Jul 21, 2013

 

Meetings/Events

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 facdev@eiu.edu.

WANDA KAY ROBINSON, Faculty Development
Posted: May 20, 2013


TARBLE EXHIBITION LOOKS AT LINCOLN
Newly acquired drawings of Abraham Lincoln by Illinois artist Charles Turzak are featured in this version of "Looking At Lincoln," on view through Aug. 11. The exhibition explores the life and times of Lincoln through art from the permanent collection.

Turzak’s drawings were made in preparation for his seminal 1933 work, "Abraham Lincoln -- A Biography in Woodcuts" and are paired with the woodcuts. Also exhibited are other original prints by Turzak, John Steuart Curry and N. C. Wyeth, and an oil painting by Paul T. Sargent. From the Illinois Folk Art Collection are 20th-century paintings, quilts, carved wood dioramas, dolls, a log tavern model and a whirligig, plus a c. 1840s quilt and a c. 1880s cane.

Copies of the book "An Abraham Lincoln Tribute: Featuring Woodcuts by Charles Turzak" and original Turzak woodcuts are available for purchase in the Tarble Gift Shop.

MICHAEL WATTS, Director, Tarble Arts Center
Posted: Jun 06, 2013


CAMPUS-WIDE ELECTRICAL OUTAGE -- JULY 27
Electrical power will be out throughout campus from 5 a.m. to noon (seven hours) Saturday, July 27, in order for work crews to provide permanent electrical power to the CENCERE facility being built near the Renewable Energy Center.

In addition to no electrical power for lights, receptacles, etc., electronic toilets will not work and heating/cooling temperatures may fluctuate.

If there are any questions or concerns, please contact Facilities Planning and Management at 581-2179.

CHAD WEBER, Facilities Planning and Management
Posted: Jun 12, 2013


CITY FIRE DEPT. HIGH RISE RESIDENCE HALL RESPONSE TRAINING
The Charleston Fire Department plans to conduct high rise residence hall response training on Eastern's campus in the coming weeks. Training exercises will take place at Carman Hall, and will involve the setting off of fire alarms and turning off HVAC. Fire trucks and emergency response equipment will be on campus. Additional departments may also be involved.

Training sessions are planned for:
Tuesday through Thursday, June 18–20 -- 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Tuesday through Thursday, June 25-27 -- 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Tuesday through Thursday, July 16-18 -- 6 to 10 p.m.
Tuesday through Thursday, Aug. 6-8 -- 6 to 10 p.m.

GARY HANEBRINK, Environmental Health and Safety
Posted: Jun 13, 2013


CAMPUS ELEVATOR WORK
Beginning July 1, EIU will be performing upgrades and maintenance work on various elevators on campus. This work will require the elevators to be taken out of service for short durations of time, depending upon the work. It is anticipated that this work will be completed by mid-August. Facilities Planning and Management is currently working with the contractor to develop a schedule of this work and will issue Outage Notices to building coordinators listing the buildings and dates for planned work.

DAVID CROCKETT, Interim Director, Facilities Planning and Management
Posted: Jun 17, 2013


SUMMER EXHIBITS FOCUS ON TRAVEL, SCIENCE FICTION
The Marvin Foyer on the north end of Booth Library is home to four new exhibits this summer.

The north side of the foyer takes a look at “Get Your Kicks on Route 66” and “Celebrating the National Park Services.” The exhibit includes a large map of Route 66, which stretches from Chicago to Los Angeles, and examines the 97-year history of the National Park Service, with a look at national parks such as Yellowstone, Olympic and the Great Smoky Mountains.

The south side of the foyer hosts exhibits about “Jules Verne: Father of Science Fiction” and “Steampunk World.” Verne is a French novelist, poet and playwright best known for his adventure novels and for the genre of science fiction. Steampunk is a sub-genre of science fiction that typically features steam-powered machinery.

