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The Native American Support Program (NASP) cultivates an environment supportive of positive experiences for Native American and Indigenous students at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). Learn about NASP initiatives and programming, and get updates on upcoming events and resources both on the UIC campus and within the greater community.
1. UIC, NASP, & NAISO (Student Organization) Updates

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  • Indigenous Lecture & Writing Series Workshop

    • Date: January 30, 2020
    • Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    • Location: Rebecca Crown Center - West Tower, Hardin Hall 633 Clark Street Evanston, IL
  • Indigenous lecture, writing series aims to make voices visible

    With funding support by the Spencer Foundation, this joint effort by the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Native American Support Program and Learning Sciences Research Institute and Northwestern University’s Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion, the Indigenous Lecture & Writing Series (ILWS) seeks to increase the visibility and dissemination of a diversity of stories and knowledge that is embedded in the urban Indigenous community.

  • USN Outreach Support

    USN Outreach Support

    Please see the flyer for details. 

  • Class of 2020 Achievement Celebration

    • Date: 6/13/2020
    • Time: 12-3 PM
    • Location: Mexican Museum of Fine Arts
  • "Cooked: Survival by Zip Code" Screening & Panel Discussion

    Panelists and audience members will have an opportunity to discuss how the social determinants of health - our local contexts where we live, grow, work, and play - impacted the intensity and after math of the heat wave, and how our communities can address health inequities in Chicago moving forward.

  • Class of 2021 "Drive Thru" Citywide Graduation

    Please see the attached flyer for details. 

  • Flyer for Event

    Your Major Abroad Series

    Join the Study Abroad Office in their weeklong event - Your Major Abroad series. The virtual events from September 7-10th will include faculty and advisors from across campus to help you learn about programs that fit in your degree plan. Whether you want to study abroad to satisfy requirements for your major, minor, or simply to learn and explore something new, there's a program out there for you! #YourMajorAbroadUIC #GoGobalUIC

  • The Beginning of a New Journey

    September Storytelling Events (open to all students):

    The Beginning of A New Journey: A Storytelling Circle

    Weds (9/9, 9/16, 9/23): 3-4pm

    Registration: go.uic.edu/CANUndergradOrientation

     

    Description:

    Welcome! The Beginning of A New Journey: A Storytelling Circle, a collaboration between Campus Advocacy Network and Undergraduate Student Government, is open to all UIC students. Please join us for any of these storytelling circles to meet fellow students, share stories, and learn about CAN and USG services and programming. 

  • POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: RECRUITER LAS STUDENT ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

    Reporting to the Director of Recruitment and Engagement, the College Recruiter will recruit prospective high school and transfer students through the development and implementation of strategies necessary to meet the enrollment goals of UIC’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The College Recruiter represents the College’s interests during high profile events and to a wide range of constituents (e.g., parents and students, high school counselors and teachers) and venues (e.g. on campus, college fairs and programs, and recruitment events).

    To apply for this position please go to https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=152492&job=recruiter-las-student-academic-affairs .  Please complete the on-line application and upload a cover letter, resume and the names and contact information for 3 references by WENDESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2021.

  • POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: Senior College Recruiter

     

    Location:         Chicago

    Close Date:      9/17/2021

    *Posting for Multiple Positions

    The Office of Recruitment and Outreach at the University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking a Senior College Recruiter. This position recruits prospective high school and transfer students through the development and implementation of integrated marketing and recruitment strategies necessary to meet the enrollment goals of the University. This is a highly visible position that represents the University’s interests during high profile events and to a wide range of constituents (e.g. state legislators, community leaders and organizations, parents and students) and venues (e.g. college fairs and programs, local, state and national conferences and events).

    To Apply:

    For fullest consideration, please submit cover letter, resume, and a list of three references online through the UIC Job Board at: https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=149108

    The above mentioned requirements must be submitted no later than Friday, September 17, 2021.

