NIU celebrates Latin Heritage Month

NIU Latino Heritage Month 2014
Latin culture is imbued with passion and profusely expressed in art, dance, music, and literary contributions, and NIU continues to celebrate all of it with ongoing fun and inspiring events through Oct. 17. NIU’s Latino Heritage Month has a rich tradition of festivity that includes a “Reverse Career Fair” where students interview employers, the second annual…

Ugandan film expert, NIU alumnus returns to campus on Fulbright award

Okaka Dokotum
NIU alumnus Okaka Dokotum is returning to DeKalb in impressive fashion this semester – on a prestigious Fulbright faculty award. Dokotum, a native of Uganda, is in residence in NIU’s Department of English while researching African film adaptations of African literary works. As part of the department’s brown bag lecture series, he will deliver a presentation…

Training offered to groom leaders of civic, diversity efforts

Civic Reflection
NIU has good news for student leaders, civically engaged individuals and anyone wishing to enhance their communication and critical thinking skills. As part of the university’s effort to foster student engagement and career success, the Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning (OSEEL) and Student Affairs and Enrollment Management will host training programs this fall that…

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