These Booth Library exhibits were curated by Booth Library support staff members Jeanne Goble, Joseph Hall-Ingram, Michele McDaniel and Sally van der Graaff.

ELIZABETH M. HELDEBRANDT, Booth Library
Posted: Jun 17, 2013


REGISTRATION OPEN FOR TARBLE AUGUST WORKSHOPS
Registration is open for Tarble Arts Center summer art workshops for adults (ages 15 and over). Each intensive workshop will cover what students need to know so they may continue to explore the medium on their own.

“Decorative Clay Tile Workshop,” taught by Karen Reed, will meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays, Aug. 5-19.

“Introduction to Oil Painting,” led by Natalie Boyer, is scheduled for 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Aug. 6-20.

“Introduction to Soft Pastels,” taught by Kit Morice, will meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 7 and 14.

For more information, contact the Tarble at tarble@eiu.edu or 581-2787 or go here and click on "Education & Outreach."

KATHRYN MORICE, Curator of Education, Tarble Arts Center
Posted: Jun 24, 2013


PANTHERMAIL UPGRADE -- JULY 25-26, 2013
Administrators will be upgrading the PantherMail system between 8 p.m. Thursday, July 25, and 6 a.m. Friday, July 26. ALL PantherMail services, including Web email, imap, pop, smtp and tablet/mobile device access will experience rolling outages with long periods of inaccessibility.

For information about some of the upcoming changes, check out “What’s New in PantherMail” here.

CAY A. KOLLING, Information Technology Services
Posted: Jul 15, 2013


TIME TO REGISTER FOR THE 2013 PANTHERPALOOZA RSO FAIR!
Looking to get involved at EIU? The Pantherpalooza RSO Fair, an Eastern tradition that occurs each year, is a great opportunity for new and returning EIU students to join RSOs. More than 200 registered student organizations will be showcased on the South Quad so EIU students can connect with other students who share their hobbies and programming interests. RSOs will not want to miss out on this year's event, sponsored by EIU Student Government. Registration is free and open to any registered student organizations.

The 2013 Pantherpalooza RSO Fair has been scheduled for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, on the South Quad. To reserve your RSO's participation and space, please complete the online early pre-registration by going here. For more information, contact Darnel Tyms, vice president for student affairs, at datyms@eiu.edu.

DENISE LOVE, Office of Student Programs
Posted: Jul 15, 2013


2013 HEALTH FAIR REGISTRATION
Registration for the 2013 Health Fair -- Highway to Good Health -- is now open! Students, faculty and staff are invited to be an exhibitor at the fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, in the Student Rec Center. The first 70 returned registration forms will be guaranteed a table at this year’s fair. Registrations received after Oct. 11 will be honored as long as the logistical arrangements can be made with proper university officials. Please visit here to register today!

AMANDA J. WOOLARD, Health Service
Posted: Jul 15, 2013


HOW TO START A BUSINESS WORKSHOP 7/23/2013; SPONSORED BY THE BUSINESS SOLUTIONS CENTER
Entrepreneurship: How to Start a Business
6:15-9:15 p.m. Tuesday, July 23
Casey Senior Center
14 S. Central Ave.
Casey, Illinois

Materials Fee: $25/person, $35/couple

This program will cover key concepts that must be considered before beginning any business:
-- Analyzing Your Personal Financial Situation
-- Evaluating Your Business Concept
-- Establishing Operational Strategies
-- Key Points in Making Your Small Business Successful
-- Skills that an Entrepreneur Must Possess
-- Understanding a Business Plan and Financial Statements
-- Obtaining Necessary Funding

Register online here. (If registering online, please mail registration fee to Eastern Illinois University -- BSC, 3011 Lumpkin Hall, Charleston, IL 61920.)

To view flyer, click this link.

Please make check payable to: Business Solutions Center.

Register by noon Tuesday, July 23.

For further information, contact 217-581-2913 or jegarren@eiu.edu.

JENNIFER E. GARREN, Business Solutions Center
Posted: Jul 15, 2013


 


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