Monday, April 14, 2014

Raise your self-esteem


Is feeling good about yourself a daily battle?
Would you like to have a more positive outlook on life?

Enrollment coordinators Marianyelli Hanna and Monica Teixeira will answer these and other questions on Wednesday, April 16, in this year’s final Hot Lunch, Hot Topics workshop. Let Marianyelli and Monica show you ways to start feeling good about yourself, your choices, and your life.
FREE LUNCH is included with the workshop.

April 16, 2014

12:00-1:00 pm

LIB 412

Stop by LIB 412 or call (773) 442-4971 for more information.

Friday, April 11, 2014

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.

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Smash Fear and Learn Anything Workshop

Smash Your Fears, Learn Anything, and get a FREE LUNCH by attending the next Hot Lunch, Hot Topics workshop on Wednesday, March 5 from 12:00 to 1:00 pm in LIB 412. TRIO Advisor Marcial Garibay wants to teach you how to smash your fears and learn anything. Marcial will use a video by Ted Ferris to show you how to take control of your emotions and start getting higher grades. A free lunch will be provided.

Friday, February 21, 2014

THE WAY TO SUCCESS workshop series continues on Thursday, February 27 from 3:00 to 4:00 pm in LIB 412. Don't miss this opportunity to hear TRIO Advisor Richie Heard discuss the importance of DEFINING YOUR GOALS. Success really is within your reach. You just need to learn how to grasp it.

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Carolyn Kasprowicz is pursuing her dream of becoming a high school teacher and she credits Academic Advisor Richie Heard and all the TRIO staff with helping her make that dream come true. Read more about Carolyn’s journey in the February 2014 issue of the TRIO Newsletter.

Monday, February 3, 2014

Graduate School Opportunity

Saint Louis University is excited to invite your students from, Northeastern Illinois University, to our second annual Program G.R.A.D (Graduate Recruitment for Achieving Diversity) recruitment weekend.  Students are invited to this program based on their expressed interest in continuing their education and pursuing a post-baccalaureate degree. This program is designed to give students from diverse backgrounds an opportunity to explore the opportunities of a graduate education through workshops, student and faculty panels, and hands on experiences. The application deadline, February 10, 2014 is quickly approaching, and we want to ensure your students have plenty of time to apply for this graduate education workshop. 

Program G.R.A.D. will be held Wednesday, March 26- Saturday, March 29, 2014.  The schedule of events is listed below:

Wednesday, March 26: Arrive and Register (by 4:30pm), Welcome Dinner

Thursday, March 27: Breakfast with the Vice Presidents, Networking workshop, Campus Tours, Attend Graduate Class, Graduate Fair

Friday, March 28: Meet with Graduate Faculty, Financial Aid Panel, GRE/MCAT/LSAT preparation, Goal Statement workshop

Saturday, March 29: Program Evaluation, Reminder of Expectations, Q&A, Departure (12:00 pm)

We hope you can help us extend this invitation for this all-expense paid program, including travel, lodging and meals to your students!  Please visit our Website to find out more information about Program G.R.A.D. and the qualifications for students to attend this year’s program,

Below you will find an informational flyer.  The direct link to the application can be found at,

If you have any questions or concerns regarding Program G.R.A.D, please feel free to contact Cherell Johnson at or 314-977-2245.

Friday, January 31, 2014

The Career Development Center is hosting several workshops to help students connect to job and internship opportunities. For more details visit

Remember we have FREE TICKETS available for a performance of the play Tribes at the Steppenwolf Theater on February 11 at 7:30 pm. Just call 773 442 4971 or send an email to to reserve your tickets. Don't wait. They are going fast.