Category Archives: Leadership

GLOBE Program Recruitment

Hello! I’m a Graduate Assistant (GA) for the Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Relations at U of I. Part of my responsibility is to be a co-coordinator for the program GLOBE. GLOBE stands for Global Leaders Orange and Blue Engagement. GLOBE is a mentoring and friendship program for incoming international students. This is a great opportunity for domestic and experienced international students to gain new international experience without leaving campus. The opportunity requires a time commitment of about 1 hour a week next fall. 

Our official website is here: http://oiir.illinois.edu/node/11620
A link to the application is here:  http://tinyurl.com/p9rbbel

I’ve attached a flyer with more details about the program. Our application deadline is April 24th. Thank you for spreading the word about this great opportunity. 
GLOBEV3New

Sincerely,
Kat Becker
ESL 115 Teaching Assistant
Graduate Assistant, Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Relations

 

ILC Upcoming Events

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Happy Monday Illini! We hope you had an awesome weekend! Included below is information regarding our offerings and upcoming events.
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i-Programs:
 
These programs are FREE and are filling up fast, so be sure to reserve your spot now!
 
March 14thIgnite
The systems approach we learned at Ignite can be applied to any problem you face. I learned the incredible value of targeting stakeholders and balancing interests so that everyone can win.”   2010 IGNITE PARTICIPANT, ANONYMOUS
 
April 4thIntegrity
Integrity was a really inspiring program which helped me to better understand the qualities that it takes to be a leader. I also learned how to correct myself when I have a lack of integrity which really gave me a feeling of contentment and hope. I give this program a thumbs up for the amount of effort and energy that was put into making it an effective learning experience.” –  MARINA S., ’10 FINE & APPLIED ARTS
 
Ignite and Integrity are our two FINAL programs for the school year. If you are interested, do not wait to register!
 
 

Leadership Certificate Program:
Been to an i-Program before? You are already well on your way to obtaining a Leadership Certificate! Enroll in our Leadership Certificate Program today!
 
 
 
 
Mortar Board National Senior Honor Society:
 
The program is accepting applications from motivated student leaders on campus who are ready to serve.
 
Mortar Board is a national honor society that recognizes college seniors for outstanding achievement in scholarship, leadership and service. This honor society provides opportunities for continued leadership development, promotes service to universities and encourages lifelong contributions to the global community. Belonging to an honor society carries a commitment of individual and group participation. Therefore, Mortar Board members are not an idle part of the organization, but are active and involved, accepting the responsibility and obligation to be devoted to their chapters.
 
To be considered for the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign chapter complete the following brief application: http://go.illinois.edu/mortarboardapp2015
 
More information about the prestigious national organization and its rich history can be found on the Mortar Board official website:  http://www.mortarboard.org/About/History/ as well as the attached document.
 
Applications are due by March 11th at 12 P.M.
 
 
We hope you have an awesome week!
 
 
Illinois Leadership®Center
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 

Peace Corps events at UIUC during National Peace Corps Week March 1 – 7 & Future Spring 2015 Events

Good Afternoon,

 

Here is a list of the Peace Corps events at UIUC during National Peace Corps Week March 1 – 7. Please help Peace Corps at UIUC celebrate Peace Corps Week by letting interested students know about these opportunities on campus.

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Peace Corps Week March 1 – 7:

 

March 3 Returned Peace Corps Panel Discussion @ 6pm in The Career Center Conference Rm 715 S. Wright St. Champaign (this event features Returned Peace Corps Volunteers from The Gambia, Albania, and Paraguay; volunteers are also UIUC alumni)

 

March 4 “Peace Corps Women! Reflecting Upon Our Experiences” @ 7pm A panel discussion from Returned Peace Corps Volunteers at UIUC discussing their unique experiences as women participants in Peace Corps, exploring gender, relationships, service, and navigating culture. Co-sponsored by the Women’s Resources Center and OIIR held at The Women’s Resources Center 703 S. Wright St. Champaign

 

March 5 Serving the Common Good: A Panel Discussion on Nonprofit and Public Affair Careers @ 6:30 pm in The UIUC Illini Union (sponsored by the Office of Volunteer Programs)

 

*March 6 Brown Bag Luncheon with UIUC Faculty/Staff/Advisors @ 12-1pm in The Career Center Conference Rm 715 S. Wright St. Champaign

*This event is not intended for students, but for UIUC faculty and staff interested in learning more about the role of a campus-based Peace Corps Representative at UIUC.

