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NIU’s Center for Non-Governmental Organization Leadership and Development (NGOLD) will present a Non-Profit Technology Conference from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 3, in the Holmes Student Center. There is no cost for nonprofit workers and volunteers, although registration is required: e-mail [email protected] The conference has been organized by Alicia Schatteman, assistant professor of nonprofit...
Samantha Brunell
NIU’s Center for Governmental Studies recently added a new service to its portfolio of offerings for local governments and businesses: popular news aggregator LocalGovNews. Center staff now are busy making plans to expand the service’s reach and scope. “Our mission is to build the capacity of local government, and there is no better way to...
Alicia Schatteman
It’s hard to underestimate the importance of the holiday season for many nonprofit organizations. About 70 percent of Americans donate money to charitable causes. And according to the Giving USA Foundation, individuals account for 81 percent of all revenue to nonprofit organizations, the largest source by far. “For many nonprofits, the bulk of their individual...
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NIU’s acclaimed Master of Public Administration Program and its Center for Governmental Studies are collaborating with HR Green, Inc., a leading national provider of governmental services, to improve alternative service delivery in local government. Alternative service delivery is a promising strategy for municipalities that wish to maintain service levels and quality but are faced with...
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NIU’s Master of Public Administration (MPA) program once again received top marks in the latest U.S. News and World Report rankings of graduate schools. The MPA program was ranked fifth in the nation in the specialty field of city management and urban policy and 12th in the field of public finance and budgeting. Those rankings...
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NIU professor Kurt Thurmaier will deliver a talk about educating young women in Tanzania to mark International Women’s Day on Wednesday, March 7. The 45-minute presentation will begin at 12:15 p.m. in the Chandelier Room of Adams Hall. Thurmaier serves as director of NIU’s Division of Public Administration and also is president and cofounder of...
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Debits, credits, revenues and expenses – it must be budget season again. NIU’s Civic Leadership Academy will host a workshop Thursday, Feb. 16, titled “Understanding Your Government’s Finances and Financial Position.” The workshop is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at NIU-Naperville, 1120 East Diehl Road in Naperville. Presenter Brian Caputo, director of finance for...
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