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U.S. Justice Department awards sexual violence prevention grant to Northeastern Illinois University

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

The United States Department of Justice has awarded a three-year, $300,000 grant to Northeastern Illinois University to address prevention and education efforts pertaining to sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking. The grant is one of 57 awards totaling $18 million distributed to colleges and universities around the country by the Justice Department’s Office on Violence Against Women (OVW).
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Northeastern welcomes 13 new tenure-track faculty members

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Northeastern Illinois University’s new tenure-track faculty members were introduced at the Board of Trustees meeting on Sept. 20. “It is a pleasure to welcome these 13 new members of the faculty to the Northeastern community at the same time we welcome new President Gloria J. Gibson,” Acting Provost Wamucii Njogu said. “These professors are committed to serving our students from the time they arrive to the day they graduate. I look forward to seeing all that they accomplish.” Here are the 13 new members of the faculty for the Fall 2018 semester.
Distinguished Alumnus Award recipient Billy Ocasio

Northeastern honors Billy Ocasio with Outstanding Alumnus Award

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Northeastern Illinois University presented National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts & Culture Chief Executive Officer Billy Ocasio with the Distinguished Alumnus Award during the Golden Gala Alumni Awards on Sept. 15 in Alumni Hall. The award is the highest honor the University bestows upon alumni. As is tradition for winners of the Distinguished Alumnus Award, Ocasio (B.A. ’92 Board of Governors) will deliver remarks to the graduates during Commencement on Dec. 16.

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