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Patricia Tattersall (left) is congratulated by Lisa Freeman, NIU executive vice president and provost
Members of the NIU campus community gathered April 19 to witness more than 200 undergraduate research, artistry and community engagement presentations by student leaders and scholars from a variety of disciplines. With more than 900 people in attendance, the seventh annual Undergraduate Research and Artistry Day and the third annual Community Engagement Showcase became not...
Mentoring: It works. Find out why.
Mentoring, a critical ingredient in student career success, will soon be receiving additional support and awareness from NIU students, faculty and staff. The Huskie Mentoring Summit, hosted by University Honors, will offer students the opportunity to explore the lifelong benefits of serving as a mentor or mentee. NIU undergraduate students with experience as mentors or...
Are you a rising sophomore, junior, or senior looking for ways to mentor other students? Consider applying to be a peer mentor through the Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning (OSEEL). As a peer mentor, you will connect with students in your program, facilitate small- and large-group discussions, provide resources for students in your...
Gavin Engel and Michelle Delgadillo
When Gavin Engel (B.A. ’97, sociology) attended NIU Spring Homecoming last year, he learned about the Student-Alumni Mentoring Program and thought it was a great way to give back to NIU and help undergraduates find their way. He ended up getting more than he bargained for. “I enjoyed the experience because I got something out...
Mentor Engine
Want to help students who are just beginning their journeys in the world of research? Mentor Matching Engine is looking for mentors. The Mentor Matching Engine is an online platform designed to connect professors and teachers with high school students to help mentor them through research projects. Mentors leverage their expertise and professional experience to...
OHANA! Night
NIU’s Asian American Center will host “OHANA!” Night, beginning at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25, in the Heritage Room of the Holmes Student Center. Students can meet their mentors and, at 6:30 p.m., head over to the East Lagoon for s’mores. Eighty-one percent of respondents agree: When they come to “OHANA!” people know their name!...
NIU students in Founders Memorial Library
The Northern Illinois Regional Peer Mentoring Conference will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 16, at NIU-Naperville, 1120 E. Diehl Road. This conference is designed for faculty and staff in high schools, community colleges and universities who organize and support peer mentoring programs; those looking to start programs at their institutions;...
NIU Honors Program students
NIU’s Peer Mentor Summit will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, March 27, in the Barsema Alumni Visitor Center. Registration is available online. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Students, faculty and staff are especially encouraged to attend if they are involved in mentoring or plan to be involved in mentoring in...
Research Rookie and Mentor Matching Engine mentor Tyler Stringer
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. Do you have a desire to help students who are just beginning their journeys in the world of research? Mentor Matching Engine is looking for mentors like you. The Mentor Matching Engine is an online platform designed to connect professors and teachers with high school students to help mentor them...
Photo of the word "research" circled in the dictionary
Artistry requires research, and a great deal of research also requires more than a little artistry. To that end, University Honors has developed a unique approach to integrating artistry with research by funding six new entry-level projects for the 2014-15 academic year. Six students will work with several different NIU faculty members to develop their...
Eric A. Weldy
College can be a confusing time for some, and having a helping hand along the way can impact students’ overall success. Mentoring can have an important influence on students’ academic experiences as they explore different paths throughout their college journey. Students who might have felt lost a time or two can play an important role...
Curt Baker, CEO and general manager of Ivy Inns Inc.,which provides consulting services related to operational expertise, quality service, service marketing, social media, hotels, tourism and more.
After months of communicating by email, students who are studying organizational behavior in the NIU College of Business finally got to meet face-to-face with mentors who helped guide them through the class. It was difficult to say who was more excited for the opportunity. On one side of the equation, students were bubbling with gratitude...
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