Due to expanded interest in offering an introduction to continuous improvement, the CI unit offered a second seminar on Friday, November 10, 2017, to the Illinois Tech community. With the same objectives, we applied feedback from the first seminar to make further improvements on content and delivery.
The new Continuous Improvement (CI) unit within the Office of Student Access, Success, and Diversity Initiatives (SASDI) hosted a seminar on continuous improvement and change management. In addition to colleagues from SASDI, we welcomed colleagues from five other departments across campus.
I came to Illinois Tech in August 2010 knowing I wanted to “make an impact” in the world – but not sure exactly how. I knew I had an interest in learning and contributing to how science changes our society
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In 1890, the women and men of what we now know as Illinois Institute of Technology responded to a call for action with a brilliant academic program fused within the context of the city of Chicago, calling forth visionary and
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Lately I’ve been doing some critical reevaluation of my priorities across the professional, academic, and personal spheres, and that inventory and reflection process (still in progress) yielded some insights I thought worth sharing with you. The overarching theme, which will
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As a career counselor, I can’t tell you how many tens of thousands of cover letters I’ve read, reviewed, and edited in over 30 years in the field. There’s certainly a lot of good advice out there on how to
With 2016 Fall Career Fair upon us already, we’d like to share some helpful hints and conversation starters brainstormed by Dr. Marcus, to help spur productive dialogue for the fair and other outreach/networking opportunities. Some of these are rather “basic”