  • 2021 Student Sustainability Literacy and Culture Survey

    We are inviting all of UIC’s undergraduate and graduate students to take our 2021 Sustainability Literacy and Culture Survey protocol number: # 2021-0904. This survey is part of a research study to assess the knowledge amongst the UIC student body about sustainability. By educating ourselves about sustainability, we can see how urgent of an issue it is all around the world and here at UIC, we can strive to be more conscious about our decisions when looking at the future of our Earth. The research will also help guide future curriculum development at UIC. Your participation in the research and your responses to the survey questions will directly contribute to this initiative. The results of this survey will be reported to the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS), in which UIC is a participant. STARS is a self-reporting system that allows colleges and universities to track and measure their sustainability performance. UIC, like many other universities, is working towards educating their students more around issues such as sustainability. This survey will help to educate and spark interest around such practices.

    You can access the survey with the following link: https://uic.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_4VIsyS1bPiC0HRA

  • Welcome to UIC! CCUSC Open Houses Fall 2021

    Welcome to UIC! CCUSC Open Houses Fall 2021

    Check out what the Centers for Cultural Understanding and Social Change (CCUSC)are doing through our In-Person and/or Virtual Open Houses! Meet our staff and learn about our histories, student resources, and upcoming public programs. Visit diversity.uic.edu/events to learn more. All UIC events require that attendees wear a mask.

  • Disability Resource Center is Hiring Undergrad Work Studies!!!

    I hope you are all hanging in there and enjoying this abrupt transition to fall! Just wanted to quickly plug that DRC has been approved to hire Work Study students! If you know any undergrads looking for work who are work study eligible and interested in doing alternative format work, lab aide work, and/or general office work in support of students with disabilities at UIC, send them to this link: (12) Disability Resource Center Work Study Student Worker | University of Illinois at Chicago Disability Resource Center | Handshake (joinhandshake.com)

  • Health Professions Forum on 10/7 "Direct Patient Care"

    Health Professions Forum - Direct Patient Care

    October 7, 20213:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Location: Zoom

    Learn about the various career roles that focus on addressing a wide range of health topics that impact communities and populations, especially during this pandemic.

    Panelists will share how their work impacts various populations through their lens in hospital, non-profit and the fire service industry.

    Panelists include: Sarah Mills, MD, MPH, Fellowship Director for Palliative Medicine, University of Texas Dell Medical SchoolJasmeet Sanghera, Firefighter/Paramedic, Fire ServiceHana Khan, Behavioral Health Technician, AMITA Health

    For more information, please visit https://career.las.uic.edu/events/direct-patient-care/.

  • New Flames Abroad Scholarship & Pop-Up Study Abroad Advising!

    Chancellor Michael Amiridis has graciously supported the launch of a new scholarship to encourage first-generation, first-year students to study abroad. The Chancellor’s FirstGen Flames Abroad Scholarship is designed to award first-year students with high potential whose parent(s) did not complete a bachelor’s degree with a scholarship to study abroad. Students will be notified during their first year at UIC if they have earned the scholarship and will have the remainder of their time at UIC to use the scholarship towards the costs of an approved UIC faculty-directed or exchange program.

  • Climates of Inequality

    Climates of Inequality – October 2021Virtual Public Programs

    Join the UIC Latino Cultural Center for a series of online presentations this Fall with environmental and climate justice advocates from across the country and abroad. 

    Just Transition Alliance Executive Director, José Bravo, will talk about the principles of Just Transition and how climate justice and chemicals policy relate to communities fighting for environmental and labor justice.

    When: Wed. Oct. 13, 2021

    Time: 4:30-5:30PM CST 

    RSVP at go.uic.edu/COI13

  • POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: Pre-Health Academic Advisor

    This position is a member of the Pre-Professional Advising team within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) Department of Student Academic Affairs. In this role, the pre-health advisor develops and facilitates workshops and group information sessions on topics of interest to pre-health students. In individual appointments, the pre-health advisor engages undergraduate students in promoting their academic, professional, and overall development. The pre-health advisor evaluates students’ progress in pre-health related course work and provides education and guidance on bachelor-level and graduate level pre-health fields and programs, course registration and selection, and available University resources. The Pre-Professional Advising team is the primary undergraduate resource for pre-health and pre-law information at the University and works with students from all colleges as well as alumni. As such, the pre-health advisor is a primary resource for students in personal statement development, mock interviewing and interview skills, and assisting students in identifying health professions programs and careers. This position engages with college and departmental advisors as well as faculty to ensure that all parties are up to date on relevant pre-health topics and requirements. Opportunities also exist for teaching a first-year seminar course, thereby supporting students in their transition to college and the University to further encourage academic success and development.

