Minor in Psychology now available!

The Psychology minor is now available and students may declare at any time during the semester as well as any time their academic career.  Declaration will not guarantee registration priority.

http://www.psychology.illinois.edu/undergrad/current/minor.aspx

Students may bring the Statement of Intent to Pursue a Campus-Approved Minor form to the Psychology Undergraduate Advising Office, Room 12 Psychology Building (basement) – Mon (1:00 – 5:00); Tues – Friday (9:00 – 5:00).

Our Office Manager/support staff will approve the form and instruct the student to take the form to their college office.

If your student has any questions, please direct them to: psych-advising@illinois.edu

Beginning in Fall 2017, informational meetings will be offered for the minor.

CoB Scholarship App due 11:59PM on April 11

“LAST CALL” for CoB Scholarship applications for the FY 2017-2018

Undergraduate students in the College of Business may apply for all College of Business scholarships by completing one scholarship application that is available at:

https://www3.business.illinois.edu/stars2/scholarships.asp

We have extended the application deadline to 11:59 pm on Tuesday, April 11, 2017

If you have any questions, email scholarships@business.illinois.edu

[CANCELLED] Peer&Career Supply Chain Management Panel, co-hosted by the SCM program on Wed April 12 at 5pm

Peer & Career is a student organization that helps students gain 360° insights about different career paths through student-to-student communications. Next Wednesday, Peer&Career is hosting a Supply Chain Management Panel, co-hosted by the SCM program. The panelists will discuss how they landed their jobs/internships, how they prepared for their job-searching journey and discusses the Supply Chain industry. If you are interested in Supply Chain Management and try to find an internship next fall, join us next Wednesday!

Supply Chain Management: Wednesday, April 12, 5 pm Wohlers 166

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/200036767160388/

Winter Sessions are here to stay! Effective for 2017-2018, the Winter Session will now be part of the permanent Academic Calendar at UIUC.

Who loves winter session courses? Enjoy condensed courses provided to you online so that you can get a full course done over the break!

Winter sessions are now a part of the permanent Academic Calendar at UIUC, so there WILL be a winter session this year (2017-2018).

Important details, including sessions dates, courses offered, etc. are forthcoming at https://online.illinois.edu/winter

-Office of the Provost

ECON Research Symposium: Business students invited to present (apply by April 10)!

The 2017 Economics Symposium is an opportunity for you to share your academic work in a safe and constructive environment. For many students, this is their first time presenting in an academic setting outside of the classroom and our symposium is meant to give you the opportunity to both share your work and provide feedback to your peers, just as you would do at a national conference or in a professional development setting. This symposium is open to all students and work at all levels and stages This symposium is free to ALL students. If you have any questions, please email Nick Melrose (nmelros2@illinois.edu).

Date: Monday, April 24th at 5:30PM.

Location: 317 David Kinley Hall

**Registration: http://go.economics.illinois.edu/2017symposiumattendance

**Please register above if you plan to attend but do NOT want to present. See below for presentation registration.


Instructions to Submit Research Presentation

  1. Submit application here. It is alright if your research is incomplete at time of application and presentation; you can present works-in-progress. Please submit as much information as you have available.
  2. Make an appointment to meet with Nick here. Click on ‘Make an Advising Appointment’ in the blue circle. When making an appointment, please put ‘research symosium presentation’ in the reason for visit. Only make an appointment AFTER completing Step 1. Please complete this by April 10th.
  3. Inform faculty advisor that you plan to present at symposium and seek feeback from them (if applicable).

Send Nick final (or most updated) version of presentation by April 17th via email (nmelros2@illinois.edu).

 

COB Inclusive Culture Advocate Series: Jewish Sensitivity Training Thurs, April 6 at 7:00 p.m. in 2041 BIF.

Please join us for Jewish Sensitivity Training, the first student workshop in our new College of Business Inclusive Culture Advocate Series, on Thursday, April 6 at 7:00 p.m. in 2041 BIF.

The Inclusive Culture Advocate Series will provide students with opportunities to expand their understanding and approach to diversity & inclusion.  We value our diverse faculty, staff, and student body, and we take pride in the fact that our students and faculty come from across the globe and represent different races, religions, identities, genders, ethnicities, and ideologies. These workshops are a way for us to act on these values.  Over the next year, students will have an opportunity to participate in additional Diversity & Inclusion workshops on topics such as recognizing unconscious bias, women in business, and others.

Scholarships for Accountancy students- due April 1!

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants®(AICPA) and Accountemps are delighted to announce the 2017 AICPA/Accountemps Student Scholarship award! We are selecting four eligible students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate-level degree in an accounting-related major to receive a $10,000 scholarship award.

Visit thiswaytocpa.com for more details!

All application materials must be submitted to the AICPA no later than April 1, 2017.

Sincerely,

The Accountemps Team

Freshmen: Apply to enroll in BADM/ENG 261 this fall!

We are excited to invite all College of Business freshmen to consider a unique class offering for the fall 2017 semester:

BADM/ENG 261 – Technology & Management Seminar. 

Below is a brief description of the course.  Students wishing to be considered for 1 of the 65 seats in this course may apply by 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, March 28.  Students will be notified on Monday, April 3, if they have been selected to take this class.   

Link to application

To learn more about this seminar and The Hoeft Technology & Management Program, we strongly encourage students to attend one of two information sessions this week: 

·       Tuesday, March 14, 5-6 pm, in room 114 Transportation Building

·       Wednesday, March 15, 5-6 pm, in room 2011 Business Instructional Facility (BIF)

Students can also find more information on the program’s website and the Hoeft Technology & Management Program page on Facebook. 

While selection for this seminar does not imply automatic selection for The Hoeft Technology & Management (T&M) Program, this seminar offers students unique insights into the program and some opportunities offered to current students in the T&M Program.  Participation in this seminar is not required to be considered for the T&M Program.  The application period for the T&M Program will take place over winter break. 

Best,

John and Trang

John Quarton, Director – The Hoeft Technology & Management Program

Trang Pham, Associate Director – The Hoeft Technology & Management Program 


BADM/ENG 261

TECHNOLOGY & MANAGEMENT SEMINAR

The T&M Seminar meets weekly and is only offered during the fall semester to a total of 65 business and engineering students.  The course features presentations by senior executives from several of the nation’s leading corporations from a variety of industries.  Each week, executives share their personal experiences and talk about issues that face their companies and their careers.

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing as of the start of the fall 2017 semester and consent of instructor

Instructors: John Quarton/Trang Pham, tech-mgmt@illinois.edu, (217) 244-5752

Class: One credit hour (counts towards honors status in the College of Business)

Meets: Fridays during the fall semester only, 12 – 12:50 p.m. 

This course provides a unique opportunity for undergraduate students to explore the Technology & Management minor and learn from senior executives who share their experiences and expertise.  In addition to attending weekly presentations, each student has the opportunity to host one of the speakers and attend a luncheon with him/her after the classroom session.

Senior executives from as many as ten companies participate, including many of the corporate affiliates of The Hoeft Technology & Management Program.