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March Madness Challenge

March Madness Challenge rules (adjusted 3/6/17): Each event attended (one event=5 points). Top 3 points receives gift at the end of March.  Pick up your March Madness scorecard in the Alumni Relations office, request it to be emailed or find us at your first event. 20 points minimum to be considered for prize entry. *Donations made to Class Gift and toward membership are not included in points challenge.   

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March 28: Mass Incarceration Conference

Tuesday, March 28, 2017          
3701 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Chicago, IL 60625
NEIU Student Union
9 a.m.-5 p.m.

A day long series of panels and workshops featuring local movements and organizations challenging our nation's addiction to policing and imprisonment. Free and open to all! 
Coffee, snacks, and registration from 9-10 a.m. Lunch provided at noon. Panel discussion from 3-5 p.m.

Panel and workshop topics include: Clemency, Re-Entry, Expungement, Art and Education In and Out of Prisons, Violence Prevention, LGBTQ Resistances to Imprisonment, Solitary Confinement, Gender and Punishment, Crimmigration/Deportation, and more.

Participants include: Keynote speaker, Dr. Josef Ben-Kevi. Monica Cosby, James Kilgore, Tammy Bond, Troy Harden, Martine Whitehead, Carolina Vasquez, Rachel (Rusty) Hall (B.A. '15, Interdisciplinary Studies), Ashor Jajou (B.A.'14, Social Work), and others. 

Supporting/partnering organizations include: Chicago Youth Boxing Club, Curt's Cafe, First Followers Re-Entry Program, Prison + Neighborhood Arts Project, CURE Violence, Mothers United Against Violence and Incarceration, Undocumented Resilient and Organized, Illinois Deaths in Custody Project, Formerly Incarcerated Students Together (FIST), Fighting to Overcome Records and Create Equality (FORCE), Sister Jean Adult High School. 
Organized by NEIU's Formerly Incarcerated Students Together (FIST) and Justice Studies Club with support from Women's and Gender Studies. Questions? Contact Tim Barnett at

Trivia Night (Harry Potter)

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Joe's Bar on Weed Street Trivia Night
7-11 p.m.
940 W. Weed St., Chicago, IL 60622

Six rounds of trivia including picture and sound rounds. General knowledge in sports, music, history and current events all included.

Email Ashley at to sign up for the NEIU team. Eleven seats available!


All through March, become a lifetime member at a discount and save $300!

Call (773) 442-4205 for this month's special rate.



Tuesday, April 4, 2017          
3701 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Chicago, IL 60625
NEIU Student Union
Conference full-day 9:30 a.m.-9 p.m.
Keynote: 5:30 p.m.

Author, producer and broadcaster John St. Augustine and legendary broadcaster Bill Kurtis will deliver the keynote address during the full-day Green Business Conference at Northeastern Illinois University on April 4. St. Augustine and Kurtis are partners on “Earth Matters,” a series of vignettes on money, health, parenting and more that airs on WCPT-AM/FM in Chicago.

The keynote by St. Augustine and Kurtis will focus on issues related to the ripple effect of climate change on water, land and species. The keynote titled “Green Schools, Businesses, and Earth: It All Matters,” will serve as the latest installment of the NEIU Alumni: All Access series, which demonstrates the lifelong value of a Northeastern degree from the perspective of some of the University’s most successful and inspirational alumni.

St. Augustine (B.A. ’92 University Without Walls) is the best-selling author of “Every Moment Matters” and “Living An Uncommon Life.” He is also an award-winning producer and broadcaster whose credits include “The Dr. Oz Show” and SiriusXM satellite radio’s “Oprah and Friends.”


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Save the Date: April 5 & 6, 2017

ALL MAY 2017 GRADUATES ARE INVITED to attend the Salute to Graduates. At the Salute you can:

  • Learn about the benefits and services offered to NEIU Alumni
  • Get career placement assistance
  • Order a class ring and graduation announcements
  • Pick up your Commencement tickets
  • Receive a free photo download

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Academic Honors Ceremony and Reception

NEIU Graduates

Thursday, April 20, 2017
Main Campus, 
3701 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Chicago, IL 60625

The NEIU Alumni Association is pleased to host the Spring 2017 Academic Honors Ceremony. This event is a special ceremony for undergraduate students who are graduating with Latin honors based on their GPA. These students receive a separate invitation to attend the Academic Honors Reception. At this ceremony, graduates will be given medals to wear at Commencement that indicate that they are graduating with either cum laude (3.5-3.74 GPA), magna cum laude (3.75-3.89 GPA), or summa cum laude (3.9-4.0 GPA) honors. Event is by invitation only.

**Invitations e-delivered March 14, 2017** Contact Ashley at with any questions.


Six Flags Alumni and Family Day ... SAVE THE DATE

Join the NEIU Alumni Association and NEIU Programming Board for a day of thrills! NEIU alumni, students, faculty, staff, family and friends are invited to Alumni and Family Day at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, IL.  Ticket sales will start in May.

Saturday, June 24, 2017
Six Flags Great America
Contact Jessica at with any questions.




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