The LER Convocation Ceremony for December 2017 candidates will be held on Saturday, December 16, at 2:30 in Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 South Goodwin Avenue Urbana. Reception will immediately follow at the School of Labor & Employment Relations, 504 E. Armory Avenue, Champaign.
LER is excited to welcome Kimberly (Janisch) Ramsey as our alumni speaker for Convocation. Kim earned her baccalaureate in psychology from the University of Illinois-Urbana in 1993 and a Master of Arts in Labor and Industrial Relations from the School (formerly the Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations) in 1995. She is President of The Executive Edge, Inc., a national consulting firm that specializes in design and implementation of leading-edge global high potential leadership development strategies, executive development, high strategic planning and organizational effectiveness initiatives.
As of October 2, Students may order their cap and gown from Herff Jones: http://www.herffjones.com/illinois. The Deadline to order is Wednesday, November 22 at 10:59 Central time. Those utilizing the ship to home option have a deadline of Monday, November 13th and a fee will apply. The Master's regalia rental fee is $60; doctoral regalia rental is $81. Regalia pick up will be on Friday, December 15 at the Author’s Corner of the Illini Union Bookstore from 2-5 pm.