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Do you have a passion for service and leadership and love to travel? Become a Huskie Alternative Breaks (HAB) site leader. Northern Illinois University’s HAB program presents students with a non-traditional spring break opportunity where they can travel to perform service in another community. Applications are available online and can be submitted by email at...
NIU students looking for a memorable spring break will find it close to home. The Remember Project, a nonprofit organization that connects college students with Chicago teens in a unique mentoring program, is seeking volunteers who want to make a difference in the community and in the lives of Chicago youth. “During spring break, we...
Huskie Alternative Breaks
Sixty-seven NIU students and alumni donated almost 1,000 hours of their 2014 spring break time to non-profit organizations in Pensacola, Fla. These volunteers enriched the lives of residents in the community, built lifelong friendships and proved that NIU students and alumni truly strive to be contributing members of the global community A variety of students...
Students
Rather than soaking up rays on a beach in Florida, eight NIU students spent their spring break helping Living Lands and Waters clean up one of the world’s most famous waterways, the Mississippi River. Living Lands sponsored the clean-up in Memphis, hosting students from NIU and 15 other universities across the country. The students spent...
Photo of "Sorry We're Closed" sign
The University Bookstore, located in the lower level of the Holmes Student Center, will close for inventory from Monday, March 10, through Wednesday, March 12. The temporary closure comes during spring break. Regular store hours resume Thursday, March 13. For more information, call (815) 753-1081.
Exterior photograph of the Supreme Court of the United States
Forget white sands for the upcoming spring break. A group of NIU students is headed to the White House. Sixteen political science students, accompanied by faculty members, will visit Washington, D.C., from Sunday, March 11,, through Wednesday, March 14. While there, students will tour the White House, the Capitol and the Supreme Court and meet...
Photo of an NIU Campus Recreation kayak
NIU’s Outdoor Adventures has titled its Spring Break trips “Epic Adventures,” and for a good reason. Outdoor Adventures is headlining its Spring Break experiences with a sea kayaking and beach camping expedition along the shores of Cumberland Island in southeastern Georgia. This coastal concoction serves up white sand beaches, ruins, wild horses and a diverse array...
Alternative Spring Break
NIU students who hunger for adventure and accomplishment on an Alternative Spring Break next month have four choices to satisfy their appetites. They can travel to Washington, D.C., and help the hungry or homeless or trek to Newark, N.J., and work with youths in the local Boys and Girls Club. For those service-minded students who...
Photo of a forest
Love the outdoors and seeing new places? What could be better than taking a trip with Outdoor Adventures this Spring Break! Outdoor Adventures is traveling down to Georgia to spend the week volunteering in the Chattahoochee National Forest.