It's time to let the world know how IIT is fueling innovation. Join us from 3-6pm on Friday, February 8, 2013, to immerse yourself in an atmosphere of discovery, invention, and creativity as we launch Fueling Innovation: The Campaign for IIT. This exciting event will include several big announcements while celebrating the progress already made, and it is a moment of pride for the IIT community as we officially launch the campaign. It's a historic occasion—and we have you to thank for it!

Schedule of Activities 

Winter Wonderland Carnival | 3pm 
(McCormick Tribune Campus Center) 
Escape the cold and join us in the MTCC for a winter wonderland. Take part in ice skating and ice sculptures and see IIT's very own WIIT decorated as a snow globe!

Fueling Innovation Announcement | 3:30pm
(McCormick Tribune Campus Center, Center Court)
Join us in the MTCC as we gather for the official launch of Fueling Innovation: The Campaign for IIT. The program will feature remarks from IIT President John L. Anderson, an announcement and sneak peek of new campaign building projects, and the global unveiling of the inspirational Campaign for IIT video. 

Bog Gathering | 4pm
(Hermann Hall, The Bog) 
Continue the celebration in The Bog with live entertainment while enjoying food and drinks with IIT friends.   

Parking will be available in lots A4-V and B5.

Extra shuttles will be available from Downtown Campus to Main Campus.
To Main Campus: Institute of Design pick-up, 2:30pm; Downtown Campus pick-up, 2:35pm and 3:45pm
To Downtown Campus: Hermann Hall pick-up: 4pm, 4:30pm, 4:55pm, 5:35pm, 6pm (this pick-up will stop at Union Station and Ogilvie Transportation Center prior to Downtown Campus), and 6:45pm.

For more information about or to register for any of the above activities, contact Lauren Shelby at or 312.567.5030 and add to your calendar today. 

Can't attend the launch events in person? 

Join alumni around the world to watch the live stream of the event at 3pm (CST) and take part in a virtual scavenger hunt! Answer three questions for the chance to win an IIT swag bag, American Express gift card, or iPad mini! 

All day on February 8, be part of our social media blitz by posting about IIT and the campaign—use #iitinnovates and help us go viral!   

IIT is poised to become one of the world's leading technology-focused universities. Our academic excellence and distinctive programs prepare students for a world that requires a new way of thinking. We are ready to build on our success with your help. Together we'll provide the startup fuel to realize big dreams.  

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