The School of Social Work will offer one of the only area preparation courses for social work licensure. The two-day course will take place May 17 and 18.
The LSW/LCSW exam preparation course will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, May 17, and continue from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 18, in Schroeder Hall, room 242.
Kathy Wehrmann, the instructor, is the Bachelor of Social Work Program director at Illinois State, where she has been a faculty member since 1998. A Fulbright winner, her research and service efforts include work with the IDCFS Supervisory Training to Enhance Practice Program and evaluation of the Illinois Division of Mental Health’s Evidence Based Practice Treatment Initiative.
The GLT Summer Concert will be held on Saturday, June 8, 2013, on the corner of Jefferson and Center Streets in downtown Bloomington, with the grounds opening at 3:30 p.m. Thanks to WGLT’s generous sponsors, the concert is free and open to the public.
The concert line up will include Pokey LaFarge at 5:00 p.m., Peter Karp & Sue Foley at 6:30 p.m., and the Guy Forsyth Band at 8:30 p.m. For more information about the concert, visit the GLT summer concert webpage.
Katherine Wolf has been selected as the student speaker for the 2013 Illinois State University College of Arts and Sciences spring commencement ceremony, which will be held at 7 p.m. on May 10 in Redbird Arena.
Wolf, who will earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Education, has been an active member of Sigma Tau Delta, an international English honors society, and Secondary Dominance, ISU’s premiere female a cappella group. She was also a participant in the Honors Program and worked as an Honors Peer Mentor as well as a Preview Guide. Wolf is a 2012-2013 Robert G. Bone Scholar and was the 2012 recipient of the Anna Keaton and Ruth A. Henline scholarships.
Illinois State University pre-law and mock trial students were celebrated at a banquet on Saturday, April 20 in the Old Main Room. This was the thirteenth year for the banquet, which is hosted by the Illinois State Attorneys Advisory Board, a group of over ninety attorneys and judges who support and promote the University’s pre-law program. State Representative Jim Durkin
delivered the keynote address.
Two students received awards for their outstanding achievements in the pre-law program. The Tom Eimermann Outstanding Pre-Law Student Award was presented to Anastasia M. Sotiropoulos. Joshua Isringhausen received the Carl Kasten Pre-Law Leadership Award.
This semester CASNews was written, edited, and published by a student intern, Tricia Kennell. She completed the internship as part of the course requirement for English 398—Professional Practice: Internship in English, taught by Dr. Angela Haas. Working under the supervision of Assistant Dean Deborah Fox, each week Kennell compiled items of interest from across the College of Arts and Sciences. “I very much appreciate the opportunity to work with such a talented and capable student as Tricia,” said Fox. “All of us in the College office have enjoyed working with her and appreciate everything that she has done.”
April 30 – School of Biological Sciences BEES Brown-bag Seminar, Chris Loebach, “Investigating Seed Dispersal of Garlic Mustard (Alliaria Petiolata),” Room 121, Science Laboratory Building, Noon.
May 10 – College of Arts and Sciences Spring Commencement, Redbird Arena, 7 p.m.