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2017 Winter Connection (Lisle campus)

Brrr…it’s cold outside. We invite you to warm yourself up with lively discussions and good cheer at the Winter 2017 Connection event on Friday, December 15. 

Join in the cookie exchange with your colleagues. Bring a batch of your favorite cookies to share. Drop your cookies off at the Facilities Office located across from Public Forum Room by noon.

The daytime schedule has the following activities planned at the NLU Lisle campus:

9:00am–Noon • Public Forum Room
Pathways Meeting

10:00–11:00am • Room 850-219
Coffee with the Provost

11:00am–Noon • Room 850-302
CPSA College Meeting

Noon–1:00pm • Public Forum Room
Lunch (pizza and salad) for all faculty and staff, hosted by NCE, CPSA and Pathways

Cookie Exchange

1:00–1:30pm • Public Forum Room
Faculty Senate

1:00–1:30pm • Room 850-321
Halogen Open Lab

1:30–3:00pm • Room 850-145
Faculty Association Meeting

2:00–3:00pm • Room 850-302
Staff Professional Development Session — Embracing Change, facilitated by Amy Kline, hosted by Staff Council

3:00-4:00pm • Room 850-313
2017-18 NLU Seed Grantees Meeting

Winter Connection Reception at the Morton Arboretum featuring:

President’s Welcome and Holiday Message
• Nivine Megahed, Ph.D.

Holiday photo booth and props
• Enjoy with your NLU friends and colleagues

The famous Ugly Sweater Contest (prizes awarded!)
• Dress to impress in your holiday worst!

A Winter Holiday Feast
• Featuring a delicious spread and libations
• Gluten and Vegetarian options will be available

Illumination Show
• All staff and faculty attending are welcome to stroll through the Illumination Light show on the grounds of the Morton Arboretum during and/or after the reception. This is an award-winning, one-mile outdoor walking tour on a paved path winding through 50 acres of The Morton Arboretum’s celebrated tree collection.

SOLD OUT! Morton Arboretum complimentary tickets for guests (family and friends)

RSVP for the Winter Connection today, don’t delay!


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    122 S. Michigan Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60603
    (888) 658.8632
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    620 Tollgate Road
    Elgin, IL 60123
    (888) 658.8632
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    5202 Old Orchard Road
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    (888) 658.8632
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    850 Warrenville Road
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    (888) 658.8632
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    1000 Capitol Drive
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    (888) 658.8632
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    5110 Sunforest Drive, Suite 102
    Tampa, FL 33634
    (800) 366.6581
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