 

March 7 Coffee Chat with Returned Peace Corps Volunteers and Campus Recruiter 10:30-11:30am @ Caffe Paradiso 810 S. Lincoln Ave. Urbana – Returned Volunteers from China, Kyrgyzstan, Micronesia, and the Republic of Cabo Verde discuss their Peace Corps experiences over coffee. Open to the public!

 

The event dates highlighted in yellow are open to anyone. The March 6th luncheon is intended for advisors, faculty, and other staff interested in learning more about the role of a Peace Corps Campus Representative at UIUC. Academic and Career Advisors are encouraged to attend.

 

Additional Spring 2015 Semester Events:

March 11 Peace Corps Application Workshop 6pm @ The Career Center Conference Rm

March 18 Peace Corps booth at the All-Campus Career Fair 12-4pm @ ARC

April 1 Peace Corps Information Session 6pm @The Career Center Conference Rm

April 14 Peace Corps Application Workshop 6pm @The Career Center

April 18 Returned Peace Corps Volunteers present at the Leaders for Global Change (LGC): International Service Learning Conference 10am-2pm @ UIUC’s YMCA

May 6 Peace Corps Information Session 6pm @The Career Center

 

**Events are often added throughout the year, and Peace Corps is represented at most Career Fairs and international-related workshops on campus.

 

Application DeadlinesApril 1st (October 2015 Departure) and July 1st (Feb./March 2016 Departure)

 

I can also put the events in a ppt. slide or other format upon request.

 

Thank you,

 

Alissa

 

 

Alissa Harvey

RPCV, Republic of Georgia 2010-2012

Campus Peace Corps Representative

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Career Center | Student Services Arcade Building, MC-383

ILC Upcoming Events

 

 

Happy Monday Illini! We hope you enjoyed your weekend! Included below is information regarding our offerings and upcoming events.

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I-Programs:

 

These programs are FREE and are filling up fast, so be sure to reserve your spot now!

 

February 28thImprint

“Illinois Imprint teaches useful leadership skills in creative ways. The main topics of the program – transitioning and networking – are of great importance to anyone, especially for college students. I walked away from Imprint feeling much more comfortable about tackling these challenges. ”

– 2011 Imprint participant, anonymous

 

March 14thIgnite

“The systems approach we learned at Ignite can be applied to any problem you face. I learned the incredible value of targeting stakeholders and balancing interests so that everyone can win.”  – 2010 IGNITE PARTICIPANT, ANONYMOUS

 

April 4thIntegrity

Integrity was a really inspiring program which helped me to better understand the qualities that it takes to be a leader. I also learned how to correct myself when I have a lack of integrity which really gave me a feeling of contentment and hope. I give this program a thumbs up for the amount of effort and energy that was put into making it an effective learning experience.” –  MARINA S., ’10 FINE & APPLIED ARTS

 

Imprint, Ignite, and Integrity are our three FINAL programs for the school year. If you are interested, do not wait to register!

 

 
Leadership Certificate Program:

Been to an i-Program before? You are already well on your way to obtaining a Leadership Certificate! Enroll in our Leadership Certificate Program today!

 

 

 

 

Mortar Board National Senior Honor Society:

 

The program is accepting applications from motivated student leaders on campus who are ready to serve.

 

Mortar Board is a national honor society that recognizes college seniors for outstanding achievement in scholarship, leadership and service. This honor society provides opportunities for continued leadership development, promotes service to universities and encourages lifelong contributions to the global community. Belonging to an honor society carries a commitment of individual and group participation. Therefore, Mortar Board members are not an idle part of the organization, but are active and involved, accepting the responsibility and obligation to be devoted to their chapters.

 

To be considered for the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign chapter complete the following brief application: http://go.illinois.edu/mortarboardapp2015

 

More information about the prestigious national organization and its rich history can be found on the Mortar Board official website: http://www.mortarboard.org/About/History/ as well as the attached document.

 

 

 

Have a great week!

