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Divvy plans Northeastern bike docking station for spring

1 day ago

Chicago’s Divvy bike-sharing service will install a docking station adjacent to the Northeastern Illinois University main campus in the spring of 2015, the program announced Thursday, Aug. 21. The move is part of a greater expansion project that will take the service as far north as Touhy Avenue, as far south as 75th Street and as far west at Pulaski Road. While the expansion is subject to change, Divvy currently plans to install a station on the west side of St. Louis Avenue, just north of Balmoral Avenue.
Classes begin Saturday, Aug. 23

All Aboard the Orient Express

2 days ago

New undergraduate students who were unable to participate in a summer orientation session are invited to one last session that has been added to the schedule. Express Orientation is designed to support new students as they transition into Northeastern Illinois University, helping them define and reach their academic goals. Students will have the opportunity to register for classes, meet with a financial aid representative and learn about available resources. Express Orientation will be held on Saturday, Aug. 23, at 2 p.m. in the Golden Eagles Room in the Student Union Building.
"Could Caucasians," Matt Irie, acrylic latex on panel, 2014

“Material Matters” at the Fine Arts Gallery

2 days ago

The Northeastern Illinois University Fine Arts Gallery will present “Material Matters,” an exhibition that expands upon the language of abstraction through an exploration of the materiality of paint. Featuring artists Tim Bergstrom, Samantha Bittman, Daniel Bruttig, Kristin Haas, Matt Irie and Scott Wolniak, the exhibit will run Monday, Aug. 25, through Friday, Sept. 19, in the Fine Arts Gallery at Northeastern Illinois University, 3701 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. in Chicago. Three events are scheduled in conjunction with the exhibit:
Architectural rendering of the new El Centro building

Northeastern Illinois University El Centro Opening Delayed to Sept. 20

3 days ago

Northeastern Illinois University’s new El Centro facility will open to students Saturday, September 20, 2014, instead of on the official first day of school, Saturday, August 25, 2014. The construction of El Centro, adjacent to the Kennedy expressway at 3390 N. Avondale Ave., faced unavoidable construction delays, attributed to an especially harsh winter, now resulting in an opening date four weeks later than anticipated.
The 42nd Annual Chuck Kane Scholarship Golf Event will be held on Monday, August 18 at Traditions at Chevy Chase Golf Club, 1000 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Wheeling, Illinois.

42nd Annual Chuck Kane Scholarship Golf Event

Monday, August 4, 2014

The Northeastern Illinois University Foundation will host its oldest philanthropic event, the Chuck Kane Scholarship Golf Event, on Monday, August 18 at Traditions at Chevy Chase Golf Club, 1000 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Wheeling, Illinois. For the 42nd year, the golf event will raise funds to support the Chuck Kane Scholarship Fund for Northeastern Illinois University students. The event is held annually in memory of former NEIU athletic director and golf coach, Professor Charles “Chuck” Kane, remembered as a warm and wonderful man who took great pride in his teaching. 

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