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NIU’s Department of Counseling, Adult and Higher Education (CAHE) will begin this fall to offer an undergraduate minor in Social Change Leadership. No matter a student’s professional aspirations, the development of leadership skills is essential for career success and important in an increasingly diverse community. “There wasn’t a leadership minor on campus that was available...
Toni Tollerud’s service to education, from teaching to counseling, spans nearly 50 years. Yet her legacy will last far longer through the new Toni R. Tollerud School Counselor Grant, created and funded by the Schultz Foundation for Advancing Counseling. Recipients will use grants of up to $1,000 to finance school counseling projects in Illinois that...
  Xiaodan Hu, assistant professor in the Department of Counseling, Adult and Higher Education, will travel next month to Texas for an impressive honor. Hu’s dissertation, “The Impact of Performance-based Funding on Community College Retention and Completion in Louisiana,” is the winner of the 2018 Council for the Study of Community Colleges Dissertation of the...
Ten graduate students in the Department of Counseling, Adult and Higher Education (CAHE) traveled recently to attend the Student Affairs 101 Conference in Normal, IL. The one-day conference at Illinois State University, complete with 16 workshop sessions, enabled faculty and graduate students to present their work regarding student affairs in higher education. Participants examined current...
Big news coming from a newer organization on NIU’s campus. On Nov. 3, the Black Counselors Association was recognized as a state chapter of the Illinois Counseling Association at its 67th Annual Conference. As part of the Illinois Counseling Association’s mission to “promote respect for human dignity and diversity,” the Black Counselors Association was welcomed with...