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October 2020 Illinois Administrative Professional Newsletter
 
 
 
 
 
President's Message

Greetings and Happy October 2020!

Can you believe it, the year is almost over?! Weather is getting cooler; leaves are starting to change, and people are breaking out their crockpots or Instant Pots to make their favorite chili or soups. Did you know Christmas décor is in the store and we have not had Halloween? Of course, I didn’t pay attention to the Christmas décor, I was saying “bad candy” every time I saw candy corn or pumpkins. What is your favorite thing about Fall? I like having fires in my fire box, roasting hot dogs and watching the glowing embers.

Please mark your calendars for the following dates:

Wednesday, October 21, 2020—Celebrating Boss of the Year; please plan to join us via Zoom. Registration information is below.

Sunday, November 1, 2020—Time Change; turn clock back one hour.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020—IAP Lunch meeting (TBA); Programs & Events are working hard on this event.

Donna Miller
IAP President

 
 
   
 
 
Career Connections Calendar
 
Programs and Events Committee
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Ruth Sosnoff
 
October Luncheon

Special Events Committee (Leta Summers and Stacy Walker)

IAP Special Events is hosting Ruth Sosnoff, Associate Director for administration, National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) on Wednesday, October 21st via Zoom. We will also recognize nominees for Boss of the Year and announce the winner. Mark your calendar for this special event!

Registration Link: https://go.illinois.edu/IAPBOTY2020

Deadline to register is at midnight on Sunday, October 18th.

For questions, please contact Leta Summers or Stacy Walker.

 
 
   
 
 
Membership: Information, Connections and Celebrations
 
Dimitria Johnson, Hannah Stites & Beth Lewis


IT’S NOT TOO LATE!
There is still time to sign up for the Mentoring Program! Please contact Hannah Stites ASAP to be included in this year’s program!

WE WANT TO KEEP YOU CONNECTED! Have you or a colleague received a promotion or moved to a new office? Are you continuing your education here on campus, EIU, Parkland or elsewhere? Please let Hannah Stites know and she will share that information in the next newsletter. Our goal is to make as many connections as possible to ensure you are successful in whatever it is that you are doing!

Please remember to let us know if you are planning to retire soon so that you can be an IAP retiree member! We will miss you very much, but we hope that you’ll come back for a visit!

The Membership and Mentoring Committee

Dimitria Johnson, Co-Chair dimij@illinois.edu or 333-4634
Hannah Stites, Co-Chair hstites2@illinois.edu or 300-4072
Beth Lewis, ealewis@illinois.edu or 300-7227

For general inquiries email: IAP@illinois.edu

OCTOBER CELEBRATIONS

October Birthdays

  • Jill Odom – October 4
  • Erin Farrar – October 22
  • Krystle Simmons – October 22
  • Sarah Adams – October 25
  • Angie Ellis – October 25
  • Selena Douglass – October 30
  • Lisa Leininger – October 30

October Anniversaries

  • Lisa Leininger – 6 Years

 

 
   
 
 
Tips & Tricks

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