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WLO General Meeting Schedule - Quick View
|WLO at Spirit Day, Tuesday, August 25, 2009|
WLO student volunteers staffed the information table at Spirit Day and helped to make the second IVCC Convocation/Spirit Day activities run smoothly. Our student volunteers at work
|WLO General Meeting, Wednesday, August 26, 2009, 11:50 AM - 12:30 PM, A300. Monthly meeting; all members and prospective members welcome to attend.|
|Election of Officers
Polling places: IVCC Cafeteria, A316, A300
Wednesday, September 23, 2009 from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM in Cafeteria and to 12:30 PM to 4:45 PM in A300/A316.
|The results of the Fall 2009 WLO Election will be announced and new officers installed at the October 28 General Meeting.|
|Meet the 2009-2010 WLO Officers|
|WLO General Meeting, Wednesday, September 16, 2009, 11:50 AM - 12:30 PM, A300. Monthly meeting; all members and prospective members welcome to attend.|
|Hispanic Heritage Month Activities|
September 15 through October 15.
Hispanic Heritage Trivia Game |
- IVCC A300
Monday, September 21, 12:30 to 1:45 pm and 2:00 to 4:15 pm
|Hispanic Heritage Bake Sale - Monday, September 23, 8:30 am to 1 pm, outside IVCC Cafeteria. Come for the food; stay for the music...|
|Proclamation by WLO President Angelina Hernandez de Rodriguez: 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. 12:00 noon in the IVCC Cafeteria|
NPR Documentary Film
"Chicago's Puerto Rican Story"|
80 Minute film showing will be followed by discussion and a multinational Latin American Potluck Meal.
Wednesday, 9/30/2009, 3:30 PM to 6 PM, C325
|Hispanic Heritage Month activities continue, featuring:|
"Sonia Sotomayor, the First
Latina Supreme Court Justice"
WLO General Meeting, Wednesday, October 28, 2009, 11:50 AM - 12:30 PM, A300. Monthly meeting; all members and prospective members welcome to attend.
|El día de los muertos* activities in
IVCC Fireplace Lounge B216 |
Monday, November 2, 12:30 - 3:15 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.
|Mix It Up at Lunch Day, Monday, November 9, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM. IVCC
Break down the walls; cross the line. Make new friends.
Click here to see photos of these activities.
|WLO Tamale Tuesday, November 10, 2009, 8:30
AM - 1:00 PM. IVCC Cafeteria. Come enjoy the Mexican specialties: tamales,
mole, enchiladas, atole and champurrado along with familiar cookies and
cupcakes from north of the Rio Grande, too. |
|WLO General Meeting, Wednesday, November 18, 2009, 11:50 AM - 12:30 PM,
A300. Monthly meeting; all members and prospective members welcome to
Congratulations to the 2009-2010 IVCC Foundation Spanish Language World
Language Scholars, Jackie Heim and Christina Derango.|
|WLO Field Trip to Texas de Brazil and Woodfield Mall, Schaumburg, IL.
Friday, November 20, 2009. WLO is taking one 15-passenger bus to Schaumburg
for a day of Brazilian Gaucho Cuisine at the Texas de Brazil Churascarria
and shopping at your choice of 305 Woodfield retailers. Estimated departure
from IVCC: 10 AM; Return: 6:30 PM.|
See the Field Trip Photos Here
WLO HOLIDAY BAKE SALE,
Monday, December 7, 2009,
WLO General Meeting, Wednesday, January 27, 2010, 11:50 AM -
12:30 PM, A300. Monthly meeting; all members and prospective members welcome
|WLO Service Learning Tax Assistance - Train -the-Trainer Workshop, Wednesday, February 3, 3 - 4 PM, A300.|
|WLO Service Learning Tax Assistance - Volunteer Interpreter Training Workshop, Monday, February 8, Tuesday, February 9, 3 - 4 PM, A300. Attend at least one session to qualify as a Spanish Language Interpreter for IVCC Tax Assistance 2010.|
|WLO Service Learning Tax Assistance Thursday, February 11, 2-6 PM, F113|
|WLO Service Learning Tax Assistance Thursday, February 18, 2-6 PM, F113|
|WLO General Meeting, Wednesday, February 24, 2010, 11:50 AM - 12:30 PM, A300. Monthly meeting; all members and prospective members welcome to attend.|
|WLO Service Learning Tax
Assistance Thursday, February 25, 2-6 PM, F113|
| Petitions available on Monday, March 1, 2010, for candidates to WLO
office in Spring Election. Completed petitions and petition statements must be turned
in by 4 pm on Wednesday, March 17, 2010 to A316. See Professor Pietrolonardo
in A316 during published office hours or |
download candidate's packet here.
|WLO Service Learning Tax Assistance Thursday, March 4, 2-6 PM, F113|
|WORLD LANGUAGE MONTH FILM FESTIVAL: Pan's Labyrinth, Wednesday, March 10, IVCC Cultural Centre, 2:30-5:00 PM. Free admission. Everyone is welcome!|
|WLO Service Learning Tax Assistance Thursday, March 11, 2-6 PM, F113|
|WORLD LANGUAGE WEEK Monday, March 15 through Friday, March 21, 2010. WLO will feature an information table in the Main Lobby with special events scheduled throughout the week.|
|Fair Trade Maya Works woven and beaded handcrafts sale. Monday, March 15-Wednesday, March 17, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM at the WLO Information Table in the IVCC Lobby.|
|"The Wise Latina: Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor" A Presentation by Anna Marie Pietrolonardo followed by General Discussion, Monday, March 15, 2:00 PM, A300.|
|WLO General Meeting, Wednesday, March 17, 2010, 11:50 AM - 12:30 PM, A300. Monthly meeting; all members and prospective members welcome to attend.|
|Completed petitions and petition statements for WLO Spring Election must be turned in by 4 pm on Wednesday, March 17, 2010, to A316|
|WLO Service Learning Tax Assistance Thursday, March 18, 2-6 PM, F113|
| Poisson d'avril Fish Market and Bake Sale.
Wednesday, March 31, 2010, Outside the Cafeteria. 8AM-1PM,
- Fish Market - Share in the French April Fool tradition of Poisson d'avril , learn what it means to sneak a fish onto a friend's back. With every Bakery purchase, receive your own catch of fish to "distribute". fish
- Bake Sale - Enjoy some wonderful francophile treats or try some gruesome sounding/looking [although delicious] April Fool
treats. This will be a memorable bake sale. 8-)
|¡Viva la Causa! |
Wednesday, March 31, 2010, IVCC Cultural Centre, Time TBA. Film and Discussion in Honor of the Birthday of Labor Organizer
and Founder of the American Farm Workers Movement, César Chavez
Election of Officers to be conducted on Wednesday,
March 31, 2010, |
8:30 AM to 1 PM at Poisson d' avril Bake Sale outside the IVCC Cafeteria
12:30 - 1:45 PM in A-300
2:30 - 4 PM in
IVCC Cultural Centre.
|WLO Service Learning Tax Assistance Thursday, April 1, 2-6 PM, F113|
|Complete 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 Monday, April 5, 2010. Names will appear on the ballot in the order that completed petitions are received.|
|WLO Service Learning Tax
Assistance Thursday, April 8, 2-6 PM, F113|
|WLO General Meeting, Wednesday, April 14, 2010, 11:50 AM - 12:30 PM, A300. Monthly meeting; all members and prospective members welcome to attend.|
|WLO Service Learning Tax
Assistance Thursday, April 15, 2-6 PM, F113
|Annual Meeting of World Language Association and Zeta of Illinois Chapter, Sigma Delta Mu - National Spanish Honor Society. Monday, April 19, 2010, from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm in C316. Includes installation of 2010-2011 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 of WLO and Sigma Delta Mu members are welcome.|
|Cinco de Mayo Fiesta Luncheon, Wednesday, May 5, 2010, 11:00 am to 12:30
pm, See the photos from
Cinco de mayo 2007 |
|...and more to come in Fall 2011...|
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