At a Glance: March 14, 2022

Mar 15, 2022
Online Programs Announcements
Access Courses in Both Canvas and Coursera!
Courses begin this Wednesday, March 16; if you registered after the deadline, you may have a delay in accessing your courses. Be sure to remember to access your class in both learning platforms, Canvas and Coursera. Now is also a great time to make sure your Grouping Preference form is up to date with your current availability before groups are formed!
Public Lecture: Racism and Apartheid in South Africa and the United States
March 23, 9:30–11 AM
Join us via Zoom for a lecture titled "Racism and Apartheid in South Africa and the United States". The lecture is a collaboration between faculty from the University of Johannesburg (UJ) and Illinois and will provide historical context of racism and apartheid from a global perspective. 
Spring 2022 Convocation 
Gies College of Business will hold its Spring Convocation ceremony in-person at 1:30 pm on Sunday, May 15, 2022, in the State Farm Center.   To participate in the ceremony, please register by April 22.  Details can be found online.
The following graduates are welcome to participate in the May 2022 Gies Convocation Ceremony:
  • Graduates from August 2021, December 2021 and May 2022
  • Students with 8 or fewer hours remaining who expect to complete their degree requirements in August 2022
iDegrees Virtual Convocation Ceremony
We will be hosting a virtual Convocation for graduates of our online programs (iMSA, iMBA and iMSM) on Saturday, May 15, at 9 am CT. We will share Zoom information as we get closer to the event. 
iDegrees Celebration & Open House
We will be hosting an in-person open house on Sunday, May 15 at 10:30 – 12:00 pm at iHotel and Conference Center (1900 South First St, Champaign, IL).  Your family and guests are welcome to join.  If you are planning on joining us,
 please register by April 15.
Gies Online Networking in Boston
Join Dean Jeff Brown and Rebecca Pagels, Associate Dean of Advancement, for an evening of connecting and networking in Boston on Thursday, March 31from 5:00-7:00 pm at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel, Capiz Lounge. Please RVSP by Tuesday, March 29 if you be joining us.
iMSA Second 8-week Courses Begin
March 14
Second 8-week Courses Begin - iMBA, iMSM, iMSA non-ACCY electives
March 16
Drop Deadline Second 8-week Courses - iMBA, iMSM, iMSA non-ACCY electives
March 21
Drop Deadline Second 8-week Courses - iMSA
March 25
Gies MBA Connect
March 29 | 6 - 8 PM CT
May 2022 Convocation Ceremony
May 15 | 1:30 PM CT | State Farm Center
iConverge 2022
September 8 - 10