Pride of the South Side
Andrea Evans is the brand new director of Northeastern Illinois University’s Jacob H. Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies, yet she already has one small regret.
Students helping students
When Byron Terry earned a Class Gift Scholarship, the award came as a tremendous relief. The $450 scholarship helped to pay for books, supplies and fees.
Building a foundation for success
As a professor in Northeastern Illinois University’s Department of Educational Inquiry and Curriculum Studies, Nicole Holland is passionate about the success of her students. But she knows firsthand that success in a university classroom doesn’t happen without plenty of preparation.
Teaching language through hip-hop
Tony Pozdol didn’t exactly launch his college career as standout scholar.
Full Circle Perspective of Arts Education
Northeastern senior Natasha Overton has a master plan. She will graduate in 2014 with her heart in arts education and her mind on the future: 2015 – Enter a master’s degree program 2018 – Graduate with a master’s degree 2020 – Return to Northeastern to teach and start a local, comprehensive arts program A self-described introvert who left the restaurant industry after coming to Chicago, Overton credits her experience at Northeastern Illinois University’s Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies as the key to becoming the person she wants to be.