Thursday, April 24, 2014

Don't miss new Enrollment Coordinator Jesse Rutschman's first workshop "Lessons in Failure" today in LIB 412 from 3:00 to 4:00 pm. Jesse looks forward to meeting you and helping you overcome your fear of failure.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

TRIO Summer Scholarship

TRIO Student Support Services Participation Scholarship Application Summer 2014*

Date: ______________________________   TRIO Advisor:__________________________________

Student Name: ________________________________________ID #__________________________

Enrollment status-Summer 2014 (circle one): 12+ hours           <12 hours            <9 hours              <6 hours

GPA:_________            Credit hours attempted:________________ Credit hours earned: ____________

TRIO program entry date: _____________________________
Application due Friday, May 9, 2014.

Write a one-page essay describing your tops 5 Strengths as listed in your StrengthsQuest inventory. How has awareness of your strengths impacted your academic and personal development?
Attach your type-written essay to this cover page.  Do not write your name on the essay. Drop off to the TRIO Office in LIB 412, or email to

*Priority points will be given to students who  are active participants and who have completed the StrengthsQuest and the Summer 2014 SSP with their TRIO Advisor. All students must have completed the 2013-2014 FAFSA to be considered for the Scholarship.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

FREE Gift Card Challenge for Teacher Prep

Hello TRIO participants:  
Winning a $50.00 Target gift card just got really really easy. Just tell your friends to apply to our TRIO Teacher Preparation program and make sure they mention your name on their TRIO application and you're automatically entered in our Free Gift Card Challenge. The deadline is July 1, 2014. Continue reading for more details.  

FREE Gift Card Challenge
Dear TRIO Participants,

Are you up for a challenge?
Do you have any friends attending Northeastern Illinois University who plan on majoring in education and can benefit by joining our TRIO family?

Our TRIO Teacher Preparation program has 25 openings that need to be filled. 

Refer your education major friends to our Teacher Preparation program and you're automatically entered to win a $50.00 Target gift card. The deadline to refer students is Tuesday, July 1, 2014. The students you refer must include your name on their applications as the person who referred them to TRIO. Not only are you winning $50.00, you're making it possible for us to help students achieve their goal of graduating with a degree in education.  

And don't forget to tell your friends about the support they can expect from TRIO along the path to success. 

The student with the most referrals and accepted applicants (and if the Teacher Preparation program reaches its goal of accepting 25 new members) will win the $50.00 Target gift card. The winner will be announced on Friday, July 11, 2014.  

Monday, April 21, 2014

GRE and Graduate School Initiative

GRE & Graduate School
Preparation Initiative
May 13 through May 22, 2014
If you are undergraduate student who desires to pursue graduate school, contact TRIO Student Support Services at (773) 442-4976 for more information or to register to this great workshop.
- Identify and assess graduate programs consistent with academic and career goals.
- Improve their understating of the graduate school application process at NEIU and other graduate programs.
- Identify sources of funding for graduate study.
- Understand the registration process for the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) and improve their GRE test taking skills.
- Understand the components of an effective personal statement for graduate school.