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Four members of the Supportive Professional Staff (SPS) have been chosen to receive the university’s Presidential Awards for Excellence. The recipients are Steve Estes, acting director of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Advising Office; Dana Gautcher, director of the Office of Student Academic Success; Kathryn Maley, assistant director of the History and Social...
Office of Student Academic Success
In an effort to better serve NIU students, the Office of Student Academic Success (OSAS) made some changes to help support student success initiatives. Last fall, the OSAS made the decision to centralize their student success specialists. Once spread out across campus in each of the academic colleges, the specialists are now located in the...
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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?
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The Supportive Professional Staff Council is requesting nominations for the Presidential Supportive Professional Staff Award for Excellence. This award recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the university. All Supportive Professional Staff are eligible. Individuals who were nominated previously but did not win are eligible again. Four awards in the amount of $1,500 will...
Supportive Professional Staff 2012 Presidential Awards for Excellence winners: Todd Latham, Michele Pickett, Deborah Pierce and Jason F. Rhode
Four members of the Supportive Professional Staff (SPS) have been chosen to receive the university’s Presidential Awards for Excellence. The recipients are Todd Latham, assistant to the chair in the Department of Leadership, Educational Psychology and Foundations; Michelle Pickett, director of the Academic Advising Center; Deborah Pierce, associate provost for International Programs; and Jason F....
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The awards committee of the Supportive Professional Staff Council is requesting nominations to recognize Supportive Professional Staff who go above and beyond. The Certificate of Recognition Program was initiated in 2003 to acknowledge the contributions of SPS who have achieved accomplishments in addition to their regular job duties. Certificates are presented at the annual SPS...
MAP-Works: Making Achievement Possible
Every freshman and new transfer student is encouraged to participate in the final MAP-Works survey for the 2011-2012 academic year. According to the MAP-Works Fall Transition Survey, 81.9 percent of students predicted getting a fall grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Only 44 percent of those students reached or surpassed that goal. For students...
This “Opportunity Cost” poster by a local third grader was a regional contender in the Economics Poster Contest.
Whether the stock market goes up or down, NIU financial literacy programs have been teaching people how to make good economic decisions for more than 60 years. University and community organizations now are coming together to bring more attention and resources to those efforts. The Financial Literacy Collaborative combines the work of seven organizations that...
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The Supportive Professional Staff Council is requesting nominations for the Presidential Supportive Professional Staff Award for Excellence. This award recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the university. All Supportive Professional Staff are eligible. Individuals who were nominated previously but did not win are eligible again. Four awards in the amount of $1,500 will...
Do you have good study habits? Are you meeting new people? The answers to these questions could be precursors to your overall success in college, and NIU MAP-Works will help you stay on the right track. Every freshman and new transfer student is encouraged to participate in the first MAP-Works survey for the 2011-2012 academic...
High school students from across Illinois attended NIU's HELP Camp.
Erika Weeden will launch an organization near Mother McAuley High School to help clean up her community on the South Side of Chicago. Olivia Guerra will teach more of her teenage peers at Rock Falls High School about the Search Institute’s “40 developmental assets” that help to foster healthy, caring and responsible adults. Emily Rohman...
The NIU Foundation Venture Grants program supports faculty and staff in their pursuit of excellence in teaching, research and outreach to the larger community. Funds are awarded each fiscal year through a competitive application process and recipients are chosen by the NIU Foundation Grants Committee. This year, three Venture Grants were awarded, totaling $35,000. Huskie...
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