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NIU’s Division of Student Affairs & Enrollment Management will host a photo contest within the university community to honor and celebrate its commitment to the “Northern PACT.” The 2012-2013 Community Lens Contest begins today with the start of spring classes. All students are encouraged to submit a photo (or two) that depicts their vision of...
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In 2008, the Division of Student Affairs & Enrollment Management created an initiative called “Northern PACT” in an effort to help build a better community at NIU. The Northern PACT encompasses five principles that outline community expectations held for our students during their time as Huskies. The five principles include: JUST … where all people...
Kelly Wesener Michael
Showing our Huskie Pride is part of our rich Homecoming tradition at NIU. As you celebrate Homecoming and its traditions this week, enjoy your time with friends, classmates, alumni and others in our community. As members of the NIU Huskie Family, we are committed to the principles of the Northern PACT: creating a just, caring, open,...
Bystander Education
Speak Up. Get Help. JUST ACT. These six words will saturate the campus community during this academic year. NIU’s Division of Student Affairs & Enrollment Management is embarking on a campus-wide bystander intervention education initiative designed to empower students to report problematic behaviors and situations. Through educational workshops focusing on awareness, motivation and skill-building and...
Book cover of "This I Believe II"
Dan Gediman, executive producer of National Public Radio’s “This I Believe” series and co-editor of the books, “This I Believe” and “This I Believe II” is coming to NIU. Gediman will speak at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, and 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, in the Carl Sandburg Auditorium of the Holmes Student Center. For...
Jeanne Meyer
Jeanne Meyer has been both a prosecutor and a public defender. She’s been both a police officer who arrested those who broke the law and a sturdy support system for those innocent victims of crime. Now the NIU police sergeant and former victim advocate in the NIU Office of Support and Advocacy has taken on...
Book cover of "This I Believe II"
NIU faculty, administrators, staff and returning students are encouraged to “Get the Book, Read the Book and Donate the Book” as part of the First-Year Common Reading Experience (CRE) this fall. For the second year, NIU’s book selection is This I Believe II, a collection of seventy-five 500-word essays written by a variety of Americans...
Northern PACT open mic night
The Northern PACT OPEN Mic Night talent show will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, March 1, inside Room 100 of the Visual Arts Building. The event is organized as part of Northern PACT week, which runs from Monday, Feb. 27, through Thursday, March 1. OPEN Mic Night is open to all students,...
Photo of an NIU student with a Northern PACT T-shirt
This spring’s Northern PACT Week is full of fun events! Check out the week’s schedule of events, and don’t miss out! Monday, Feb. 27: Promote the PACT Stop by the tables inside DuSable Hall and the Holmes Student Center to get some candy and a schedule of events for the week. Tuesday, Feb. 28: PACT Style...
Photo of a camera
Do you like taking pictures? Do you want the chance to win a free iPad? Want to show everyone what an “open community” means to you at NIU? Submit your photos by Saturday, Dec. 31, to the Northern Pact Open Lens Photo Contest for a chance to display your photos on the NIU website and...
As families come to campus Friday to participate in Family Weekend, Orientation & First-Year Experience wants to make common reading selection “This I Believe II” part of what makes the weekend special. An hour-long conversation will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, in the Heritage Room of the Holmes Student Center. Students and staff...
Book cover of "This I Believe II"
NIU faculty, administrators, staff and returning students are encouraged to “Get the Book, Read the Book and Donate the Book” as part of the First-Year Common Reading Experience (CRE) this fall. This year’s selection, “This I Believe II,” is a collection of 500-word essays written by a variety of Americans who have expressed one of...
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