October 15: Deadline to apply for Study Abroad Spring Semester 2008
More information about CK semester study abroad options is available here. A new program in Mexico (at Tec de Monterrey) will start Fall 2008 Ė see Dean Lazar for details. Also, note that our partner in France will find summer internships in France for students who spend the spring 2008 semester at Metz.
October 17: Transitions to Democracy Panel Discussion from 3-4pm in room 570.
Professor Bernadette Atuahene, former Dean and Professor Hank Perritt, and Visiting Scholar Omar Dedde from Mauritania will discuss key issues facing societies as they make the transition to democracy from other forms of social organization. Refreshments will be served.
October 22: Intercultural Communication Networking Program from 4:30 to 5pm in the 10th Floor Event Room
You're attending a networking event. How do you introduce yourself to others? How do you initiate a great conversation? What can you do to make a good first impression? Are you aware of the cultural differences in approach that can make or break an interaction?
On Monday, October 22nd from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the 10th floor Event Room, join us for a networking reception, for the answers to these questions and more with Claudia Jaccarino and Penny Kendall from CultureConnect, the premier Chicago-based management consulting firm specializing in solving global business challenges through building a cross-cultural perspective. The presentation will cover greetings and introductions, conversation skills for business and social settings, networking do's and don'ts, appropriate attire, and other issues related to making a great impression on prospective employers, colleagues, and clients. This event will be of great benefit to anyone who is interviewing for internships and jobs, attending networking or career events, having lunch/dinner with colleagues and clients, or curious about the do's and don'ts of professional networking. This event is geared specifically toward international students. To reserve a space at this event or if you have any questions, please email Elizabeth Pohlman McQuillen at firstname.lastname@example.org, by Thursday, October 18th at 5 p.m.
ISBA to publish papers from four Chicago-Kent LLM students
Hong Lei, Pengcheng Gao, Ying Wang and Pei Yu will have papers published in the next issue of the International and Immigration Law section of the Illinois State Bar Association newsletter. Congratulations!
Diplomas and Composite Pictures for the Class of 2007!
Diplomas and composite pictures for the class of 2007 graduates will be mailed to whatever address we (OILP) have on file for you. We are mailing these important documents so please contact us with the address you want us to use if you think we have an old address for you!
Alumni information for LL.M. and Exchange students for the Class of 2007.
As the class of 2007 become Chicago-Kent alums, there are a few things to
be aware of:
All kentlaw.edu student accounts terminated July 30, 2007 after the July 2007 bar exam. December graduates e-mail accounts terminated at the same time. The Alumni Relations Office automatically assigns each graduate a kentlaw.alum.iit.edu e-mail for life. This is a web-based e-mail address that is housed on a server at IIT. Details regarding set up and further instructions are as follows:
Chicago-Kent College of Law is pleased to inform you that free (kentlawalum.iit.edu) email service is now active.† Your account has been created automatically.† No sign up is necessary. Please see below for information on how to access your alumni email account and how to set it up to automatically forward your mail to any address you wish.
If you do not wish to use this email service, Chicago-Kent would still love to stay in touch with you wherever your path may take you. Please send your new email address to the Office of Alumni Relations by emailing email@example.com.
Please be aware that Chicago-Kent alum e-mail accounts are hosted by the Office of Technology Services (OTS) at the Illinois Institute of Technology Main Campus Since the accounts are not part of the Kentlaw system, the e-mail address of your alumni account may be in a format different than what you were assigned at Chicago-Kent.
You may reach your new Chicago-Kent alumnae/i e-mail account by accessing the IIT web portal at http://my.iit.edu/ .† Your username and password are as follows:
Username: [IIT UID]
[ Month and day of your birth date + last four digits of your campus wide ID (CWID) ]
If you were born on April 9 and your CWID is 12345678, your password would be: 04095678 .
Your IIT UID and CWID values can be found on the welcome page you see after logging in to Chicago-Kentís Web for Students system via http://webmail.kentlaw.edu/ .
Once you have logged into the my.iit.edu portal, simply click on the red envelope icon for e-mail at the top of the page. Instructions for how to transfer messages from your Chicago-Kent account to your alumni account as well how to setup mail forwarding appear below.† A frequently asked questions list along with a complete illustrated tutorial of the e-mail system used by the Chicago-Kent alumni e-mail accounts may be found at: http://ots.iit.edu/newemail/index.html
Keep in touch! The best way to keep in contact with your LL.M. and Exchange student classmates and friends is to visit the Chicago-Kent Office of Alumni Relations and join the Alumni Online Community.