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A photo of pillars at the Lincoln Memorial
NIU’s Presidential Commission on the Status of Minorities invites proposals for presentations at a one-day regional conference on diversity, scheduled Saturday, March 21, at NIU-Naperville. Highlights of the “Diversity: Strengthening the Pillars of Community” conference include opening speaker David Stovall from the University of Illinois-Chicago and a multimedia presentation on immigration, assimilation and white privilege by...
Deacon Davis
NIU’s Presidential Commission on the Status of Minorities (PCSM) has named graduate student Marc Reynolds and faculty member Chris Liska Carger as the recipients of the 2014 Deacon Davis Diversity Award. Named in honor of Deacon Davis, founder and former director of the CHANCE (Counseling Help & Assistance Necessary for a College Education) Program, the award...
Deacon Davis
NIU’s Presidential Commission on the Status of Minorities (PCSM) invites students, faculty and staff to attend its free Diversity and Inclusion Summit and to nominate outstanding students, faculty or staff members at NIU for the McKinley “Deacon” Davis Diversity Award. This award recognizes significant contributions made to the improvement of the status of minorities on NIU’s campus....
McKinley "Deacon" Davis
The Northern Illinois University Presidential Commission on the Status of Minorities (PCSM) is accepting nominations for the 2012 Deacon Davis Award. Created in 2004, the award recognizes NIU students, faculty, staff, academic units, offices, programs or organizations for significant contributions made to the improvement of the status of minorities on campus. Nomination forms and complete...
NIU Black Choir
Members of the Illinois Committee on Black Concerns in Higher Education (ICBCHE), in collaboration with the Office of Precollegiate Programs and the NIU Black Faculty Association, will hold a town hall meeting Monday, Dec. 5, at NIU. The group will develop strategies for assuring black access and equity in Illinois education. Two years ago, the...
McKinley "Deacon" Davis
NIU’s Presidential Commission on the Status of Minorities (PCSM) is accepting nominations for the Deacon Davis Diversity Award. This award recognizes current NIU undergraduate, graduate or professional students; faculty; Supportive Professional Staff or Civil Service Staff; and academic units, office, programs or organizations for significant contributions made to the improvement of the status of minorities on...
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...
Collage photo of law books, gavel, scales of justice
The non-profit Council on Legal Education Opportunity (CLEO) will present “Test In Test Out” from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 29, to help minority and/or low-income students who are considering law school. The event co-sponsored by the NIU College of Law and NIU Student Support Services takes place in Swen Parson Hall Room...