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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.

January Events

dedication of the daniel l. goodwin college of education &

kickoff of the goodwin gift challenge

Rally Celebration
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
3:00 p.m.
NEIU Alumni Hall

Celebrate the dedication of the Daniel L. Goodwin College of Education and kickoff of the Goodwin Gift Challenge.

Alumnus Daniel Goodwin has issued this challenge:
Raise up to $500,000 for the NEIU Foundation in 2016, 2017 and 2018, and he will give $500,000 to the newly named Daniel L. Goodwin College of Education. Donors may give any designation and amount, and when they choose to participate, they will double the impact of their gift by helping Northeastern in two places at once!


neiu alumni employee lunch

Thursday, January 28, 2016
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
NEIU Golden Eagles

Are you an NEIU alumni and employee? Well, this is for you!

Join us for a lunch to celebrate YOU and all the amazing things you are doing. Network with other NEIU alumni employees and learn about the amazing things your alma mater is doing. Complimentary lunch provided or bring your own lunch.

Register with Teela Williams at by Thursday, January 21.

February Events

Primerica Financial Management workshop

Wednesday, Febuary 3, 2016
3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Fine Arts 202

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!
Register with Jessica Mueller at by Wednesday, January 27.

Etiquette dinner gala 2016

Friday, Febuary 5, 2016
5:30 - 10:30 p.m.
Location: Alumni Hall

Please join us to enjoy a 4 course dinner and have an opportunity to improve your business etiquette and table manners in preparation for advanced job interviews and social occasions! Event includes: Cheese and wine tasting - Etiquette instruction by Dr. Ranajee - Silent Auction and Raffle - 4 course meal - Student Awards ceremony - Music and entertainment

Suggested Donation: $10/person for students, $25/person for alumni/staff/faculty


You are also invited to contribute auction items for the silent action. All monetary donations will go toward the 2016 Class Gift Campaign.

Co-sponsored by: Student Advisory Council of the College of Business and Management, Alumni Relations and Council of Clubs

Please notify Diana at for questions, if you would like to contribute to the silent auction or if you require a vegetarian option.

Tapas cooking class

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
6:00- 8:00 p.m. CST
Amazing Edibles- 2419 W. 14th St.

Tapas Cooking Class- Learn how to make Spanish-inspired tapas (small plates) including Queso de Cabra (goat cheese in tomat sauce), Datillo Con Tocino (bacon wrapped dates), Shrimp Paelle, Chorizo Empanadas and much more. Sangria, beer, and soft drinks included plus you can BYOB too! Special gifts to all participants as well. ($60/person value)

Price: $25/alumni, $20/NEIUAA enhanced member (Blue and Gold member level and above)

REGISTER: by 2/1/16


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




March 17, 2016
Alumni Hall
We are excited to celebrate the Mini-Kane miniature golf event March 17th, 2016 as a student led and student driven event to raise funds for student scholarships. 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!


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