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Headlines for the Week of September 20, 2010

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Alumni Board of Directors Scholarship
ArrowApply online - deadline October 1.

Commencement information:
ArrowOctober 15: Deadline to sign up for a composite photo sitting.
ArrowOctober 19-20: Composite photo sittings will be held.

ASCK Week 2010: Alumni-Student ConneKtions
Reminder: Alumni-Student ConneKtions Week Events are September 20 to 24.

Become a Velocity Ambassador for IIT
Learn more about the Velocity Ambassador program.

October 8: Chicago-Kent night with the Chicago Fire Soccer Club
Ticket orders must be recieved by October 5.



Alumni Board of Directors Scholarship

Apply for the Alumni Board Scholarship: Due Oct 1

The Chicago-Kent Alumni Board of Directors Scholarship is awarded to law students demonstrating academic merit and financial need. Applications for the 2009-2010 Scholarships are due Friday, October 1, 2010.

Complete Online Application

Recipients will be announced in early November and will be honored at the annual Alumni Awards & Recognition Luncheon on Friday, November 19, 2010.

Direct questions to Tara Anderson, Director of Alumni Relations, at (312) 906-5245.

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2011 Commencement Information

Commencement Information

Fall 2010 and Spring 2011 Graduates: The Alumni Association is your home for Commencement 2011! Your official commencement ceremony will take place Sunday, May 15, 2011 at 2:30 pm at the UIC Forum, 725 W Roosevelt Rd., Chicago, IL 60608. Please watch your kentlaw.edu email for announcements and updates throughout the year. For more information, including FAQs, please visit the Commencement Portal online.

Composite Photo Sittings

If youíve been to the 3rd floor, youíve seen the composite photos of the most recent class as well as classes all the way back to 1893. Now itís your turn!

Photo sittings will be held:
Tuesday, October 19 and Wednesday, October 20, 2010
Fifteen minute slots, 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Room 325

Sign up for a sitting in the Office of Alumni Relations, Suite 310, beginning September 20 until Friday, October 15.

Slots are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. If you are able to take a daytime slot, we ask that you reserve the slots from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. for evening students. Evening students ONLY who cannot make it during office hours can email commencement@kentlaw.edu to schedule a sitting time.

Please visit the Commencement Photos page for details on purchasing photos, suggested attire and other information.

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ASCK Week 2010: Alumni-Student ConneKtions

Reminder: ASCK Week events are September 20-24

ASCK Week is a weeklong extravaganza of opportunities for students to network and connect with Chicago-Kent alumni as well as to gain valuable career-related skills. More information can be found on the Alumni Office ASCK Week webpage.

Schedule

Take a Student To Work Day: Any day, September 20 - 24

Resume Reviews: Monday, September 20, 20-minute sessions, all day

Informational Interviews: Tuesday, September 21, 30-minute sessions, all day

Generational Differences in the Workplace: Tuesday, September 21, noon - 1:00 p.m.

Everything you want to know about practicing law: A panel hosted by the Chicago-Kent Young Alumni Council
Thursday, September 23, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m., Room 580

Mock Interviews: Wednesday, September 22, 30-minute sessions, all day

Unusual Interview Situations: Wednesday, September 22, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Tour of the Cook County Courthouse: Thursday, September 23, 9:00 a.m.
Learn the ins and outs of the Courthouse and meet alumni along the way! RSVP to alums@kentlaw.edu by Tuesday, September 21.

How to Network: Thursday, September 23, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Alumni and Student Networking Event: Thursday, September 23, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Cocktails and appetizers will be served. For this event only, RSVP to alums@kentlaw.edu by Tuesday, September 21.

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Become a Velocity Ambassador for IIT

Learn more about the Velocity Ambassador program

Are you interested in earning $60 a pop to interview Chicago-Kent alumni? Conduct three interviews per month over the school year at your convenience by becoming an IIT Velocity Ambassador. The Velocity Initiative is an ambitious university project to have students conduct interviews with our alumni. Contact Tanya Pietrkowski at tpietrkowski@kentlaw.edu to learn more.

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Chicago-Kent night with the Chicago Fire Soccer Club

October 8: Chicago-Kent Night with the Chicago Fire

On this special night the Chicago Fire is offering special-priced tickets to all Chicago-Kent alumni, students, faculty, staff, and their family & friends. Firehouse tickets are available for only $15 and a Miller Lite Party Deck ticket (includes 4 Miller Lites and food; must be 21) is only $35.

Ticket orders must be submitted to the Chicago Fire by Tuesday, October 5. To purchase tickets: Call Matt Simons at 708-496-6764 or email msimons@chicago-fire.com.

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