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Headlines for the Week of October 10, 2011

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Alumni/Student ConneKtions (ASCK) Week 2011:
ArrowAlumni/Student networking reception Wednesday, October 12.
ArrowAttend panels on networking, bar leadership, and growing a legal business.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Visits to Chicago-Kent in Fall 2011
ArrowLottery notifications were sent Friday, October 7.
Class of 2012:
ArrowSign up for composite photo sittings October 26-27.
Alumni Career Advisor Network:
ArrowSearch for an Advisor.


Alumni/Student ConneKtions (ASCK) Week 2011

Alumni/Student Networking Reception

Practice your networking skills with Chicago-Kent alumni!

Wednesday, October 12, 2011
5:30-7:30 p.m.
10th Floor Event Room

RSVP to alums@kentlaw.edu or (312) 906-5240.

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Panel Schedule

Chicago-Kent alumni will hold panels and make presentations throughout the week on how to develop your legal career.

  • Remember My Name: How to Market and Grow a Legal Business
    Tuesday, October 11
    12:00–1:00 p.m.
    Room 370
    Presenter:
    Rafi Arbel ‘94, President of Market JD
     
  • Chicago-Kent Alumni in Bar Association Leadership: A Speaking Panel
    Wednesday, October 12

    3:00–4:00 p.m.
    Room 210
    Panelists:
    John Locallo ’86, Gregg Garofalo ’99, and Catherine Battista ’05

  • Social Media, Doing Good and the Job Search
    Thursday, October 13

    12:30–1:30 p.m.
    Room 370
    Hosted by the Chicago-Kent Young Alumni Council
    Panelists:
    Andrew Slobodien ’94 and Marlene Igel ’94, moderated by Melissa Sobota ’07

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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Visits to Chicago-Kent

Lottery Notifications Sent October 7

“Judicial Takings”:  Keynote Address by Antonin Scalia, Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the United States
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
1:30-5:30 p.m. ~ Conference includes a keynote by Justice Scalia, panels, a moot court competition, and reception
Click here to view the full conference schedule (PDF).

Notifications for the Justice Scalia event lottery were sent on Friday, October 7. If selected, you must confirm your participation by Tuesday, October 11 at noon. If you do not confirm your selection, your spot will be given to another person who entered the lottery. 

If you have questions, please contact the Chicago-Kent Alumni Association at alums@kentlaw.edu or 312.906.5240. 

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Class of 2011

Sign up for composite photo sittings October 26-27

If you’ve been to the 3rd floor, you’ve seen the composite photos of the most recent class as well as classes all the way back to 1893. Now it’s your turn!

Photo sittings will be held:
Wednesday, October 26 and Thursday, October 27, 2011
Fifteen minute slots, 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Room 325

Sign up online at http://www.wejoinin.com/sheets/nvclo by Friday, October 21.

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.

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

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Alumni Career Advisor Network

Search for an Advisor

In an effort to help you connect with a strong network of Chicago-Kent alumni, the Chicago-Kent Alumni Association and Office of Career Services encourage you to take advantage of the law school’s “Alumni Career Advisor Network.”

Alumni from around the world are available to discuss issues such as practice trends, legal markets in specific geographic areas, and other career-related topics. This is an excellent opportunity to start building your personal network with Chicago-Kent alumni!

To search for an Alumni Career Advisor, all you have to do is log-in to the Chicago-Kent Alumni Online Community:

First Time Login Instructions:

  1. Go to www.alumni.kentlaw.edu/firstlogin

  2. In the Constituent ID field, enter your Banner CWID.
    To find your Banner CWID login to http://my.iit.edu. Once you are logged, on the right side of your screen you should see a box called IIT Personal ID numbers. The Banner CWID is the number beginning with “A.”
  1. In the Class Year Field:
    1. If you are an LLM student, enter LLM
    2. If you are a Visiting student, enter LV
    3. If you are a JD student your Class Year will be three characters. The first letter for all class years will be L. The second letter is your division. The third is your year number.
      Examples: A 2nd year night student’s class year is LN2. A 1st year day student’s class year is LD1.

During your first time login you will create a username and password. Afterwards, you may log in directly at www.alumni.kentlaw.edu/advisorsearch using the username and password you created.

If you need assistance with your first time login, please email kentcso@kentlaw.edu.

 

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