Apr 25, 2013

 

Meetings/Events

WINE APPRECIATION AND MEDITERRANEAN COOKING CLASSES
The School of Family and Consumer Sciences will host two faculty from Italy during the summer session. The Italian faculty will arrive in May, just in time to teach wine appreciation and mediterranean cooking classes! Ceceila Ricci and Camilla Carrega will be here for two weeks teaching us about their wines and foods of Italy. This is a great way to receive four credits while enjoying different wines and gourmet foods every night. See here for all the information you will need to sign up and join us for a fun-filled two weeks! We look forward to seeing you there!

KATHRYN RHODES, School of Family and Consumer Sciences
Posted: Mar 27, 2013


GET PAID TO TALK: AN INTRODUCTION TO PROFESSIONAL VOICE OVERS
The School of Continuing Education will host a voice over course on Thursday, April 25, titled "Getting Paid to Talk: An Introduction to Professional Voice Overs." Presented by Voice Coaches, the course will teach attendees about how voice overs work, which voices are hired most, why there’s an increased demand for new voices, how to create a winning demo and where to begin.

Voice Coaches provides professional training to individuals and is exclusively dedicated to providing education in the dramatic arts. The course discusses the advances in recording technology, and how the growth of the internet is increasing demand for training and educational material, leading to the expansion of the voice over field. Professional voice opportunities around the community will also be discussed.

The course will be held from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at EIU’s Doudna Fine Arts Center, Room 2340. The cost to register is $25 for EIU students and $40 for community members. To register, call the School of Continuing Education at 217-581-5114.

PATRICK SINGER, School of Continuing Education
Posted: Mar 28, 2013


2013 GRADUATE ART EXHIBITION AT TARBLE ARTS CENTER
The 2013 Graduate Art Exhibition is on view April 6-28 at the Tarble Arts Center. This group thesis exhibition presents artwork from current art studio M.A. degree candidates.

Represented in the exhibition are Jenn Dalton, printed and projected digital images; Caroline Evans, mixed media fiber works and drawings; Stephanie Frank, installations of geometric paintings with digital projections; Nick Gunty, mixed media installation with projections and sound; Scott Jenkins, mixed media mural on paper; Evelyn Lozano, oil portraits and drawings; Laura McGinn, oil and acrylic paintings based on digital imagery; Andy Plank, paintings and drawings; and Dustin Regul, wall sculpture installation of wood dowels and lighting.

The exhibition is co-sponsored with the EIU Art Department. To arrange a class visit or for information, contact the Tarble at 581-ARTS (-2787) or tarble@eiu.edu.

MICHAEL WATTS, Director, Tarble Arts Center
Posted: Apr 02, 2013


HISTORICAL ADMINISTRATION GRADUATE EXHIBIT AT TARBLE ARTS CENTER
The Tarble Arts Center will host an exhibit titled "Experiences of the Illinois Civil War Soldier: Reflections through Art and Artifacts." This exhibition utilizes illustrations, photographs, paintings and other artifacts to explore the journey of the Illinois Civil War soldier. The exhibit is on view April 12 through July 7 in the Tarble’s eGallery.

Eastern’s current Historical Administration Graduate Program class curated this exhibition for the Tarble as part of a year-long practicum project. A website shows how the exhibition was developed.

MICHAEL WATTS, Director, Tarble Arts Center
Posted: Apr 05, 2013


CARIBBEAN FOLK ART ON VIEW AT TARBLE ARTS CENTER
An exhibition of Caribbean folk art is currently on view at the Tarble Arts Center through May 19. Included in the exhibition are several folk art traditions from Cuba, Haiti, Puerto Rico and Venezuela. Cuban paintings, Puerto Rican Santos figures, masks for Carnival and other celebrations, and Haitian flags, assemblage, metal and papier-mâché sculptures are featured. The exhibition serves as the basis for the Tarble's Spring 2013 Fifth Grade Enrichment Program for area schools, presented in cooperation with the EIU Art Education program and underwritten by First Mid-Illinois Bank & Trust. To arrange a class visit or for information, contact the Tarble at 581-ARTS (-2787) or tarble@eiu.edu.

