Article about Habits of Mind: Lessons for the Long Term

A different sort of approach, quietly gaining steam, takes a longer—and less measurable—view.

In this approach, the real value of a college education is how it affects the way students think and act, ideally for years after they graduate. Shape your students’ underlying attitudes and intellectual characteristics, the theory goes, and a lifetime of deep and lasting learning will follow.

ADD/ADHD Support Group Available


Counseling Center ADD/ADHD Support Group


The Counseling Center offers a weekly psychoeducational support group for students who identify with concerns common to Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. The group meets for six sessions every Wednesday from 1:00-2:30pm. Students who are interested in participating are asked to please call the Counseling Center at 217.333.3704 to register for the group, as spots are limited. An informational flyer is attached to this email. Please feel free to share this information with your advising staff and students with whom you work. Questions can be directed to Jodi Thomas at 217.333.3704

Jodi Thomas

Jodi Thomas, PsyD
Practicum Training Chair
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Counseling Center
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
206 Student Services Building, MC-306
610 E. John Street
Champaign, IL 61820

Golden Apple Scholarship – for interested Sophomores

Dear Future Teachers,

The Golden Apple Pathway Scholars program is open to a limited number of college sophomores.  The program provides assistance to the Scholars through their college and early teaching years by providing experience in the classroom, financial assistance and mentoring.  The Scholars program receives funding from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission.

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Goldwater Scholarship

Dear High Achieving Student in a Science, Math or Engineering Major,

The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship might be in your future! Are you a junior or advanced sophomore?  Do you plan to continue on to graduate school for a PhD? Do you have a strong undergraduate research record?

If so, please read on!

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Year Abroad in Barcelona Program

Please consider attending one of the following Barcelona Program information meetings. We will talk about all aspects of the program and former participants will be on hand to share their experiences and answer your questions. Hope to see you there!

Program Brochure:

October 30 @ 4:00

November 6 @ 5:00

Both meetings are in the Lucy Ellis Lounge in FLB

(Main floor behind the elevators)

Spanish and Education program in Lima

Greetings from South America.

This is a friendly email to let you and your students know about the new Spanish & Education <>  program in Lima, Peru next summer.  The six week study abroad session is suitable for students planning to enter the education profession and anticipate using Spanish in their careers, such as working in populations with Spanish-speaking immigrant students and their parents.

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