Northeastern honors eight during second annual President’s Inclusive Excellence and Diversity Awards
Northeastern Illinois University held its second annual President’s Inclusive Excellence and Diversity Awards on April 26 in Alumni Hall on the University’s Main Campus. It was also live streamed at El Centro and the Jacob H. Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies (CCICS).
Northeastern graduates class of 2023, awards honorary doctorate to Kwame Raoul
Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul encouraged graduates to embrace change at Northeastern Illinois University’s Commencement ceremony on May 12 at Credit Union 1 Arena.
Northeastern, EPA partner to increase environmental career opportunities for students
The partnership will increase environmental knowledge, research and community engagement while providing enhanced academic and career opportunities for students from historically underrepresented groups.
Northeastern Illinois University’s Business Innovation & Growth Center opens first physical location
Northeastern Illinois University opened the first physical location of the Business Innovation & Growth Center at CCICS on May 4, 2023.
Northeastern, Argonne National Laboratory and partners use new tools to combat Chicago’s changing climate
Data collected by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Urban Integrated Field Laboratory will help scientists understand climate change in the city’s most vulnerable neighborhoods.
Northeastern earns 2022 Tree Campus USA recognition
For the eighth consecutive year, Northeastern has received a Tree Campus Higher Education recognition from the Arbor Day Foundation.
Northeastern to host Public Narrative’s Community Media Awards
Public Narrative’s 28th Annual Community Media Awards will take place at 5:30 p.m. May 11 at the Jacob H. Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies (CCICS), 700 E. Oakwood Blvd. in Chicago.
Durene I. Wheeler earns Northeastern’s Distinguished Teaching Award
Northeastern Illinois University has selected Durene I. Wheeler, Ph.D. as the 2023 recipient of the Audrey Reynolds Distinguished Teaching Award.
Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul to deliver Commencement address
Northeastern Illinois University's Commencement is scheduled for 4 p.m. May 12 at Credit Union 1 Arena (formerly UIC Pavilion), 525 S. Racine Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are required. The ceremony will be streamed live at neiu.edu.
Northeastern Illinois University hosts a conversation with the 2023 George Floyd Social Justice Scholarship recipients
This year’s award recipients, Asha Brown (Sociology) and Prentice Hills (Social Work), will discuss meaning of social justice on April 3.