August – September 2019
A big emphasis in this issue is ACI’s Career Development Conference and Employer Expo, Oct. 4, at North Central College, Naperville. Students attending will participate in skill-building sessions, hear inspirational speakers and meet directly with potential employers. Our featured member in this issue is North Park University, Chicago, and President Mary K. Surridge. We shared updated results from our member data research project, that shows our 26 members contribute a value of $3.5 billion to the Illinois economy among many other significant qualities. We reported on three new ACI board members, Justin Lee Allen, Kelly Kirkman and Debora L. Osgood. We reported on new leaders and initiatives at several member institutions, plus three awards presented to ACI for communication work. Finally, two students told us their stories, Xavier Jobe of Dominican University, River Forest, and Camille Pruvost of Principia College, Elsah.
May – June 2019
In this issue, we highlighted our upcoming Career Development Conference and Employer Expo, Oct. 4, at North Central College. We also shared results from our Benefit Reception in April, which raised $110,000 in gross receipts, more than in previous annual receptions. We introduced new leaders for the Board of Trustees and Executive Committee, plus the board approved ACI’s FY 2020 business plan and $1.5 million budget. Member college staff will attend professional development conferences at Augustana College and Monmouth College, plus ACI and member presidents will participate in the Midwest Roundtable on Talent July 30 to July 2. Our newest corporate partner, RBOPrintLogistix, is featured, along with student stories, Ronnie Davis of Benedictine University and Tia Dukes of North Central College.