Connection Agenda

Winter Connection - Daytime Schedule
December 17, 2015
Lisle Campus - 850 Warrenville Road, Lisle, IL 60532

9:30-11:30AM – ADA WORKSHOP for All Faculty
Workshop Title: ADA Access Services at NLU: The Students We Serve
Location: Lisle campus, 850 Building, Public Forum Room (first floor)

Description: This workshop is designed to provide training and insight into creating a greater understanding for providing reasonable academic access accommodations for students with various needs at NLU.  The agenda will interweave essential information on the current student support infrastructure at the university with a study of student accommodation scenarios that demonstrate both the typical and unique.
 
All full-time and adjunct faculty are encouraged to attend.  This workshop is hosted by the Office of the Provost in collaboration with Library and Learning Support and the Student Experience Department.

If you plan to participate, please RSVP at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ZCLQ8KW.  
Questions? Contact Margaret Stemler at margaret.stemler@nl.edu.
 

11:45AM-1:00PM – WORKSHOP for All Faculty
Workshop Title: Research Affinity Groups
Location: Lisle campus, 850 Building, Public Forum Room (first floor)

Description: Come explore the concept of Research Affinity Groups at NLU. “Affinity Groups” share common interests in research and scholarly topics.  Affinity group members may find common projects and grant opportunities, and utilize each other’s skills and assets.

An overview of affinity groups will be given, followed by interactive conversations around possible affinity themes:

  • teacher learning and leadership development for schools and other institutions;
  • literacy and language in giving voice to students, parents, and marginalized groups;
  • social inequality and community change; and
  • other…

This workshop is hosted by the Research Strategy and Implementation Committee. RSVP to Maxx (Gwendolyn Shawlee) Gwendolyn.Shawlee@nl.edu by December 11th to confirm your attendance and pizza lunch.


1:00-4:00PM – COLLEGE MEETINGS/WORKGROUPS
College of Professional Studies and Advancement – College Meeting and Working Session
Open to all CPSA faculty, staff and adjunct faculty
Location: Lisle campus, 850 Building, Room 219
Zoom Option: https://nl.zoom.us/j/191808935 (Limited Capacity)

National College of Education – Workgroups
Faculty workgroups will meet during this time.  Look for more information from your Department or Committee Chairs.  
Location: Lisle campus, 850 Building, Rooms TBD

Library and Learning Support – College Meeting
Open to all LLS faculty and staff
Location: Lisle campus, 850 Building, Computer Lab (first floor)

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Winter Connection-Evening Schedule
December 17, 2015

4:00 – 7:30PM – WINTER CONNECTION CELEBRATION
Be Merry! Join us for an evening filled with seasonal cheer and sparkling lights.

Visit with your colleagues; enjoy a delicious variety of appetizers, desserts and warm beverages; and explore the Illumination exhibit in this beautiful winter setting.

RSVP by December 9th: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WinterConnection2015

Morton Arboretum
4100 Illinois Route 53
Lisle, IL 60532
(located very close to the Lisle campus)
Click here for directions

Locations
  • CHICAGO DOWNTOWN CAMPUS

    NLU’s Chicago campus on South Michigan Avenue occupies five floors of the historic Peoples Gas Building. This landmark building, across the street from the Art Institute of Chicago and Grant Park, is easily accessible by train, bus and car and is surrounded by restaurants, parking lots/garages and shops.

    122 S. Michigan Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60603
    (888) 658.8632
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  • ELGIN

    Conveniently located in a fast-growing business district off I-90 and Route 31, NLU Elgin features 10 classrooms with high-tech media equipment; a computer lab with high-speed Internet access; two conference rooms; and comfortable student lounges. Parking is free at this recently remodeled and upgraded teaching site, which now includes wireless Internet access.

    620 Tollgate Road
    Elgin, IL 60123
    (888) 658.8632
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  • NORTH SHORE

    Opened in the summer of 2006, NLU North Shore at Skokie is a state-of-the-art modern campus located just off the Edens Expressway near the Old Orchard Shopping Center. The campus includes 44 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a walk-in lab in the library; six conference rooms; a public café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; and multiple, comfortable student lounge areas.

    5202 Old Orchard Road
    Skokie, IL 60077
    (888) 658.8632
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  • LISLE

    Located just minutes from the East-West Tollway (I-88), NLU Lisle features 42 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a separate walk-in lab in the library; a café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; conference rooms; and six comfortable student lounge areas with wireless access.

    850 Warrenville Road
    Lisle, IL 60532
    (888) 658.8632
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  • WHEELING

    Located in one of Chicago's major northwest suburbs, the newly renovated NLU Wheeling includes 20 classrooms with high-tech media equipment, four conference rooms, four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, large student lounge areas with wireless capabilities and interactive video capabilities, and an extensive research library. The site also houses the university library research collection.

    1000 Capitol Drive
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    (888) 658.8632
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  • FLORIDA (TAMPA)

    Established in 1988 and located in one of the city's major business districts, NLU's Florida Regional Center serves students in 13 counties in central Florida. In addition to six classrooms, this location features a conference room, a computer lab with high-speed Internet access, an extensive research library and comfortable student lounges.

    5110 Sunforest Drive, Suite 102
    Tampa, FL 33634
    (800) 366.6581
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  • WISCONSIN

    NLU has a proud history of serving graduate students in southeastern Wisconsin. We currently offer all Wisconsin residents online programs in non-licensure education as well as a variety of business-related degrees.

    12000 West Park Place, Suite 100
    Milwaukee, WI 53224-3007
    (414) 577.2658
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