Share Tweet Share Email
Category: Education
Laurie Elish-Piper
Laurie Elish-Piper, who has served as acting dean of the Northern Illinois University College of Education since 2015, will take over officially July 1. Members of the NIU Board of Trustees endorsed her appointment last week following a national search. “Dr. Elish-Piper’s vision for the future of the college is informed not only by her...
FIT Program logo
The Department of Kinesiology & Physical Education’s FIT Program is an exercise program for NIU employees, family members, retirees and residents of the surrounding community. FIT membership is now being offered for $43 – prorated for the remainder of the semester. Membership in FIT includes access to cardio- and weight-training facilities in both Anderson Hall...
Mentoring: It works. Find out why.
Mentoring, a critical ingredient in student career success, will soon be receiving additional support and awareness from NIU students, faculty and staff. The Huskie Mentoring Summit, hosted by University Honors, will offer students the opportunity to explore the lifelong benefits of serving as a mentor or mentee. NIU undergraduate students with experience as mentors or...
#ThankAnNIUWoman
The Gender & Sexuality Resource Center (GSRC) is honoring NIU women in celebration of Women’s History Month. Throughout the month of March, the GSRC is looking for stories of thanks – stories of how an NIU women influenced and empowered each personal, educational and professional development journey. To nominate someone who deserves recognition, along with stories...
Concussion
Sharon Moskowitz, a NIU graduate student and life-long athlete, suffered her first concussion at 15, the result of a particularly aggressive foul during a high school basketball game. Moskowitz’s opponent hit her so hard that it broke her nose and knocked her out for a few moments. Her coach benched Moskowitz for a month –...
NIUs Department of Literacy and Elementary Education is sponsoring a literacy event called “Reading & Writing in the Digital Age” from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 23, at the NIU-Naperville campus, 1120 E. Diehl Road. This event provides an opportunity for alumni to reconnect with current students, alumni and faculty. Alumni are encouraged to...
CISLL logo
NIU’s Center for Interdisciplinary Study of Language and Literacy will host several seminars this spring to discuss various methodologies and approaches for examining aspects of language and literacy learning and development. Each session will be organized around a topic related to conducting language and literacy research, and include a discussion of theoretical perspectives related to...
NIU FIT Program
Want to win prizes for working out and losing weight? Want to kick off the new year with the support necessary to improve health and fitness? Join NIU’s FIT Program during its Mid-Winter Meltdown. The Mid-Winter Meltdown is an exercise, nutrition and weight loss program available to NIU faculty, staff and the NIU community through...
Photo of hands typing on a computer
For the fourth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked the NIU College of Education’s online graduate program among the country’s best. The COE program was ranked No. 5 out of a field of 188 competing programs offered by institutions across the country, including 10 in Illinois. Only one of those – the University...
Huskies Student Food Pantry logo
NIU’s College of Education is now accepting donations of food and personal hygiene products for the Huskies Student Food Pantry. The pantry, which relies on donations and volunteers, strives to provide non-perishable, supplemental food and other necessities for NIU students who are in need of support. Kathy Zuidema, who works in NIU Career Services and...
Altgeld Hall in snow
NIU is currently conducting searches for new deans to lead three colleges. A search for a new dean of the College of Law will launch soon. College of Visual and Performing Arts NIU is seeking an experienced, energetic and visionary leader to serve as the dean of the College of Visual and Performing Arts. The...
Photo of a yellow school bus
The NIU College of Education’s ongoing Community Learning Series continues Thursday, Oct. 22, when the college welcomes back three distinguished alumni to share their experiences as educators and school administrators and to provide insights into what it takes to be successful in today’s classrooms. The guests also will provide an “on-the-ground” look at some of...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 45