Mar 07, 2014
The Interdisciplinary Center for Global Diversity awards EIU faculty presenting original research/creative activity at a conference or participating in a refereed scholarly workshop in keeping with the ICGD’s mission: promoting a greater awareness of global diversity and interdisciplinary approaches to African-American, Asian, Latin-American and women’s studies.
Grants are for reimbursement of documented travel expenses up to $500. Upon completion of travel, recipients will present the funded projects at an ICGD interdisciplinary symposium. Individuals may submit one application per semester and are eligible to receive one award per academic year. Funds must be used for travel expenses incurred as per EIU policies for activities occurring between July 1, 2013, and June 30, 2014.
For Spring 2014 competition, all applicants must complete the online application form and submit a signed Travel Application Form, along with all supporting materials, to James Ochwa-Echel, Director, ICGD (3165 Blair Hall), by 11:59 p.m. Monday, April 7, 2014. If travel has already been completed, the applicant must submit both a Travel Voucher and a signed Travel Application Form. (All necessary paperwork to process the reimbursement request for successful candidates must be submitted by Friday, May 2, 2014. If the travel takes place between May 2 and June 30, 2014, please contact Ochwa-Echel at 217-581-5719 for instruction regarding the reimbursement process.)
Please answer the questions concisely, keeping the interdisciplinary nature of the center in mind. Incomplete, multiple or late applications will not be considered. The ICGD’s Grants Committee will review applications and forward its recommendations to the ICGD director. If you have any questions regarding the award application or supporting materials, please contact Ochwa-Echel at 217-581-5719.
CONNIE CLARKSON, Africana Studies
Posted: Feb 07, 2014
REDDEN GRANT APPLICATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR FY 2015
The EIU Foundation is making funds available for instructional development grants from the Redden Fund for the Improvement of Undergraduate Instruction. Awards are limited to a maximum of $1,500. Applications are available online via the EIU Foundation website. Applicants may click the link “Redden Grants” under the “News and Information” section of the menu on the left side of the Foundation homepage to print an application. Faculty may apply for more than one Redden Grant. A hard copy of the completed application must be submitted to department chairs by April 16, 2014. If you have questions or concerns, please contact April Marchuk at 581-7380 or at email@example.com.
NANCY R. ZYTKA, EIU Foundation
Posted: Jan 30, 2014
35TH ANNUAL SPRING CONFERENCE -- COUNSELING/STUDENT DEVELOPMENT
The Department of Counseling and Student Development will present its 35th annual Spring Conference from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, April 4, in the University Ballroom, MLK Jr. Union (second floor). The program will feature keynote speaker John Arden, Ph.D., author of 12 books including “Rewire Your Brain”, “Brain-Based Therapy with Adults” and “Brain-Based Therapy with Children and Adolescents” (with Lloyd Linford). Arden’s study of psychotherapy and neuropsychology inspired him to integrate neuroscience and psychotherapy, synthesizing the biological and psychological into a new vision for psychotherapy: brain-based therapy.
An effort is being made to encourage graduate students to participate in this conference. Therefore, a special registration of $30 has been established for students enrolled in six semester hours or more of graduate coursework. Cost for regular registration is $60.
Please register early. The deadline for registration is March 28. The registration fee includes the conference lunch and materials.
Contact us for more information or register online here. Find more information here. Phone: 217-581-2400; email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
WENDY J. LANE, Counseling and Student Development
Posted: Jan 17, 2014
VISITING PROFESSORSHIP 2015-16 AT HARLAXTON COLLEGE -- UPDATED
Any faculty interested in teaching abroad as a visiting professor at Harlaxton College in Grantham, England, must apply to the Office of Study Abroad by March 15, 2014, for the 2015-16 academic year.
All details can be found here.
All disciplines are welcome, with support of department chair and dean.
MARILYN COLES, Interim Director, Study Abroad
Posted: Oct 21, 2013
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