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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. NIU is committed to ensuring that all members of its community, including guests and visitors, have the right to learn and work in the safest possible community and environment, and to be free from all forms of sex discrimination, including sexual assault. The university community is hosting a variety...
Homecoming 2013
As NIU celebrates Homecoming week, student safety is a top priority for the campus and DeKalb communities. One of the ways the Division of Student Affairs & Enrollment Management promotes student safety is by recruiting volunteers to patrol areas of Greek Row, various areas on campus (including residence halls and Lincoln Highway) and Rec parties...
Jeanne Meyer (Bystander Intervention Education Committee Member/facilitator) with Patty Fernandez and Shak Abdullah of Alpha Psi Lambda, Gamma Chapter (Standout Organization Huskie Hero Award)
NIU’s Division of Student Affairs & Enrollment Management recognized winners of the Huskie Heroes Bystander Awards during a May 2 ceremony. The ceremony was held to honor students, faculty and staff for positive, active bystander behavior that contributes to NIU’s safety and a more supportive community. The ceremony not only honored award recipients, but division...
NIU’s Andrea Drott receives the Outstanding Advisor Award from Edward H. Hammond, president of Fort Hays State University and chair of the BACCHUS Network Board of Trustees.
Andrea Drott, interpersonal violence prevention health educator in Health Enhancement, recently was awarded the Outstanding Advisor Award at the 2012 BACCHUS Network General Assembly. Drott supervises the Pause Off! Peer Theatre Troupe, a group of undergraduate students who provides educational presentations regarding healthy relationships, interpersonal violence prevention and safer social habits to NIU students in...
Bystander Education
Speak Up. Get Help. JUST ACT. These six words will saturate the campus community during this academic year. NIU’s Division of Student Affairs & Enrollment Management is embarking on a campus-wide bystander intervention education initiative designed to empower students to report problematic behaviors and situations. Through educational workshops focusing on awareness, motivation and skill-building and...