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NIU’s African Student Alliance will greet Huskies for the fall semester with a Welcome Week Concert scheduled Friday, Aug. 26. Musicians, bands and event crew volunteers are asked to sign up to be part of the concert. Organizations are encouraged to help spread the word. The deadline to register is 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7....
NIU’s Center for Black Studies has scheduled a variety of events in celebration of Black Heritage Month, with the theme “A New Age of Resistance: Respecting Our History, Defining Our Future.” Throughout the month of February, the NIU community will celebrate the many important contributions of African-Americans during Black Heritage Month. The opening ceremony, featuring...
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Service Week poster
NIU’s 2015 third annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Service Week will take place the week of Jan. 19. The week will promote civic reflection, community service, equality and diversity awareness throughout campus and in the community. In preparation, DeKalb and Sycamore students in middle school and high school will have the opportunity to write...
The Water Project
A trio of organizations – the Zeta Iota chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., the African Student Alliance and B.R.O.T.H.E.R.S. – have teamed to bring the Water Project to NIU. The Water Project is a non-profit organization that works to provide access to clean water to people around the world who suffer needlessly without...
African Student Alliance logo
After three decades as the NIU African Student Association, the organization has changed its name to the African Student Alliance. “I changed the name to ‘Alliance’ because I believe that it is a better fit for the organization,” said ASA President Yannick Koua, a CLCE major with a minor in black studies. “ ‘Association’ made...