Share Tweet Share Email
Tag: workshops
NIU’s Writing Across the Curriculum and the Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center are pleased to share a series of workshops designed to provide faculty, teaching assistants and instructional staff tips to effectively engage students in critical thinking and writing assignments in their courses. The workshops include hands-on activities and strategies you can immediately apply...
Back by popular demand, the Office of Student Academic Success is pleased to announce our Edible Education workshop will be returning this year. These informative academic workshops provide students with a free lunch while learning about various topics critical to academic success at NIU. Last year, we saw increased attendance and received positive feedback from...
2014 summer research participants learn about responsible conduct in research.
NIU’s Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning will offer undergraduate research workshops to support undergraduates in their understanding and ability to participate in research. Students from all majors and departments are encouraged to attend. The first workshop will is planned from 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, in Room 125 of Altgeld Hall....
Edible Education
NIU’s Office of Student Academic Success will host Edible Education,  a series of informational workshops that include free lunch. The workshops are geared toward creating events that are student-centered and encourage student success initiatives. Lunch is provided to make this a comfortable environment for students to relax and engage with their speaker. Building Your Resume Wednesday,...
Every fall, the Latino Resource Center and the Center for Latino and Latin American Studies organize academic, social, cultural and professional events for the NIU student body and community to celebrate Latino Heritage Month. Latino Heritage Month recognizes the richness and diversity of Latino culture and history in the United States and Latin America. This year’s activities will highlight...
The Office of Student Academic Success has rebranded a popular series of academic workshops and made other changes to better fit the needs of NIU students. Formerly known as the Soup & Success Series, Edible Education provides students with a free lunch while learning about various topics critical to academic success at NIU. The original...
Photo of “business people” climbing the corporate ladder.
NIU’s Center for Affirmative Action and Diversity Resources will host a series of interactive workshops for faculty, Supportive Professional Staff and Civil Service staff members who currently or expect to serve in leadership roles such as chairs, directors, managers or supervisors. During each session, education, practical information, and professional resources regarding policies and procedures that...
NIU Veterans Day cermony 2012
Military Student Services will offer a workshop for faculty and staff this month on “Military Student Supporter Development.” The workshop takes place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, in the Capitol Room of the Holmes Student Center. During this workshop, participants can learn how to be a stronger supporter of veteran students....
Bystander Education
Speak Up. Get Help. JUST ACT. These six words will saturate the campus community during this academic year. NIU’s Division of Student Affairs & Enrollment Management is embarking on a campus-wide bystander intervention education initiative designed to empower students to report problematic behaviors and situations. Through educational workshops focusing on awareness, motivation and skill-building and...
Leadership Academy
“Leadership is not the private reserve of a few charismatic men and women. It is a process ordinary people use when they are bringing forth the best from themselves and others.” (Kouzes and Posner, 2007) All NIU students are  invited to join the Leadership Academy and to attend the fall semester leadership workshops. Each workshop...
Blackboard NG logo
NIU will upgrade Monday, May 30, to Blackboard Next Generation (NG). This is the most significant upgrade of Blackboard since it was first introduced at NIU almost 10 years ago. In addition to delivering a redesigned, updated interface, Blackboard NG will simplify the process of creating and editing courses, will facilitate classroom collaboration and allow for better...
Photo of a bowl of soup
It’s cold outside! Come warm up with a free cup of hot soup and warm bread sticks while learning more about how to be successful at NIU. NIU’s Office of Student Academic Success is launching Soup & Success, a series of workshops that are student-centered and encourage student success initiatives. Each is based on a topic critical being a...