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*Editor’s note:  The Peer Mentor Application deadline has been extended to March 20th The Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning (OSEEL) is accepting applications for peer mentors for a variety of programs during the 2017-2018 academic year: Research Rookies, Huskie Service Scholars and NIU Service Leaders. If you are a rising sophomore, junior or senior...
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...
John Henrik Clarke
“History is not everything, but it is a starting point. History is a clock that people use to tell their political and cultural time of day. It is a compass they use to find themselves on the map of human geography. It tells them where they are, but more importantly, what they must be.” –...
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...
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...
TLC: Making a Difference: Service in Society
NIU’s Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning has kicked off the fall semester with 14 Themed Learning Communities, representing four colleges as well as the Academic Advising Center, Athletics, CHANCE and PROMISE. Almost 300 first-year students are participating this year with a group of dedicated TLC faculty and staff. Peer leaders have been placed...
Photo of the bridge over Watson Creek
The NIU Department of Political Science is launching two new mentoring efforts. One reaches out to students before they ever arrive on campus; the other features prominent alumni among its mentors, including a congresswoman. The new “Diplomat Program” is perhaps the most unique to campus. Beginning this week, many of the department’s majors will begin...