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Lambda Sigma Sophomore Honor Society logo
Orientation & First-Year Experience and the NIU chapter of Lambda Sigma Sophomore Honor Society have teamed up this semester to offer second-year students an opportunity to give back to the campus and community. Through “Sophomore Days of Service,” Lambda Sigma members will join with second-year students from other organizations, such as Alpha Phi Omega service...
Photo of an NIU student raking during NIU Cares Day
Student Involvement & Leadership Development’s annual Rake Across DeKalb event sends NIU volunteers into the community to assist area residents with lawn clean-up in preparation for winter. “Rake in” some good deeds by getting out and helping others from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10. This service opportunity allows NIU students to give...
Photo of raised hands
NIU’s Student Involvement & Leadership Development invites all area community agencies and not-for-profit organizations to recruit students for volunteer opportunities during the annual Volunteer Fair. The event is scheduled from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, in the Stevenson Towers Dining Area. Participants are given a table and are encouraged to showcase their organization’s...
NIU Outdoor Adventures
Would you prefer to paddle down the Rock River rather than watch TV? Perhaps leading others in activities to better themselves sounds more gratifying than playing video games on your couch? If you or someone you know prefers trying new things, being active and getting some fresh air, then Outdoor Adventures (OA) has great opportunities...
Student Involvement & Leadership Development is currently looking for volunteers to assist with staffing Huskies Helping Huskies (HHH) stations Monday, Aug. 27, and Tuesday, Aug., 28. HHH provides an excellent avenue for interacting with students and networking with others from across the university – not to mention drinking in the excitement that comes along with the...
Jason Schepler
NIU’s Jason Schepler is one of 117 nominees for the 2012 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team®, Allstate Insurance Co. and the American Football Coaches Association announced today. Schepler, a tight end from Sycamore, Ill., returns to the field after missing the 2011 campaign due to injury. A leader on and off the field, he didn’t...
NIU Cares Day 2011
NIU Cares Day is Saturday, April 14, and NIU students will be coming out in full force once again this spring to do good work in a BIG way. Student Involvement & Leadership Development is anticipating large crowds again this year (more than 2,000 students participated last year), and more than 60 project sites have registered. Because...
NI Guides enjoy the 2011 Huskie Bash
The role of NI Guides recently has expanded to include even more opportunities for involvement during Welcome Week 2012. One of the main NI Guide: Huskie Helper responsibilities during Welcome Week will include partnering with community advisers to encourage new student participation in Welcome Week events, which are scheduled this summer from Thursday, Aug. 23,...
NIU Cares Day 2011
Registration for NIU Cares Day 2012, NIU’s campus-wide day of community service Saturday, April 14, is now available online. Students, faculty and staff members will be sent all over Sycamore and DeKalb to complete service projects that will benefit not-for-profit community agencies as well as individual residents. Past partners have included the DeKalb Park District, the...
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