Category Archives: Student organizations

Illini Statistics Resume Workshop Sept. 3

The Illini Statistics student organization is sponsoring a resume workshop put on by the Career Center next Tuesday.

Workshop Title: Winning Resumes and Cover Letters (45-50 mins)
Location: EVRT 165 (1406 West Green Street Urbana, IL 61801)
Time: Sep 3rd( Tuesday) 5:30pm


This should be a good opportunity to learn about putting your resume together or improving your existing resume before the series of career fairs which start the following week.

Be sure to check out the Illini Statistics webpage for more info about the organization and upcoming events, and to get involved if you’re not already a member.

Stress Management Peer Recruitment Opportunity

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Stress Management Peer Leaders


McKinley Heath Center’s Health Education Unit is seeking volunteers to become Stress Management Peer (SMP) Leaders.  SMP is dedicated to providing education & awareness to UI students on stress-related topics and concerns. We facilitate stress-related workshops, participate in campus-wide program planning and other organizational events while embracing the diversity of our campus. This is a great opportunity to enhance leadership skills and meet new and interesting people. Strong communication skills desired. This hands-on experience is a great volunteer opportunity!


Learn to Stress Less! Limited time to join!


Interest session will be held at the Levis Center (across from ISR and Krannert), 2nd level  on Wednesday, September 4th, 5:00 p.m.


For more information please contact Margaret Jasinski at 333-2714 or via email at




Big Opportunity in iTrade Program

It would be very appreciated if you could spread out this piece of learning opportunity to your students.
We (Macro Access) are a registered student organization, aimed at bringing all sorts of access to all students. This semester, we are running a trade training program called iTrade, in which we invite professionals to bring us their insights and experience. During the semester, we will demonstrate to and lead students first few steps in trading, including fundamental an technical analysis as well as stock information searching. Depending on how the students perform in the final competition, we offer different levels of awards sponsored by a trading company.
Our info session will be held on 6:00 p.m, Sep 3rd, @ 221 Gregory Hall
Like us on program facebook page
Macro Access

OVP Ambassador Program Applications Due 2/12

Please remind – or inform – your students that the Illini Union Office of Volunteer Programs (OVP) Ambassador Program applications are due Tuesday, February 12th. This 8-week non-credit course is open to first-year and sophomore students from any college or major. The program focuses on introducing students to the fields of volunteerism, philanthropy and social entrepreneurship from a theoretical perspective with experiential learning opportunities.
Students will volunteer, assist in planning volunteer opportunities for other Illinois students and community residents, provide support to the Campus and Community-Wide Day of Service recently promoted in the Chancellor’s January 22nd email, and complete a project related to the field. Sessions include training on leadership, communications, diversity, career development, innovation, and planning large-scale service events.
Course meets Wednesdays February 20th-April 27th from 5:30-7:30p (excepting March 20 and 27). For more information contact OVP at or call 217-333-7424 and ask for Kati.
To apply, complete the form at:   

College Mentors for Kids

What is CMFK?

A growing nonprofit organization, College Mentors for Kids pairs more than 1,400 first- through eighth-grade children with 1,600 local college student mentors. College Mentors’ signature mentor program has chapters on 24 college and university campuses.

Our mission

College Mentors for Kids’ mission is to connect college students with the most to give to kids who need it most. 


Through weekly after-school activities, mentors help their “Little Buddies” understand the importance of education, show them the benefits to cultural understanding, and teach them ways to give back to their community.

Become a Mentor Today!

By becoming a mentor you can make a difference for a child and their view on education. Mentoring relationships are not only beneficial for children, but the college students, as well. Mentors learn about the resources their campus offers, leadership skills and the need for positive role models in their communities.





Questions? Email us at



MATRIX 12/4 Meeting


Welcome back from break. We have an exciting meeting planned for next week. It will be a talk about the Mathematics of Music given by Matthew Ando of the Math Department and Stephen Taylor of the Music Department and we will also be joined by some music students. This will be the last MATRIX meeting of the semester.
Here are the details:
Mathematics of Music Talk
Tuesday, December 4th at 5pm
173 Altgeld Hall
Hope to see you there! Feel free to bring friends too!

Michelle Klein

President | MATRIX Math Club

Financial Planning Club

Please help us promote this great meeting on Managing Portfolios.  The Financial Planning Club has invited in three outstanding Portfolio Managers to attend this forum right after break.  We appreciate your assistance in promoting this event!  EVERYONE is welcome.


Interested in Wealth Management?

All are welcome at FPC meetings!

 Upcoming Events

  • Portfolio Manager Forum
    • Features 3 portfolio managers from Kovitz Investment Group, Exemplar Financial Services, and Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
    • Thursday, November 29th from 4-5:30 PM in the Monsanto Room (bottom floor of the ACES Library)
    • Professional Dress

Questions? Contact:

fpc flyer 11-11-12

MATRIX Movie Night

Happy election day MATRIX!

One week from today, we’ll be having another social event! We’ll be watching a movie. In the spirit of election day, we are letting YOU vote for which movie you want to watch. There are math-related and non-math-related options and you can write in your own suggestion. Here is a link to the poll:
To recap:
MATRIX Movie Night
When: Tuesday, 11/13 at 5pm (until the movie ends)
Where: 173 Altgeld Hall
Hope to see you there!
President | MATRIX Math Club

Financial Planning Club November Events!

Interested in Wealth Management?
All are welcome at FPC meetings!
Upcoming Events
·         HAPPY HOUR
o   Thursday, November 1st at Firehaus from 5-6:30PM
·         Speed Networking
o   Practice elevator speeches, interview questions, and review resumes 
o   Thursday, November 8th in 426 Mumford Hall from 6-7PM   
·         Portfolio Manager Forum
o   Feature 3 portfolio managers from Kovitz Investment Group, Midland States Bank
o   Thursday, November 29th from 3-5PM in the Monsanto Room (bottom floor of the ACES Library)

MATRIX Altgeld Bell Tower Tour TODAY!

Just a reminder that MATRIX is taking a tour of the Altgeld Bell Tower TODAY!

If you haven’t been to the Altgeld bell tower, or you want to hang out with the math club (MATRIX), or both, please go to the meeting TONIGHT at 5pm!  This is a pretty neat experience, and I can’t guarantee that our wonderful, very long-serving chimesmaster will still be doing this next year, so do this while you can!!

When: Today, 10/2 at 5pm
Where: Meet outside room 323 Altgeld Hall (near the big lecture hall and the advising office)
Also, MATRIX has a brand new facebook page so make sure to like it:
Hope to see you there!


Michelle Klein
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Mathematics, Statistics, Business minor | 2013

Project Manager | Illinois Business Consulting
President | MATRIX Math Club