    For fullest consideration, please submit an on-line application at https://jobs.uic.edu, click on the job board and then the job and upload a resume, cover letter and the names and emails of three references by October 12, 2021.

  • Live on Campus Again Next Year

    Applications are live! Campus Housing's reapplication process for current residents interested in returning to Campus Housing for the future academic year. DETAILS

  • Film Screening: Freedom Writers

    Please join us on Monday, February 24th for the screening of Freedom Riders, a film that commemorates Black History Month. The viewing will take place in room 1-470 of the Richard J. Daley Library at 1 p.m. There will be light refreshments and snacks.

    “‘Freedom Writers’ is the powerful, harrowing and ultimately inspirational story of six months in 1961 that changed America forever. From May until November 1961, more than 400 Black and white Americans risked their lives—and many endured savage beatings and imprisonment—for simply traveling together on buses and trains as they journeyed through the Deep South.”This screening is brought to you by the University Library Undergraduate Engagement Program.

     

  • UIC's Centers for Cultural Understanding and Social Change all have amazing opportunities for you every week! Coming up:

    African-American Cultural Center

    Wellness Wednesday: Wed, March 4Exhibit: Quilting: Telling Our Stories through Patterns and PurposeExhibit: She Did Language: Remembering Toni Morrison

    Arab American Cultural Center & Latino Cultural Center

    Noche de Poetas: Women, Gender, and Sexuality: Thu, March 12

    Disability Cultural Center

    Know Your Rights to Fair Housing: Wed, March 4Check-in Hours: Thu, March 5Food Access: When Food and Accessibility Come Together: Mon, March 9Balancing Act: Reimagining the Bodymind: Thu, March 12

    Gender and Sexuality Center

    Therapy Group for LGBQ+ Students: Tuesdays, 3-4:30pmTherapy Group for TGNC Students: Tuesdays, 5-6:30pm

  • Excel Center Game Night!

    • Date: 3/12/2020
    • Time: 5 PM-8 PM
    • Location: MRH Pano Room (Marie Robinson Hall Located at 811 Maxwell Street/Halsted Street)

    Please stop by for board games, video games, free food, and to support the Peer Success Coaches and students. Hope to see you there J

  • Call for Graduates

    Call for 2021 Graduates

    Join us for "drive-thru" celebrations as we recognize and honor this school year's local graduates.

    When: Thursday and Friday, June 17th-18th, 2021

    Time: 12-6 pm each day

    Where: American Indian Center of Chicago, 3401 W Ainslie St, Chicago, IL 60625

    Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, graduates and their families will participate in a drop-in celebration to receive certificates, gifts, and photo opportunities from local Native community leaders and Native organizations.

    If you have multiple graduates in your family, please submit the form per one graduate.

  • Call Into Our August Coaches Hotline NEXT WEEK!

    Are you ready for the new VIRTUAL semester? Bring your questions and needs to our student success team for the Summer Coaches Hotline on AUG 13th, from 3:00-4:00pm MDT. Mark your calendars are join us on Zoom HERE, or call into the hotline at (253) 215-8782 (meeting ID 939 8055 7902)

  • Native & Indigenous Women Equal Pay Day: A Talking Circle

    Native & Indigenous Women Equal Pay Day: A Talking Circle 

    Wednesday, September 8, 2021 

    1:00PM - 2:00PM PT

    Register here: https://lu.ma/payindigenouswomen

    Native & Indigenous Women earn approximately $0.60 cents on the dollar and must work 9 extra months into the following year to make what White, non-Hispanic men make in a single year. We are gathering to share personal stories, celebrate self-advocacy, build networks of support, address the systemic barriers that promote the intersectional pay gaps, and speak into being new ways to thrive together.

    Native & Indigenous Women Equal Pay Day is part of the Equal Pay Day Series which includes both tactical workshops and powerful speaker panels all in service to centering the conversation around the intersectional pay gap. The Equal Pay Day Series is powered by Kapor Capital, a social impact VC committed to closing gaps of access, opportunity, and outcomes across the tech space. 

