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April 30, 2020

Student Spotlight: Raquel Caneva

... and this week on the 'gram:

Pivot. Rethink. Adapt. We're all practicing these concepts now, in various aspects of life.
Changing course isn't always easy, but often takes us to better places than we'd planned.
That's this ElEd major's experience.

journeys.illinois.edu/2020/04/24/cha

 

Virtual Opportunities

 

Attention Graduating Seniors: 2020 Convocation Video
The College is actively planning alternative experiences to ensure our graduates are recognized in special ways. We are creating a 2020 Convocation Video for you, family, and friends to watch while "gathering" safely online for a Virtual Convocation ceremony on May 16. Get more details and submit a photo here, and watch for reminders by email.

Counseling Center is Available
Students who would like to schedule a phone consultation with a counselor can call 217-333-3704. The Counseling Center will soon be offering telehealth online counseling and will communicate on their website once it is available. They are also now offering brief online mental health screenings for depression, anxiety, and other common mental health concerns. These screenings are confidential and are meant to assist students to have an informed conversation with their counselor—not intended to provide a diagnosis.



Expressive Arts Drop-in Workshops
Friday, April 24 to Sunday, April 26 on Zoom
SKY at UIUC is a student organization focused on the mental well-being of students, staff, and faculty on campus and was recognized with the Robert P. 

The Writers Workshop is Still Here for You
As we near the semester's end, the Writers Workshop continues to support you. They have online consultations available to provide writing feedback, a number of useful resources on our website, and are available for virtual class presentations and collaborations by request through Zoom or other interfaces. Make an online appointment here.

Meet With the Career Center
Meet with a career coach, attend drop-in advising, or just check-in with the Career Center virtually or by phone. Visit careercenter@illinois.edu to learn more.

GLOBE Fall 2020
Apply today to become a GLOBE member! Accepting Blue applications now, priority date is July 1, 2020. Orange applications will be open soon. Details and application links: go.illinois.edu/globe. Global Leaders Orange and Blue Engagement (GLOBE) offers current students an opportunity to make connections with Orange members (new incoming students), build intercultural communication skills, leadership experience, and lifelong friendships.

 

Scholarships + Awards

 

Info Session on Scholarships for Graduate Programs in the UK and Ireland
May 7, 2–3 p.m.
Are you interested in pursuing graduate study in the United Kingdom or Ireland? If yes, consider applying for a Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell, or Gates scholarship! The campus' National and International Scholarships Program office is hosting an info session that will provide insight about these opportunities from current recipients. This online webinar is targeted to juniors, seniors, and graduate or professional students and will cover eligibility requirements, selection criteria, and the application processes for these awards. More event information here.

 

Career + Professional Development

 

Apply for NCSA's SPIN Academic Year 2020-21 Internships
Application Deadline: June 1, 2020
The Students Pushing Innovation (SPIN) internship program was launched to provide University of Illinois undergraduates with the opportunity to participate in hands-on research and contribute to interdisciplinary projects covering focused research areas in Culture and Society, Earth and Environment, Bioinformatics and Health Sciences, Material and Manufacturing, Data and Computational Sciences, Physics and Astronomy, and Digital Agriculture. The SPIN program is now accepting applicants for the 2020-2021 academic year. To apply, please visit spin.ncsa.illinois.edu, and click on the “Mentors” tab to learn about the SPIN projects, and then click on the “Apply” tab. 

 


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