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National Council for Home Safety and Security named NIU to its list of the 2017 Top 100 Safest Colleges in America At Northern Illinois University, community safety is our top priority. That’s why we we’re extremely proud to be included in the top 100 rankings of the Safest Colleges in America 2017 report. The National Council...
Dr. Terry Bishop, associate professor in the Department of Management at NIU, will deliver a Jobs PLUS session on ethics and leadership on Monday, Sept. 11, from 6 – 7:30 p.m., in the Campus Life Building 100. The event will examine the strong relationship between ethics and effective leadership and will focus on how one’s...
Huskies on and off campus will be rewarded for displaying their pride on Fridays this year, as campus officials plan to give everyone another reason to celebrate the most popular day of the week. The effort – dubbed Red and Black Fridays – kicks off on Sept. 1, which also happens to mark the first home...
The 2017-2018 recipient of the Golden Hanger award is the Center for Nonprofit and NGO Studies. The Golden Hanger Award, the first of its kind at NIU, was part of a friendly competition/clothing drive between offices and departments sponsored by the Gender and Sexuality Resource Center (GSRC) in preparation for their annual Clothing Expo. The...
The NIU School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders (AHCD) is coordinating a support group for caregivers of children (0-22 years old) with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) at the NIU Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic. This support group will provide caregivers a place to discuss their personal experiences and hear presentations from speakers on topics ranging from educational,...
Leaders in Ethics and Academic Discipline (LEAD) and Jobs PLUS have agreed to a partnership that will feature the first peer-to-peer Jobs PLUS event and culminate in the 2018 NIU Ethics Case Competition. On Thursday, Oct. 5, students in LEAD will facilitate a Jobs PLUS event at 5:30 p.m. in the Stevenson Towers Multipurpose Room...
Registration is now open for 12 Jobs PLUS events scheduled during the fall semester. Information on the events and a link for online registration can be found at go.niu.edu/jobsplusevents. Advanced registration is required. Jobs PLUS events are free and open to all NIU students. If a student’s employer is a Jobs PLUS partner, the student...
Latino parents in the DeKalb and Sycamore school districts are invited to participate in “Universidad para Padres,” or “Parent University,” a free community outreach program that empowers mothers, fathers and even grandparents to take active roles in their own personal growth and their children’s academic success. Sessions will take place at DeKalb High School from...
Fall 2017 registration at the NIU Community School of the Arts is now open! For families in need of tuition assistance, need-based scholarship applications are due Friday August 18. Call the CSA office for more information, pick up an application at Music Building Room 132, or find information by visiting the Community School of the...
The NIU ACT Test Prep program promotes individualized attention in a small classroom setting and offers students a chance to prepare themselves for the ACT exam. The program covers English, math, reading and science reasoning. Fall ACT Test Prep dates are: Pre-test – Sunday, Oct. 15 English – Sunday, Oct. 22 Reading and Science Reasoning –...
The SAT, a three-hour test, measures verbal and mathematical reasoning skills students have developed over time, and skills they need to be successful academically. Many colleges and universities use the SAT as one indicator among others — class rank, high school grade point average, extracurricular activities, personal essay and teacher recommendations — of a student’s...
Residents in the northern Illinois region will be able to see a rare solar eclipse on August 21, 2017, during mid-day. To celebrate this unique event, NIU STEM Café will host “Solar Eclipse: When the Dragon Swallowed the Sun” from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Two Brothers Roundhouse, 205 N. Broadway in Aurora. Richard Cooler,...
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