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NIU will host “Operation Graduation” from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, to celebrate National TRiO Day. Sponsored by Student Support Services, workshops will be held in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. Topics include: Social Media: Creating Your Own Brand College Readiness: Survival, Planning and Study Skills Graduate School...
NIU TRiO travelers stand outside the White House
During spring break this year, a group of NIU students in the Student Support Services program visited the nation’s capitol. They traveled with other students representing TRiO Programs throughout the state. TRiO Programs are federally funded initiatives aimed at helping students who are first-generation, low-income and/or learning or physically disabled. The students took part in...
Jerry Wright
NIU’s Student Support Services is celebrating not only the renewal of its federal funding but the addition of a fifth year. The U.S. Department of Education granted $1.8 million to the program, housed in the Office of the Provost, and extended its financial support because the NIU initiative is among the top 10 percent of...
Terrance Green
Terrance Green, a nationally recognized speaker and the author of “Becoming an All ‘A’ Student: The Quick and Easy Guide to Getting a 4.0,” will train people to maximize their full potential in every aspect of life during a 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 16, presentation at NIU. Sponsored by the Graduate School, the Center for...