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NIU’s Department of Accountancy is proud to once again partner with Goodwill to host the Voluntary Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. This program will take place from January 31st until tax week (April 10-15) in the Holmes Student Center Gallery Lounge. We need volunteers to help us bring this great program to NIU and the...
Do you have a passion for service and leadership – and love to travel? Become a Huskie Alternative Breaks (HAB) site leader. NIU’s HAB program presents students with non-traditional opportunities to travel to various communities in the nation and abroad during the university’s winter, spring or summer break to participate in service projects. An alternative...
NIU is looking for alumni to serve as project site leaders from 8 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Saturday, April 16, for NIU Cares Day. Students volunteer each spring in the DeKalb area to help with community service projects, such as painting, lawn service, planting, helping at soup kitchens and working at animal shelters. Now in...
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Student Involvement & Leadership Development (SILD) is in search of project sites and NIU volunteers (students, faculty and staff) for NIU Make a Difference Day. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, with volunteer check-in occurring from 9 to 9:30 a.m. and service projects happening from 10 a.m....
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Huskie Alternative Breaks (HAB) will offer NIU students the chance to participate in eight alternative break trips throughout the 2015-2016 school year. An alternative break is a service-learning trip where a group of college students engage in volunteer service. These break trips occur on weekends, during the university’s winter and spring breaks and during May...
Hunger Action Month
NIU is partnering with the Northern Illinois Food Bank to present Hunger Action Month to the campus community this September. Hunger Action Month is a nationwide campaign created by Feeding America to mobilize the public to take action on the issue of hunger. The campaign brings greater attention to hunger in the United States and...
Hunger Action Month
NIU is partnering with the Northern Illinois Food Bank to present Hunger Action Month to the campus community this September. Hunger Action Month is a nationwide campaign created by Feeding America to mobilize the public to take action on the issue of hunger. The campaign brings greater attention to hunger in the United States and...
NIU Cares Day
Are you a staff member, faculty member, or graduate assistant looking to work alongside students who are doing great things for the community? Consider volunteering for NIU Cares Day, which takes place Saturday, April 18. Student Involvement & Leadership Development is currently looking for individuals to serve as project site leaders (PSL) from 7:45 a.m....
Sophomore Days of Service
NIU’s second-year students can participate in any of nine service events on campus and in the DeKalb and Sycamore communities during the month of February as part of Sophomore Days of Service, sponsored by the Office of First- and Second-Year Experience. “One of the most important tasks of the sophomore year is developing purpose,” says...
The eighth annual NIU Cares Day is right around the corner! From 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 12, more than 1,000 students will be out in the DeKalb community assisting with various projects for not-for-profit organizations, community agencies and DeKalb county residents. Volunteer registration will occur in waves this year, starting with team leader...
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The Save Chicago Campaign, a student-led movement at NIU with a goal of increasing the unity, love and peace in Chicago, is seeking students interested in making the city a better place. Chicago native and NIU student Randiss Hopkins, one of the campaign’s organizers, invites all Huskies interested in joining the effort to an informational...
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The 10th annual Thinking Outside The Tee Box girls mentoring event was held Saturday, Sept. 14, at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove. A Chicagoland female business professional was paired with a female junior golfer between the ages of  11 and 17 in a scramble and mentoring activity. Before beginning the nine-hole scramble, groups visited...
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