September 2017

September 2017 Newsletter

Fall 2017 Schedule with Academic Advisors and Professional Staff

Do you have a question about course requirements? Are you having troubles with financial aid? Our academic advisors and professional staff at the IU 21st Century Scholars Office will be available throughout the Fall 2017 semester. To meet with an academic advisor, you must either schedule an appointment at https://one.iu.edu/task/iu/student-appointment-scheduler or "walk-in" at the scheduled time/day below:

Fall 2017 Academic Advisors “Walk-In” Schedule
Monday Karen M. Franks (Academic Advisor): 1:00PM - 3:30PM
Tuesday Babita L. Upadhyay (Advisor, Probationary Students) : 1:30PM-3:30PM
Wednesday Jenifer L. Berry (Lead Academic Advisor) : 1:00PM-3:00PM
* Questions about Financial Aid?:
Duncan M. Mathies (Retention and Graduation Specialist): Wednesday and Thursday at 1:00PM-3:00PM; Friday at 10:00AM-12:00PM

Michael A. Jefferson II(Leadership Development Specialist) : By appointment only at jefferma@iu.edu
Victoria Witham(Department Secretary) : Monday-Friday at 9:00AM-4:00PM
Roy Y. Chan(Special Projects Coordinator) : By appointment only at rychan@indiana.edu
Vincent E. Isom(Director, 21st Century Scholars Program; Fellow, Thomas I. Atkins Living Learning Center) : By appointment only at visom@indiana.edu

Where: IU 21st Century Scholars Program, Eigenmann Hall 619 South, 1900 East 10th Street, Bloomington, IN 47408

IU 21st Century Scholars Program: "RSVP for Male Leadership Initiative Call-Out Meeting" Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 6:00PM-7:00PM in Teter Hall, Room F104

The IU 21st Century Scholars Program would like to invite interested students to participate with our Male Leadership Initiative. The Male Leadership Initiative (MLI) is a program designed by our department to identify, train, and position male students to serve as well prepared and culturally competent leaders and mentors in the IU 21st Century Scholars Program and across campus. MLI Scholars Training will consist of three major components: 1) understanding self and leadership as investment, 2) locating your best place of service and navigating (and disrupting) systems, and 3) locating and leveraging support to mentor others.

We will have a call out meeting for all IU 21st Century Scholars THIS Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 6:00PM-7:00PM. FREE pizza will be provided! RSVP at ClickHere. Questions can be sent to Michael A. Jefferson at jefferma@iu.edu.

When: Thursday, September 7, 2017, 6:00PM-7:00PM
Where: IU Teter Hall, Room F104

IU 21st Century Scholars Program: "Know Your Career, Know Yourself" NEXT Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 4:00PM-6:00PM in IU Career Development Center (CDC)

The IU 21st Century Scholars Program would like to invite all students to come explore your career path that's right for you and learn more about yourself! Open to ALL majors and class standing. FREE pizza will be provided. Click Here to RSVP. Questions can be sent to Karen M. Franks at kmfranks@indiana.edu.

When: Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 4:00PM-6:00PM
Where: IU Career Development Center (CDC), 625 North Jordan Ave., Bloomington, IN 47405

IU MSLD FASE Program: "Classroom Secrets: IU Professors Tell All" TOMORROW Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 6:00PM-7:30PM

How do you get an "A+" at IU? What is the best classroom study tips? What are the secrets to do well in midterms/finals? The IU 21st Century Scholars Program would like to invite all scholars to attend a special panel on how to be a successful student at IU, how to stay motivated, and how to get ahead at IU. FREE pizza will be provided! This event is very popular. To RSVP, please visit Click Here. Questions can be sent to Arnell Hammond at hammonda@indiana.edu

When: Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 6:00PM-7:30PM
Where: IU Neal Marshall Black Culture Center, Grand Hall

IU 21st Century Scholars Program: "RSVP for Male Leadership Initiative Call-Out"

The IU 21st Century Scholars Program invites all male scholars to sign up for the male leadership initiative hosted by the IU 21st Century Scholars Program. To sign up, please visit Click Here. Questions can be sent to Michael A. Jefferson at jefferma@iu.edu

Why?: To identify, train, and position male students to serve as well prepared and culturally competent leaders and mentors in the IU 21st Century Scholars Program and across campus.