Thursday, March 26, 2015

Mini-Kane Mini-Golf 2015

The Office of Alumni Relations is excited to celebrate the Mini-Kane Mini-Golf event on March 26, 2015, as a student-led and student-driven event to raise funds for student scholarships. It is a mini version of the Annual Chuck Kane Golf Outing this summer which in connection with Mini-Kane has provided and supported more than 125 scholarships to students at Northeastern! The event will be in Alumni Hall South, or outside (weather permitting) from noon-5 p.m. It costs $2 to play or $5 with a commemorative NEIU ball. Hope to see you out there!

TRIO is sponsoring a hole. Come on out and support a good cause

 Originally posted on NEIUport.

Monday, March 23, 2015

March-April Newsletter now available

TRIO's March-April Newsletter is now available. Learn about the benefits of internships and get tips on career readiness.

Friday, March 20, 2015

TRIO will participate in Mini-Kane Golf Event on 3/26

The 2015 Mini-Kane Mini-Golf event will be held on Thursday, March 26 from 12:00 to 5:00 pm In Alumni Hall North. This is a student-driven event aimed at raising funds for student scholarships.

TRIO will be sponsoring a hole again this year. This event is just plain old fun. Organize a group of your friends and play a few holes. You'll be supporting a great cause. See you there.  

Monday, March 16, 2015

Apply now for Murrell J. Higgins Duster Scholarship

Applications for the Murrell J. Higgins Duster Scholarship are now being accepted.

This scholarship was established in 2012 to assist students with costs associated with attending Northeastern Illinois University, including tuition, books, or fees. There will be one $600 scholarship awarded to a student taking courses in Summer 1A and four $400 scholarships awarded to students enrolled in the Fall 2015 semester. Application materials can be found here.

The deadline for applications is April 10, 2015.

Submit your application packet to:

Angelina Pedroso Center for Diversity and Intercultural and Affairs
5500 N. St. Louis Ave, B-159
Chicago, IL 60625

  1. All applicants must be currently enrolled Northeastern Illinois University students.
  2. Scholarships are open to both undergraduate and graduate students.
  3. Students enrolled in their last semester cannot apply.
Recipients will be selected and notified. The Summer 1A scholarship will be awarded by May 15, 2015. Fall 2015 scholarships will be awarded by August 15, 2015.
For more information, please contact Juan Guardia at (773) 442-5445 or
**originally posted by Tasha Neumeister on behalf of Juan R. Guardia, Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

5th Annual Graduate Fair

Dear NEIU Juniors and Seniors,
If you are wondering about what your next step will be after graduation, what to do with your degree and would like to know about the costs and benefits of graduate programs, then please join us for the 5th Annual Graduate Fair hosted by the Northeastern Illinois University Psychology Department. 
Date: Thursday March 12, 2015
Time: 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Place: Student Union, Alumni Hall
There will be a number of local universities present including:
 Dominican University
Argosy University
Adler University
Rosalind Franklin University
Illinois State University
Midwestern University
National Louis University
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
The University of Chicago
University of Illinois at Chicago
Columbia College
Valparaiso University
Various Northeastern Illinois University Graduate Programs
Social Work
The fields of study that will be represented at the fair include:
Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
Educational Psychology
Developmental Psychology
Health Psychology
Occupational Therapy
Dance Therapy
Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Social Work
The graduate fair will be followed by Career Panels with Alumni and Faculty at 4:45 pm.  Please come prepared with questions for those who have graduated from NEIU and can offer first hand advise on preparing for graduate education.  We hope to see you there.
Sincerely, Psychology Department 
Posted by Mark Sherkow for Saba Ayman-Nolley

Monday, March 9, 2015

Job Internship Fair

The Career Development Center and the College of Business and Management will host a Job and Internship Fair on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 scheduled from noon to 3:00pm in Alumni Hall on main campus. This event is free and open to the public. Participants are encouraged to dress professionally and to please bring a resume. Job seekers can search the over 50 employers attending.…/LiveEvents/LiveEvents.cfm…
For more information, please contact Northeastern’s Career Development Center at (773) 442-4680 or visit their webpage:

Thursday, March 5, 2015

American Sign Language classes being offered

Six weeks of American Sign Language classes will be offered at Northeastern's main campus every Wed. from 6:30 to 8:30 pm beginning April 8. ASL is the fourth most studied language at universities. Take advantage of this great opportunity.