Celebrating High School Innovators Illinois State University, Millikin University, and Pontiac Township High School are presenting the 5th Annual Celebrating High School Innovators Competition (CHSI). The competition identifies, fosters and celebrates Illinois high school students whose contributions are exceptional and inspirational.
We know that you and your school prepare students to solve problems and produces leaders, innovators, entrepreneurs, stewards, creators, and builders. We want to celebrate you celebrate and reward your for their brilliance in one or more of the following areas?
1) Arts, Media & Literature 2) Business En 3) Etrepreneurship 3) Social Entrepreneurship 4) Health & Nutrition, 5) Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM). Apply Here!
Computational X-Plorations - Students are invited to attend the free course and Stephen Wolfram's keynote at the Wolfram Technology Conference on October 28th. No Mathematics experience is required, and attendees will get access to a free Wolfram One trial. - October 28th from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Wolfram Headquarters, Champaign, Illinois - Featured Topics: 1) COmputational Explorations with Wolfram Notebooks 2) Food & Nutrition 3) Computational Poetry 4) Biological & Medical Entities 5) Computable Molecule Data Structures & Visualizations Register to reserve your seat:https://www.wolfram.com/wolfram-u/catalog/wl100/
UIUC Women in Computer Science, ChicTech This is a yearly retreat for high school girls to give them exposure to the field of Computer Science. ChicTech is an overnight weekend program with activities including tech workshops, a panel for the students, and a talk from ground-breaking professor Dr. Sarita Adve. The goal is to show the attendees that computer science can be a place where they can thrive - no prior experience needed.
This event is for students from all backgrounds, especially those who have never taken a computer science class before. This retreat is free of cost except for transportation to and from the University of Illinois. Applications are open right now and will close on October 18th.
Western Illinois University, Criminal Justice/Public Safety - From the Director: " I want to share with you and your students the opportunity for them to come to WIU to experience exciting activities related to careers in criminal justice/public safety. The careers we will be discussing include: - CSI criminalistics - Law Enforcement (Federal, State and Local) - Emergency Management - Homeland Security - Corrections & Probation - Terrorism - Fire Protection Services - Cyber Investigations - Law - Drones and GIS - Private Security - Juvenile Justice Upon arrival, there will be stations set up for students to utilize the new state-of-the-art McCamey crime lab. Students will interact with our faculty in the following activities: processing fingerprints, taking tire or foot impressions, engaging in accident reconstruction, interviewing individuals, detecting deception, analyzing blood spatter, delving into arson investigations, and preparing for natural or manmade disasters. We will connect these experiences with career opportunities and educational requirements. Students may come individually, with a parent, or as a class group. Please display the poster and the sign up website for your members. If you have any questions, or want to arrange for a different date to visit the crime lab, just contact me. If you want us to come speak to your classes to share these activities, career opportunities or any civics, Constitutional, or cyber investigative strategies, please do not hesitate to contact me at email@example.com or call me at 309-298-1038."
St.Louis College of Pharmacy, Preview Day During Preview Day, students will connect with the people who know us best – our students, faculty and staff – and discover what makes the College the perfect place to pursue their education. They will also learn more about student life and academics and experience our community firsthand. More information and online registration is available at stlcop.edu/preview.
St.Louis University Preview Days Oct. 6, Oct. 14 and Nov. 11 This event gives students the opportunity to introduce themselves to faculty, staff and current students. It also includes:
Presentations on the application and admission process and financial aid
Panel discussion with current students
Academic and information fair One-on-one with admission counselor
Special presentation about studying Pre-Medicine at SLU
Walking tour and a tour of our residence halls
Special business, engineering and aviation options are available on Oct. 6 Preview Day. Select Saturday Nov. 2 We've chosen a "select" Saturday this fall to accommodate student's busy schedules. This event includes:
Presentations on admission, academic, student life, financial aid and more.
