ACCESS, which provides students with opportunities to build academic skills and make academic adjustments, is geared up for the fall semester. New this year is the reopening of a walk-in tutoring center at Grant South. Meanwhile, in a partnership with Housing andRead more
To be successful is to feel successful.
Drink your water, exercise, eat your fruits and vegetables and sleep well. Although these things are definitely keys to physical health, what about mental health?Read more
Since 1971, ACCESS has been providing tutoring services to the NIU community. “What started out as a small program designed to support students in the CHANCE program has now grown to one of the largest programs in the state of Illinois,” saidRead more
Northern Illinois University’s ACCESS has appointed Nirmala John assistant director for Peer Assisted Learning (PAL). Having spent more than 25 years serving as supervisor for the Tutoring Center at Harper College in Palatine, John will oversee the PAL tutoring centers located inRead more
The 2012-13 academic year brings with it changes in Northern Illinois University’s ACCESS program. ACCESS provides walk-in tutoring services, one-on-one tutoring services, study groups and supplemental instruction for some specific courses and other support services for students who require academic assistance toRead more
Four members of NIU’s Operating Staff have been chosen to receive the Outstanding Service Award for 2012. The recipients are Kenlyn Bialas, office manager for ACCESS; Lincoln Fox, chief instructional media systems engineer in the Department of Media Services; Brenda Jones, officeRead more
Terrance Green, a nationally recognized speaker and the author of “Becoming an All ‘A’ Student: The Quick and Easy Guide to Getting a 4.0,” will train people to maximize their full potential in every aspect of life during a 7 p.m. Thursday,Read more