  • Rafael Cintrón Ortiz Latino Cultural Center 45th Anniversary Celebration

    Rafael Cintrón Ortiz Latino Cultural Center 45th Anniversary Celebration

    Honoring 45 years of art, culture, and social change!

    • Explore LCC archives on display in the gallery
    • Watch remarks from the LCC community
    • Meet new friends and reconnect with old ones
    • Enjoy paletas, raffles, and more!

    When: Thurs. September 16, 2021

    Time: Stop by anytime between 12pm to 2pm

    Where: In-Person at the LCC – Lecture Center B2

    All UIC events require that attendees wear a mask.

    For access needs or questions, call us at (312) 996-3095.

  • Whose Lakefront Flyer: Student Session

    College Student Session: Whose Lakefront

    The project coordinators invite all Graduate and Undergraduate College students to the Student Session: Whose Lakefront. This event will center the perspectives and voices of Native and Indigenous communities. In this workshop, students will have the opportunity to hear from leading professionals about their activism work in Chicago and the greater Indigenous community. Each student will gain a greater understanding of the Whose Lakefront project, learn about historical and contemporary issues from Indigenous leaders, and form new connections with fellow student peers interested in advancing Indigenous initiatives. Register on Eventbrite to receive the zoom link:bit.ly/WhoseLakefront

  • POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: IT Technical Associate

    The Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Affairs and Academic Programs and Office of Global Engagement are seeking an IT Technical Associate to join their team.

    Under minimal supervision of the Director of Operations, the position manages the daily IT operations of units within the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Affairs and Academic Programs and the Office of Global Engagement.  The position serves as a technical expert to staff and students; create, direct, and deliver training related to computing needs; and configures and deploys new equipment; and provides full support and management of all department devices.

    To Apply: For fullest consideration, please complete an online application by clicking the Apply button: https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=150640

  • POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:CIVIL SERVICE OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR

    Civil Service – Office Administrator

    UIC Law School – Community Legal Clinics

    University of Illinois Chicago

    Apply by October 18, 2021

    The University of Illinois Chicago Law School, Chicago's only public law school, is seeking an experienced candidate for an Office Administrator Position. The Office Administrator will provide support to the attorneys and students working in the UIC School of Law Community Legal Clinics, a functioning law office in an educational setting. This position will communicate with clients and prospective clients over the telephone, via email, and in person, and supports the work of the faculty, attorneys, and students in the Clinics.

    For fullest consideration, submit cover letter, resume, valid documents, and name/contact information of three references and an employment application by Monday, October 18, 2021 athttps://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=146949&job=office-administrator-community-legal-clinics

  • POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: Director of Finance and Accounting

    The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine Rockford seeks applications for a full time Director of Finance and Accounting. This position promotes the financial well-being of the College of Medicine Rockford. Responsibilities include all financial and accounting operations; strategic financial planning and budgeting; audit interactions; collaboration with other health sciences colleges on the Rockford campus and ensuring that all financial policies and procedures are compliant with regulatory controls and University policies and procedures. The Director of Finance and Accounting reports to the Regional Dean and is a member of the College of Medicine Rockford senior leadership team.

    This is a full-time, 12-month Academic Professional position. For fullest consideration, candidates must apply and submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references by October 8, 2021 at Job Details: Director of Finance and Accounting (uic.edu). Applications will be accepted until October 29, 2021.

  • UIC Updates

    SHARE WITH STUDENTS: Health Professions Forum Series

    SHARE WITH STUDENTS: Rehabilitation Sciences ICT Info Sessions

    SHARE WITH STUDENTS: Orientation Leader Recruitment

    SHARE WITH STUDENTS: "Graduate School: Should I Wait or Should I Go?" Event

     

  • AASHE Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education - registration information

    Dear UIC Community,

    We are excited to unlimited registrations for our campus for this year’s  Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education, a virtual conference taking place October 20-22.  GCSHE offers 3 full days of live content and networking, plus thirty days of on-demand access (through November 22). Sign up using the instructions below to gain free access to this great event:

    Click HERE to register. If you are a Presenter or Student Presenter, use the Presenter link provided in your acceptance email and add the Discount Code to receive a free registration. Fill out all the relevant fields. Use your institutional email address only. The Discount Code is linked to your institution’s email domain (@uic.edu).  Other email addresses (such as Gmail, Outlook, or Yahoo) will not work with the Discount Code. On the Submit Payment page, enter the following Discount Code: UICEDU100220 This will drop your total to $0.00.  Complete your registration.

