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Headlines for the Week of December 12, 2011

Contents

Commencement Information:
ArrowCommencement information.
ArrowSign up for spring 2012 composite photo dates: February 7 to 9.
ArrowInformation for out-of-town graduates.
ArrowHave a family member who's a graduate? Ask him or her to be your Alumni Legacy Hooder.
Class of 2012 Class Gift:
ArrowSave the Date: Class Gift Kick-off Event Thursday, January 26.
ArrowYour 2012 Class Gift Committee.
Alumni Career Advisor Network:
ArrowSearch for an Advisor.


Class of 2012

Commencement Information

Fall 2011 and Spring 2012 Graduates: The Alumni Association is your home for Commencement 2012!

Your official commencement ceremony will take place Sunday, May 13, 2012 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.

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Composite Photos: February 7-9, 2012

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, February 7-Thursday, February 9, 2012
Fifteen minute slots, 11:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
Room 325

Sign up online at http://www.wejoinin.com/sheets/nvclo by Friday, February 3.

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 direct questions to commencement@kentlaw.edu or (312) 906-5240.

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Out of Town Graduates

If you will not be in the Chicagoland area during Spring 2012 and are planning to participate in the Commencement ceremony, please email commencement@kentlaw.edu to arrange for tickets, cap and gown, and other graduation information as soon as possible.

Please visit the Commencement Portal for other details about your Commencement ceremony.

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Alumni Legacy Hooders

The Chicago-Kent tradition of Alumni Legacy Hooding allows a graduate to be hooded by an alumni relative during the ceremony. If you are an immediate relative of a Chicago-Kent alumnus/a and would like him/her to hood you at the ceremony, please email commencement@kentlaw.edu for additional details.

Please note that this person must be both an alumnus of Chicago-Kent College of Law and an immediate relative of yours. Unfortunately there are no exceptions to this rule.

All Alumni Legacy Hooders will participate in the graduation processional and recessional and therefore will be sitting on the stage throughout the ceremony. Legacy Hooders do NOT need a graduation ticket. Legacy Hooders will wear caps and gowns and will pick up their regalia in the Faculty Robing Room on graduation day.

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Class of 2011 Class Gift

Save the Date: Class Gift Kick-off Event

Save the date for the Class Gift Kick-off Party!

Thursday, January 26, 2012
4:00-6:30 p.m., Lobby

Stop by for free pizza & beer, and learn more about the Class of 2012 Class Gift!

For more information, visit www.kentlaw.edu/classgift.

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Your 2012 Class Gift Committee

Many thanks to the Class of 2012 Class Gift Committee for their work on this year's project!

Committee Chair:  Katsie Calhoun

Ali Ammoura   Eun-Kyung Kim
Liz Camille Christen     Patrick Milott
Joe Janas   Temi Oduala
Ayodele Jegede   Anthony Sarkees
     

 

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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 schoolís ďAlumni Career Advisor Network.Ē

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 ďA.Ē
  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 studentís class year is LN2. A 1st year day studentís 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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