Friday, April 13, 2018

Tools for redesign of TRIO email blast

The following tools should help you in your quest to redesign the TRIO email blast. Be creative in your use of different design elements. The NEIU website has a section devoted to logos and the NEIU brand. Take advantage of every tool available to you.

The deadline for submitting your design is June 30, 2018

Logos and images for possible inclusion in design:



Monday, April 9, 2018

Win Big in TRIO's Grab Bag Prize Giveaway!!

Just email TRIO Director Monica Teixeira ( your tip and a selfie (optional) on how to achieve success in college and your tip could be shared in TRIO's weekly newsletter and social media accounts. Plus, you'll be eligible for a prize from our awesome grab bag!!

Tips can be simple, like "sitting in the front row of class really helped," or more detailed, such as "reading the following books set me on the right track."

Don't wait. Send your tip and a selfie (optional) today!!

Check out these great prizes!!

Monday, April 2, 2018

TRIO Online Workshops

Hello, TRIO Students

TRIO Leading and Learning Week starts today, April 2, 2018. Make sure you attend at least two workshops and visit the Career & Internship Fair this Wednesday, April 4, 2018, from 3pm to 6pm, on the 4th floor of the library.

You can attend two workshops online if not able to come to campus. The online workshops are:

Budgeting Basics (it fulfills the financial literacy requirement)

Good Borrowing/Bad Borrowing (it fulfills the financial literacy requirement)

Ca$h for College: Scholarships (it fulfills the financial literacy requirement)

Make sure to complete the workshop evaluation, so we can improve the materials for you.

We are looking forward to seeing and working with you this week.


Monica Teixeira

Monday, March 26, 2018

Computer Lab for TRIO Members Now Available!!

Do you have an upcoming writing assignment or research you need to do for a class? An open computer lab for TRIO members is now available in the Library, 4th floor in room LIB 451. 

This is a great opportunity for you to meet other students on campus and to get a lot of work done at the same time.
A sign-in sheet will be available in LIB 451. Be sure to sign in as TRIO member each time you visit the computer lab. 


Mondays 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tuesdays 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wednesdays 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thursdays 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fridays 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Monday, March 19, 2018

Eldivia Chemistry Success Award Scholarship

Scholarship Program: Eldivia Chemistry Success Award Scholarship

Scholarship program description: Chemistry is integral to skin care. From start to finish, quality skincare needs quality chemists. Are you next to discover the next skin care product? With this in mind we want to provide a scholarship for the chemists of the future. 
So we have created the Eldivia Chemistry Success Award Scholarship in the hope of supporting the industry heroes of the future. In an effort to do our part in the community, we've created a $1,000 scholarship contest to help students follow their dream of a higher education.

Participation Terms

The candidates should submit a video that should be about 2 minutes long and we would like you to touch on a number of areas of becoming a great chemist, including:

●     Key characteristics of a great scientist?

●     What is your favorite part of becoming a chemist?

●     How chemistry advances improve the Skin Care Industry?

●     Who is your inspiration and why?
The submission that is the best will be awarded a scholarship of $1000 that can be used for education.

List of Requirements

1.      All applications must be submitted by December 31, 2018 to:

2.      Candidates must be a U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident

3.      Applications must be enrolled in an undergraduate program in College, University, Trade School or High School

Wanted: Lifeguards & Swim Instructors

JOBS on campus for Lifeguards/Swim Instructors.

Lifeguard certification is required.


Campus Recreation is offering an American Red Cross Lifeguarding Course May 17--20

Course Rate $300
  • NEIU Students $175 (If you work for Campus Recreation for one full semester you will receive all but $40 back of the cost paid)
Course Date/Time:
May 17 to 20 (Thursday and Friday 5:00-9:00pm-Saturday and Sunday 9:00am-5:00pm)

1- Swim 300 yards without stopping (front crawl--free style, or breast stroke).
2- Tread without hands for 2 minutes.
3- Complete the following in 1 minute 40 seconds (no goggles):
--Enter the water and swim 20 yards, surface dive to retrieve a 10 lb brink in 7 to 10 feet of water
--return to the surface and swim on back with brick 20 yards and get out of water with no assistance

To receive certification you must attend all hours of the course, pass the written test and complete required skills to the satisfaction of the instructor.

Register online/search Lifeguard @:
For any questions please email Gail Ito @:
Do not hesitate to contact us.

NEIU Physical Education Complex
3600 West Foster Avenue
Chicago, IL, US

Original post adapted for TRIO by V.Collins

Want to be a teacher? Attend Turn Up For Teaching 3/27

The Goodwin College of Education's Student Affairs Committee is hosting an exciting event for undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing a career in teaching. 

There will be food, music and creative activities for students.
Want to be a teacher? Then attend
Turn Up For Teaching
Tuesday, March 27
2:30 to 4:30 pm
Alumni Hall North