Academics

Saturday, March 28, 2015

 

Fine Arts Series
 
Organist Gregory Hand
 

Saturday, March 28, 2015
7:30 p.m. | Rammelkamp Chapel
 
Gregory Hand is assistant professor of organ at The University of Iowa and is increasingly in demand as a performer and pedagogue. He has given recitals and masterclasses in the United States, France, Spain, Germany and Brazil. His debut CD, "The Complete Gospel Preludes of William Bolcom" was released worldwide on the Naxos label in 2012.

 


Tuesday, March 31, 2015

 
Public Speaking Showcase
 
5 First-Year Students with the best Persuasive Speeches from CO 101
 

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
7:00 p.m. | Kirby 6
 
The Public Speaking Showcase celebrates the best persuasive speeches from the Speech Fundamentals (CO 101) courses from Spring and Fall 2014. The top 5 speakers compete for recognition as the best speaker within their cohort. The topics may range from the need to host more blood drives to arguing for starting schools later.



Tuesday, April 7, 2015

History Beyond the Page: Civil War Living History as Public History
 

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
7 to 9 p.m. | Kirby Learning Center, Room 6
 
Everyone has heard it. History is boring. It’s just facts to memorize and a lot of dead people, right? But what about those who bring history to life? Robert Welch will speak about his experiences recreating the past through active participation in Civil War living history events. Welch’s presentation will discuss the history of reenacting, as well as the importance of material culture studies to creating a deeper understanding and context for historical events.

 


Sunday, April 12, 2015

Illinois College Choirs and various speakers/re-enactors
 
150 Years of Music: The Civil War in Song
 

Sunday, April 12, 2015
3 p.m. | Rammelkamp Chapel
 
150 Years of Music: The Civil War in Song- Illinois College Choirs will join the community historians and re-enactors to present an afternoon of music and remembrance, marking 150 years since the end of the Civil War and the subsequent assassination of President Abraham Lincoln.

 


Monday, April 13, 2015

Rebecca Wershba, Ph.D 
"Surviving Stress"
 
Psych Speaker Series: Rebecca Wershba, Ph.D.
 

Monday, April 13, 2015
11:00 a.m. | Kirby 6
 
In time for finals, Dr. Rebecca Wershba, a Cambridge Health Alliance Fellow of Neuropsychology (Harvard Medical School affiliate), will discuss stress. What is it, what does it do to your body, and how can you better cope?



Wednesday, April 15, 2015

 
Professors Rhonda and Douglas Jacobsen
 

 

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
10:00 a.m. | Rammelkamp Chapel
 
Professors Rhonda and Douglas Jacobsen will be on campus Wednesday, April 15th to share findings from their recent book: "No Longer Invisible-Religion In University Education."



Sunday, April 19, 2015

 
IC Feminists presents Illinois College's The Vagina Monologues
 
Faculty, staff, and students
 

Sunday, April 19, 2015
2:00 p.m. | Kirby ICEBOX
 
The Vagina Monologues, written by Eve Ensler, is a play made up of a varying number of monologues read by a number of women dealing with many aspects of the feminine experience. There will be two productions of The Vagina Monologues: Saturday, April 18 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, April 19 at 2 p.m. IC students are admitted free. Non IC Students pay $2 at the door. Donations will be accepted. All proceeds will be given to the Prairie Center Against Sexual Assault in Jacksonville. Sponsored by IC Feminists.



Wednesday, April 22, 2015

 
You Are the One
 
Film Screening with Angela Valuck and Alicia Gatti
 

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
8:00 p.m. | Crispin 220
 
This powerful documentary explores sexual assault awareness and sexual empowerment on college campuses through the work Kelly Addington and Becca Tieder. While in college, Kelly and Becca endured a personal experience with sexual assault that forever changes their lives and sent them on an extraordinary journey to help build communities with zero tolerance for sexual violence. Watch the film in participate in an open discussion post-film focusing on the climate at Illinois College.



Monday, April 27, 2015

Dr. Jodi Swanson 
Self-Regulation Matters! The Role of Effortful Control, Executive Functions, and Emotion Management for Lifelong Healthy Functioning
 
Psych Speaker Series: Jodi Swanson, Ph.D.
 

Monday, April 27, 2015
11:00 a.m. | Kirby 6
 
Dr. Jodi Swanson from the School of Social and Family Dynamics at Arizona State University will present findings from several studies that demonstrate that an individual's competence in self-regulation -- including abilities to focus attention, inhibit distractions and impulses, manage negative emotions, delay gratification, keep rules in working memory, and shift gears from one task for another -- is linked to social relationships (e.g., with peers, with teachers), problem behaviors, positive engagement in school and academic achievement, and health.



Thursday, April 30, 2015

TheatreWorks
 
"Bonnie & Clyde"

Thursday, April 30, 2015
Time: 7:30 p.m. | Location: Sibert Theatre
 
More information to come.



Sunday, May 3, 2015

TheatreWorks
 
"Bonnie & Clyde"

Sunday, May 3, 2015
Time: TBA | Location: Sibert Theatre
 
More information to come.




Monday, May 4, 2015

Marketing Convocation

Monday, May 4, 2015
Time: TBA | Location: TBA
 
More information to come.

 


Saturday, May 9, 2015

 

Fine Arts Series

 
Hubbard Street 2
 

Saturday, May 9, 2015
7:30 p.m. | Rammelkamp Chapel
 
Come prepared for an extraordinary evening of dance! Hubbard Street 2, a branch of one of the world's finest dance companies, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, prepares early-career artists for work in contemporary dance and identifies next-generation choreographers. To date, 14 members of HS2 have advanced to Hubbard Street Dance Chicago's acclaimed ensemble with numerous others joining top dance companies worldwide.

 


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