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  • NEIU President Honored for Enhancing Student Experience

    November 15, 2013

    The National Association of Student Personnel Administrators has honored Sharon Hahs, president of Northeastern Illinois University, with its 2013 President's Award. This annual award recognizes a college or university president who has enhanced the quality of student life on campus by supporting staff, programming and services that assist students.

  • NEIU's Gerontology Graduate Program Awarded a "Program of Merit" Designation from the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE). 

    October 8, 2013

    The Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) Program of Merit review committee recently awarded the designation of AGHE Program of Merit to Northeastern Illinois University's Master of Arts in Gerontology program.

  • U.S. News and World Report Ranks Northeastern Among Most Ethnically Diverse Schools

    October 8, 2013

    In its annual publication of "Best Colleges," U.S. News & World Report announced that Northeastern Illinois University is one of the most ethnically diverse universities in the nation, a distinction Northeastern has held since 1997

  • NEIU's TESL graduate program listed among "Top Master's Degree Programs in TESOL"

    March 28, 2013

    NEIU's Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) graduate program has been listed among "Top Master's Degree Programs in TESOL", according to thelinguist.org website. 

  • National Report Shows Northeastern Illinois University is a Top Producer of Ethnically Diverse Graduates

    September 17, 2012

    Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) is among the top universities in the United States in the number of bachelor's and master's degrees earned by students of diverse ethnic backgrounds, according to Diverse - Issues in Higher Education's annual publication of the "Top Degree Producers 2012."

  • Newsweek Names NEIU Sixth Best Investment School in U.S.

    September 17, 2012

    Northeastern Illinois University has been ranked sixth in the U.S. for Best Investment in Newsweek's annual edition of "College Rankings 2012."  The article indicated only 13 percent of NEIU students graduate with debt and graduates have an average mid-career salary of more than $70,000. To compile the list, Newsweek considered four factors: debt, total cost, financial aid and future earnings.

  • Pedroso Center Settles into New Space

    October 5, 2011

    Just in time for the start of the 2011-2012 academic year, the Angelina Pedroso Center for Diversity and Intercultural Affairs (APCDIA) moved into a newly renovated space, located in Room B 159. The new space features offices, conference rooms and a lounge that includes a library and the latest media technology.

  • Dreams Become Reality

    October 5, 2011

    An NEIU contingent celebrated the signing of the Illinois DREAM Act on August 1 at the Benito Juarez Community Academy.

  • Gidea Receives Brommel Award

    October 5, 2011

    Marian Gidea, professor, mathematics, was presented with the 2011 Bernard J. Brommel Distinguished Research Award at the May 2011 Commencement ceremony.   Gidea is the sixth recipient of this award, which is given annually to the tenured/tenure-track member of the NEIU faculty who best demonstrates excellence in research, scholarship and creative activity.

  • Work of Legendary Illinois Black Musicians Collected at CCICS

    June 13, 2011

    Illinois is known as the Land of Lincoln, but it is also the land of Jelly Roll Morton, Louis Armstrong and Mahalia Jackson. Those legendary African-American musicians and many others made Illinois their home at some point in their lives. Godfrey Mason has been dedicated to locating and sharing information about such artists through the establishment of the Great Black Music Project (GBMP) at the Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies.