SPEA's Annual Chicago Colloquium, "Arts in the Community and their Economic Impact." SPEA Professors Michael Rushton and Joanna Woronkowicz, and alumna Michelle Boone, the City of Chicago's Commissioner on Cultural Affairs, discuss the economic impact of a vibrant arts community.
5:30 p.m. Doors open
6:00 p.m. Panel begins
7:00-9:00 p.m. Meet and Greet Networking with SPEA students
The Hotel Sax Chicago
333 North Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60654
Bring plenty of business cards and don't miss out on the delectable array of goodies while you build new relationships. Alums receive 1 free drink ticket.
If you have any questions, please contact Aliza Cazzell at email@example.com.
SPEACon 2014 Alumni Mini Conference
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Spend the afternoon at the IUPUI Campus Center with SPEA alumni and students to learn more about all things SPEA. Panels will include alumni sharing what it’s like to work in several industries, across sectors, and faculty discussing their current research. SPEA students will also highlight exciting projects for local government, nonprofit and private organizations.
For more information and to register go here.
Thursday, January 9, 2014
D.C. Alumni Networking Meet-n-Greet
Over 90 alums and 60 students were in attendance at the Old Ebbitt Grill for a night of networking and fun. Alums from every area of SPEA brought their knowledge of living and working in DC to share with the eager and ambitious young minds. This event grows each year and we hope you can be a part of it in the future!
November 7-21, 2013
SPEA Alumni Association Online Auction
This auction supports the SPEA Alumni Association Scholarship Fund. The auction raised more than $5,000 and brought the scholarship fund total closer to the Board’s goal of being able to award 4 scholarships in 2014. If you would like to help increase the Alumni Association Scholarship Fund and help students succeed, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, November 7, 2013
SPEA Networking Meet-n-Greet in Denver
Over 50 students gathered at Katie Mullen’s Irish Pub for an evening with local IU alums. Denver is becoming one of the most sought after locations and students were excited to learn more about career opportunities and the local scene.
Saturday, November 2, 2013
IU Homecoming Weekend
Several SPEA graduates took advantage of the IUAA open house and toured the renovated facilities while also participating in the IUAA tailgate. Lots of fun for the whole family! GO HOOSIERS!!
Friday, November 1, 2013
The 8th Annual Nonprofit Toolkit.
Local non-profit leaders interacted with several SPEA students to hear about their ideas on ways to improve non-profit organizations.
October 17, 2013
2013 Fall Capitol Hill Colloquium and Reception
Standing room only was the theme for the riveting 2013 Capitol Hill Colloquium. Former Senator Evan Bayh treated the more than 180 alumni and friends to insights on the current state of politics as well as personal stories about his successes and struggles while in office. The Washington Leadership Program, SPEA Connect, SPEA IUB and SPEA IUPUI all had students in attendance for a delightful speech and engaging networking event. We hope you can join us next year!
Thursday, September 26, 2013
SPEA Career Expo
SPEA’s second career expo featuring alumni/employers from the Bloomington and Indianapolis area.
March 22, 2013
SPEA in Indianapolis Networking Meet-n-Greet
Over 60 alumni, students, SPEA faculty and staff enjoyed an evening of networking and watching the IU Hoosiers seal a win in NCAA March Madness tournament at Euphoria in Indianapolis.
February 21, 2013
SPEA in Chicago: The Promise & Perils of School Choice in Chicago
Over 100 IU alumni, friends, prospective and current SPEA students enjoyed discussions on education policy and a networking reception at the John Barleycorn- River North. SPEA Professor Ashlyn Nelson shared insights on the positive and negative outcomes of school choice, and IU alumnus Michael Milkie, superintendent of the Noble Network of Charter Schools, discussed the challenges facing public schools in Chicago. Read more in the 2013 SPEA Magazine and view event photos.