KATHRYN MORICE, Curator of Education, Tarble Arts Center
Posted: Apr 08, 2013


NOEL-LEVITZ ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT ON CAMPUS MAY 6 AND 7
Colleen Murphy, Noel-Levitz Strategic Enrollment Planning (SEP) consultant, will be on campus May 6 and 7 to assist SEP committee members in refining and prioritizing enrollment strategies and in developing specific action plans through which to implement the strategies.

Members of the EIU campus community are welcome to attend the exit briefing, which will take place at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7, in the Charleston-Mattoon Room, MLK Jr. Union.

Contact mhperry@eiu.edu if you have questions.

MARY C. HERRINGTON-PERRY, Academic Affairs
Posted: Apr 15, 2013


UPDATED...AGAIN!!! BOOTH LIBRARY BOOK SALE POSTPONED
Booth Library will hold its annual book sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, April 25 outside the SOUTH entrance of the library in the Alumni Quad.

The sale was originally scheduled for April 17, then for April 24, but was postponed both times due to expected rainy weather conditions.

A large selection of books in all subject areas and hundreds of paperback fiction titles will be available for sale. All items have been donated by the campus and local communities. The proceeds from the sale are used to enhance library programs and services.

ELIZABETH M. HELDEBRANDT, Booth Library
Posted: Apr 16, 2013


ASIAN HERITAGE MONTH EVENTS (April 21-27)
Sunday, April 21 -- Painting Demonstration and Reception, Liu, Tarble Arts Center Atrium, 1:15-2:45 p.m.

Tuesday, April 23 -- Lecture, Cathy Bao Ben presents "The Chopsticks-Fork Principle: A Memoir and Manual," Coleman Hall, 2 p.m.

Saturday, April 27 -- Cudamani, Dvorak Concert Hall, 7:30 p.m.

PAMELA J. WARPENBURG, Minority Affairs
Posted: Apr 18, 2013


BOOKSTORE SPRING SALE
Our Spring Clearance Sale will start Wednesday, April 24, and will end May 4. The bookstore will offer great prices on EIU apparel, as well as assorted electronic accessories.

MITCH COE, MLK Jr. Union Bookstore
Posted: Apr 23, 2013


VISIT THE BENEFITS FAIR MAY 1
Mark your calendars for May 1 as the Benefit Services Office hosts a Benefits Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the MLK Jr. Union Grand Ballroom.

We are very excited to have a great list of vendor participants who will be available to answer your questions. This will be a great venue just in time for our May Benefits Choice period. Representatives can discuss what changes are occurring that will take effect July 1 and what these changes mean to your current benefits. This will also be a period to ask other health care vendors questions if you are considering changing your health care provider. Some of the participants this year are: Coventry, Delta Dental, EyeMed, Health Alliance, HealthLink, Cigna, Central Management Services (CMS), T-Rowe Price (457 Plan Administrator), Blue Cross/Blue Shield, State Universities Retirement System (SURS), Prudential (Long Term Disability provider), First Mid Illinois Bank (representing American Funds), Ameriprise, VALIC, TIAA CREF, Fidelity, ING, the State University Annuitants Association (SUAA), and the EIU Student Recreation Center. The EIU Student Rec Center has generously provided the opportunity for two lucky attendees to win a certificate good for a free semester pass to the Rec Center.

Finally, the Benefit Services Office will be there to assist you with questions. Please come and join us on May 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

For those who will be coming to campus to attend this event, parking will be available in any student designated parking lot (lots designated by the blue or green lot signs). We look forward to seeing you at the FAIR!!!

LINDA C. HOLLOWAY, Benefits
Posted: Apr 23, 2013


 


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