Noteworthy at Northeastern: State of the University
Northeastern’s University President gives a State of the University Address each year. This year’s Address is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 26 and will take place both in person and via livestream! Learn more about this event, FAFSA completion workshops, COVID-19 updates and vaccination clinics and other upcoming events in this week’s Noteworthy at Northeastern.
Noteworthy at Northeastern: Celebrating alumni
For the second year in a row, Northeastern Illinois University’s Golden Gala and Alumni Awards Ceremony is going virtual! Everyone is invited to join the celebration honoring four alumni and a current student for their contributions to their communities, and place bids in an online auction for items, including trips and tours. Read about all this and more in Noteworthy at Northeastern.
Noteworthy at Northeastern: Creating a more equitable society
Northeastern Illinois University is pleased to welcome its new Executive Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Dr. Shireen Roshanravan. NEIU is also excited to announce a new partnership with four other Illinois schools to create a more diverse and equitable data science workforce through the Metropolitan Chicago Data-science Corps. Plus, two faculty members published books, several presented on various topics and so many exciting events are happening next week. Read about all this and more in Noteworthy at Northeastern.
Northeastern announces partnership to create Metropolitan Chicago Data-science Corps
Northeastern Illinois University is one of five Illinois schools to partner in the establishment of the Metropolitan Chicago Data-science Corps (MCDC) to help meet the data science needs of the Chicago metropolitan area.
Northeastern names Shireen Roshanravan as its first Executive Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
Dr. Shireen Roshanravan was named Northeastern Illinois University’s first Executive Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and began serving the University in this capacity in July 2021.
Noteworthy at Northeastern: A lighthouse of hope
Northeastern Illinois University has a long history of being a welcoming space for all who wish to pursue higher education. In the spirit of that tradition, Northeastern will offer tuition and fee waivers for up to 15 qualified Afghan refugees who settle in Chicago or nearby areas. Read more about this initiative, Stage Center Theatre’s reopening, an alumna named a MacArthur Fellow, Latinx/a/o Heritage Month events, the latest Vaccine Incentive Program and COVID-19 updates and more in this week’s Noteworthy at Northeastern.
Northeastern’s Stage Center Theatre reopens
Northeastern’s Stage Center Theatre is welcoming back visitors starting Thursday, Sept. 30 with its Nuevas Voces 10-Minute Playwriting Festival and Contest.
Northeastern to offer tuition and fee waivers for Afghan refugees for the 2021-2022 academic year
Northeastern Illinois University will offer qualified Afghan refugees who settle in Chicago or nearby areas the opportunity to attend Northeastern through University-sponsored discretionary waivers that will cover the cost of tuition and fees for 12 credit hours in the current academic year. The initiative will be available on a first-come, first-served basis for up to 15 continuing and prospective students.
Noteworthy at Northeastern: No. 1 eight years in a row!
For the eighth year in a row, Northeastern Illinois University topped U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Colleges” publication for graduating students with the least amount of student debt among Midwest regional universities! Read more about the rankings, Latinx/o/a Heritage Month events, the latest Vaccine Incentive Program and COVID-19 updates and more in this week’s Noteworthy at Northeastern.
For eighth consecutive year, NEIU tops U.S. News & World Report’s low student debt ranking
Northeastern Illinois University graduates its students with the least amount of student debt among Midwest regional universities, according to the 2022 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s annual “Best Colleges” publication.