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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.

March Events


JULIa anderson, global cio of smithfield foods

Keynote Address and Panel Discussion
Monday, March 7, 2016
6:00 p.m. Keynote
7:15 p.m. Panel Discussion with fellow experts
Location: NEIU Alumni Hall
Event is in collaboration with the Annual International Business Conference

Keynote: "Recipe for Success"  Julia's presentation will focus on sharing her practical experiences working as a global information technology leader in the Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) industry and providing technology solutions to grow the business and support M&A activity and business transformation. She will speak about the current trends in CPG, technology and keep a focus on US and European trade. She will offer practical advice and insights. A "Taste of Smithfield" will be available sponsored by Smithfield.

Panel Overview: "Business, Technology, Careers and Europe: Can They Work Together"  Based on questions submitted by students prior to the conference, expert panelists will explore business and technology careers in their respective fields in general and in Europe in particular. Panelists will also discuss the intersections of the career fields and how they imagine the importance and benefits of working together. Audience members will have time for interactive follow up questions.

Other Panelist include: Christopher Sulla,Director Global Information Technology at Sensient Technologies Corporation and NEIU Computer Science Instructor and Edward F. Stuart, Emeritus Professor of Economics and International/Intercultural Studies at Northeastern Illinois University.

Refreshments and appetizers provided by the Office of Alumni Relations. These events may be recorded.

Questions about the event, email Jessica Mueller at


Thursday, March 17, 2016
Noon- 5:00 p.m.
Location: NEIU Alumni Hall

We would like to invite you to the 5th annual 2016 Mini-Kane miniature golf! This year we are excited to celebrate the 2016 Mini-Kane miniature golf event on March 17th, 2016 as a student led and student driven event to raise funds for student scholarships.  We will have 9 hole mini-gold course

It is a mini version of the Annual Chuck Kane Golf Outing this summer which in connection with Mini-Kane has provided and supported over 125 scholarships to students at NEIU! We would like to invite you to participate!

How can you get involved? We are seeking out groups to design the holes, student/faculty/staff participation, and other donations to the event. This is a super fun opportunity to advertise your department or organization in your hole design, designate as an organizational development event and come out to play, and/or make a donation for NEIU student scholarships!

Register your team and hole design with Teela Williams at

Future health professional alumni panel

Tuesday, March 29, 2016
5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Alumni Hall North

On behalf of the NEIU Future Health professionals Club (FHP) you are cordially invited to participate in the 2016 FHP Alumni Event. The event is aimed at highlighting the multitude of medical professions and the panelists experiences and perspective.

Register with Joshua Kruihof at

washington d.c. alumni happy hour

Wednesday, March 26, 2016
5:00- 7:00 p.m. EST
Logan Tavern
1423 P St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20005

Please join us in Washington D.C. for a happy hour alumni reception which will provide an excellent opportunity to network with NEIU alumni colleagues in the area.

Register to Damaris Tapia at by 3/11/16



Thursday, March 31, 2016
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse
58 E Oak St, Chicago, IL 60611

Please join us for the law and legal professionals cocktail reception which will provide an excellent opportunity to network with NEIU alumni colleagues in Chicago and pre-law students from NEIU. Complimentary appetizers provided with a cash bar.




February Events

washington d.c. alumni virtual happy hour

Thursday, February 25, 2016
5:00 - 6:00 p.m. EST

Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to connect with fellow NEIU alumni from your alma mater who reside in the D.C. metro area! Build your professional network during 'happy hour'-- all online!

Participants will connect directly with alumni from the comfort of their home, office, smartphone, or tablet. It couldn't be easier! The chats are text-based and 7-10 minutes long, allowing you to make connections, exchange contact information, and end the session with several new connections you didn't have before.

Register by creating your profile today and add a LinkedIn profile link

Register for Happy Hour




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