Nov 15, 2012

 

Meetings/Events

ANCIENT GREECE EXHIBITS
A variety of exhibits examining Ancient Greece will be on display in the North Lobby and Marvin Foyer of Booth Library from Oct. 1 through Nov. 19. The exhibits are in conjunction with "A Futuristic Look Through Ancient Lenses: A Symposium on Ancient Greece," which will be held on the Eastern campus from Oct. 3 to Nov. 7.

The exhibits were curated by library staff and EIU students. They focus on several topics: "Arts and Humanities of Ancient Greece," "Sciences of Ancient Greece," "Alexander the Great," "Greek Philosophers," "Ancient Greece Through Fiction," "Military History of Ancient Greece," "Fables, Festivals, Gods and Heroes: Religion in Ancient Greece," "Greek Mythology for Children" and "Nutrition."

ELIZABETH M. HELDEBRANDT, Editorial Writer/Booth Library
Posted: Sep 28, 2012


2012 ART FACULTY EXHIBITION IN TARBLE ARTS CENTER MAIN GALLERIES
The 2012 Art Faculty Exhibition is at the Tarble Arts Center through Dec. 2.

The exhibition presents recent works by practicing artists of the EIU art faculty and emeritus faculty. Participating are Patricia Belleville (printmaking), Dorothy Bennett (jewelry/metals), Jeff Boshart (sculpture), Ke-Hsin Jenny Chi (drawing and painting), Ann Coddington Rast (fibers, mixed media installation and drawing), David Griffin (jewelry/metals), Chris Kahler (painting), Dwain Naragon (ceramics), Denise Rehm-Mott (printmaking), Charles Nivens (digital graphic design), David Richardson (digital animation) and Christopher Troutman (drawing).

The emeritus faculty represented are Hannah Eads (watercolor), Bill Heyduck (ceramics) and James K. Johnson (sculpture).

Presented in cooperation with the EIU Art Department.

MICHAEL WATTS, Director, Tarble Arts Center
Posted: Sep 28, 2012


GENE HACKMAN: FROM DANVILLE, ILLINOIS, TO HOLLYWOOD
In conjunction with the Embarras Valley Film Festival (Nov. 1-3), this exhibit chronicles the life and career of “the versatile Gene Hackman” — star of stage, screen and television, and author of novels. Raised in Danville, Illinois, Hackman rose to greatest prominence in the film industry, appearing in almost 100 movies and winning two Academy Awards. Curated by Bob Hillman and Johna Von Behrens.

ELIZABETH M. HELDEBRANDT, Editorial Writer/Booth Library
Posted: Oct 16, 2012


'CHILDREN IN LITERATURE REVISIONED IN FILM' EXHIBIT
The “Children in Literature Revisioned in Film” exhibit, located in the South Lobby of Booth Library, highlights classic films featuring children to promote the English Department's Fall 2012 Literature Conference: "The Child in Literature." Curators: Janice Derr, Johna Von Behrens and Karen Whisler. On display through Nov. 16.

ELIZABETH M. HELDEBRANDT, Booth Library
Posted: Oct 18, 2012


EIU HUNGER CHALLENGE: FREEZE OUT HUNGER 2-MILE RUN
Get your workout in and help the Food Pantry! The second annual Freeze Out Hunger Run will take place at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, at the EIU Campus Pond. The cost is $10 to register, and the first 50 participants will receive a free T-shirt.

All proceeds go directly to the Charleston Food Pantry. Every $1 donated to the food pantry becomes $10 worth of food to our community.

To register, please call 581-3967 or click here.

RACHEL FISHER, Student Community Service
Posted: Oct 29, 2012


EIU HUNGER CHALLENGE: PAPER PLATE ADVOCACY, MONDAYS 10 A.M. to 2 P.M.
November is EIU Hunger Challenge, and we are inviting all of campus to join in our Paper Plate Advocacy Project! The Paper Plate Advocacy Project occurs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Monday in November in the EIU Bridge Lounge, MLK Jr. Union.

