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Noteworthy at Northeastern: Keep moving

A graduate student is already putting her education into practice at the Chicago Park District. Read about her work on Chicago’s lakefront and much more in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern.

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Noteworthy at Northeastern: Exciting updates to programs for Fall 2020

Northeastern Illinois University’s Daniel L. Goodwin College of Education announced changes to several of its programs’ names and has made some additions for the upcoming term. There’s still time to register for the 48th annual Chuck Kane Scholarship Golf Event, attend a new Multicultural Student Orientation or participate in Summer Safe Zone training if you’re a Northeastern staff or faculty member. Read about all this and more in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern.

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Daniel L. Goodwin College of Education announces program name changes, additions

Northeastern Illinois University’s Daniel L. Goodwin College of Education has changed several of its programs’ names and has made some additions beginning in the Fall 2020 term.

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Noteworthy at Northeastern: Fore! Scholarships

The Chuck Kane Scholarship Golf Event may look a bit different this year to adhere to health guidelines and precautions, but Northeastern will still gather — virtually and on the greens — to raise funds for students. Read about this and more in the latest edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern.

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Noteworthy at Northeastern: Expanding offerings, focusing on inclusion

The College of Arts and Sciences has made name changes to two departments as well as a major and a minor to highlight new course offerings. Students can continue to register for the New Multicultural Student Orientation sessions and remote Safe Zone Training sessions for faculty begin next week. Read about all this and more in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern.

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College of Arts and Sciences changes names of two departments, a major and a minor

Northeastern Illinois University’s College of Arts and Sciences has changed the name of its Art department to Art + Design and the department, major and minor of Women’s and Gender Studies to Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies beginning in the Fall 2020 semester.

Gabriela Buitrón Vera stands in front of a frozen lake.

Noteworthy at Northeastern: Celebrating cultures

At Northeastern Illinois University, we are proud of the diversity of our community, and we celebrate our cultural differences.

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Noteworthy at Northeastern: Recognizing leaders

Northeastern Illinois University has established a second social justice award program. A STEM scholarship webinar and transfer student webinar will take place this week and alumni are doing great work in Chicago’s communities.

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Northeastern establishes Social Justice Leadership Housing Award for incoming freshmen, transfer students

Northeastern Illinois University has launched the Social Justice Leadership Housing Award, President Gloria J. Gibson announced on June 24. The award is a new leadership program for students who positively impact their university, career and communities. Students participating in the program will be given one year's free housing in The Nest, Northeastern’s on-campus apartments, while taking a first-year seminar during their first semester and while participating in a series of leadership workshops during their second semester.

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Noteworthy at Northeastern: Social justice and equality

Read about the new George Floyd Social Justice Scholarship and more.