Con Artists, Deceptive Business Practices and the Silver Beat |
This educational program was created by the Illinois Attorney General to ensure that seniors have the knowledge and tools they need to better protect themselves from deceptive business practices and con artists.
Here is a sampling of what you can expect to learn:
1) Your rights under the new credit card rules;
2) Financial exploitation, including information about debt settlement, and
3) Reverse Mortgages; what they actually are and when best used. Free and open to the public.Tags: Academy of Lifelong Learning | Alumni | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Lectures/Seminars
We Climbed an Alaskan Glacier |
The Worthington Glacier is a 5,774-acre valley glacier that we successfully climbed - enjoying incredible scenery and fresh melted glacier water. We'll stop in Vancouver, B.C., Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway and Glacier Bay along the way. Travel through Alaska with us learning about our trip with photos and stories.Tags: Academy of Lifelong Learning | Alumni | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Lectures/Seminars
Illinois Press Association/ EIU High School Journalism Workshop |
The IPF/EIU High School Journalism Workshop is an 11-day residential program that provides students an intimate look at journalism as a career. The goal is to educate students about the journalism profession, including approaches by modern, digital newsrooms. The workshop introduces students to the complete process of publishing news: gathering and validating information, substantiating and using multiple sources, writing news, editing, designing, and production. In addition, students are exposed to the concepts of news literacy and how to differentiate and establish fact from fiction in today's sometimes frenetic,Tags: Camps and Conferences | College of Arts and Humanities | Current Students | Journalism Department | Prospective Students
rush-to-report news environment. This year’s workshop takes place June 19-29, 2018. Graduating seniors are eligible to participate.