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“Ethically Inspired Leadership.” The words are familiar words to anyone on the NIU campus as one of President Doug Baker’s pillars of Student Career Success, but their meaning might seem unclear to those outside the university community. Such was the case for a corporate executive booked to speak at the annual BELIEF Week in the...
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The Gender & Sexuality Resource Center (GSRC) is honoring NIU women in celebration of Women’s History Month. Throughout the month of March, the GSRC is looking for stories of thanks – stories of how an NIU women influenced and empowered each personal, educational and professional development journey. To nominate someone who deserves recognition, along with stories...
Top: Steve Estes and Dana Gautcher. Bottom: Kathryn Maley and Jeanne Meyer
Four members of the Supportive Professional Staff (SPS) have been chosen to receive the university’s Presidential Awards for Excellence. The recipients are Steve Estes, acting director of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Advising Office; Dana Gautcher, director of the Office of Student Academic Success; Kathryn Maley, assistant director of the History and Social...
Toni Tollerud
Toni Tollerud, a professor in the College of Education’s Department of Counseling, Adult and Higher Education, is completing her term of service as the Faculty and SPS Personnel Advisor. At its Wednesday, April 23, meeting, the Faculty Senate will elect a new FSPSPA for a two-year term to begin July 1. The FSPSPA provides advice,...
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Counselors in the College of Education’s Department of Counseling, Adult and Higher Education (CAHE) will offer counseling in response to Typhoon Haiyan, which devastated the Philippines on Nov. 8, and the Nov. 16 tornadoes that struck Illinois. “Our hearts, thoughts and prayers go out to everyone in the university community who has been – or...
Toni Tollerud
How do educators help students identify and develop their passion for their professional careers? Professionals in the field of counseling, counselor education and teaching must nurture this desire to obtain the necessary knowledge and skills to be competent educators. So says Toni Tollerud, a Presidential Teaching Professor in the NIU College of Education’s Department of...
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After a week of free events designed to inspire the NIU community to SAY IT OUT LOUD, the campaign team is inviting all community members to a night where they can do just that. As the final event of the week, a Mental Health Open Mic Night is scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday, Sept 21,...
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If a person has a sharp pain in their side, a pain that is interfering with their ability to function, how long does it take them to seek medical assistance? A few hours? A day? A week, maybe? For most, the choice to go to a doctor or a hospital would be a logical choice,...
Following through on promises made in the spring, the NIU Say It Out Loud campaign has announced fall programming that will promote mental health literacy in the NIU community and create safe space for dialogues about mental health issues. Among the offerings are a prepared Power Point presentation that can be used to facilitate discussions...
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NIU counseling faculty Charlie E. Myers and Toni R. Tollerud, along with department chair Barbara Johnson, have launched the NIU Say It Out Loud Mental Health website. Funded by a “Say It Out Loud” grant from the Illinois Children’s Mental Health Partnership, the website is meant to provide reliable information to NIU and the surrounding...
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NIU’s Department of Counseling, Adult and Higher Education is a recipient of a coveted 2012 “Say it Out Loud” Mental Health Grant. Awarded to 10 communities each year by the Illinois Children’s Mental Health Partnership, the grant is a multi-year statewide campaign: Current research indicates that the best way to reduce the discrimination associated with...