Dec 07, 2016

 

Meetings/Events

EIUnity NINTH ANNUAL DIVERSITY CONFERENCE --UPDATED! PROPOSAL DEADLINE EXTENDED
It is that time again! Our opportunity to showcase EIU's commitment to DIVERSITY is upon us! EIUnity would like to extend to you an invitation to present during our ninth annual Diversity Conference, which will be held on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017, in the MLK Jr. Union. The conference is designed to raise diversity awareness and advocacy across EIU's campus. We are looking for presenters willing to present on your particular area(s) of expertise; specifics of such a presentation will be left open for you to decide. Some of the areas we are looking at targeting this year are race/culture, class and gender issues. If you believe that you have research that can benefit the Eastern community, you can submit a proposal online by Dec. 9 (extended date) by following this link to the registration form.

GEORGIA RYAN, Office of Minority Affairs
Posted: Oct 16, 2016


ONE STOP COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS NEEDS YOU!!
The Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism needs YOU to help make the Blanket Table at One Stop Community Christmas happen! We have collected enough blankets to ensure that EACH family will get a minimum of one blanket! We need a minimum of four people at a time to help ensure we can support the more than 1,000 families who will participate. One Stop Community Christmas is on Saturday, Dec. 10, at Lake Land College, and we need help between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Register to join us as a table volunteer at the Blanket Table TODAY!! Please register here!

CRYSTAL M. BROWN, Civic Engagement and Volunteerism
Posted: Nov 29, 2016


EIU PLANS ANNUAL HOLIDAY GATHERING AT OLD MAIN; PUBLIC INVITED
Community residents are once again invited to join Eastern Illinois University's students, faculty and staff for a traditional holiday gathering. Guests are welcome to attend “Heartfelt Holidays,” scheduled to take place from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 12. The event will take place in Old Main’s (the “Castle”) Cougill Foyer.

Parking is available in most university lots after 5 p.m. Guests may park in the "X" lot, located east of Old Main.

Following an annual tradition, this year’s gathering again will showcase six holiday trees, five of which feature decorations made by students of Ashmore, Carl Sandburg, Jefferson, Lake Crest (Oakland) and Mark Twain elementary schools. Refreshments and holiday music will be available.

VICKI SHAW WOODARD, Media Relations
Posted: Nov 30, 2016


 


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