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“We Are Subjects of History”
Indigenous communities’ fight for autonomy and human rights in Chiapas, Mexico, and beyond.
10:50 am – 12:05 pm, SU 214
Presentation will be in Spanish w/ English interpretation.
Free & open to the public.
Fray Bartolomé de Las Casas
Human Rights Center
Guadalupe Moshan Álvarez
Sponsored by Latino & Latin American Studies, Sociology, World Languages & Cultures, Psychology




Congratulations, Gabriela Mata!

Congratulations to Latino and Latin American Studies Major, Gabriela Mata! She has been accepted as a Fellow in the Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA) Undergraduate Fellowship Program (NUFP). As a Fellow, Gabriela will have opportunities for scholarships, on-campus mentorship and to participate in professional development events. 

Dr. Christina Gomez

Dr. Christina Gomez, NEIU Professor of Sociology and Coordinator of the Latino and Latin American Studies Program, was featured on the radio show Mujeres Sin Censura (750 AM) on November 12, 2014. The program focused on Latina/o students and issues of immigration. Dr. Gomez was named "La Mujer de la Semana" - Woman of the Week.  Congratulations Dr. Gomez!

The Mash

Dr. Frank Gaytan, Social Work and Latino & Latin American Studies Program professor answers prospective college students' questions as part of NEIU's partnership with The Mash, the Chicago Tribune's newspaper for teens.The MASH

Northeastern Illinois Foundation

The Northeastern Illinois University Foundation offers more than 100 scholarships to students each year. These scholarships are made possible through gifts made to the Foundation by individuals and corporations. These scholarships do not need to be repaid, and the vast majority of them are available to students regardless of their residency status. 

View this year’s NEIU Foundation scholarship opportunities and information about how to apply. You can also find these scholarships listed on AcademicWorks, Northeastern’s online searchable database. 

All students are encouraged to apply for scholarship funding. 

Students who are not U.S. citizens are encouraged to inquire about the Aspire Scholarship. Contact Michelle Morrow at (773) 442-4606 or email for more information.  

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