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Johnathan Freeman, a current NIU sophomore, participated in multiple events during Sophomore Days of Service (SDOS). In February, he spent some of his free time volunteering at Campus Child Care and Communiversity Gardens. As a result of his commitment to serving his community, Johnathan was selected to receive this year’s SDOS Second-Year Service Scholarship. Johnathan...
NIU’s second-year students are encouraged to sign up for one or more of 21 service opportunities on campus and in nearby communities during February as part of Sophomore Days of Service (SDoS). Sophomore Days of Service, sponsored by First- and Second-Year Experience, offers community service opportunities throughout February that are designed to engage and connect second-year...
First- and Second-Year Experience’s (FSYE) online form is available for submitting information to be shared in newsletters which are distributed twice a semester via e-mail to all first-year students and another to all second-year students. FSYE accepts many forms of content such as upcoming event details, articles, available opportunities, pictures, shout-outs, etc. If you are...
Transfer2Transfer (T2T) is a peer-mentor program designed for incoming transfer students seeking guidance and mentorship as they transition to NIU. Incoming transfer students are matched with another student who has successfully transferred to Northern based on similar personal or academic interests. A transfer peer mentor can help a new transfer student learn about university life,...
Student-Faculty Links (SFL), a component of First- and Second-Year Experience, gives new NIU students a unique opportunity to be mentored by NIU faculty or staff in an informal setting outside of the classroom. This year, over 50 mentors, passionate about first-year student success, will serve as a supportive guide and resource for students. Students mentored...
First- and Second-Year Experience (FYSE) invites student leaders to participate in this year’s Peer Mentor Training on Friday, Aug. 25, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Altgeld Hall, Room 315. Benefits of Participating: The purpose of this training is to provide all peers in mentor roles with basic peer mentor training. This is an attempt...
A school that offers the opportunities of a large university while providing the personalized experience of a small college belongs on a Top 10 list. That is why Northern Illinois University is ranked third among public colleges and universities in Illinois, and ninth overall on the College Choice list of the 25 Best Colleges in...
Interested in helping first-year students succeed at NIU? Apply to become an UNIV 101/201 educator for fall 2017! UNIV 101 is a one-credit academic seminar focused on helping first-year students develop the essential skills needed to make an enjoyable and successful transition to NIU. UNIV 201 is a similar course designed specifically for transfer students....
In collaboration with Common Reading Experience Student Organization (CRESO) and First- and Second-Year Experience (FSYE), Lambda Sigma is collecting children’s books to donate to the Storybook Project, a national effort to provide a connection between incarcerated parents and their children. Donated books will be sent to imprisoned parents and they will record themselves reading the book. The...
Students are invited to attend the “Transfer 2 Transfer Tips” event scheduled on Tuesday, Sept. 13, from noon–2 p.m. in the Campus Life Building, room 100. Child care services will be provided in the University Honors Program Office during the program. This event will offer a panel and small group discussions about the transfer experience...