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  • September 7 2012
  • September 7 2012

CAN Events

Upcoming events for the Campus Advising Network including, webinars, workshops, meeting times, and sign up links. 

Check back regularly as information will be updated and added.

CAN Meetings 

All meetings will take place from 2-3pm in the Martinsville Room in the University Union.

September 8 & 22

October 13 & 27

November 10 & 24

Decemeber 8 & 22

*Agendas and Minutes from the meeting can be found under the Agenda & Minutes link.

 

 

Upcoming Workshops and Events

SafeZone I & II Training
September 5th, 2014
SafeZone I: 9-11 am,  SafeZone II: 1-3pm
Location Effingham Room- University Union
Registration: Free,SafeZone Registration

 

CAN will be sponsoring a Safe Zone Training I and II that is open to the campus community who would like to participate.  "Created to address the concerns of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and ally community at Eastern Illinois University and the surrounding area, the SafeZone Project is a way to reach out to these students and welcome them in all areas of the EIU community. Safe Zones are areas on and around campus where supportive people provide information and work toward the elimination of myths, misconceptions, and stereotypes".-Safe Zone Website

Space is limited.  Participants must have completed SafeZone I before doing SafeZone II.  Participants can come for just one training or both. Participants are encouraged to meet together for lunch in the union food court between sessions for an informal get-together.


 

Advising & the Completion Agenda- NACADA Webinar
September 9th, 2014
1-3 pm  (Webinar is from 1-2pm with a discussion immediately after)
Location Effingham Room, University Union
Registration:  Free

"In this Web Event, led by NACADA Associate Director Jennifer Joslin, our panelists will provide an overview of the major issues that are a part of the Completion Agenda. Join us for a compelling hour-long discussion about this critical trend in higher education."-NACADA Website


 

More Opportunities for Success with the GRE Revised General Test
September 9th, 2014
1 pm
Location: Martinsville Room, University Union
Registration: Free, please bring your lunch (optional)

A GRE representative from ETS will be on campus Tuesday, Sept. 9, for an interactive presentation titled "More Opportunities for Success with the GRE Revised General Test." This presentation, scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. (bring your lunch), will be held in the Martinsville Room of the MLK Jr. Union. Topics that will be covered include: an overview of the GRE Revised General Test, content and structure of the test, scores and score reporting, test preparation materials, test-taking strategies and additional program resources. Anyone planning to take the GRE and all those advising prospective master's and Ph.D. students will benefit from this informative workshop.


 

Advisor Coffee
September 10th, 2014
1-3pm
Location:  Arcola/Tuscola Room-University Union
Registration: Free,  Advisor Coffee Registration

All new and continuing advisors are invited to attend the Fall 2014 Advisor Coffee, an informal information-sharing format intended to foster open communication and promote excellence in advising across campus.

Others interested in academic advising are also welcome and encouraged to participate. Please feel free to bring materials to distribute and/or share new information from your department.

Topics to be discussed will include:

  • Welcome: Dr. Blair Lord, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

    Study Abroad: Fr. Kurt Olausen, Director

    Military Student Assistance Center: Mr. Scott Shaffer, Coordinator

    ROTC: Mr. Gordon Ramey II, Enrollment & Scholarship Officer

    VPAA Office: Mary Harrington Perry, Assistant Vice President

    Athletics: Ms. Cindy Miller, Director Athletic Academic Services, and Mr. Tom Michael, Director of Athletics

    • Time allowed for offices, programs, functional area reports on new programs and initiatives.



Light refreshments will be served.


 

Effective Collaborations: Best Practices in Linking Academic and Career Advising-ILACADA State-Wide Conference
September 12th, 2014
8 am-3:30 pm
Location: Eastern Illinois University
Registration:  Registration is closed.  The conference is full.

Information about the event can be found here.

Conference Schedule:

8:30-9:30 a.m. – Check-in
9:30-10:00 a.m. – Welcome/Plenary
10:00-10:50 a.m. – Panel 1
11:00-11:50 a.m. – Panel 2
12:00-12:50 p.m. – Lunch/Keynote
1:00-1:50 p.m. – Concurrent Session I
2:00-2:50 p.m. – Concurrent Session II
3:00-3:50 p.m. – Concurrent Session III
4:00-4:10 p.m. – Closing and Prize drawing (must be present to win)


 

Intergrating Academic & Career Advising- NACADA Webinar
November 13th, 2014
1-3 pm (Webinar is from 1-2pm with a discussion immediately after)
Location: Effingham Room, University Union
Registration: Free

Information coming soon.


 

Strengths & Challenges for Academic Advising in Two-Year College Communities-NACADA Webinar
December 4th, 2014
1-3 pm (Webinar is from 1-2pm with a discussion immediately after)
Location Effingham Room, University Union
Registration: Free

Information coming soon.

Higher education associations and national agencies are promoting President Obama's goal to increase the number of students who complete degrees, certificates, and other credentials by 2020.  These associations and funding agencies are supporting institutions that promote degree completion.  These efforts are not restricted to the United States but are part of the international higher education picture as well.


In this Web Event, led by NACADA Associate Director Jennifer Joslin, our panelists will provide an overview of the major issues that are a part of the Completion Agenda. Join us for a compelling hour-long discussion about this critical trend in higher education.

- See more at: http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Events-Programs/Events/Web-Events/Web-Events-Coming/Web-Event-Sept-2014.aspx#sthash.8FCnapn7.dpuf

Higher education associations and national agencies are promoting President Obama's goal to increase the number of students who complete degrees, certificates, and other credentials by 2020.  These associations and funding agencies are supporting institutions that promote degree completion.  These efforts are not restricted to the United States but are part of the international higher education picture as well.


In this Web Event, led by NACADA Associate Director Jennifer Joslin, our panelists will provide an overview of the major issues that are a part of the Completion Agenda. Join us for a compelling hour-long discussion about this critical trend in higher education.

- See more at: http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Events-Programs/Events/Web-Events/Web-Events-Coming/Web-Event-Sept-2014.aspx#sthash.8FCnapn7.dpuf

Higher education associations and national agencies are promoting President Obama's goal to increase the number of students who complete degrees, certificates, and other credentials by 2020.  These associations and funding agencies are supporting institutions that promote degree completion.  These efforts are not restricted to the United States but are part of the international higher education picture as well.


In this Web Event, led by NACADA Associate Director Jennifer Joslin, our panelists will provide an overview of the major issues that are a part of the Completion Agenda. Join us for a compelling hour-long discussion about this critical trend in higher education.

- See more at: http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Events-Programs/Events/Web-Events/Web-Events-Coming/Web-Event-Sept-2014.aspx#sthash.8FCnapn7.dpuf

Higher education associations and national agencies are promoting President Obama's goal to increase the number of students who complete degrees, certificates, and other credentials by 2020.  These associations and funding agencies are supporting institutions that promote degree completion.  These efforts are not restricted to the United States but are part of the international higher education picture as well.


In this Web Event, led by NACADA Associate Director Jennifer Joslin, our panelists will provide an overview of the major issues that are a part of the Completion Agenda. Join us for a compelling hour-long discussion about this critical trend in higher education.

- See more at: http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Events-Programs/Events/Web-Events/Web-Events-Coming/Web-Event-Sept-2014.aspx#sthash.8FCnapn7.dpuf