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Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Finals Week Cram-a-Thon

Monday & Tuesday, May 5 & 6
10 p.m. to 3 a.m.
Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, SLB 22
  • Laptops
  • Food and coffee
  • Printing
  • On-campus safe rides

For details, call 6-6333.

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Thursday, April 24, 2008

Mary Jane's grand opening

Ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of Mary Jane's Cafe, Brookens Library's new coffee shop

3:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 29, Brookens Library, level 1

Offering: pastries, light lunch items, fair trade coffee, espresso, and other gourmet beverages

Operated by Bevande Coffee, Bloomington

The name Mary Jane's honors Mary Jane MacDonald, the first librarian hired at Sangamon State University.

For details, contact Jane Treadwell at 6-6597.

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Faculty Honors Reception

4 p.m., Monday, April 28, PAC C/D

  • Recognizing faculty who have been recommended for sabbatical leave, tenure and/or promotion and those who have been granted emeritus status
  • Announcing recipients of the Excellence, Oakley, Pearson, and Spencer awards

Contact the provost's office for more information.

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Women's Center Annual Garden Party & Awards Ceremony

5 p.m., Thursday, May 1, Women's Peace & Friendship Garden (west side of UIS pond; rain location - PAC restaurant)
  • 11th Naomi B. Lynn Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Environment for Women at UIS (presented by the Women's Center Council)
  • 4th Student Activism Award (presented by the Women's Issues Caucus student club)

Ceremonies begin at 5:15 p.m.

For information, contact womenscenter@uis.edu or 6-7173.

Friday, April 11, 2008

Take Back the Night march and rally

Friday, April 18

  • Begins at 7 p.m. with a rally on the LLCC campus
  • March from LLCC to UIS
  • Entertainment and refreshments

Presented by: UIS Women's Issues Caucus and LLCC Feminist Action Coalition student clubs, UIS Women's Center, UIS Student Government Association, the Prairie Center Against Sexual Assault, and the LLCC Multicultural Center

The Take Back the Night movement is inclusive of all genders and sexual orientations.

For more information go to www.takebackthenight.org/ or contact Lynn Otterson at 6-7173.

Tuesday, April 08, 2008

UIS International Block Party

5 to 8:30 p.m., Friday, April 18

Student Life plaza area, east side of campus

Food, salsa dancing lessons, music

Open to the campus community

Contact Jeannie Jones at 6-6584 for details.

Tuesday, April 01, 2008

"Achieving Campus Sustainability"

a workshop with Dr. Debra Rowe, president of the U.S. Partnership for the Decade of Education for Sustainable Development

9 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, April 23, PAC C/D

continental breakfast and handouts provided

RSVP by April 14 by contacting Brenda Allan at 6-7163 or bsuhl1@uis.edu.

For additional information, contact Tih-Fen Ting, assistant professor of Environmental Studies, at 6-7876.