Noteworthy at Northeastern: Let the learning begin

Here we go! Another academic year has begun—and this time with a new residence hall. Kick of the Fall 2016 semester with the latest from The Nest, the College of Business and Management and more!

Rock your way to the top

If you ask Michael Angelo Batio about achieving success, he’ll tell you it boils down to one thing: choosing to finish. And he would know.

The Nest earns students’ stamp of approval

Before it became a place to study with last week’s ribbon-cutting ceremony, The Nest was a place to be studied. That was the determination of Business Instructor Patrick Delaney when he saw the construction site in Fall 2015.

Vicki Román-Lagunas appointed Acting Provost

Northeastern Illinois University Vice Provost Vicki Román-Lagunas has been appointed Acting Provost, effective Oct. 1, 2016. Román-Lagunas will fill the role vacated by Richard J. Helldobler, who will take over as Interim President upon the retirement of Sharon Hahs.

Noteworthy at Northeastern: The Nest is here!

A mere 15 months after breaking ground on the project, Northeastern Illinois University has opened its first residence hall! Read all about The Nest, plus get the latest on research results, Jewel Box Series concerts and more!

Northeastern Illinois University opens its first residence hall, The Nest

With the snip of a ceremonial ribbon and a blast of blue-and-gold confetti, Northeastern Illinois University opened The Nest, the first residence hall in the institution’s history, on Aug. 19, 2016. Immediately after the ceremony, students and their families began the exciting process of move-in day.

Chuck Kane Scholarship Golf Event raises more than $27,000

The NEIU Foundation’s annual Chuck Kane Scholarship Golf Event attracted 113 golfers and raised $27,448 for student scholarships this year.

The Chuck Kane Scholarship Golf Event, the University’s biggest annual fundraiser, is held in memory of former athletic director and golf coach Charles “Chuck” Kane.

EMERGE program achieves high success rate

Northeastern Illinois University's College of Arts and Sciences’ English & Math Enrichment, Readiness, and Growth Experience (EMERGE) Summer Program has achieved a high success rate in its third year of operation.

Northeastern team launches Mesoamerican Ethnobotanical Database

Sometimes when you need something, you have to make it yourself.

That’s exactly what Northeastern Illinois University Anthropology Professor Jon Hageman and his team have done with the Mesoamerican Ethnobotanical Database.

Northeastern Illinois University Names John Escalante Police Chief

Northeastern Illinois University has hired Chicago Police Department First Deputy Superintendent John Escalante as its next Chief of Police, effective Sept. 7, 2016.

Escalante will retire from the Chicago Police Department after 30 years with the department. He started as a patrolman in 1986 and worked all the way to the top, serving as interim superintendent from Dec. 1, 2015, to March 28, 2016.


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