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Kurt Thurmaier
NIU’s Master of Public Administration (MPA) program once again received top marks in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings of graduate schools. The MPA program was ranked sixth in the nation in the specialty field of city management and urban policy and tied for 14th in the nation with Harvard in the field...
Twenty-one young leaders from nine Southeast Asian countries shortly after their arrival on campus Sept. 30 to study human rights and civil rights.
NIU’s Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS) and the Center for Non-Governmental Organization Leadership and Development (NGOLD) bid farewell Wednesday, Nov. 4, to 21 young Southeast Asian leaders participating in the Leading and Organizing for Change in Southeast Asia (LOCSEA) institute. Beginning Sept. 30, the trip concluded with a five-day study tour of the South...
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...
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The University Honors Program focuses not only on the academic involvement of its students, but also on their engagement beyond the classroom. With the help of the Study Abroad Office, the University Honors Program has worked to offer students several unique study abroad opportunities for the summer of 2014. The study abroad experience in Montreal,...
Students gathered during the week of Jan. 21 to attend four different events in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. The week was facilitated by a committee of 11 staff and faculty who represented 10 different campus offices (Asian American Center, Center for Black Studies, Career Services, Military Student Services, Women’s and LGBT Resource Center, Latino...
“Fragments: Haiti Four Years After the Earthquake,”a new exhibit at the NIU Anthropology Museum, invites visitors to explore the lives and living conditions of Haitian people living “under the tents” since the 2010 earthquake. Visitors can enter a tent provided for people displaced from their homes by the earthquake and view artifacts of tent life....
NIU students enrolled in PSPA 401 Philanthropy and Volunteerism have applied classroom lessons to making a financial impact on the bottom line of TAILS Humane Society, a nonprofit animal shelter serving DeKalb County. “My class has worked collaboratively with Change for Change, a nonprofit that educates and mobilizes young people to raise money for local...
Six students majoring in Community Leadership and Civic Engagement (CLCE) at Northern Illinois University spent spring break in the nation’s capital learning more about advocacy, nonprofit organizations and the political process. “The program was designed to provide students with real-world, practical experiences that reinforce what they learn in the classroom,” said Ben Bingle, program coordinator...
Ben Bingle
Ben Bingle, program coordinator of the Center for NGO Leadership and Development (NGOLD) at NIU, contributed to the recently published public sector human resources book, “Managing People as Assets.” The book, published by Millennium HRM Press, focuses on the challenges posed by public sector human resources management. It relies on case studies of specific human...
Nancy M. Castle
Nancy M. Castle has accepted a position as interim director the Center for NGO Leadership and Development (NGOLD) at Northern Illinois University. She fills the role left by the center’s inaugural director, Judith Hermanson. Castle earned her bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees at NIU in psychology. She has been a faculty member with NIU since...
Nancy M. Castle
Nancy Castle has joined the Center for NGO Leadership and Development (NGOLD) at Northern Illinois University as professor of community leadership and civic engagement (CLCE). The NGOLD center oversees the new CLCE major, and Castle is currently teaching Introduction to Public Service (CLCE 100), which will also be offered during the spring semester. “The CLCE...
Film producer Kate Robinson (center) will visit NIU for a free sneak preview of her new PBS documentary, “Saving Philanthropy.”
The NIU Center for NGO Leadership and Development (NGOLD) is preparing to welcome film producer Kate Robinson to campus for a free sneak preview of her new PBS documentary, “Saving Philanthropy.” The screening will be held from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, at the Barsema Alumni and Visitors Center, 231 N. Annie Glidden...
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