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Noteworthy at Northeastern: Fun in the sun

The Northeastern Illinois University Foundation will host its 49th annual Chuck Kane Scholarship Golf Event next week! If you didn’t get a tee time, you can still enjoy the beer garden or contribute to an NEIU Foundation Scholarship. Plus, Northeastern has expanded its master’s concentrations and added a graduate certificate in School Health. Read more about these items, NEIU For You and self-care tips in this week’s Noteworthy at Northeastern.

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Northeastern expands master’s concentrations, adds graduate certificate

Northeastern Illinois University’s Master of Public Health (MPH) program will now offer two concentrations—Public Health Promotion and School Health—beginning Fall 2021. Additionally, Northeastern’s Master of Social Work program added a specialization in School Social Work and the Master of Business Administration program added seven concentrations: General Business, Finance, Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Global/International Business, Information Technology and Public Health. 

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Noteworthy at Northeastern: Tenure and promotions

Northeastern Illinois University is proud to share that nine faculty members have been awarded tenure and promoted to the rank of associate professor. Undergraduate and transfer students can still take advantage of NEIU For You, a one-time scholarship that covers tuition and mandatory fees for first-year, full-time undergraduates. Plus, Student Counseling Services invites you to celebrate International Self-Care Day. Read about all this and more in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern!

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Northeastern awards tenure and promotions to nine faculty members

Northeastern Illinois University has awarded tenure and promotions to associate professor to nine members of the faculty, who were introduced during the April 15 Board of Trustees meeting.

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Noteworthy at Northeastern: Safely returning to campus

Northeastern Illinois University is excited to welcome students, faculty and staff back to all of our locations in just under a month. As NEIU moves towards a full reopening in fall, it’s important for all who come to campus to feel safe and know their health is a priority. In this issue of Noteworthy at Northeastern, learn about the efforts NEIU is taking to keep our community healthy. Undergraduate and students-at-large have more time to apply for Fall 2021 and take advantage of NEIU For You, a one-time scholarship that covers tuition and mandatory fees for first-year, full-time undergraduates. Plus, Student Counseling Services has tips for managing return to campus stress. Read about all this and more in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern!

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Noteworthy at Northeastern: Fall registration

It may be summer, but it’s not too early to think about fall registration! Earlier this week Northeastern held a registration event on Main Campus for incoming freshmen. If you or someone you know is thinking about applying to NEIU, there’s still time to do so and take advantage of NEIU For You, a one-time scholarship that covers tuition and mandatory fees for first-year, full-time undergraduates. Plus, Student Counseling Services has tips for journaling to relieve stress. Read about all this and more in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern!

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Return to campus

Northeastern Illinois University is preparing to fully welcome back students, faculty and staff for the Fall 2021 term, with the majority of classes being held in person! 

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Noteworthy at Northeastern: Return to campus

Northeastern Illinois University is preparing to welcome students, faculty and staff back to campus for in-person instruction for Fall 2021! Learn about the return to campus plan, Northeastern’s participation in the Puerto Rican People’s Day Parade, and how you can win tickets to Lollapalooza or GrubHub gift cards for getting your COVID-19 vaccination! Plus, Student Counseling Services has self-care tips for caregivers. Read about all this and more in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern!

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Noteworthy at Northeastern: Juneteenth

Northeastern Illinois University announced that beginning next year, Juneteenth will be officially observed as a University holiday. Members of NEIU also participated in the Say Their Names project, the University is part of the White House COVID-19 College Vaccine Challenge, and NEIU for You is still accepting applicants. Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater’s Zafiro Flamenco Festival is this weekend, as is the Puerto Rican People’s Day Parade! Plus, check out self-care tips for men, by men in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern.

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Northeastern Illinois University will officially observe Juneteenth

Juneteenth will be added to the Northeastern 2021-2022 holiday schedule.