Dr. Angelina Pedroso arrived to Northeastern Illinois University (formerly known as Chicago Teachers College North) in the fall semester of 1965. During her 44-year tenure, she served as an instructor in the Department of World Languages (formerly known as Spanish Language and Hispanic Literatures). Dr. Pedroso is best remembered for the advocacy efforts and the mentoring she offered to hundreds of students as they navigated through their life at the University. She has held leadership roles on many institutional service initiatives including, but not limited to, Faculty Senate and the Faculty Council on Student Affairs. At the state and national level, Dr. Pedroso served as the chair of the Council of Faculties of the Illinois Board of Governors of State Colleges and Universities, a member of the board for the United Way, and as a trustee for the National Conference of Christians and Jews.
Dr. Pedroso was born in Havana, Cuba, where she attended Havana University Law School and earned a Doctor’s Degree in Civil and Criminal Law. In the United States she attended Chicago State University and Loyola University.
The Angelina Pedroso Center is located in building B, Suite 159; just inside the doors facing the intersection of St. Louis and Catalpa (5480 N Saint Louis Ave). For more detail, please see the University’s Campus Map.
Hours of Operation
Monday and Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday through Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The following are available to members of the NEIU community:
- Kitchenette (including refrigerator, microwave, hot/cold purified water dispenser, and sink)
- All-Gender Restrooms (one inside the Center and the other just outside the exit door)
- Lactation Room (registration required for access)
- Color Multi-Function Printer
- Research Library
- Study Lounge
- HD Cable Television