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Upcoming Events 2015


11/20/15> Soy Entrepreneur: Business Plan Competition Presentation

Northeastern Illinois University’s College of Business and Management, in collaboration with honorary chair U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.), will host Soy Entrepreneur, a business plan competition with a $2,500 top prize.

Business Competition Presentation
Friday, November 20, 2015- POSTPONED
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Northeastern Main Campus – Auditorium


12/1/15 > Giving tuesday

On December 1st, Northeastern will once again participate in Giving Tuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. There is tremendous excitement building across Northeastern's campus these days. We are eagerly anticipating this year’s Giving Tuesday and celebrating with our new, #ProudToBeNEIU campaign, on December 1st.

Throughout the day, you will have countless opportunities to show your pride in Northeastern and be a part of the worldwide community through social media. We hope you will make a gift in support of our talented students and share your personal stories and memories about this special place! More information at:

12/1/15 > Alumni All-Access Lecture/Demo

A jack of all trades, Carlos Jimenez Flores will take NEIU behind the scenes in the world of directing/producing, entrepreneurship, and his story growing up as a Puerto Rican in Chicago. In the new speakers series called NEIU Alumni: All Access, the NEIU Alumni Association in collaboration with the Office of Cultural Events and Public Relations, is bringing back alumni to NEIU to discuss their journey since college, how their NEIU education impacted their career and to showcase the amazing things they are doing with their lives. 

Hear Carlos speak at 6pm in Alumni Hall on Tuesday, December 1, 2015 and watch one of his movies, Mi Princesa, after the lecture at 7:30pm.

All-Access Alumni Lecture/Demo: Carlos Jimenez Flores
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Alumni Hall
7-7:30pm- Meet and Greet
7:30pm- Screening of Mi Princesa

12/2/15 > UIC v. Depaul Men’s Basketball Game

UIC Men’s Basketball Head Coach Steve McClain invites NEIU Athletic Alumni and family to come support the action!

UIC v. Depaul Men’s Basketball Game
Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Pre-Game Social: 5:00pm @ The Ogden, 1659 W. Ogden (cash bar)
Basketball game:  7:00pm tipoff @ UIC Pavilion, 525 S. Racine Ave. (complimentary tickets)
MUST RSVP by 11/23/15 to

12/3/15 > Academic Honors Ceremony and Reception

The Academic Honors Reception is a special ceremony for students who are graduating with honors based on their GPA.  At this ceremony, graduates will be given medals to wear at Commencement that indicate they are graduating with either Cum Laude, Magna Cum Laude, or Summa Cum Laude Latin honors. Students participating in the University Honors Program are also honored and receive Honor Scholar medals at the Academic Honors Reception.

Academic Honors Ceremony and Reception 
Thursday, December 3, 2015
5-6pm Ceremony- NEIU Auditorium
6-7pm Reception- NEIU Alumni Hall
By invitation only.  RSVP by November 30th  to the link below:

12/8/15 > IT/Computer Science Virtual Career Fair

“Empowering the Northeastern Illinois University community by providing excellent opportunities for career exploration.”  The NEIU Career Development Center along with academic departments host career fairs annually to bring employers and professional networks to you. Teaming up with the NEIU Alumni Association and Brazen Technologies, we decided to take that momentum and extend it to the virtual platform. This is our very FIRST virtual event! Participants will connect directly with employers from the comfort of their home, office, smartphone, or tablet. It couldn't be easier!

IT/Computer Science Virtual Career Fair
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
12:00pm-1:30pm CST
The event will be open 15 minutes before the start time. Participants are encouraged to stay the whole time.
Attendees register by 12/4/15 at

12/16/15 > Primerica Financial Management workshop

How can you reach your financial goals and dreams? Let Primerica teach you the fundamental concepts that have helped millions of our clients build financial security.  Join alumni Lanesha Mohip ‘08 and Hari Mohip ‘08 present this complimentary financial workshop to learn about: the three different savings accounts you need, ways to reduce debt, retirement savings strategies, how my life insurance really works, the high cost of waiting to save ... and more!

Primerica Financial Management Workshop
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
CBM 162 A/B
RSVP by December 4, 2015 to

12/22/15 > NEIU Alumni Holiday Virtual Meet and Greet

'Tis the season! Blue and Gold, Blue and Gold- everything means more when it’s Blue and Gold!'

Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to connect with NEIU alumni from your alma mater and around the world! Join fellow participants to share your experiences, exchange career tips and holiday happenings, plans for the new year, and build your professional network -- 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 5-7 minutes long, allowing you to make connections, exchange contact information, and end the session with several new connections you didn't have before.

NEIU Alumni Holiday Virtual Meet and Greet
Tuesday, December 22, 2015
7-8:30PM CST
No RSVP required. You can come and go as time allows, this is an open house style event.
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