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Headlines for the Week of February 23, 2015

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • Congratulations to the Chicago-Kent Moot Court Honor Society team for winning the tournament championship and best brief award in the 30th annual William E. McGee National Civil Rights Moot Court Competition!
  • Congratulations to the Black Law Students Association (BLSA) trial advocacy team for winning the Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Midwest Regional Competition over the past weekend!

 

Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • February 26: Faculty-student happy hour.
  • Jump-start bar preparation programs.
  • Joke of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • Deadline for revoking pass/fail elections is May 1.
  • Official student withdrawal process.

Financial Aid  »

  • Federal loan exit counseling sessions.
  • FAFSA 2015-16 reminder.
  • Information for 3Ls taking more than 87 credits.

Student Accounting Office  »

  • Financial aid refunds.
  • How to receive your Perkins Loan.

Career Services  »

  • Information and announcements:
    • New resource: CareerShift is live at Chicago-Kent!
    • Chicago Bar Association YLS 2015 Law Student Shadow Program.
    • 1L Cover Letter Workshop.
    • Mandatory 1L Legal Résumé Workshop.
    • Lawcountability, J.D., iOS mobile app now available for download!
    • Résumé books now open!
  • Programming:
    • February 24: How to Succeed in Your Summer Job: Large Law Firm Panel.
    • February 24: First Defense Legal Aid: Training for 711 Students.
    • February 24: Access2Practice Externship Program informational meeting.
    • February 24: CBA's How To... Linkedln for Job Hunters.
    • February 25: Twin Cities Diversity in Practice: Dinner at Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba.
    • February 25: CBA YLS February Social.
    • February 26: Free Webinar!  "J.D.s in Debt: What Law Students Need to Know about Managing Student Loans & Earning Public Service Loan Forgiveness."
    • February 26: Wild, Wild Horses: Equine Law and Welfare Panel.
    • February 26: #LegalTech and Innovation Talks.
    • March 2 to 6: Diversity Week.
    • March 2: Diversity Week Reception.
    • March 3: Spotlight on Real Estate Transactions: Commercial and Residential Real Estate. 
    • March 4: Diversity Job Fairs: The 411.
    • March 4: "Out-of-Office Etiquette."
    • March 5: Judges' Night.
    • March 10: Skadden Fellowship Program.
    • March 12: Informational reception for all J.D. certificate programs.
  • Employment opportunities:
    • AT&T Legal Department 2015 Diversity Summer Internship for 1Ls: Deadline is February 27.
    • City of Chicago Department of Law Summer 2015 Law Clerk Program: Applications due March 1.
    • Illinois Attorney General's Office Summer 2015 Intern Program: Applications due March 1.
    • Judicial externships: Applications due February 25 for summer 2015 and March 23 for fall 2015.
  • Fellowships and scholarships:
    • 2015 1L LCLD Scholars Program.
    • 2015 Ms. J.D. Fellowship: Applications due March 15.
    • Zelle Hoffman 2015 Diversity in Law Scholarship: Applications due April 1.
    • McGuire Woods Diversity Scholarship: Applications due May 29.
  • Job fairs:
    • Register now: 2015 Loyola Patent Law Interview Program.
  • Diversity:
    • February 25: Twin Cities Diversity in Practice: Dinner at Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba.
    • March 2 to 6: Diversity Week.
    • March 2: Diversity Week Reception.
    • March 4: Diversity Job Fairs: The 411.
    • March 4: "Out-of-Office Etiquette."
    • March 5: Judges' Night.
    • The LCLD Success in Law School Mentoring Program: Registration opened October 15.
    • 2015 1L LCLD Scholars Program.
    • Zelle Hoffman 2015 Diversity in Law Scholarship. Applications due April 1.
    • McGuire Woods Diversity Scholarship: Applications due May 29.
  • Resources:
    • Career resources available in Symplicity's document library.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Work for the Office of Institutional Advancement.
  • Spring Graduate Survey now open.
  • March 4: Graduate Information Fair.
  • More Commencement information available.
  • Student orgs: Partner with the Alumni Association.
  • Chicago-Kent Alumni Advisor Network: Login instructions for students.

Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Multicultural Affairs and Professional Development  »

  • March 2 to 7: Diversity Week.

