Noteworthy at Northeastern: Students helping fellow students

Northeastern Illinois University is growing a new program in which students help their fellow students. Read more about the Student Philanthropy Initiative, the lineup for next season’s Jewel Box Series and a workshop sponsored by the Daniel L. Goodwin College of Education in this week’s Noteworthy at Northeastern.

Jewel Box Series introduces improv comedy for 19th season

Northeastern Illinois University’s Jewel Box Series, now in its 19th year, will return for the 2018-19 season with a lineup of diverse artists from all over the globe to perform in the acoustically superior Recital Hall and spacious Auditorium.

The eight-concert series will begin Sept. 28, and offers music from a variety of genres through May 17, 2019.

Noteworthy at Northeastern: A researcher and traveler

The past two weeks have featured inspirational student stories at Northeastern Illinois University. This week, we shift to the College of Arts and Sciences to focus on a Psychology graduate who recently returned from presenting her research at a conference in Amsterdam. Read about Margo Odiko-Pim and much more in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern.

A leader in the study of leadership

Margo Odiko-Pim graduated in December 2017, but her work with Northeastern Illinois University did not end there.

NSF awards prestigious EAGER research grant to Northeastern Illinois University

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Northeastern Illinois University a one-year, $150,000 grant to facilitate research into the development of a genetic system directing multicellular development of Myxobacteria, known as a social bacterium that moves and feeds cooperatively in predatory, multicellular groups.

Noteworthy at Northeastern: Another special student

Like we said last week, Northeastern Illinois University is filled with so many inspirational stories. This week, we highlight a Finance major who wants to use his education to help lift his family and his community. Read about Steve Deeloo and much more in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern.

Noteworthy at Northeastern: A special student

Northeastern Illinois University is filled with so many inspirational stories. This week, we highlight a Special Education major who is on a mission to empower individuals with disabilities. Read about Victoria Valentine and much more in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern.

Noteworthy at Northeastern: Honoring a veteran

The WNBA’s Chicago Sky honored a Northeastern Illinois University Social Work major during a recent game. Read about U.S. Navy veteran Stephen Joseph’s game experience and background, the newest group of faculty members to earn tenure and much more in Noteworthy at Northeastern.

Northeastern awards tenure and promotions to 11 faculty members

Northeastern Illinois University has awarded tenure and promotions to associate professor for 11 members of the faculty, who were introduced during the June 14 Board of Trustees meeting.

“I congratulate the newest members of our faculty to earn tenure,” Acting Provost Wamucii Njogu said. “This accomplishment recognizes their value as teachers, researchers, mentors and role models for Northeastern’s current and future students—and also builds on Northeastern’s tradition of teaching and research excellence.”

Here is the list of awards of tenure and promotion:

Social Work major honored by Chicago Sky for military service

Stephen Joseph noticed a change in his son when he returned from a year in combat in Afghanistan. A 20-year veteran of the U.S. Navy, the father was concerned by what he saw.

Then in May of 2017, Joseph served as a camp mentor for children of military personnel who had lost loved ones to war, suicide or accident.

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