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NIU’s African Student Alliance will greet Huskies for the fall semester with a Welcome Week Concert scheduled Friday, Aug. 26. Musicians, bands and event crew volunteers are asked to sign up to be part of the concert. Organizations are encouraged to help spread the word. The deadline to register is 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7....
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The deadline to order regalia for the 2013 Academic Convocation has been extended until 4 p.m. Monday, July 8. Around 2,500 students will participate in the formal academic welcome for new members of the Huskie family, which this year begins at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 23, in the NIU Convocation Center. Faculty and staff can...
Move-In Day 2012
Thursday’s new student move-in event marked the beginning of the four-day Welcome Days schedule at Northern Illinois University. According to the university’s Housing and Dining offices, between 2,000 and 2,500 students made their way to their new residences, assisted by volunteers and staff. “The move-in traffic has been steady all day,” said Michael Stang, executive...
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...
Welcome Days 2012 logo
The sudden taste of autumn weather means that new academic year is only a fortnight away! Welcome Days 2012 begins Thursday, Aug. 23, providing new Huskies and their families with a four-day greeting. New this fall is Bark ’til Dark, a series of weekend events for the entire campus that includes programming on the first...
Move-In Day 2011
As Move-In Day approaches Thursday, Aug. 23, student groups Tau Sigma National Honor Society and the new Transfer Residential Scholars are busy preparing to welcome students and help them ease into life at NIU. Tau Sigma is a national academic honor society designed specifically to recognize and promote the academic excellence and involvement of transfer...
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,...