May 27, 2013
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
CREATIVE WRITING CAMP
The Summer Creative Writing Camp at Eastern Illinois University is an intensive four-day adventure in the writing of fiction and poetry for high school students and advanced middle school students. Each day will include various writing exercises to excite creativity and develop skills, as well as free time to write and meet individually with the instructor for specific guidance.
The camp takes place June 3-6 (Monday through Thursday) and meets from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with a break for lunch. Cost is $60. Scholarships are available. Registration information can be found here.
DAIVA MARKELIS, English
Posted: Apr 29, 2013
RETIREMENT RECEPTION FOR DEAN HINE
After 27 years at EIU, William Hine, dean of the School of Continuing Education, will retire on June 30, 2013. Please join us from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, June 6, in the 1895 Room, MLK Jr. Union, to wish him the best in his retirement!
PEGGY A. HICKOX, School of Continuing Education
Posted: May 16, 2013
NEW FACULTY ORIENTATION 2013
New Faculty Orientation 2013 will take place from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14.
For information, please contact the Office of Faculty Development at 581-7051 or email@example.com.
WANDA KAY ROBINSON, Faculty Development
Posted: May 20, 2013
TARBLE ARTS CENTER OFFERING CLASSES FOR YOUTHS
The Tarble Arts Center is offering classes for children ages 4-14 beginning June 10. Offerings include “Summer Art Investigations I” for ages 4-6, “Summer Art Investigations II” for ages 7-9, and “Explorations in Painting” for ages 10-14. For complete information, visit here and click on Education, or contact the Tarble at firstname.lastname@example.org or 581-2787.
KATHRYN MORICE, Curator of Education, Tarble Arts Center
Posted: May 20, 2013
THE BUSINESS SOLUTIONS CENTER'S CAMP E3 RETURNS JUNE 23-26
CAMP E3 2013 -- ENERGIZING EMERGING ENTREPRENEURS
The 2013 EIU Camp e3, sponsored by First Neighbor Bank, is a three-night, four-day camp that will be held on the EIU campus from 5:30 p.m. June 23 to 1:30 p.m. June 26. Registration with lodging is $395; the non-lodging option is $370. Information can be found here. A limited number of scholarships are available. Please register online here.
If paying by check, please send to BSC, Eastern Illinois University, 3011 Lumpkin Hall, Charleston IL 61920. If paying by credit card or if you have questions, please contact Jennifer Garren at 217-581-2913 or email@example.com.
JENNIFER E. GARREN, Business Solutions Center
Posted: May 21, 2013
RETIREMENT RECEPTION HONORING DIANE INGLE
Diane Ingle is retiring after 26 years of service to EIU! Please join with friends and co-workers for an informal reception in honor of her service -- complete with cake and punch -- to be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 29, in the Dean’s Office at the Lumpkin College of Business and Applied Sciences (Room 4800 – Lumpkin Hall).
JONATHAN R. MCKENZIE, LCBAS, Office of the Dean
Posted: May 22, 2013
EIU LGBTQA AlUMNI GROUP TO HOST CHICAGO RECEPTION
The EIU LGBTQA Alumni group will host a reception in honor of Chicago's Gay Pride Event from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, June 28, at Art de Triumph, 2938 N Clark, Chicago.
For further information or to RSVP that you will attend, please email EIU alumnus Rick Ingram at firstname.lastname@example.org.
JOHN D. SCHMITT,
Posted: May 22, 2013
SUMMER BOOK SALE
The Union Bookstore will have a weekly summer book event starting Monday, May 27. The first week's specials are $1 paperbacks. Limited selection. Go to our Facebook page (EIU Union Bookstore) for all our announcements.
LAURA A. SEVERSON, University Bookstore
Posted: May 23, 2013
BOOTH LIBRARY AWARDED 'MUSLIM JOURNEYS' GRANT
Booth Library has received a $4,500 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association to host a five-part reading and discussion series titled “Let’s Talk About It: Muslim Journeys.”
The project seeks to familiarize the public with the people, places, history, faith and cultures of Muslims in the United States and around the world. The EIU project scholars are Brian Mann, assistant professor of history, and Jay Shinde, assistant professor of business.
The library will host the book discussion and other programs on Muslim culture during the spring semester of 2014. Among the activities planned are a three-part film series with discussion led by EIU faculty members and librarians, and an interfaith panel to explore both Western and Eastern faiths.
All events will be free and open to the public. More information on these events will be available on the Booth Library website; on the library Facebook or Twitter pages; or by calling Kirstin Duffin, reference librarian, at 581-7550.
ELIZABETH M. HELDEBRANDT, Booth Library
Posted: May 27, 2013
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