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MAY

MAY COMMENCEMENT 2018 - MAY 7

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Congratulations, May 2018 graduates! Earning a bachelor's or master's degree is a great achievement, and the Northeastern Illinois University Community celebrates all of our graduates with Commencement ceremonies.

May 2018 Commencement for undergraduate and graduate students will be held on:

Monday, May 7, 2018
4 p.m.
UIC Pavilion
525 S. Racine Ave. Chicago, Ill. 60607
**Event is by invitation only.
 

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ATHLETIC ALUMNI RECEPTION - May 30

The Northeastern Illinois University Alumni Association and the Chuck Kane Scholarship Golf Event Committee present the NEIU Athletic Alumni Reception. Reconnect with fellow Golden Eagles, share special memories, win NEIU Alumni Association goodies and discover how you can get more involved with your Alumni Association!

Wednesday, May 30, 2018
6-8:30 p.m.
Nil Tap (owned by NEIU alumna and former student athlete Linda Dewald)
5734 North Elston Ave. Chicago, Ill. 60646
 

Register 

Register by May 18. Get a foursome together for the Chuck Kane Scholarship Golf event on June 18, 2018, too!


JUNE

NEIu Alumni Beach Clean Up - june 2

Northeastern Illinois University Alumni Association will join Goose Island Brewery & The Alliance for the Great Lakes for their beach clean-up event. Join fellow Golden Eagles as we clean up Montrose Beach.
 
Saturday, June 2, 2018
9:30 a.m.
Meet at "The Dock" at Montrose Beach.

After the cleanup we will join Goose Island Brewery at "The Dock" for beer and appetizers.


46th Annual Chuck Kane Scholarship Golf Event - june 18

Portrait of Chuck Kane holding a golf club.

Hit the links on June 18, 2018, as the Northeastern Illinois University Foundation will host the 46th annual Chuck Kane Scholarship Golf Event, the longest-running philanthropic tradition at Northeastern Illinois University. The event will be held at Chevy Chase's 18-hole championship golf course in Wheeling, Ill. The course is perfect for all golfing abilities and ages, from first-timers to avid golfers. 

This year the goal of the event is to raise more than $35,000 toward student scholarships. Day includes: 18 holes of golf, putting contest with a chance to win a cash prize, chance to win $10,000 at our hole-in-one contest, silent auction featuring many exciting items, awards for all top foursomes, box lunch, cocktail hour and dinner.

Monday, June 18, 2018
Chevy Chase Country Club
1000 N. Milwaukee Ave., Wheeling, Ill. 60090
 

Golf and Lunch: $135 per player
Golf, Lunch and Dinner: $200 per player
Dinner Only: $75 per person

View the 2018 sponsorship opportunities brochure

Schedule

Registration: 9:30 a.m.
Shotgun Start: 11 a.m.
Cocktails: 4:30 p.m.
Dinner: 5:30 p.m.

Register


JULY

SIX FLAGS ALUMNI AND FAMILY DAY - july 7

Join the NEIU Alumni Association for a day of thrills! Northeastern alumni, students, faculty, staff, family and friends are invited to Alumni and Family Day at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, Illinois.

Saturday, July 7, 2018
9 a.m.-7 p.m.
Six Flags Great America
1 Great America Pkwy, Gurnee, Ill. 60031
$60 per ticket ($148 value)
 
Ticket price includes:
  • Day of entrance into Great America AND Hurricane Harbor
  • All-you-can-eat lunch buffet in the Picnic Grove; dining time is 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. ONLY
  • Complimentary bus transportation available only for the first 85 people to register with this promotion**
  • 2018 Thrill Pass (good for unlimited visits to Six Flags until Sept. 3, 2018)*

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AUGUST

NEIU Alumni Association Member Appreciation Night - AUG. 29

We want to thank you for your membership in the Alumni Association and unwavering support of student scholarships and mentorship through your membership. Join us to celebrate!

Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018
6-8 p.m.
3701 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Chicago
Courtyard B

**Event is invitation only. Invitations to go out July 2018.


WILL YOU TRIPLE THE TRANSFORMATION?

Northeastern's alumni and friends have stepped up in a big way. We are already well past the original Transforming Lives campaign goal of $10 million. Thank you for the tremendous support!

So what do we do now? We keep going. We keep advocating. We keep transforming lives with a new stretch goal: $12 million.

In our final campaign year, let's focus on our students by building extraordinary scholarship support.

One year and $2 million to go. With your help, we will make it happen!

MAKE YOUR GIFT TODAY


NEW NEIUAA ENHANCED MEMBER BENEFIT: PERKSCONNECT PLUS

Launched Nov. 1, 2017

PerksConnect helps connect NEIU Alumni Association enhanced members with the best deals in their neighborhood and nationally, right in the palms of their hands. Enjoy discounts at restaurants, on entertainment, and everyday purchases!

Featured services:
•Local and national deals: Discover, Truecar.com, DirectTV, Dell, Walt Disney World, Sears, attorneys, etc.
•Restaurant/dining program: Restaurant.com, David's Cookie, hotels, gyms, veterinarians, dentists, etc.
•Discounted gift cards (bundle program): health/beauty, food, flowers, auto, sporting goods, travel, etc.
•Cashback rewards program: Enjoy cash back on your everyday purchases.
•Event discounts hosted by TicketMonster: sports, concerts, attractions, movies and theaters.
•Discounted travel hosted by Snazzy Traveler: 400,000 hotels and resorts worldwide plus car rentals.
•NEIUAA exclusive deals: travel, University theatre, bookstore, gym membership and much more!

New benefit for enhanced members of the Alumni Association! Check your email or call (773) 442-4211 for access directions and the group code!


PARKER DEWEY: NEW FEATURED BENEFIT

Launched Nov. 22, 2017

Northeastern Illinois University Alumni Association is proud to launch a new initiative to help alumni across generations build authentic relationships.

Through the use of short-term projects, or what we like to call “Micro-Internships,” experienced alumni can provide opportunities for NEIU students and recent alumni to work on real professional assignments. In order to drive this initiative, NEIU has partnered with Parker Dewey, a mission-oriented, local organization aiming to improve the college-to-career transition for all stakeholders.

Get ready to post, get ready to apply! Parker Dewey is your one-stop shop for opportunities to bolster your resume, explore various career paths, and make some extra money.

NEIU MEMBER ACCESS

Contact Jessica at J-Mueller4@neiu.edu or (773) 442-4211 with any questions

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