Northeastern honors Billy Ocasio with Outstanding Alumnus Award

Northeastern Illinois University presented National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts & Culture Chief Executive Officer Billy Ocasio with the Distinguished Alumnus Award during the Golden Gala Alumni Awards on Sept. 15 in Alumni Hall.

The award is the highest honor the University bestows upon alumni. As is tradition for winners of the Distinguished Alumnus Award, Ocasio (B.A. ’92 Board of Governors) will deliver remarks to the graduates during Commencement on Dec. 16.

Noteworthy at Northeastern: Inauguration of a president

Under a cloudless sky, Northeastern Illinois University inaugurated Gloria J. Gibson as its seventh president on Thursday. Read about the celebration, the University’s latest U.S. News & World Report rankings and much more in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern.

Gloria J. Gibson inaugurated as president of Northeastern Illinois University

Before a crowd of more than 600 people, Gloria J. Gibson declared an unwavering commitment to the future of Northeastern Illinois University during an Inauguration Ceremony that took place on the University Commons on Sept. 13.

Northeastern Illinois University again tops U.S. News & World Report rankings for low student debt

Northeastern Illinois University graduates its students with the least amount of student debt among Midwest regional universities, according to the 2019 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s annual “Best Colleges” publication.

Lisa Hollis-Sawyer publishes manual for on-site field training

Northeastern Illinois University Associate Professor of Psychology Lisa Hollis-Sawyer has written a book that provides students with practical advice for preparing and conducting on-site field training in a variety of applied professions.

Noteworthy at Northeastern: Inauguration Week

President Gloria J. Gibson’s Inauguration Ceremony is scheduled for Sept. 13, and Northeastern Illinois University has an entire week of activities planned to celebrate her arrival. Read more about next week’s events and much more in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern.

Noteworthy at Northeastern: Fall 2018 has begun

It began with Golden Eagle Welcome Day, and now the first week of the Fall 2018 semester is coming to an end at Northeastern Illinois University. Read about a faculty member’s summer studies on racism at Oxford University, alumni featured in the news and much more in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern!

Noteworthy at Northeastern: Move-In Day

Students began moving into The Nest residence hall today, and you know what that means: The Fall 2018 semester is just about to begin at Northeastern Illinois University! Get up to speed on a prestigious new research grant and much more in time for the start of the academic year.

Noteworthy at Northeastern: Water quality research

Northeastern Illinois University is currently executing 15 projects funded by the National Science Foundation. Read about one of those projects that sent a faculty member and student to Mexico, another Top 15 national ranking for student debt upon graduation and much more in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern.


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