship. This scholarship is awarded for the fall. The amount of the scholarship varies each year and is to be used for tuition, fees and housing. Award may be reduced if it exceeds total financial aid under regulations.

Applications may be obtained in the Vice President for Student Affairs Office, 1031 Old Main, or on the Student Affairs Scholarship Web Page. The completed application must be turned in to the Vice President for Student Affairs Office, 1031 Old Main, no later than 4:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, 2017.

For more information, visit http://www.eiu.edu/stuaff/james.php.



Anne Lewis, VPSA Operations
Posted: Oct 01, 2017





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