PROGRAMS' INFORMATIONAL RECEPTION
Students interested in Labor and Employment Law, Business
Law, Intellectual Property Law, International and Comparative
Law, Public Interest Law, Criminal Litigation, Litigation
and Dispute Resolution, and Environmental and Energy
Law are invited to attend an Informational Reception
on IIT Chicago-Kent's Certificate Programs.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
4:30 - 5:45pm
Meet faculty and students in the Certificate programs,
gather information, and have a snack!
On Monday, March 24, 2014 (the
first day back from Spring Break), at 4:00pm to 5:00pm,
American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten
deliver the Distinguished Labor Leader Lecture. The
event will take place in the auditorium.
In addition to leading the AFL-CIO affiliated
teachers union, Weingarten is one of the major players
in the public discourse over education reform. She is
also an incredibly dynamic speaker.
36th annual Kenneth M. Piper Lecture:
The Post-Recession Economy: A Return to ... What?
Lecturer: Jared Bernstein, Senior Fellow, Center
on Budget and Policy Priorities, Former Chief Economist
and Economic Adviser to Vice President Joseph Biden
Commentators: Mary Joyce Carlson, Labor and Employment
Attorney, Washington, D.C. and James J. Glynn, Vice President,
Labor Relations, GM North America
P. Zemm Labor Law Prize - 2014
Sandra Zemm was a partner in the Labor and Employment
Department at Seyfarth Shaw's Chicago office; she passed
away in September 2008 after a long battle with cancer.
Seyfarth Shaw and Ms. Zemm's family, friends, and colleagues
have raised money to fund an annual prize in her honor.
The Sandra P. Zemm Prize in Labor and Employment Law
will be awarded annually to a third or fourth year student
in the Labor/Employment Law Certificate Program at IIT
Chicago-Kent who has demonstrated the qualities that made
Sandy so special:
A commitment to pursue a career in labor and employment
law, a pioneer spirit and willingness to take the initiative,
and a gracious and generous attitude toward helping those
The Prize this year is $1,000. If you know someone in
the Certificate Program whom you think embodies the characteristics
for which Ms. Zemm is remembered, please consider nominating
that person for the Zemm Prize.
To nominate a student, please send an e-mail naming the
student, with a paragraph or so describing the reasons
you think the student deserves the Zemm Prize. Please
feel free to nominate yourself also, or to suggest nominations
Deadline for nominations
by students: FRIDAY, MARCH 14, 2014.
Send nominations to Ms. Sharon Wyatt-Jordan via email
Joe Sexauer - President
Matthew Jarka - Vice President of External Affairs
Brendan Crowley -Vice President of Internal Affairs
Mike Adler - Secretary
Kelly Carson - Treasurer
Charlie Burns - IIT Director