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Advising! Matters
NIU’s Division of Academic Affairs and the Office of the Vice Provost will host the third annual Academic Adviser Appreciation Reception from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, May 6. The event, which recognizes the important role that academic advising plays in student career success at NIU, takes place inside Ellington’s on the main floor...
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Academic advising, says Charlie Nutt, “is the very core of successful institutional efforts to educate and retain students.” “For this reason, academic advising … should be viewed as the ‘hub of the wheel’ and not just one of the various isolated services provided for students,” adds McNutt, executive director of the National Academic Advising Association. “Academic...
Students and their families can pose like NIU Huskie football fans during Admitted Student Days.
While the NIU campus buzzes with the activity of helping students learn today so they can lead tomorrow,  many faculty and staff are busy preparing for the fall 2013 incoming class. On Saturday, Feb. 2, the university’s largest-ever Admitted Student Day welcomed almost 400 admitted students (and more than 1,300 people overall) to campus to...