Updated: October 16, 2012 3:04PM
Name HIA dining
room by May 30
Triton College’s Hospitality Industry Administration Dining Room needs a new name and the college is looking to the community for suggestions. It is conducting a contest to find a name that complements the atmosphere created by the unending pool of talented students who have honed or are beginning to develop their abilities in the dining room.
The grand prize winner will receive a free dinner and beverages for four people in the newly-named dining venue, along with a $10 gift certificate to the college’s student-run bakery. Two runners-up also will be chosen, each of whom will receive a free dinner and beverage for two, plus a $10 bakery certificate.
To enter, submit suggested dining room names online at http://tinyurl.com/7cqcxdw. On the entry form, participants will be asked to include their complete contact information. Only one name submission per entry form will be accepted.
For individuals without Internet access, submit your entry on a plain sheet of paper and include your name, full address, telephone number, e-mail address (if applicable), suggested dining room name and an explanation as to why the name best fits the space. Mail your entry to: Name Triton’s HIA Dining Room Contest, c/o Sandy Schusteff, 2000 Fifth Ave., Room P-104, River Grove, IL, 60171 no later than May 30.
The deadline to enter is June 1 and winners will be notified no later than Aug. 31.
Operated and managed exclusively by HIA faculty and students, the HIA Dining Room offers delectable, upscale dining to members of its campus and the community. The Dining Room is on Triton’s main campus, 2000 Fifth Ave., in River Grove, on the second floor of the Student Center (B-Building) in Room B-204. It is currently closed until the last week in June, when it will reopen for lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays.
Master of science
degree info May 31
Eastern Illinois University’s School of Continuing Education will host an informational session about the master’s of science in Technology cohort program. The session will take place at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 31, at Triton College in River Grove. The program is geared to benefit people employed in a variety of professional areas and is suitable for all types of individuals seeking to advance their education.
The master’s of science in technology graduate program prepares students to become successful leaders in today’s technological and global environment.
Students in the past have gone on to hold variety of positions such as production managers, training consultants, industrial designers, and human resource managers. The informational session is being held to answer questions and offer assistance to individuals who are interested in seeking this degree. EIU hopes to begin the program in the Chicago area soon, pending adequate student enrollment.
To RSVP for the informational session, contact EIU’s School of Continuing Education at (800) 446-8918 or for other questions regarding the program itself, contact David Melton at (217) 581-5762 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
receive nat’l honor
Allen Salzman, of Oak Park, and Elizabeth Collins, of Chicago, both history professors at Triton College, River Grove, have been selected to participate in the National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Scholars program.
They will join 300 professors nationwide in workshops that will enable participants to gain a sense of importance of historical places, make connections to their teaching and advance their own scholarship and development of teaching materials.
In early June, Collins will tour Brooklyn, New York, to participate in “Along the Shore: Changing and Preserving the Landmarks of Brooklyn’s Industrial Waterfront.” She’ll visit the Brooklyn Bridge, Coney Island, the Brooklyn Navy Yard and other waterfront sites to discuss the city’s architectural and preservation history and questions about the meaning of the landmarks in a weeklong program. For more information about the workshop, visit www.citytech.cuny.edu/alongtheshore.
In July, Salzman will participate in “Concord, Massachusetts: Feminists, Utopians and Social Reform in the Age of Emerson and Thoreau,” where he’ll tour sites associated with Henry David Thoreau, Nathaniel Hawthorne and Louisa May Alcott and discuss Concord as an intellectual center of 19th century America. For more information about the workshop, visit www.ccha-concord.org.
The National Endowment for the Humanities is a federal agency that annually supports summer study opportunities for faculty to work in collaboration with experts in humanities disciplines.
For more information, call (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3608 or e-mail Alicia Roberson, email@example.com.