Friday, June 8, 2018

Is Math 097 right for you?

Attention NEIU students:

If you are a STEM major (math or science major), an education major, or a business major, you should NOT take Math 097.

Here are possible math pathways for students who take Math 097:

Math 090 -> Math 097 -> Math 112

Math 090 -> Math 097 -> Math 113

Questions? Contact Sarah Cordell at

Monday, June 4, 2018

Undergrad Intern Needed

Student Leadership Development is seeking an undergraduate intern for next year. 

Ideally, applicants should be interested in pursuing a career in Student Affairs. 

Click on the following link for information on how to apply Undergrad Intern Application

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Great tip for college success!!

This tip was sent by TRIO member Caroline Lopez-Martinez:

"Get a head start to your semester by downloading and reading any class material posted on D2L."

Thanks, Caroline.

Caroline Lopez-Martinez (l), Director Monica Teixeira (r)

Friday, May 18, 2018

Another grab bag winner!!

Last week's tip for college success grab bag winner was Claudia Rosales.

Her tip:

"Watch YouTube for math help. I recommend Professor Leonard. He's awesome and his lessons saved me."

Congratulations, Claudia.

Summer 2018 Meditation Sessions

Learn and practice how to relax your body and calm your mind! Student Counseling and Career Services is offering a meditation session every Wednesdays this summer semester, starting May 23.

Faculty, staff and students of all experience levels are welcome to attend meditation sessions.

Each session starts promptly at 12:15 p.m. and lasts for about 30-35 minutes. Please arrive a few minutes early to check in at the front desk of Student Counseling and Career Services, located in B-119.

No appointment necessary. No special equipment necessary. Please call ahead (773) 442-4650 if a large group of people would like to attend.

For more information please contact SCCS at (773) 442-4650.

Posted on behalf of Miki Koyama, Ph.D., Assistant Director for Training, Student Counseling and Career Services, by Travis Truitt, Director of Student Media. Adapted for TRIO by V.G. Collins.

Monday, May 14, 2018

Math Peer Leaders Needed: Apply by 5/18

The Department of Mathematics is currently hiring Math Peer Leaders for the 2018 Summer Bridge Program. Math Peer Leaders are responsible for providing mathematical support to first-time incoming freshmen as they engage in the math session of the Summer Bridge Program at NEIU.

Each Math Peer Leader will:

• be responsible for providing mathematical support to approximately 10 students as they participate in Mathematics Development coursework (Math 090, 091 or 092). 
• work closely with their assigned students throughout each component of the three-week math session. 
• play a critical role in the program by aiming to help students build confidence in their math abilities, connect with other students, and succeed in mathematics.

The application deadline is May 18, 2018. Learn more about the position.

Please contact Dr. Cordell at for more information.

Posted on behalf of Sarah Cordell, Mathematics Community Center Coordinator, by Mike Hines, Director, Public Relations and Web Communications. Adapted for TRIO SSS by V.G. Collins.

TRIO Strengths & Career Guide

TRIO uses a strengths-based approach to help you: 

--discover what you are good at
--explore opportunities aligned with your interests and values
--develop a strong career portfolio (resume, professional identity statement, LinkedIn profile)

For more information visit: