Hillel Institute: August Convening

We are pleased to share the dates and costs for each of the different cohorts gathering at Washington University in St. Louis in August 2014 for the Hillel Institute: August Convening. For those arriving on Monday, Tuesday’s Tisha B’Av observance will be a special opportunity for us to gather as Hillel professionals to reflect on the sacredness of the day with special programming.

The times noted below are the session start and end times. As you consider travel:

  • Please plan to arrive at the St. Louis airport at least 2 hours prior to the start time stated below to allow for travel and to check in at the Washington University campus prior to your opening session.
  • Please do not book a departure flight until 2 hours after the listed end time.

Cohort 

Dates

Costs 

Contact

Ask Big Questions Fellows Start:
Wednesday, August 6
3:00 pm
 
End: 
Friday, August 8
12:00 noon
The costs for participation are covered through the grant. 
 
Transportation costs are the responsibility of the local campus.
Anna Langer
Ask Big Questions Advisors
Start:
Wednesday, August 6
11:00 am
 
End:
Friday, August 8
12:00 noon

The costs for participation are covered through the grant. Those interested in self-funding student fellows should contact Anna.
 
Transportation costs are the responsibility of the local campus.
Anna Langer
Engagement Institute – Student Engagement Interns
Start:
Wednesday, August 6
5:00 pm
 
End:
Sunday, August 10
No AM programming – depart any time
Those campuses receiving the Engagement grant will have some or all of their costs covered. More grant information forthcoming.
 
Transportation costs are the responsibility of the local campus.
Sara Stesis 
Engagement Institute – Engagement Intern Supervisors
Start:
Wednesday, August 6
11:00 am
* Rooms are available Tuesday evening to ensure a prompt start on Wednesday.
 
End:
Sunday, August 10
No AM programming - depart any time
Those campuses receiving the Engagement grant will have some or all of their costs covered. More grant information forthcoming. Those interested in self-funding student interns should contact Sara.
 
Transportation costs are the responsibility of the local campus.
Sara Stesis 
Israel Fellows Start:
Monday, August 4
1:30 pm
 
End:
Sunday, August 10
11:00 am
All costs for participation, including travel, are covered through the grant. Shelley Kedar
Israel Fellow Supervisors
Start:
Wednesday, August 6
2:00 pm
 
End:
Friday, August 8
12:00 noon
All costs for participation are covered through the grant.
 
Transportation costs are the responsibility of the local campus.
Shelley Kedar

New Directors Institute Start:
Wednesday, August 6
2:00 pm
 
End:
Sunday, August 10
No AM programming – depart any time
A special grant will cover the entire cost of new directors in attendance.
 
Transportation costs are the responsibility of the local campus.
Katie Wexler
New Professionals Institute
Start:
Wednesday, August 6
2:00 pm
 
End:
Sunday, August 10
No AM programming – depart any time
A special grant for new professionals will cover 50% of the cost for participants – the remaining cost will be $350. 
 
Transportation costs are the responsibility of the local campus.
Katie Wexler


For more information, please contact institute@hillel.org.