Monthly archives: February, 2016

Campus Message 02.29.16

Dear Students,

I invite you to join me for Office Hours tomorrow, March 1st, from 2 – 4 p.m. at the Student Services Building, Meeting Room C.

In follow up to our first Office Hours, there will be no set agenda for discussion. I’m calling this “Office Hours” to convey the openness I would like to establish and to assure a friendly and candid exchange of ideas. Read more…

Making a push for higher education, MAP funding

Higher education supporters voiced their concerns about budget uncertainties Friday in an Illinois Coalition to Invest in Higher Education news conference at UIC.

Nine speakers — students, university staff, administrators, alumni and business leaders — urged legislators and government officials to find a funding solution for colleges and universities.

“Illinois’ higher education system is one of the state’s most important assets. It is a true gem, yet our state’s budget battle perils it,” said Dave Cocagne, a University of Illinois alumnus and a member of the University of Illinois Alumni Association Board of Directors. Read more…

Campus Message 02.23.16

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff,

To continue the University of Illinois Strategic Planning Initiative, each of the three campuses will follow up the town halls from last fall with a second round of town hall meetings in March. This will provide the UIC community another opportunity to participate in this very important process.  Read more…

Campus Message 02.19.16

Dear Students,

I invite you to join me for Office Hours on Tuesday, March 1st, from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. at the Student Services Building, Meeting Room C.

In follow up to our first Office Hours, there will again be no set agenda for discussion. I want to continue to provide an inclusive setting in which I hope you will feel comfortable expressing your opinion on issues relating to your experience at UIC and our community. Read more…

Career Podium Q & A

Chancellor Michael Amiridis—like many UIC students—reflects the diverse, global nature of Chicago. The native of northern Greece was himself a first-generation college student, who came to the U.S. to pursue graduate studies in chemical engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

In Career Podium’s Q & A, Amiridis shares insight on his career path, transition to UIC, job responsibilities, and vision for the university. Read more…

Campus Message 02.15.16

Dear Colleagues:

This spring, UIC colleges will hold commencement ceremonies for undergraduate, graduate and professional students who earned their degrees during the 2015 summer session, the fall 2015, or spring 2016 semesters, and who did not participate in our December ceremonies. Read more…

Campus Message 02.09.16

Dear Faculty and Staff,

In the coming weeks, UIC will be participating in a University of Illinois online training program on issues of discrimination and sexual violence. This program is designed to reinforce the culture of respectful, consensual relationships across all of our campuses.

This online course is mandatory for all employees of the university except for our undergraduate student workers and graduate/professional students who may also be employees. This very important training is also strongly encouraged for all graduate and professional students regardless of employment. Read more…

Campus Message 02.01.16

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff:

Today, Dr. Susan Poser officially joins UIC as Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost and it is a great pleasure to welcome her to our community! Read more…