 

 

Illinois Leadership®Center

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

www.illinoisleadership.illinois.edu

ILC Upcoming Events

 

 

Greetings Illini! We hope you enjoyed your weekend! Below we have included information regarding our most popular iProgram Imprint.  Space is limited as seats are filling up fast.  Register to secure your spot NOW!

 

How can you be successful as a leader in a new environment?

 

 

What skills are crucial for making successful transitions in life?

 

These questions and more will be answered at IMPRINT on Feb. 28th, where you will cultivate skills to manage change and learn how to develop and maintain personal and professional networks from alumni.

 

 

 

 

 

IMPRINT is the only i-program that is offered once a year and is facilitated by some of the most successful alumni of the University of Illinois. Here are just a few of our alumni profiles that will be facilitating this program:

 

 

 

Misha Adams

College: College of Business

Major: Finance

Year of Graduation: 2003

Current Occupation: Product Manager

Employer: JP Morgan Chase

 

James Bebley

College: College of Law

Major: Juris Doctor

Year of Graduation: 1985

Current Occupation: General Counsel

Employer: Chicago Board of Education

 

Kyle Kalinich

College: ALS

Major: Health Planning & Administration

Year of Graduation: 1985

Current Occupation: National Sales Leader

Employer: Aon

 

 

Don’t miss out on this amazing FREE opportunity to network and learn from the best Illini!

 

We encourage Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, and Grad students to attend. To sign up, visit leadership.illinois.edu

 

We hope to see you there!

 

 

Illinois Leadership®Center

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

www.illinoisleadership.illinois.edu

ILC Upcoming Events – Week of 2/9

Greetings Illini! We hope you enjoyed your weekend! Included below are details on the Illinois Leadership Center’s upcoming events.

John Graf Internship Recruitment:

Each year, the Illinois Leadership® Center offers 4 internships to juniors and seniors. These internships are paid, year-long experiences.  Intern responsibilities include coordinating i-Programs and implementing leadership projects while gaining valuable professional skills.  The basic requirements to be eligible include:

  • High academic achievement (a minimum of 2.8/4.0)
  • Junior or Senior standing during the term of the Internship
  • Availability to work 15 hours per week

Interested in learning more?  We will be hosting information sessions on:

  • Wednesday, February 11th at 7pm at the Illinois Leadership® Center, room 290 Illini Union

Like our Graf Intern Recruitment Facebook page to learn more about the internship and to stay updated with the application process.  Applications are due Wednesday, February 18th at 11:59pm and are available online now! Contact ILCGrafIntern4@illinois.edu with application questions or concerns.
I-Programs:

These programs are FREE and are filling up fast, so be sure to reserve your spot now!

February 21stInsight

Insight identifies your personal themes or talents – those talents that are innate to you so that when you are in groups and practicing behaviors those are the ones that shine through the most, so these are the traits that make you feel strong.” – Phil J., ’11 Labor and Employment Relations

February 28thImprint

“Illinois Imprint teaches useful leadership skills in creative ways. The main topics of the program – transitioning and networking – are of great importance to anyone, especially for college students. I walked away from Imprint feeling much more comfortable about tackling these challenges. ”

– 2011 Imprint participant, anonymous

March 14thIgnite

“The systems approach we learned at Ignite can be applied to any problem you face. I learned the incredible value of targeting stakeholders and balancing interests so that everyone can win.” – 2010 IGNITE PARTICIPANT, ANONYMOUS
Leadership Certificate Program:

Been to an i-Program before? You are already well on your way to obtaining a Leadership Certificate! Enroll in our Leadership Certificate Program today!

 

Illinois Leadership®Center

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

www.illinoisleadership.illinois.edu

290 Illini Union, MC-384

1401 W. Green St., Urbana, IL 61801

E: leadership@illinois.edu

P: 217-333-0604

 

 

Illinois Leadership Center – Upcoming Events

Welcome back Illini! These programs are FREE and are filling up fast since school has started, so be sure to reserve your spot now.

