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LDL Connects 2022 was a success! Looking forward to what comes next!

The LDL Connects in-person gathering at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus for Learning Design and Leadership graduate students and alumni was a wonderful opportunity to connect and make progress on your milestones. 

Stay tuned for announcements for our Chicago, Illinois in-person writing retreat and networking event in late 2022 as well as the 2023 LDL Connects date.

We thank everyone who assisted with the event and those who attended! We can’t wait to gather together again.

This event on September 30th and October 1st, 2022 included:

  • Keynote presentation from the College of Education Dean, Dr. Chrystalla Mouza
  • Student poster presentations
  • Faculty remarks
  • Writer’s Workshop
  • Career development sessions
  • Tour of the Siebel Center for Design
  • Advising sessions
  • Writing retreat
  • Campus tours
  • Networking opportunities
  • Social opportunities (Illini volleyball game and concluding dinner)

and… the most amazing weather!

Check out the video created by one of our students, Trevor Aleo.


Joe shares his experience in this video.

Note that this event is being organized by LDL peers and alumni