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August 27, 2014

Edible EducationEdible Education is a series of informational workshops geared toward creating events that are student-centered and encourage student success initiatives. Each workshop is based on a topic that is important to being a successful NIU student.

NIU’s Office of Student Academic Success provides lunch to make this a comfortable environment for students to relax and engage with the speakers. Students are encouraged to attend every session and ask questions.

For more information, call (815) 753-5721 or email [email protected].

Fall 2014 Sessions

It’s About Time (Management)!
Tuesday, Sept. 9, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Campus Life Building 100

Hear from ACCESS A+ about the importance of time management, as well as useful tips and ideas to help better manage your time and increase your personal productivity.

Tacking the Books: Tips for Effective Reading and Studying
Thursday, Sept. 18, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Holmes Student Center Illinois Room

Studying and reading for class can be a lot of work, but can be easier with the right tools. Learn about ways to make your study and reading time more efficient and effective.

Photo of a microphonePublic Speaking 101
Tuesday, Sept. 23, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Campus Life Building 100

Public Speaking 101 will help equip students with successful techniques for speaking in front of large audiences.

Test Preparation
Monday, Sept. 29, noon to 1 p.m.
Holmes Student Center Illinois Room

Hear from ACCESS A+ about ways to better prepare for and perform on exams.

Exploring Research Opportunities
Monday, Oct. 6, noon to 1 p.m.
Campus Life Building 100

Hear from faculty and students on their experiences with undergraduate research. This session will cover the benefits of research, steps to pursue such opportunities and the advantages of staying active in academics outside of the classroom.