At a Glance: September 13

Sep 14, 2021
Online Programs Announcements
Student Leadership Opportunities
We are excited to offer opportunities to be a leader within Gies Online Programs as well! You can become an Ambassador or a New Student Guide. Both programs provide leadership opportunities and student interaction, but they differ in who they serve, what opportunities they offer and how much time they require. Check out the attachment for more information and click here to apply by September 23.
Know Someone Great?
Gies Online Programs is looking for great students like you. Our students are some of the best referrals to introducing prospective students to the iMBA, iMSM and iMSA. If you know someone who would like more information or be a great fit for our programs fill out this short form to refer them. Thank you for spreading the benefits of joining Gies!
The Gies Download Podcast
Gies College of Business Dean Jeff Brown has many stories to tell, including unbelievable, first-hand accounts from two of the most notable events in modern history. Jeff has taught at Harvard, studied at MIT, flown on Air Force One, and now leads one of the most successful and respected business schools in the nation. Jeff is Tim Sinclair's guest on this episode of The Gies Download podcast.
Join Us Virtually for the iConverge Keynote Speaker
Gies Online Programs is excited to welcome many of you to the University of Illinois campus for iConverge September 16 - 18!

Not able to attend still want to connect? Join us virtually at 9:15 AM US Central Time on Friday, September 17 with a welcome from Dean Jeffrey Brown. Next, hear from Dr. Brooke Elliott, Associate Dean and EY Distinguished Professor in Accounting, who will present some details around the current online programs and give you a first look at things to come.

Then at 10 AM, you will want to hear our featured speaker Cedric Thurman, Chief Diversity Officer, Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago (FHLBC), where he has shaped the culture at FHLBC to provide opportunities for all employees and help FHLBC be a catalyst for change for its member institutions and the communities they serve.

For assistance from September 16 - 18, please reach out to or schedule an advising appointment. There will be no Express Advising Hours on Wednesday, September 15 and Friday, September 17.
September 16-18
Fall Second 8-week Course Registration Deadline
September 22
Virtual Immersion to Ghana
October 6-19
Fall Second 8-week Courses Launch - iMBA, iMSM
October 13
Drop Deadline Fall 2nd 8-week Courses - iMBA, iMSM
October 18