Your support for the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) provides an opportunity for students to conduct research and participate in hands-on learning with talented faculty and staff. We continuously examine the needs and learning styles of our diverse student body so that we can best prepare them to:

  • Meet changing workforce needs
  • Compete in our dynamic and multicultural society
  • Participate in positive ways in their communities
  • Provide a better future for themselves and their families

Our Commitment

You can help us in our commitment to providing the best for our students by supporting the College of Arts and Sciences' most critical priorities:

  • Financial support to ensure that our students can fulfill their educational goals regardless of their financial need
  • Travel support for students as they attend conferences to present their research and expose themselves to their industry organizations
  • Teaching and research support to sustain our outstanding faculty and their rigorous and progressive curriculum
  • A campus and community life that fosters an inclusive atmosphere of collaborative learning

Here's how you can get involved with the College of Arts and Sciences:

  • Attend NEIU Weekend and other CAS reunions and events to reconnect and network with fellow alumni and your favorite faculty members;
  • Join the Alumni Association (alumni and associate memberships are available), and get involved with social, academic and volunteer opportunities;
  • Contribute financially to CAS to support our most critical priorities.

College of Arts and Sciences alumni are making great contributions to our society. Some recent accomplishments include:

  • Ann Kalayil, Ph.D. (Computer Science, B.S. '82), who is the first woman to be appointed Regional Administrator of the U.S. General Service Administration's Great Lakes Region
  • Aaron Durnbaugh (Geography and Environmental Studies, M.A. '05), who was named director of sustainability at Loyola University

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