Come and write a message on an empty paper plate about hunger. We want to create 500 plates. For every plate created, a local donor will give $1 to the local food pantry. Let's raise $500 for our pantry which will equal $5,000 worth of food. Come and share what's on your plate and mind!

RACHEL FISHER, Student Community Service
Posted: Oct 29, 2012


LINKEDIN WORKSHOP
Would you like to learn how to market yourself to employers on LinkedIn? Bobbi Kingery will inform students on how to use LinkedIn at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, in Buzzard Hall, Room 2434. Come by and learn new ways to market yourself to future employers.

ERICA LORING, PRSSA Service Chair
Posted: Oct 31, 2012


EIU HOLIDAY HUSTLE 5K
Students in the HON 1191 class this fall are doing a service learning project that will raise money to support the One Stop Community Christmas program in Charleston. One Stop Community Christmas helps families in need this holiday season in Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Edgar, Shelby and Douglas counties by providing toys, food, blankets, pajamas, household items, cleaning supplies, socks and underwear, puzzles, games and much, much more!

The students have decided to organize a 5K walk/run that will take place on Saturday, Dec. 1, on campus. If you would like to support these efforts, please visit this web page. If you register before Nov. 16, you will receive a T-shirt!

Please contact Andrew Donsbach (awdonsbach@eiu.edu) if you have questions.

JOHN P. STIMAC, Dean, Honors College
Posted: Nov 02, 2012


KIDS DAY OUT SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, DEC. 1
Do you need time to grade papers, prepare your finals, study or do a little holiday shopping? Here is your opportunity! The Education Scholars Program will host its annual Kids Day Out from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Dec. 1, in Buzzard Hall. Have your child(ren), grandchild(ren) or other relative (PK-Grade 4) spend the morning with teacher education candidates playing games, making crafts and tons of other fun activities. There is no cost for this event, but space is limited, so register now. To register, send your child’s name and grade as well as your name, email and phone number to Doug Bower at djbower@eiu.edu. The deadline to register is Monday, Nov. 26. If you have questions, please email me or give me a call at 217-581-2524.

DOUGLAS J. BOWER, Associate Dean, CEPS
Posted: Nov 06, 2012


HOLIDAY ART SALE
The 26th annual Holiday Art Sale will be held at the Doudna Fine Arts Center, Room 1910, with the opening from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, and continuing from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1. Holiday shoppers can choose from hundreds of one-of-a-kind original works of art handcrafted by local artists and EIU faculty and students. Proceeds from the sale benefit the Art Department's Scholarship Fund. For more information, contact the Art Department at 581-3410.

SUE RARDIN, Office Administrator, Art Dept.
Posted: Nov 07, 2012


PAINTINGS BY BETH SHADUR ON VIEW AT TARBLE
An exhibition of works by painter Beth Shadur is on view at the Tarble Arts Center through Dec. 16. Her watercolor and mixed media paintings evoke ancient landscapes and universal symbols of spirituality.

Shadur has exhibited widely in solo and group exhibitions in the United States and abroad, and has created more than 125 large murals as public, private and community art projects in both the U.S. and Great Britain. She also serves as gallery director for Prairie State College in Chicago Heights. Her MFA is from the University of Illinois-Chicago and her AB from Brown University (Providence, Rhode Island).

KATHRYN MORICE, Curator of Education, Tarble Arts Center
Posted: Nov 08, 2012


ACADEMY OF LIFETIME LEARNING WORKSHOP OFFERING
Yes! Sleep, Feel Good, Even When Stressed
9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4
EIU Blair Hall, Room 2116
Presented by Sally Ryan
Cost: Academy Member: $20; Non-member: $40
Register by Tuesday, Nov. 27

This course describes sleep across the lifespan and how it changes as we age. It summarizes what is known about the relationship between stress and sleep. Participants will learn practical solutions to this problem.

If you're interested in registering or would like more information about the Academy of Lifetime Learning, please contact the School of Continuing Education at 217-581-5114 or at academy@eiu.edu.

BETH CRAIG, School of Continuing Education
Posted: Nov 08, 2012


 


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