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 World Language Organization [WLO]
2011-2012
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2011 - JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC 2012 - JAN FEB MAR APR MAY

2011 Fall Semester

WLO General Meeting Schedule - Quick View

August

bulletWLO at Fall Preview, Monday, August 15, 2011: Information table in Cafeteria 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
bulletWLO at Spirit Day, Wednesday, August 31, 2011
WLO student volunteers staff an information table at Spirit Day and help to make the IVCC Convocation/Spirit Day activities run smoothly. Our student volunteers at work
bulletWLO General Meeting, Wednesday, August 24, 2011, 11:50 AM - 12:30 PM, A300. Monthly meeting; all members and prospective members welcome to attend.

September

bulletWLO Election Central: Candidate's Petitions are available for three Executive positions on the WLO Board: Program, Membership and Communication. A brief position statement and a petition with the signatures of 24 IVCC students must be turned in to A316 by 4 PM on Monday, September 26, 2011. The election will be held on Wednesday, September 28, 2011 in A300 during the WLO General Meeting from 11;50AM to 12:30 PM, and before class at  10 AM and  12:30 PM.  New officers will be installed at the WLO General Meeting on Wednesday, October 26, 2011 in A300 from 11:50 AM to 12:30 PM.
bullet Hispanic Heritage Month Activities
September 15 through October 15.
bullet Hispanic Heritage Trivia Game
- IVCC A300
Wednesday, September 14, 10:00 to 10:50 AM and 12:30 to 1:45 pm 
bulletProclamation by WLO member Jesse Spraggon: El grito de la independencia,  a bi-lingual re-enactment of the Proclamation of Independence as performed by every President of Mexico on the anniversary of Mexico's Independence from Spain. Thursday, September 15, 2011, 10:45 AM in A300; 12:00 noon in the IVCC Cafeteria.
bulletHispanic Heritage Bake Sale Thursday, September 15, 8:30 AM-1 PM, Cafeteria Foyer
bulletWLO Candidates for office must turn in a brief position statement and a petition with the signatures of 24 IVCC students  be  to A316 by 4 PM on Monday, September 26, 2011.
bulletWLO General Meeting, Wednesday, September 28, 2011, 11:50 AM - 12:30 PM, A300. Monthly meeting; all members and prospective members welcome to attend. The WLO Fall election will be held on Wednesday, September 28, 2011 in A300 during the WLO General Meeting from 11;50AM to 12:30 PM, and before class at  10 AM and  12:30 PM. Program: 2012: The Maya Prophecy, an interactive presentation led by Professor Anna Marie Pietrolonardo
bulletMeet the 2010-2011 WLO Officers

October   

bulletWLO Hispanic Heritage Film Festival: The Motorcycle Diaries Wednesday, October 12, 2011, 3-5 PM C 316. In Spanish with English subtitles. Free admission. Rated R for Language.
 
bulletMix It Up at Lunch Day, Tuesday, October 18, 2011, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM. IVCC Cafeteria.
Break down the walls; cross the line. Make new friends.

        Click here to see photos of these activities.

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WLO General Meeting, Wednesday, October 26, 2011, 11:50 AM - 12:30 PM, A300. Monthly meeting; all members and prospective members welcome to attend. New officers will be installed.  Program:  Paper Skeleton "Calaveras" activity for Día de los muertos.

November

bullet El día de los muertos* activities in A300
Wednesday, November 2,  10:00 AM to 10:50 AM and 12:30 - 1:45 PM
Video about the holiday as it is celebrated in Mexico, plus
Día de los Muertos student activities including crafting <calaveras> -
clay skeletons and memorial poems to honor the memory of loved ones.
All members of the IVCC community are invited to join us in making clay <calavera> skeletons and writing memorial poems.

Click here to see photos of these activities.
 

bulletWLO General Meeting, Wednesday, November 30, 2011, 11:50 AM - 12:30 PM, A300. Monthly meeting; all members and prospective members welcome to attend. Program: Thoughts on Thankfulness
 
bullet Congratulations to the 2011-2012 IVCC Foundation Spanish Language World Language Scholars, .
 

December

bullet ¡Felices fiestas!
 
bullet¡Que tengan éxito en los exámenes!

 

 

SPRING SEMESTER 2012

 

January 
                                                  

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WLO General Meeting, Wednesday, January 25, 2012, 11:50 AM - 12:30 PM, A300. Monthly meeting; all members and prospective members welcome to attend. Program: WLO Service Learning Tax Assistance - Train -the-Trainer Workshop, 

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WLO Service Learning Tax Assistance - Volunteer Interpreter Training Workshop, Monday, January 30, Tuesday, January 31, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, A300. Attend at least one session to qualify as a Spanish Language Interpreter for IVCC Tax Assistance 2012.

February

bulletWLO Service Learning Tax Assistance  February, 2-6 PM, F113
bulletWLO General Meeting, Wednesday, February 22, 2012, 11:50 AM - 12:30 PM, A300. Monthly meeting; all members and prospective members welcome to attend.
 

March                                       

bullet Petitions available on Thursday, March 1, 2012, for candidates to WLO office in Spring Election. .Completed petitions and petition statements must be turned in by 4 pm on Thursday, April 5, 2012 to A316.  See Professor Pietrolonardo in A316 during published office hours or
download candidate's packet here.  
bullet ballot box
bulletWLO Service Learning Tax Assistance March, 2-6 PM, F113                             
bullet WLO General Meeting, Wednesday, March 21, 2012, 11:50 AM - 12:30 PM, A300. Monthly meeting; all members and prospective members welcome to attend.                                                                                                            

April 

bullet WLO Service Learning Tax Assistance April 2-15,  2-6 PM, F113
bulletComplete Candidate's Petition Packet with Position Statement and 24 signatures of current IVCC students must be returned to Professor Pietrolonardo’s office A316, by 4 pm on Thursday, April 5, 2012. Names will appear on the ballot in the order that completed petitions are received.
                                                                                                                 
bullet WLO Spring Election of Officers to be conducted from 10:00 am through noon on Monday, April 09, and Tuesday, April 10, 2012, in Professor Pietrolonardo's office A316 and A300.  
 
bulletAnnual Meeting of World Language Association and Zeta of Illinois Chapter, Sigma Delta Mu - National Spanish Honor Society. Wednesday, April 25, 2012, from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM in B216. Includes installation of 2012-2013 WLO Officers, Initiation of Honor Students to IVCC's Zeta of Illinois Chapter of Sigma Delta Mu  and a Celebratory Meal. Advance reservations required. Guests are welcome.

May

bulletCinco de Mayo falls on the weekend this year during exams, so WLO students will be studying.
bullet    See the photos from Cinco de mayo 2011                    
bullet    See the photos from Cinco de mayo 2007                   
 
bullet...and more to come in Fall 2012...           

 

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