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Eric Armstrong
NIU’s Division of Student Affairs & Enrollment Managment has welcomed Eric Armstrong as the new director of Military & Post-Traditional Student Services (formerly Military Student Services and Off-Campus & Non-Traditional Student Services). A native of Chicago, Armstrong earned a bachelor’s degree in technical management with a concentration in human resources from DeVry University and an...
Gabriela Arriaga (left) and Jenna Jane, recipients of the 2014 Eli Whitney Award of Excellence
Students who identify as non-traditional have unique and individualized needs while they provide a wide range of diversity to the NIU student population. Non-traditional students at NIU often identify with multiple titles such as transfer students, commuters, parents, older than 24, living in off-campus housing, international students or members of the U.S. military. They often...
Greg Long
Federal mandates are requiring post-secondary institutions across the country to implement best practices to increase access, reduce barriers and achieve greater success with a diverse student body. This is particularly important as NIU enrolls a greater numbers of older students, veterans and second-language learners. These students represent a myriad of social, economic and cultural backgrounds....
Off-Campus & Non-Traditional Student Services invites new off-campus and non-traditional students to join us for an open house reception on Tuesday, August 24 between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. in the basement of the Holmes Student Center (Room 023, j and k). Meet other students like you, and staff and student leaders who can help...