A graduate wearing regalia points skyward as he holds his new diploma

Noteworthy at Northeastern: Agents of change

The Northeastern Illinois University community is full of leaders, trailblazers and agents of change. As we wrap up another academic year, we celebrate our new graduates, take pride in our alumni and remember someone who was part of the fabric of our institution. Read about all this and more in the latest edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern.

A photo of Juan Gabriel Moreno at the podium of Spring Commencement 2022.

Northeastern Illinois University graduates Class of 2022

Architect Juan Gabriel Moreno thanked Northeastern Illinois University for “a memory of a lifetime” during the Spring Commencement ceremony on May 13, 2022, at Credit Union 1 Arena.

Smiling graduates in blue caps and gowns sit side by side at Commencement

Noteworthy at Northeastern: #NEIUGrad

Northeastern Illinois University welcomes a new group of alumni to its ranks today as we celebrate our May Commencement! Read about the Commencement speaker, get the link to the livestream, and join us on social media to share your well wishes for the class of 2022. All this and more in this edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern.

A photo of the stage set for Fall 2021 Commencement with chairs, podiums and NEIU banners.

Juan Gabriel Moreno to deliver Northeastern Illinois University Commencement Address

Chicago-based award-winning architect Juan Gabriel Moreno will be Northeastern Illinois University’s May 2022 Commencement speaker.

A photo of President’s Inclusive Excellence and Diversity Award recipients holding their awards with President Gloria J. Gibson (center) with Executive Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Shireen Roshanravan (far right).

Northeastern honors seven during inaugural President’s Inclusive Excellence and Diversity Awards

Seven members of the Northeastern community were honored for significantly advancing the University’s goals in the areas of equity, diversity and inclusion.

The sun rises behind the Sachs Building

Noteworthy at Northeastern: A bright outlook

Northeastern Illinois University received another update to its credit rating this week. We also earned recognition as an official Tree Campus for the seventh year in a row. Read about these stories, upcoming events and more in this edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern. 

A aerial photo of NEIU's Main Campus overlooking the Student Union, University Commons and Bernard J. Brommel Hall.

Northeastern receives second credit upgrade from Moody’s

Northeastern Illinois University has received a one-notch upgrade to its credit rating from Moody’s Investors Service.

A photo of the Solitary Oak tree on Northeastern's Main Campus on a sunny day

Northeastern earns 2021 Tree Campus USA recognition

For the seventh consecutive year, Northeastern Illinois University has received a Tree Campus USA recognition from the Arbor Day Foundation.

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Noteworthy at Northeastern: Nature talks

Northeastern Illinois University’s beautiful Main Campus is located on 67 acres of land, which includes a swamp oak savanna, established to preserve native Illinois plants, trees and grasses. Join NEIU in its Arbor Day activity, read about some of our distinguished teachers and check out all our upcoming events in this week’s Noteworthy at Northeastern.

Photo of a student wearing a black coat, hooded sweater, beanie hat and black face mask surrounded by multicolored leaves with trees and branches in the background.

Commemorating Arbor Day 2022

All are invited to commemorate National Arbor Day by participating in an event called “Wishing on the Leaves of Change” on April 28 from 12:15-1:30 p.m.