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A delegation of students representing NIU’s residence halls recently made an impressive mark during a state conference. Members of NIU’s Residence Hall Association (RHA) not only presented the most programs during the conference but also won numerous other awards. The Illinois RHA 2018 conference took place in February at the University of St. Francis. In...
NIU’s Residence Hall Association will host Spring 2016 RHA Week: “Home Away From Home.” RHA wants to make sure that all residents feel at home when living on campus at NIU! Bring your friends to these events: All residents are encouraged to attend the General Assembly Meeting at 9 p.m. Monday, March 28, in the...
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NIU’s Residence Hall Association is hosting its fall RHA Week from through Friday, Nov. 20. Come out for some food, fun and international education. Monday, Nov. 16: Stir Fry Bar Enjoy stir fry during our general assembly meeting New Hall Swing Space, 9 to 11 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17: DIY-Versity Craft Night Create one or...
NIU President Doug Baker cuts the ribbon Thursday at Gilbert Hall.
Now it’s official. Newly renovated Gilbert Hall was “properly opened” with a ribbon-cutting ceremony following the Sept. 19 business meeting of the NIU Board of Trustees. “As a student at NIU, I was fortunate to experience all that on-campus living had to offer,” said board chair John Butler, recalling the many interactions he had and...
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In the late fall of 2011, a group of a student leaders wanted to improve the experience in the residential dining halls on the NIU campus. Now the committee has grown to 12 to 14 members who attend each week. Members are from each residence hall, RHA, the Student Association and commuter students. Throughout the...
Opening weekend at NIU turned out to be a great success, according to NIU Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management. As thousands of students were welcomed to campus, there was no shortage in Welcome Days activities to kick start their campus engagement from Thursday through Sunday. One of the biggest events on day one...
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Like every year, staff at NIU Student Involvement & Leadership Development have spent months preparing to welcome students to campus this fall. This year’s menu features a new series of events known as “Bark ‘til Dark” (BTD). “The calendar of events has been scheduled for months and students can now plan ahead and stay on...
NIU President John Peters leads the ribbon-cutting Monday at NIU’s new residence hall.
For the first time in nearly a half-century, NIU students, university leaders and their partners in the construction industry gathered to cut the ribbon on a new residence hall. NIU President John Peters led the afternoon ceremony to dedicate the new buildings, which will welcome 1,000 students next week. “This is truly a momentous occasion....
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Stevenson Hall will host its annual Last Bash program Saturday, April 28. The event will take place in the Chick Evans Field House from 3 to 6 p.m. and will offer multiple attractions for the NIU community. The event is free to all attendants, and families are encouraged to bring their children. The program will...
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As part of Housing & Dining’s continuing efforts to enhance services to the residential campus community, Residential Dining has engaged Porter Khouw Consulting to assist in examining residential dining needs on campus. The consulting company will launch a survey for all NIU students Friday, Feb. 10. During an on-campus visit, Porter Khouw Consulting met with...
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Five Northern Illinois University students who excel in and out of the classroom have been selected as recipients of the 2012 Forward, Together Forward Scholarships. The recipients – Rachael Bardell, Jenifer Camery, Daihee Cho, Eric Solomon and Faith Stauersboll – each will receive a one-time scholarship of $4,000 for the 2012-13 academic year. “The Forward Together Forward...
The Buried Life
The cast of MTV’s hit show “The Buried Life” will visit the NIU campus Friday, Nov. 4. All students are welcome to attend the 7 p.m. presentation, which is free and part of the 2011 Lead NIU Summit. The event will take place in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. Doors open...