New Student Reception–Tomorrow!

Please announce to your classes tomorrow (From Ellen Goldberg):

New Student Welcome Reception & Resource Fair
Monday, January 30, 2012
2:00-3:30 p.m.
Room 102/103
All new and returning students are welcome to attend. All students will be able to connect with different offices on campus, student groups, listen to music, eat, mingle, and win prizes. Everyone is invited. We will be serving pop, water, 600 cookies, and lots of candy-the good kind.
We would like to welcome students into the City Colleges of Chicago and the Harold Washington College Family! 🙂

Announce to Your Students: New Student Reception

From your email:

This email was authored by Ellen Goldberg, Director of the Transfer Center in the City Colleges of Chicago, the Harold Washington Branch. Please direct all questions to or 312-553-5778.

“New Student Welcome Reception & Resource Fair” at HWC:
Monday, September 12, 2011

The HWC Transfer Center and Advising Office will host their Fall 2011 New Student Welcome Reception and Resource Fair from 2:00-3:30 p.m. on the second floor of Harold Washington College. Students that are new to the HWC Campus will be welcomed to the campus by President Don Laackman and Vice President John Metoyer. There will be a resource fair connecting students to offices on campus and student groups.  There will be a student DJ and lots of refreshments!

The students and staff at HWC wish to welcome in the Class of 2013 to the HWC Family!  Please note that Returning Students are welcome to attend as well!

New Student Welcome Reception is Tomorrow

From the fabulous and indefatigable Ellen Goldberg:

Hello distinguished colleagues!

I am pleased to announce that the New Student Welcome Reception is Monday from 2-3:30 in room 103! 🙂

Thanks so much for agreeing to participate or to mention it to your students! 🙂 I appreciate the help! I am sending this to the Faculty, Academic Departments, Participating Offices, Instructors of SENCER Cohorts, Instructors in the URC Program, and College Success Instructors! 🙂 Please forward it to anyone that I may have missed! 🙂 I would also love it if you could put it on your blogs (Harold Lounge!) and on Blackboard as announcements to your students or simply announce it on Monday! 🙂 We would love to have a stellar turnout! 🙂

The following Offices have agreed to have tables at the Fair.

Advising Office
International Student Office
Transfer Center
Social Work Programs
English Language Learners Department
Learning Center
Writing Lab
Entrepreneurship Program
Career Planning and Placement
Office of Information Technology (Computer Labs)
Wellness Center
Student Clubs (CLUB DAY)
Legal Clinic
Financial Aid Office/ Veteran’s Services

I ask that someone from your department stay the entire time from 2:00-3:30 on Monday in room 102. The students will be instructed to participate in a BINGO Activity, and I will give all of you stickers to give them when they come to your table. I would say that it’s up to you about how you want to distribute the stickers. You can tell them some information or have them ask you one question about your department. The student last semester really got into the BINGO game! Those who fill out the entire card can win a Candy Bar until they run out! 🙂

Thanks so much for your department’s participation! 🙂 I appreciate it! 🙂

If you have any questions, let me know. I will be running around on Monday so feel free to reach me on my cell at 773-330-5413.

Also, please encourage new and returning students to attend. Studies have shown that students who are connected to campus are more likely to graduate! 🙂

Have a great day! I appreciate you and the students do too! 🙂


Ellen Goldberg, M.Ed, MA
College Advisor/ Adjunct Spanish Professor
Harold Washington College
30 E. Lake St.
Chicago, IL 60601