At a Glance: June 6, 2022

Jun 10, 2022
Online Programs Announcements
Holiday Closures
On Friday, June 17, the University will be closed to observe Juneteenth, a United States Holiday. The University will also be closed on Monday, July 4 for Independence Day, a United States Holiday. University offices will be closed, and there will be no advising services offered. Please refer to your course syllabi for assignment deadlines and live session schedules. There will be no At-A-Glance newsletter on July 4, but will resume the following Monday, July 11.
iDegrees Student Council Applications Now Open!
Applications are now open for the iDegrees Student Council! The student council works in close contact with program administration to build a strong network and support initiatives that advance Gies strategic priorities. Apply by Tuesday, June 21 for consideration. Any iDegrees student with at least one year remaining in their program are eligible to apply. Members are selected by the iDegrees administration.
Seattle Immersion - August 2-6
Please join us for our immersion trip to Seattle where you will have the opportunity to put your iDegrees education to practice in person with your classmates. This 3-day course will be truly immersive, educational, and fun! Explore Seattle’s vibrant business culture in the gorgeous Pacific Northwest with its stunning backdrop of evergreen forests and the Cascade Mountains. Seattle offers culture, cuisine, and (of course) coffee!
To secure your spot, please register and submit a $100 non-refundable deposit by completing this form before Thursday, June 16. You will be notified of your acceptance by Thursday, June 23. If demand exceeds capacity, we will give priority based on seniority (credits earned) in the program. If you are not selected to participate, your deposit will be refunded. Check your email for more information!
Meet-Up in Nashville
We will be in Nashville on June 15 from 6-9 pm at Etch in the Encore Room. Join us for a meet-up and enjoy light appetizers while you connect with other Gies Online students and alumni. Please register by June 12. Be a part of this rich and storied Nashville history and join us!
iConnect Seattle
Join us for an evening of networking and connecting with students and alumni on Friday, August 5 at 6:00 pm in Seattle.  We will confirm the exact location as we confirm numbers for the event.  Dinner and refreshments will be provided.  Please register by Tuesday, July 26.
 Join "Aristotle's Building Blocks: Skills for Developing as a Leader" Webinar
June 23, 2022 | 1 pm CT | Register here
Gies is hosting the webinar "Aristotle's Building Blocks: Skills for Developing as a Leader" featuring Professor Elizabeth Luckman and her father, Jim Luckman, on Thursday, June 23, at 1 pm CT

Leading teams in today's world requires a new paradigm – one in which leaders create the conditions to enable effective problem solving within the organizational culture. In this webinar, we will explore what this paradigm shift should entail; how the new paradigm addresses the challenges of today's globally interconnected, fast-paced business world; and how to begin to implement the practice necessary to transition to the new paradigm for leadership.
In Case You Missed It
iConverge 2022 
Registration is now open for iConverge 2022, September 8-10! The theme for iConverge 2022 is entrepreneurial leadership. This is more than just being the person in charge. An entrepreneurial leader inspires colleagues and collaborates with them to spur growth, spark innovation, and create success. This is a mindset that can set you apart.
Because of the football game and other university events being held during iConverge weekend, we encourage you to book your hotel as soon as possible. Hotel reservations are the responsibility of each attendee. Please see our iConverge website for accommodations information.
MBA 563: Data Toolkit: Business Data Modeling & Predictive Analytics Begins
 June 8 | Refer to Course Refund Guide for Drop Deadlines | Open to iMSA and iMBA | Learn More
iMSA Summer Courses Start
June 13  | Exceptions: ACCY 550
Meet up in Nashville
June 15 | 6-9pm | Register Here
Deadline to Register for Seattle Immersion
June 16 | Register Here
Holiday Closure - Juneteenth
June 17 | The University of Illinois will be closed on Friday, June 17, in observance of Juneteenth, a National Holiday in the United States.
"Aristotle's Building Blocks: Skills for Developing as a Leader" Webinar
June 23, 2022 | 1 pm CT | Register here
Holiday Closure - Independence Day
July 4 |  The University of Illinois will be closed on Monday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day, a National Holiday in the United States.
Seattle Immersion
August 2-6
iConnect Seattle
August 5 | 6 pm | Register Here
iConverge 2022
September 8 - 10