Upcoming November Programs
Preparing for and Taking Exams:
November 8 & 9
ASP presents the next installment of the
Getting Started Series. Faculty, administrators, and students
will provide suggestions on how to survive the exam period
and succeed on your final exams. Valuable handouts will
also be distributed. This program will take place on Tuesday,
November 8, at 12:00pm in room 590 and Wednesday, November
9, at 5:00pm in room 590. Preparing for and Taking Exams
is open to everyone.
CBA Famous Trial Series:
The Loop Flood Case: November 15
The Chicago Bar Association presents the
next installment in its Famous Trial Series. Learn about
the details of the Loop Flood Case resulting from the 1992
flooding of the Chicago Loop tunnels and buildings. The
program will be presented by William P. Schuman, one of
the the attorneys representing Great Lakes Dredge &
Dock Company, the defendants in ten years of litigation
in state and federal courts. You can find more information
about this program by clicking here.
The program and discussion is on Tuesday, November 15, at
12:00pm and will include lunch.
Illinois Bar Admissions Presentation
for 3Ls and 4Ls: November 16
This is your chance to have all your questions
about bar applications and bar admissions answered! Representatives
from the Illinois Board of Admissions to the Bar will present
information about the application process, deadlines, and
filing fees. They will also explain and answer your questions
about the character and fitness portion of the application.
You should download and look over the application materials
available at www.ibaby.org
before coming to this program. Please attend on Wednesday,
November 16, at 3:00-4:00pm or 5:00-6:00pm in Room C50.
Student Job Opportunities with Alumni
The Office of Development & Alumni Relations is looking
for 2nd- or 3rd-year students to assist in updating the
alumni database. Students will be responsible for collecting
returned mail, e-mails, and other sources of alumni demographic
changes and entering the new information into the database.
This is an opportunity that could extend throughout the
school year although the largest concentration of hours
will be needed over the next several weeks. Hours: Days/Evenings,
all flexible. Pay is $9/hour. If interested, or if you would
like more information, please contact the Office of Development
& Alumni Relations at 312-906-5240 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
2L Evening Student Volunteers Needed
We are looking for 2L evening students who
are interested in assisting with fire evacuation procedures
in the evenings. We will provide training for volunteers
so you feel confident in directing your classmates in case
of an emergency. The time commitment is minimal, and your
help will be greatly appreciated. If you are interested,
please contact either Jamie
Lake or Caroline
Cascino by November 4.
Student Discount Program for Lyric
The Lyric Opera of Chicago has recently launched a new online
discount ticket program for students, Lyric Opera NExT --
Discount Student Tickets for the Next Generation. During
the course of each opera season, a select number of performances
will be made available to students at a discounted price
for $20. To order tickets, students must become a member
of NExT by registering online at www.lyricopera.org/next.
Once a student registers, he or she will receive periodic
email announcements listing upcoming performances. The email
will include a link and promotion code necessary to purchase
discounted tickets. Current NExT offerings include Puccini's
Manon Lescaut and Tippett's The Midsummer Marriage.
Spring 2006 ASP TA Applications
If you are interested in being a Teaching
Assistant for a first-year class next semester, please submit
an application by November 18, 2005. A complete application
includes an application form, unofficial transcript, and
a recent resume. You can find more information about job
responsibilities, grade requirements, compensation, and
application forms at www.kentlaw.edu/academics/asp/ta_requirements.html.
Application forms are also available on the table near the
3rd floor elevators.
We are hiring Teaching Assistants for Civil Procedure (Profs.
Marder, Laser, Steinman), Property (Profs. Hamilton, Harding,
Perritt, Atuahene), and Contracts (Prof. Warner).
The preliminary spring schedule is available at www.kentlaw.edu/depts/acadadm/06spring/.
This schedule will be finalized in the next few weeks.
Please contact Jamie Lake at email@example.com
or (312) 906-5247 with any questions.
Requests for Accommodations due
by October 31.
All requests (and related documentation)
for testing accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities
Act must be submitted to Jamie
Lake in the Office of Student Services by October 31,
2005. Students submitting requests and documentation after
October 31, may not be eligible for testing accommodations
for fall 2005 exams. Please note: Students who
have received accommodations at Chicago-Kent in the past
and those new students who have already had their accommodation
requests granted do not need to submit materials or make
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