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Rockford Chariots wheelchair basketball
NIU’s Presidential Commission on Persons with Disabilities will host the Rockford Chariots, a wheelchair basketball team, for an exhibition game Thursday, March 31, on the Victor E. Court of the NIU Convocation Center. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. The game begins at 6:30 p.m. Admission and parking are free. This fun, community-based event will help...
Photo of shopping carts
Faculty, staff and student organization officers are invited to attend NIUs Supplier Diversity Networking Fair, luncheon and workshops, scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 2, in the Holmes Student Center. Organized by Procurement Services and the State of Illinois Business Enterprise Program, the free fair takes place from 10 a.m. to noon in the...
Silhouette image of various disabilities
According to the National Center for Educational Statistics, 11.3 percent of undergraduates have a disability. Statistically, that makes it probable that faculty and staff are interacting with students with disabilities every day. Many of these students have disabilities that are not readily apparent, as referenced by the DO-IT Center at the University of Washington. This can...
Photo of hand practicing American Sign Language
Did you know that nearly one out of 10 college students has a disability? Because not all disabilities are visible, this might seem like a surprising statistic. The Center for Access-Ability Resources is here to provide resources for students with disabilities as well as provide resources to the campus community about disabilities. Throughout the fall and...
Multicultural Curriculum Transformation Institute logo
NIU’s annual Multicultural Curriculum Transformation Institute, hosted by the Office of the Provost and the Committee on Multicultural Curriculum Transformation, will take place May 16 to May 20 next spring at the Holmes Student Center. Full-time tenured and tenure-track faculty, instructors and supportive professional staff are invited to participate in the institute, which assists participants in incorporating multicultural perspectives and content...
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