    If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to Cynthia Klein-Banai at cindy@uic.edu

    We hope you will be able to join us as we explore, reexamine and re-envision sustainability in higher education.

  • Are you Career Ready?

  • ARTS AND CULTURE CAREER FAIR: Friday February 21 at UIC!

    Arts + Culture Career Fair

    • Date: Friday February 21, 2020
    • Time: Noon – 3pm
    • Location: Student Center East (SCE), Illinois Room

    Hosted by UIC Career Services, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, University of Illinois Springfield

  • Native American Support Program Open House

    Join us for a virtual Open House with the staff and students of NASP.

    • Learn about NASP
    • Meet students and staff
    • Win door prizes
    • Play some games
  • Urban Native Education Conference

    Save the Date: Saturday May 2, 2020

  • In Case You Missed It! Native American Powwow

    Take a look back at the 27th annual Native American Month Traditional Powwow. The community came together to take part in and celebrate a one-day, inter-tribal, traditional powwow on November 8, 2019.

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    UIC Share With Students

    Minor in Kinesiology! Applications due April 2nd

    Did you know that UIC’s undergraduate minor in kinesiology can be tailored to complement careers in pre-health professions, behavioral sciences, and health and fitness?

    Please see download the flyer for application requirements, courses required, and additional info. The deadline to submit an application for a minor in kinesiology is Friday, April 2nd!

    Kinesiology ICT Info Sessions! Session on April 1st!

    Kinesiology Intercollege Transfer Information Session

    April 1, 2021

    4:00-5:00 pm

    https://go.uic.edu/KNevents

    Join Kinesiology students and staff to learn more about our unique, hands-on major and application requirements!

    Download the flyer. 

    Urban Studies Courses in Fall 2021

    In Urban Studies courses students explore some of the most important issues facing our cities. Students do this through understanding the lives of residents and applying data analysis and visualization skills to gain insight. Students study cities to work toward the transformation of cities once they graduate.

    Minors are available in Urban Studies, Sustainable Cities, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS). See courses available in Fall 2021.

  • Peer Success Coach Flyer

    POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: Peer Success Coaching Program - seeking Peer Coaches!

    Join Our Team!

    Do you like to help other people?

    Are you interested in sharing your college experience with new students and helping them navigate the college experience?

    Submit your application to become a Peer Success Coach today!

    Hiring for the Success Coach position takes place after the spring term and will end until all positions are filled.

    REQUIREMENTS TO BECOME A PEER SUCCESS COACH:

    - Must be a current UIC undergraduate student- Must have completed at least 2 semesters- Must be in good academic standing- We will conduct a holistic review of your application

    We require a resume and a minimum of 2 letters of recommendation. Letters of recommendation should be from a university faculty or staff member. You may also provide a letter from a current or former supervisor.

    This position is for one academic year (Fall and Spring Semester) and will begin in mid-August.

  • General Office Aide/Student Position, Native American Support Program

    Clerical/Adminstrative: 

    • Assists with clerical/administrative functions.
    • Answers the telephone and unit email, transfers phone calls and answers inquiries, and operates common office machines such as fax, copier, andother computer equipment.
    • Sorts, checks and distributes mail correspondence.
    • Operates common office machines such as fax, copier, and other computer equipment.
    • Files necessary materials and assists with inventories.
    • Runs office errands.
    • Assists various staff members in the office with administrative projects.
    • Operates social media for NASP. Should expect to work with Canva or equivalent.
    • Assembles and publishes monthly NASP newsletter.
    • Inputs data using Microsoft Office, UIC box, google enterprise software

    Community and University Activities Support

    • Staffing for activities organized by NASP, some of which will be evening and weekend commitments, such as the annual powwow.
    • Assist with administrative duties related to student and community organizations affiliated with NASP

    CLICK HERE TO APPLY!

