Transforming Lives: Northeastern launches $10 million fundraising campaign

What can $10 million do for Northeastern Illinois University? We’re about to find out.

The University publicly launched the first fundraising campaign in its 150-year history on April 7 with a kickoff event attended by presidents past and present, trustees, students, alumni, faculty, staff, NEIU Foundation Board members and close friends of Northeastern.

“Now, on the eve of our 150th anniversary, we are here to celebrate the light and education that Northeastern Illinois University provides,” Interim President Richard Helldobler said.

Los Angeles Guitar Quartet to perform as part of Jewel Box Series

Los Angeles Guitar Quartet will perform April 21 as part of Northeastern Illinois University’s Jewel Box Series. The performance will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the Recital Hall on the Main Campus, 3701 W.

English instructor Larry O. Dean publishes new book of poetry

Northeastern Illinois University English Instructor Larry O. Dean has written a new full-length book of poetry. “Activities of Daily Living” was published Feb. 8 in Ireland and the U.K. by Salmon Poetry and will become available in the United States on April 15.

Associate Professor Christina Bueno awarded second National Endowment for the Humanities grant

Northeastern Illinois University Associate Professor of History and Latino/Latin American Studies Christina Bueno has been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Stipend grant.

Northeastern Illinois University named state’s safest campus

Northeastern Illinois University was named the state’s safest university in a new report by YourLocalSecurity, the security analysis division of ADT Security Services.

Using data and statistics from the FBI and U.S. Department of Education, YourLocalSecurity isolated the safest college campus in each state, based on low crime rates and programs designed to provide on-campus protection.

Noteworthy at Northeastern: Transforming Lives

Northeastern Illinois University will launch the first fundraising campaign in the institution’s history with tonight’s kickoff celebration, and you’re invited! Transforming Lives: The Campaign for Northeastern Illinois University seeks to raise $10 million by the end of 2018 to support scholarship, research and campus life for students, faculty and staff.

Read all about the campaign and tonight’s kickoff event and much more in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern.

New book published about Vice President Emeritus Melvin Terrell

Information Age Publishing (IAP) has released a new book about Northeastern Illinois University Vice President Emeritus of Student Affairs Melvin C. Terrell titled “Advancing Equity and Diversity in Student Affairs: A Festschrift in Honor of Melvin C. Terrell.”

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