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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...
NGOLD: Learn, lead, change
NIU’s Center for NGO Leadership and Development, or NGOLD, will host an open house from noon to 3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10,  in Room 114 of Zulauf Hall. Coinciding with the open house will be a special information session on the new Community Leadership and Civic Engagement (CLCE) major. The session will be held from...
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NIU’s Lifelong Learning Institute has announced its Fall 2011 NIU Notables Series. Faculty, staff and students are invited from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. each Tuesday through Nov. 8. The series honors and respects the distinguished faculty of NIU while they share their ideas and knowledge in an informal environment. All Notables lectures are free...
Northern Illinois University Women’s Studies and NGOLD (Center for NGO Leadership and Development) are sponsoring a teach-in on the current famine and humanitarian crisis in the Horn of Africa. The event, “Horn of Plenty? Famine: Man-made Natural Disaster in Africa,” will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, in Room 100 of...
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Northern Illinois University is launching two new bachelor degree programs, both of which will appeal to students who seek careers that will make a difference in the world around them. The Illinois Board of Higher Education earlier this month approved the new interdisciplinary majors—one in environmental studies and the other in community leadership and civic engagement....
Takako Day speaks Tuesday afternoon during the teach-in on the Japanese disaster.
Tuesday’s “teach-in” on the crisis in Japan drew an audience of about 100 students, faculty and staff members who heard a panel of experts talk on a range of subjects, from how worldwide non-governmental organizations (NGO) respond to massive disasters to an account of how the nuclear crisis unfolded. “It was very informational,” said Erika...
Northern Illinois University will hold a “teach-in” on the crisis in Japan, with a panel of experts speaking on topics ranging from tracking earthquakes and tsunamis to the hazards of radioactive emissions. The event, titled “Responding to the Human Tragedy in Japan: Challenges and Complexities,” is free and open to the public. It will be...