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President Sharon Hahs purchases a Powerball ticket.

President buys Powerball ticket, pledges potential winnings to Northeastern

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

As the Powerball jackpot rose to $1.5 billion, Northeastern Illinois University President Sharon Hahs purchased a Powerball ticket on Wednesday, Jan. 13, and pledged all potential winnings to the University from the evening’s drawing. “We are now in the seventh month without an appropriation from the state,” Hahs said. “This is desperately needed money that should be used to educate and prepare our students for their careers as productive members of the Illinois economy.”
Reach Higher

Northeastern to host four FAFSA workshops around Chicago

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

In response to first lady Michelle Obama’s Reach Higher campaign to encourage students to complete their education past high school, Northeastern Illinois University will host four FAFSA Completion Challenge events at three of its locations around Chicago. All four events are free and open to the public. High school students, current students and returning students, as well as their families, are welcome to attend.

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