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Upcoming Alumni Events in 2016

Alumni events are a great way to connect with fellow graduates, build your professional network and engage with your alma mater. Join us!

June Events

NEIU Golden Eagle Family Lifetime Appreciation Dinner

Tuesday, June, 7, 2016
5:30 - 9:00 p.m.
Monastero’s Ristorante
3935 West Devon Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60659

NEIU Alumni Association cordially invites Golden Eagle Family Lifetime members and a guest to attend the Golden Eagle Family Lifetime Appreciation Dinner in recognition of your contribution and generous support of the NEIU Alumni Association.

By invitation only. RSVP to Jessica at by Monday, May 30, 2016.

NEIU Alumni and Family day at Six flags

Saturday, June 11, 2016
9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Six Flags Great America
1 Great America Parkway 
Gurnee, Illinois 60031

Join the NEIU Alumni Association for a day of thrills! Northeastern alumni, students, faculty, staff, family and friends are invited to Alumni and Family Day at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, Illinois.

Ticket Price includes:

  • Entrance into Great America AND Hurricane Harbor

  • All-you-can-eat lunch buffet in the Picnic Grove; dining time is 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. ONLY

  • Complimentary bus transportation for the first 85 people to register 

  • 2016 Thrill Pass (Good for unlimited visits until September 5, 2016)*

Contact Jessica at for any questions.



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Tuesday, June 21, 2016
6:30 p.m. (movie start time)
Millennium Park, Great Lawn
201 East Randolph Street
Chicago, Illinois 60601

Celebrating the 30th anniversary of this iconic ‘80s classic of a Chicago-area high school wise guy who is determined to have a day off from school. Be social with fellow NEIU Alumni and enjoy this movie under the Chicago skyline. Free admission. Look for the blue and gold balloons and stop by!


Contact Damaris at with any questions.

July Events

Taste Of Chicago: Concert Meet Up- The Roots with opening act Donnie Trumpet

Wednesday, July 6, 2016
5:30 p.m.
Taste of Chicago/Petrillo Music Shell
235 South Columbus Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60603

Alumni are invited to this outdoor music auditorium in Grant Park that hosts big-name artists and popular jazz and blues festivals. NEIUAA will camp out in the grass and listen. The Roots will perform with opening act Donnie Trumpet. Attendees can also purchase food and drinks from the Taste of Chicago festival. Free Admission on lawn, ticketed seat prices vary. Look for the blue and gold balloons and stop by!


Contact Jessica at with any questions.

NEIU Athletic Alumni Reception

Tuesday, July 12, 2016
6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Nil Tap
5734 North Elston Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60646
(Owned by NEIU alumna and former student athlete, Linda Dewald)

Northeastern Illinois University Alumni Association and the Chuck Kane Scholarship Golf Event Committee present the NEIU Athletic Alumni Reception. Reconnect with fellow Golden Eagles, share special memories, win NEIU Alumni Association goodies and discover how you can get more involved with your Alumni Association!


RSVP by Friday, July 1, 2016 to Jessica at or (773) 442-4205.

Alumni Night at “Lounging” theater production and reception

Friday, July 22, 2016
8 p.m.
Filament Theatre
4041 North Milwaukee Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60641
(free parking in Sears’ lot)

Jim Blair’s “Lounging” returns for another run- One unforgettable day in an inner-city high school teachers’ lounge. Join us for a special alumni NEIU night at “Lounging” coupled with an alumni reception to follow. Written and directed by alumnus Jim Blair (M.A.T ’68 English Literature) and produced by alumna Sasha Gerritson (B.A. ’94 Music). Reception co-sponsored by Jim Blair, Sasha Gerritson and the NEIU Alumni Association.



A discount code will available for $10 off a General Admission ticket for the NEIU Alumni Night for purchases made on Saturday, July 16 until Saturday, July 22. Guests who enter the discount code: NEIUALUMNI16 at checkout will receive $10 off each General Admission ticket. 

Special pricing for alumni night only $15 for general admission. Contact Jessica at with any questions.

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August Events

44th annual chuck kane scholarship golf event

Monday, August 8, 2016
9:30 a.m.-8 p.m.
Chevy Chase Country Club
1000 North Milwaukee Ave., Wheeling, Ill. 60090

On Monday, August 8, 2016 the 44th Annual Chuck Kane Scholarship Golf Event will take place at Chevy Chase Country Club in Wheeling, IL. Last year the Kane Outing raised $37,000 for student scholarships. This is the highest fundraising total for the outing.   Since the Foundation has taken over the event in 2009 the event has raised over $250,000 for student scholarships.  Alumni and friends can participate by golfing, sponsoring a hole and/or donating an auction item.

  Day Includes:

  • 18 Holes
  • Putting Contest with a chance to win a cash prize
  • Chance to win $10,000 at our Hole-In-One contest
  • Silent Auction featuring many exciting items
  • Awards for all top foursomes
  • Box lunch, cocktail hour and dinner
Golf and Lunch, $135 per player
Golf, Lunch and Dinner, $200 per player
Dinner Only, $75

For questions or more information please call Heather Hynds, Office of Development, at (773) 442-4236 or


NEIU Washington D.C. Alumni Happy Hour

Wednesday, August 17, 2016
5-7:30 p.m. EST
Logan Tavern
1423 P. St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20005

NEIU D.C. area alumni are invited to a Happy Hour networking reception. Meet and mingle with NEIU alumni who live and/or work near you. Parking options: Colonial Parking on P St. between 14th and 15th streets next to Lululemon and Pitango or at the Washington Plaza Hotel at 14th St. and Thomas Circle. Attire: Business.  Don't miss this event! 



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