Studying Abroad Info Session: Barcelona
Tuesday, Aug. 30; 4 p.m.
Foreign Languages Building, Room 1080 (Lucy Ellis Lounge)
Immerse yourself in Spanish culture while studying abroad in Barcelona during the Spring 2017 semester or the 2017-18 academic year. For more information, contact Tasha Robles at email@example.com.
MAFE Hosting Ice Cream Social
Tuesday, Aug. 30; 7 p.m.
North Lobby of Education Building
All are welcome to the Minority Association of Future Educators' first meeting of the semester, where ice cream will be provided. Formed in 1994, MAFE offers a support network for underrepresented students seeking to become professional educators. The group also addresses the needs of children, particularly underrepresented ones. Contact Alanna Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Study Abroad Info Session: Spanish Language Programs
Thursday, Sept. 8; 4-5 p.m.
Foreign Languages Building, Room G32
Learn how you can earn credit abroad for your Spanish major/minor.
Tutor Orientation Meeting for Urbana Schools
Thursday, Sept. 8; 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Mumford Hall, Room 103
Many tutoring opportunities will be available this school year at Urbana Middle School and Urbana High School. Attend this meeting to become an educator and inspirational mentor for a diverse student body at award-winning schools that are committed to high standards, equity, and social justice. Tutors and role models are needed in the subjects of math, science, health, and in many more activity-related realms. For more information, contact Lori Ellinger at email@example.com.
Educating Teachers for a World with Social, Economic, and Cultural Challenges
Wednesday, Sept. 14; Noon-1 p.m.
Education Building, Room 242
Join this Brown Bag Lunch presentation by speaker Liane Hentschke, a professor of music education at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul. Professor Hentschke's areas of expertise include teacher education, formal and non-formal music education, motivation, and digital technology in music education.
Saturday, Sept. 17; 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
EdCampCU is for students, pre-service teachers, full-time teachers, administrators, parents, community members, coders, business people, and school board members. The conference provides an opportunity to talk about schools and learning in Champaign-Urbana, and the agenda is created by the participants. The event centers on participants’ questions, topics such as standardized tests and opportunities in education. Learn more...