  • Los Colores De Nuestra Cultura (The Colors of Our Culture) - UIC LatinX Heritage Month

    The LatinX community represents many countries and cultures. The LatinX Heritage Month Planning Committee is excited to announce that our 2021 theme is Los Colores de Nuestra Cultura, otherwise known as The Colors of Our Culture!  From September 15 to October 15 we recognize the culture, achievements, and contributions of our LatinX community. Intentionally, there are many interpretations of the theme. Art and color are a big part of the culture regardless of where you come from, and ultimately the various colors represent something different to various LatinX communities. Get ready to enjoy a drive-in movie night, game nights, poetry sessions, professional panels, and more!

    October 4th: Loteria Night with SHPEOctober 5th: Painting Our Culture Artist DIY

    October 6th: Virtual Professor TalkOctober 8th: Virtual Cultural Game Night

    October 15th: Latinx Heritage Month Closing Mixer

    October 15th: Poetry Book Club Ends: Cafecito y Chisme

  • Pipeline to Justice Scholarship and Mentoring Program for UIC Undergraduates and prospective undergraduates

    Pipeline to Justice Scholarship and Mentoring Program for UIC Undergraduates and prospective undergraduates by UIC's Social Justice Initiative (apply by April 15th!)

    Good afternoon UIC Community,

    The Pipeline to Justice (P2J) scholarship and mentoring program is designed to support community organizers and activists in completing undergraduate degrees at UIC. Since 2012, the P2J program has been an academic conduit for students with non-traditional backgrounds who have a track-record of community organizing and commitments to social justice. 

    We are accepting applications for the 2021 academic year!

    Summary

    What? The Social Justice Initiative's Pipeline to Justice is now accepting applications (see attached flyer)! 

    Who is eligible? Current & prospective UIC undergraduates for academic year 2021

    Deadline? April 15th

    How? Email letters of interest & recommendation OR letters of nomination to bjohns3@uic.edu

  • 2021 Student Sustainability Literacy and Culture Survey

    We are inviting all of UIC’s undergraduate and graduate students to take our 2021 Sustainability Literacy and Culture Survey protocol number: # 2021-0904. This survey is part of a research study to assess the knowledge amongst the UIC student body about sustainability. By educating ourselves about sustainability, we can see how urgent of an issue it is all around the world and here at UIC, we can strive to be more conscious about our decisions when looking at the future of our Earth. The research will also help guide future curriculum development at UIC. Your participation in the research and your responses to the survey questions will directly contribute to this initiative. The results of this survey will be reported to the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS), in which UIC is a participant. STARS is a self-reporting system that allows colleges and universities to track and measure their sustainability performance. UIC, like many other universities, is working towards educating their students more around issues such as sustainability. This survey will help to educate and spark interest around such practices.

    You can access the survey with the following link: https://uic.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_4VIsyS1bPiC0HRA

  • Avisos from the LCC (02/03/2020)

    There is a saying in Spanish, con el corazón en mano (with the heart in hand), which implies that someone is coming to you or welcoming you with honest and peaceful intentions. The Rafael Cintrón Ortiz Latino Cultural Center at UIC does just that for Latinxs and anyone who wishes to expand their knowledge about the cultural heritage of Latinx communities and advocate for social and environmental justice.

  • Healthy Learning Environments for Native American Students in Higher Education

    Date: April 29, 2021 from 12:00PM - 1:00PM

    Our workshop pulls from a declaration created by the American Indian College Fund, titled “Creating Visibility and Healthy Learning Environments for Native Americans in Higher Education.” This workshop will provide an opportunity for Native serving academic professionals to share, evaluate, and develop best practices on how to build a more inclusive and vibrant campus for Native students.

    Please note that this is an interactive workshop where we encourage participants to reflect on their own experiences of navigating the education system and converse about what support structures worked for them and what did not. We will then review the eight best practices proposed within the AICF declaration and facilitate an open conversation for participants to share what principles are and are not reflected within their respective institutions.

  • UIC to hold virtual graduation celebration

    Graduates will have an opportunity to return to campus for a face-to-face graduation ceremony once it is safe to do so.