Panel discussion with current students
Walking tour of our beautiful campus
A special health careers option is available on the Nov. 2 Select Saturday. Students are able to register using the link below. Feel free to share this link with your students! REGISTER FOR A VISIT
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Upcoming Opportunities College of Agricultural, Consumer, & Environmental Sciences Do you know students who have an interest in food, plants, animals, the environment, families, or communities? Encourage them to visit Illinois for an Experience ACES Visit Day on September 20, October 11, or November 8. This is a great way for students to explore our majors and talk to current students, meet department faculty and advisors, and tour our hands-on learning experiences. College of Fine & Applied Arts The College of Fine and Applied Arts will offer the below events this fall. For more information and to register, students should visit our website. Theatre Open House (auditions available): Saturday, October 26 Dance Open House (early action audition day): Friday, November 8 Music Junior Mock Audition Day: Friday, November 8 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Our Department of Geography and Geographic Information Science (GGIS) is pleased to announce two new degree programs: 1) a B.S. in Geography and GIS for students specializing in GIS and physical geography tracks in the major, and 2) a Computer Science plus GIS degree (the first in the U.S.) that provides advanced training in both CS and GIS. Both are great fits for students interested in cutting-edge geospatial technologies, their applications in addressing environmental and social challenges, and their technological dimensions and broader impacts. For students interested in these degrees and others, the Department of GGIS will be hosting Illinois GIS Day on Tuesday, November 12. This event will include a keynote speech, a student map and poster session, and a GIS internship and career panel. Lunch will be provided to registered guests. In addition, our Department of Physics will be hosting Saturday Physics for Everyone, a series of lectures on the modern aspects of physical sciences, throughout the fall. The program offers high school students the opportunity to hear presentations and interact with renowned scientific leaders in the research community. Students learn about recent advances in the physical sciences and gain an understanding of how physics guides the development of modern technologies and influences daily life. College of Media We now offer a Computer Science and Advertising degree for those interested in designing new technologies for advertising agencies, start-ups, and global media technology firms. Your students are invited to learn more about this degree as well as pursuing careers in Advertising, Journalism, and Media and Cinema Studies during Orange and Blue Days on campus this fall. We can also visit your school to teach 45-minute seminars about careers in media. For more information, email Lisa Wells. Gies College of Business We participate in all large university admissions events, and we also host a family information session as an add-on to daily campus visits on most weekdays. Details about the meeting location and other pertinent information will be sent in a student's confirmation email once they sign up. We also offer an opportunity for juniors and seniors to attend a class with a current student, learn more about academics and campus life, and meet the Gies family through our Gies Business Shadow Program. We are excited about our new major, Strategic Business Development and Entrepreneurship. While all first-year students still start as Business Unassigned, we've added more ways they can customize their four-year degree with double major opportunities, including this new major. We have a new admissions coordinator, Kaci Abolt, who joined our team last fall. She and the rest of our team can be reached at 217-244-3890 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Grainger College of Engineering Engineering Council will be hosting student-run webinars throughout the semester to inform high school students what it's like to be an undergraduate in the Grainger College of Engineering. At each webinar, three to five current undergraduate students from a diverse range of majors and a dean from the college will answer any questions students may have Below are the dates and times of each webinar: Tuesday, October 29, 7:00-8:30 p.m. CST Tuesday, November 12, 7:00-8:30 p.m. CST Students can join the webinar using this link at the start of the event. School of Information Sciences The School of Information Sciences has launched a new undergraduate degree, the Bachelor of Science in Information Sciences (BS/IS). Information Sciences focuses on how people use technology to better organize, analyze, and manage information, as well as how society and individuals relate to information. Students will learn programming, database concepts, and research methods while also exploring broader social issues such as information equity and ethics. They will have the option to pursue pathways in the following areas: information and culture, data and society, data analytics and data science, human-computer interaction (HCI), and user experience (UX). Career path examples include data analysis, user-experience design, database management, content strategy, and web content analysis.