Fiesta Picnic • Noon-2:00pm

Join your colleagues at the Wheeling Campus to celebrate another year of service, engagement, inspiration and achievement at our Spring Connection on Friday, May 19th. Dress code is spring and summer causal attire.


Meeting Agenda

Faculty Association Meeting (9:00–10:30am • Public Forum)

  • Convened by Dan Buckman, Faculty Senate Chair

Staff and Faculty Training:

Appreciating Diversity (10:30am–Noon • Room 344)

Increase your awareness of cultural differences, understand the impact of diversity at work and enhance intercultural communication

    • Convened by Joel Hanshaw, Staff Council Chair
    • Facilitated by Patricia Perez, Perspectives Account Manager

Community Engagement: Examining Practice and Exploring the Future (10:30am–Noon • Room 349)

This session will explore the topic of community engagement. It’ll examine definitions of civic engagement, service learning, and community engagement. Institutional practice will be discussed through the lens of processes and data related to grant work and university learning outcomes. Attendees will be actively engaged in reflective and participatory exercises to further dialogue for the session, as well as provide additional perspective on topic in general.

    • Convened by Joseph Levy, Director of Assessment

Preparing Teachers and Education Leaders for 2020 and Beyond: A Faculty Conversation (2:00–3:00pm • Public Forum)

  • Moderated by Rob Muller, Dean, NCE
  • Panel participants
    • Harrington Gibson, Associate Professor and Chair, Ed.D. in Educational Leadership, NCE
    • Andi Koritari, Director of Online Operations, NLU
    • Kavita Khapadia Matsko, Associate Professor and Director, Strategic Innovation and Research, NCE
    • Mark Shinn, Professor and Chair, School Psychology Program, NCE

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Established in 1988 and located in one of Tampa's major business districts, NLU's Florida Regional Center serves students in 13 counties in central Florida. In addition to its classrooms, the National Louis University Tampa Regional Center features a computer lab, student lounges, and conference room.

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