NIU to host yearly Midwest ‘drive-in’ congress on strengthening first-year student experience

Vasti Torres will provide the keynote address for “Strengthening the Student Experience,” the annual Midwest Drive-In conference for faculty, academic administrators, student affairs professionals and graduate students who work with first-year students. The conference is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 28, at NIU’s

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Denise L. Rode

National center recognizes Orientation’s Rode as ‘outstanding advocate for first-year students’

The National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition and Cengage Learning have named NIU’s Denise L. Rode among 10 recipients of this year’s “Outstanding First-Year Student Advocates.” Rode, director of Orienation & First-Year Experience at NIU, was chosen from a group

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