Scholarships  »

  • Apply now for the Grand Rapids Community Foundation Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Illinois Judicial Council Foundation Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the HotelsCheap Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the AABA Law Foundation Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the PosGuys Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Stewart J. Guss Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Babcock Partners Law Student Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Finney Law Office Future Leaders Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the NerdWallet Law Scholarship.
Academics & Student Programs
  • Access2Practice Legal Externship Program: Summer and fall 2015.
  • Judicial externship information: Summer and fall 2015.
  • Clinical Professor Dan Coyne is interviewed by the Sun-Times about upcoming fraud trial.
  • Fox News interviews Professor Richard Kling about purchasing legal services on Groupon.
  • Interview with Professor Richard Kling about the 1963 March on Washington.
  • Clinical faculty member in the news.
  • Law Offices staff attorney on ABC News.
  • For a description of all in-house clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at www.kentlaw.iit.edu/legal-clinics.
  • For a description of all externship programs, please visit the Externship Program home page at www.kentlaw.iit.edu/externships.
  • International Center hours and travel signatures.
  • March 12: Informational reception for all J.D. certificate programs.
  • Nominate a student for the 2015 Sandra P. Zemm Labor Law Prize.
  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Information Technology Services (ITS)  »

  • Phishing emails.
  • Mac Yosemite 10.10 wireless issues.
  • Spring 2015 help desk hours.
  • Office 365 licenses for faculty and staff now available.
  • Google Drive now has unlimited space.
  • Connect to IIT-Secure wireless network with Chicago-Kent email address.
  • Office 365 information for students.
  • How to change and sync your password.
  • Eduroam available at Chicago-Kent.
  • Student printing from remote locations available.
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection Antivirus available for student use.
  • Service requests.
  • Service alerts and news.
  • IIT print channel is for Main Campus printing only and not for use at the Downtown Campus.
  • Weekly maintenance schedule.

Library  »

  • Take a virtual tour of the library.
  • Library hours.
  • Become a fan of the library: Find us on Facebook!
  • General library policies.

Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI)  »

  • CALI Lessons: Free study materials for law students.
Faculty
  • No current announcements.
Institutes & Centers

Center for Access to Justice & Technology  »

  • Standardized Court Forms come to Illinois!
  • CALI and CAJT unveil new course project.
  • March 12: Informational reception for all J.D. certificate programs.
  • Nominate a student for the 2015 Sandra P. Zemm Labor Law Prize.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Spring 2015 building and library hours.
  • Bookstore hours.
  • DTC Cashier/Student Accounting Office hours.
  • Bike rental program: Share CyCKles Bicycle Rentals.
  • Spring 2015 procedures for hiring students and part-time temporary "non-benefits-eligible" staff.
  • 2014-15 biweekly pay calendar.
  • Defibrillator at the Downtown Campus.
  • Downtown Campus safety tips.
  • Shuttle bus schedule.
  • Administration and Finance office hours.
  • Online room reservation form.

Admissions  »

  • Join the Chicago-Kent Advocates.
  • Admissions office hours.

Continuing Legal and Professional Education  »

  • Upcoming CLE conferences.

Public Affairs  »

  • Record templates available for staff.

Special Notices  »

  • Human Resources hours at the Downtown Campus.
  • Run for Laura 5K (U of C Law).
Student Organizations

Student Organizations: Please send your Record headlines and the full announcements to record@kentlaw.iit.edu by noon on Thursdays for the following Monday's issue.
 

Student Bar Association and Chicago-Kent Diverse Student Groups  »

  • Diversity Thursday Series.
  • March 2 to 7: Diversity Week.

Art and Cultural Property Law Society  »

  • Seeking submissions for Student Art Gallery.

Chicago-Kent Lambdas  »

  • February 24: Third annual Chili Cook-Off.

National Lawyers Guild  »

  • February 24: First Defense Legal Aid: Training for 711 Law Students.

Student Animal Legal Defense Fund  »

  • Join SALDF for National Justice for Animals Week!
    • February 24: Chicago Area SALDF Vegan Pizza Party.
    • February 25: Dollars, Donuts & Dog (Cat) Toys.
    • February 26: Wild, Wild Horses: Equine Law and Welfare Panel.

 

 

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