Northeastern to hold Winter Welcome Week events

Friday, January 9, 2015

Northeastern Illinois University won’t let the cold stop the fun. The University will ring in the new semester with Winter Welcome Week starting Jan. 12. All Northeastern students are invited to engage in a variety of free events and activities to get involved and connect with their peers and student organizations.

“It is a good kickoff event to include as many different types of students that we have because Northeastern is vastly diverse,” said Elvis Guzman, coordinator for the office of Student Leadership Development.

Here is the schedule of events:

Monday, Jan. 12

  • Coffee & Conversation with the Student Government Association, Alumni Hall, 10 a.m. - noon
  • Pride Social, SU 003 (Golden Eagles Nest cafeteria), 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Tuesday, Jan. 13

  • Student Involvement Fair, Alumni Hall, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Wednesday, Jan. 14

  • Donut Miss Out Transfer Student Social, E 050 (student lounge), 3 - 5 p.m.

Thursday, Jan. 15

  • Leadership Pathways Workshop: Goal Setting, SU 215, 4:15 - 5:30 p.m.
  • Meet the Media Night - Guest speaker: Ken Davis, NEIU alumnus and host of Chicago Newsroom, E 050 (student lounge), 5:30 - 7 p.m.

Friday, Jan. 16

  • SLD Candy Shop, Village Square, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.