  • Experienced Bias on Campus? Let us know.

    Experienced Bias on Campus? Let us know. You can report instances of bias on campus using the Bias Reporting Tool. This will help UIC support you, collaborate with units from across the University to address what occurred, and better understand the complex needs and challenges facing our community.

    Questions? Want to learn more? 

    Visit our website here: https://dos.uic.edu/diversity-education/

    UIC Office of the Dean of Students

  • NASP Tuition Assistance/Student Ambassador Application, Deadline: January 7, 2022

    Hello Native American Support Program Scholars,

    NASP has funds available to offer tuition assistance through our NASP Student Ambassador program. Get your application in for the Spring 2022 semester by the DEADLINE: January 7, 2022!  Please see details about the program and the application linked below. We are here to answer any questions and provide additional support with getting your application in. Once you complete the application, please email it to nasp@uic.edu

    NASP Student Ambassador Program:

    The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Native American Support Program (NASP) offers tuition assistance to eligible students interested in serving as Student Ambassadors. The Student Ambassador Program is a leadership opportunity for students who are dedicated to serving and representing NASP. Student Ambassadors provide outreach to students and perform duties at various NASP sponsored campus and community events. UIC students can re-apply for the program each semester. Submission of an application does not guarantee acceptance into the program. Due to limited funding, award amounts vary, and priority is given to students with financial needs. Due to the funding source, out-of-state students are ineligible for this opportunity. 

    Students awarded a full tuition waiver (1,000.00+) are expected to commit 30+ hours per semester Students awarded a partial tuition waiver (500.00 – 1000.00) are expected to commit 15+ hours per semester

    Fall Student Ambassador Tuition Waiver Application: https://nasp.uic.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/327/2021/08/5.-Student-Ambassador-Tuition-Waiver.pdf

    -NASP Team

  • Lavender Graduation Flyer

    Register for the Gender and Sexuality Center's 15th Annual (Virtual) Lavender Graduation

    Are you graduating this year?

    RSVP Here!

    Friday, May 7, 20215:00 p.m. (CST)via ZoomReal-time captioning will be provided.

    Keynote Speakers: Janaé Bonsu and Ash Stephens

    For more info and to RSVP, visit gsc.uic.edu/lavgradGraduates should RSVP Here: go.uic.edu/LavGradGraduate

    More info: gsc.uic.edu/lavgrad

    Lavender Graduation is a celebration of the academic and personal achievements of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual + (LGBTQIA+) graduating students and their supportive communities. The event is open to all graduating students from every college at UIC. Lavender Graduation supports the attraction, retention, and successful graduation of many LGBTQIA+ students each year.

  • POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: Human Resource Associate (Civil Service Recruiter)

    Human Resource Associate – UIC HR Recruitment & Staffing

    (Full-Time/Benefit Eligible)

    University of Illinois at Chicago

    The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) seeks an HR Associate (Civil Service Recruiter).  This position plans and consults with department hiring managers on the recruitment and placement of civil service vacancies at all levels. This includes coordinating activities with hiring department and other Human Resources staff to identify hiring needs. Identifies appropriate recruitment sources and consults on external advertising campaigns. Screens applicants; develops and administers civil service examinations including written tests, performance tests, and credential assessments; identifies, orients and oversees subject matter experts; refers qualified candidates to the appointing college or administrative units. Develops and maintains employment registers. Oversee pre-employment screening and the onboarding of all hires.

    For fullest consideration, please complete an online application by September 7, 2021 at https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=150363

  • Climates of Inequality – September 2021 Virtual Public Programs

    Join the UIC Latino Cultural Center for a series of online presentations this Fall with environmental and climate justice advocates from across the country and abroad. Their work reveals frameworks and solutions that utilize a justice and equity lens integrating social and economic issues to address toxic pollution and combat the climate crisis.

    Writer and journalist Todd Miller will help us connect the dots between climate change, displacement, and the border industrial complex and insists that it is time that we imagine something new.

    When: Wed. September 28, 2021

    Time: 4:30-5:30PM CST

    RSVP at go.uic.edu/COI29

    Go to the LCC event webpage for more program details.

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