Student Volunteers Needed for Community Day Celebration
The College of Education is seeking student volunteers for the Oct. 22 Community Day Celebration, which caps off the 2016 Youth Literature Festival. The festival, which brings together local and national authors, illustrators, poets, and storytellers, is sponsored by the College, the University Library, and numerous local supporters. Learn more...
Conversation Buddy English Club Seeking English Speakers
A number of international visitors, parents, scholars, and young professionals in the community need help improving their English conversational skills. The Conversation Buddy English Club is looking for native or near-native English speakers who would be interested in meeting these individuals and helping them practice their English. In exchange, volunteers will get to meet interesting people from all over the world. Learn more and email email@example.com with inquiries.
University YMCA Accepting Applications for Two Scholarships
The University YMCA is accepting applications for two Fred S. Bailey scholarship programs: the International Service Travel Scholarship for Cause-Driven Leaders (application deadline Oct. 3) and the Internship Scholarship Program for Cause-Driven Leaders (application deadline Nov. 11). Learn more...
Illinois Club Accepting Scholarship Applications for 2017-18
Application Deadline: Oct. 15 at 5 p.m.
The Illinois Club is accepting scholarship applications for the 2017-18 academic year. An application, résumé, and other documents are required, so be sure to start the application process soon. Qualified applicants must be an undergraduate with at least 60 earned credit hours by the end of Fall 2016; have a GPA of 2.75 or above; and graduate no earlier than December 2017. Learn more and apply for a scholarship.
Apply to Become an I-Connect Facilitator
Application Deadline: Sept. 23
I-Connect facilitators are passionate about diversity and inclusion on campus. If this sounds like you, apply to facilitate future I-Connect Diversity and Inclusion Workshops, an initiative of the Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Relations and the Division of Student Affairs. This is an opportunity for students of diverse backgrounds to use their personalities and perspectives to guide new students in understanding and accepting diversity and inclusion on campus and beyond. The position is a paid one, and interviews will be held in early October. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 217-244-1814.
Creative Writing Club Seeking Members from All Majors
From novelists to novices, the Creative Writing Club on campus is a great way for students in all majors to explore their writing creativity and have fun. This non-demanding club outlet is an inclusive community that encourages the development of different writing styles through fun games, brainstorming activities, and group collaboration. For more information on future meetings and the club in general, contact Carolyn Aiello at email@example.com.