Oct 24, 2014

 

Especially for Students (Official Notices)

READING CENTER WORKSHOP
Are you a visual learner? Organizing information and creating visual representations and graphic organizers can help you study. Learn about different ways to create graphic organizers to enhance your study sessions at this Reading Center Workshop. Join us from 1-2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, in the Reading Center, Room 1320, Buzzard Hall. Admission to all workshops is free, but early sign-up is encouraged. Walk-ins on the day of the workshop are welcome.

BRITNEY M. WHITEHEAD, EC/ELE/MLE
Posted: Oct 23, 2014


CHARLES JACOBS AND MARIANN DANA YOUNGER SCHOLARSHIP
Applications are now being accepted for the Charles Jacobs and Mariann Dana Younger Scholarship. The applicant must be a full-time student at EIU and demonstrate a strong presence in at least one student activity in any of the following areas: Student Government, Interfraternity Council, Panhellenic Council, the arts, music, drama, the sciences or business. Student must have an overall GPA of 3.00 or above and demonstrate financial need. The amount of this award varies each year. Applications may be obtained by visiting the Student Affairs Web page (click on scholarships), in the Vice President for Student Affairs Office (1211 Old Main), or by phoning 581-3221. The deadline date for applications to be returned is 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014.

HOLLY COX, VPSA Office
Posted: Oct 20, 2014


LORI JAMES MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Applications are now being accepted for the Lori James Memorial Scholarship. Preference shall be given to an incoming freshman who is a full-time student. The recipient must have an overall GPA of 3.0 unless he/she can demonstrate that he/she is employed more than 32 hours per week, then the recipient may have an overall GPA of 2.5. The recipient must come from a single-parent household and submit a one-page written statement addressing financial need for the scholarship. This scholarship is awarded for the fall. The amount of the scholarship varies each year and is to be used for tuition, fees and housing. Award may be reduced if it exceeds total financial aid under regulations. Applications may be obtained in the Vice President for Student Affairs Office, 1211 Old Main, by calling 581-3221, or going to the VPSA website and clicking on Scholarships. The deadline for applications to be returned is 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014.

HOLLY COX, VPSA Office
Posted: Oct 20, 2014


PLANNING TO STUDENT TEACH IN FALL 2015 OR SPRING 2016? INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS
The Department of Student Teaching will be offering informational meetings for students planning to student teach in Fall 2015 or Spring 2016. If you have questions about the student teaching process or are having trouble filling out the online application, please join us for one of these meetings. They will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 14 (5-6 p.m.), Buzzard Hall Room 1103; Thursday, Oct. 16 (6-7 p.m.), Buzzard Hall Room 1103; and Monday, Oct. 27 (noon to 1 p.m.), Buzzard Hall Room 1121. Applications for individuals planning to student teach in Fall 2015 or Spring 2016 are now available through the Department of Student Teaching website.

Remember, all individuals planning to student teach in Fall 2015 or Spring 2016 must apply no later than Oct. 31, 2014.

JAN E. HICKOX, CEPS
Posted: Oct 07, 2014


EIU-UPI GRADUATE STUDENT LABOR ESSAY CONTEST (MARCH 2015 DEADLINE)
Please inform full-time graduate students working on labor-related topics about the EIU University Professionals of Illinois Graduate Annual Scholarship. Students with a 3.0 average in any discipline are eligible for nomination if they have produced a 2,000-word (minimum) essay that makes a contribution to understanding the significance of organized labor.

Completed application or nomination packets are submitted to the Dean of the Graduate School in March. The CGS Scholarships Committee will select the recipient based on the highest ranked essay. The award will be presented at the Distinguished Graduate Students Awards Ceremony.

For fuller information, go here.

FERN KORY, VP, EIU-UPI
Posted: Oct 06, 2014


APPLICATIONS FOR INDIVIDUALS PLANNING TO STUDENT TEACH IN FALL 2015 OR SPRING 2016 NOW AVAILABLE
Applications for individuals planning to student teach in Fall 2015 or Spring 2016 are now available through the Department of Student Teaching website.

To complete the application, you will need a current transcript, an up-to-date resume (saved as a pdf), and a writing sample addressing specific criteria (saved as a pdf). You can request a digital copy of your transcript (Issued to Student) be sent to you via email by contacting the Registrar's Office. If you need assistance with preparing your resume, please contact Career Services. Finally, specification/requirements for the writing sample can be found here. The application for 2015-2016 has changed dramatically, so if you have previously started or completed an application, you will need to complete a new application through the website. Completed applications are due no later than Oct. 31. If you have questions, please email Doug Bower at djbower@eiu.edu.

JAN E HICKOX, CEPS
Posted: Oct 01, 2014


UNIVERSITY ADMISSION TO TEACHER EDUCATION MEETINGS
Students must attend a meeting to formally apply for University Admission to Teacher Education and to initiate the selection process. The College of Education and Professional Studies schedules meetings each semester. The required formal application form is distributed and collected during the meetings, and the rules and regulations concerning selection, admission to and retention in teacher education are explained. Students who have not previously applied must attend a meeting.

The following meetings are available for Fall Semester 2014 to initiate the process: Tuesday, Sept. 23 (6-6:50 p.m.); Monday, Oct. 13 (6-6:50 p.m.); and Wednesday, Nov. 19 (5-5:50 p.m.). Pre-registration to attend a meeting is NOT required. All meetings are held in 1501 Buzzard Hall.

JAN HICKOX, CEPS
Posted: Aug 25, 2014





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