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When NIU hosts the annual conference of Illinois Latino Council on Higher Education, this year with a theme of “Reshaping Latino Access to Higher Education: Realities, Challenges and Opportunities,” two milestones will take place. Coming to campus Friday, April 29, the event is the first to take place outside Chicago – and, of course, it...
Jeanne Meyer (Bystander Intervention Education Committee Member/facilitator) with Patty Fernandez and Shak Abdullah of Alpha Psi Lambda, Gamma Chapter (Standout Organization Huskie Hero Award)
NIU’s Division of Student Affairs & Enrollment Management recognized winners of the Huskie Heroes Bystander Awards during a May 2 ceremony. The ceremony was held to honor students, faculty and staff for positive, active bystander behavior that contributes to NIU’s safety and a more supportive community. The ceremony not only honored award recipients, but division...
Clockwise, from top left: Latasha Bennett, Sandy Lopez, Nancy Russo and James Cohen
NIU’s Presidential Commission on the Status of Minorities has announced the recipients of the 2013 Deacon Davis Diversity Awards: student Latasha Bennett, staff member Sandy Lopez, faculty members James Cohen and Nancy Russo and the Society of Women Engineers. Named in honor of Deacon Davis, founder and former Director of the CHANCE (Counseling Help &...
2013 Latino Film Festival logo
NIU’s third annual Latino Film Festival returns Tuesday, April 9, and continues through Thursday, April 18. This year’s festival will focus on drugs and politics in Latin America. First on the docket is the award-winning documentary “Pecados de Mi Padre,” which will begin at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, in the Cavan Auditorium of Graham Hall....
Photo of diverse hands holding globe
NIU’s centers for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS), Burma Studies (CBS) and Latino and Latin America Studies (CLLAS) will host an open house from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, on College View Court, east of the Newman Center. The event welcomes students and faculty back to campus and introduces them to the facilities...