I-Programs:


January 31st – Ignite
 
“The systems approach we learned at Ignite can be applied to any problem you face. I learned the incredible value of targeting stakeholders and balancing interests so that everyone can win.” – 2010 IGNITE PARTICIPANT, ANONYMOUS
 
February 7th – Intersect
 
Intersect is an amazing program that offers students a chance to develop leadership skills in many different group settings. It taught students the importance of working together and communication through fun challenges and discovering our listening styles. It also allowed us to meet, interact with and learn from many different students.” – SARAH V., ’14 LAS
 
February 21st – Insight
 
Insight identifies your personal themes or talents — those talents that are innate to you so that when you are in groups and practicing behaviors those are the ones that shine through the most, so these are the traits that make you feel strong.”
— PHIL J., ’11 LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS
 

Leadership Certificate Program:
 
 
Been to an i-program before? You are already well on your way to obtaining a Leadership Certificate! Enroll in our Leadership Certificate Program today!
 
 
 
John Graf Internship Recruitment:
 
Each year, the Illinois Leadership® Center offers 4 internships to juniors and seniors. These internships are paid, year-long experiences.  Intern responsibilities include coordinating i-Programs and implementing leadership projects while gaining valuable professional skills.  The basic requirements to be eligible include:
  • High academic achievement (a minimum of 2.8/4.0)
  • Junior or Senior standing during the term of the Internship
  • Availability to work 15 hours per week
Interested in learning more?  We will be hosting information sessions on:
  • Tuesday, January 27th at 7pm in the Illinois Leadership® Center, room 290 Illini Union
  • Thursday, January 30th at 12pm at La Casa Cultural Latina
  • Tuesday, February 3rd at 7pm at the Illinois Leadership® Center, room 290 Illini Union
  • Wednesday, February 11th at 6pm at the Illinois Leadership® Center, room 290 Illini Union
Like our Graf Intern Recruitment Facebook page to learn more about the internship and to stay updated with the application process.  Applications are due Wednesday, February 18th at 11:59pm and are available online now!
 

 

Upcoming i-Programs in Leadership

 

Hope you had a great winter break! The Spring semester is only one week away and we are gearing up for our upcoming i-programs! These programs are FREE and will fill up fast once school starts, so be sure to reserve your spot now.

January 24th – Integrity

 

Integrity was a really inspiring program which helped me to better understand the qualities that it takes to be a leader. I also learned how to correct myself when I have a lack of integrity which really gave me a feeling of contentment and hope. I give this program a thumbs up for the amount of effort and energy that was put into making it an effective learning experience.” -MARINA S., ’10 FINE & APPLIED ARTS

 

January 31st – Ignite

 

“The systems approach we learned at Ignite can be applied to any problem you face. I learned the incredible value of targeting stakeholders and balancing interests so that everyone can win.” – 2010 IGNITE PARTICIPANT, ANONYMOUS

 

February 7th – Intersect

 

Intersect is an amazing program that offers students a chance to develop leadership skills in many different group settings. It taught students the importance of working together and communication through fun challenges and discovering our listening styles. It also allowed us to meet, interact with and learn from many different students.” – SARAH V., ’14 LAS

 

Leadership Certificate Program – Why not get started on this amazing resume builder this Spring?

 

 

Exclusive Opportunity over Break for Leadership

Happy Holidays from the ILC! Hope you all have a great winter break and can’t wait to see some of you next semester!

It would be even better if we see some of you at INSIGHT in Chicago on January 9th! Be sure to take advantage of this exclusive opportunity that only occurs once a year!
Insight
Registration Link

The Petullo Insight Leadership program is designed to help students focus on the personal knowledge required for effective leadership in a complex, changing world. This program helps students increase their level of self-awareness and their degree of self-management skills.

Students will discover their leadership talents and strengths, identify their values, investigate the role identity plays in leadership, and explore their intrinsic leadership style.


If traveling from campus, transportation will be provided to Chicago and back for free; students coming from anywhere else will have to provide their own.

 

Sign Up for Upcoming I-Programs with the Leadership Center!

Spring i-program registration is open and filling up fast! All of the Illinois Leadership Center’s services are completely FREE for students. Here are some of our upcoming programs:
 
Discover your strengths, values, social identities, and explore your intrinsic leadership styles
If traveling from campus, transportation will be provided to Chicago and back for free; students coming from anywhere else will have to provide their own
 
Investigate your personal values and the intersections of morals, ethics, and integrity
 
 
Develop skills in leading change and understanding systems thinking
 
 
A multi semester program designed to provide you customized leadership development, combining classroom instruction and hands-on experience.
 
 
 
 
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Illinois Leadership® Center
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign