Campus Life Calendar 8/27 – 9/09

Your social calendar on campus for the next two weeks! Mostly a list of where to find free food on campus.

El Centro’s “Inside Scoop” Ice Cream Bar
Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
El Centro Campus, Main Lobby

FREE ice cream bar!

LGBTQIA+ New Student Welcome
Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Pedroso Center (B-159)

Program for new first-year, transfer and graduate students includes information on-campus resources and opportunities for community building. Allies and current students welcome!

Voter Registration
Wednesday, Aug. 28, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
University Commons (Quad)

Politics suck right now! Do your civic duty, get yourself registered to vote!!!

New Business Pitch Night at CCICS
Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019, 5 p.m.– 8 p.m.
CCICS Campus

Entrepreneurs from the NEIU College of Business and Management’s BIG Center’s summer business planning cohort are pitching their business plans in a Shark Tank-style to potential investors, government officials, community leaders and prominent business owners. Come give feedback on these new business ventures, and if possible, help them connect with customers, suppliers, industry experts and access to financing.

Freshmen Meet-up
Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, 3 p.m.- 4 p.m.
Pedroso Center (B-159)

CALLING ALL FRESHMEN!!! Meet other green faces and newbies to the college experience. Mix and mingle.

BOSS: The Black Experience in Business Screening
Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019 at 3 p.m.– 5:30 p.m.
SU Golden Eagles Room

Screening of this important documentary shines a light on the story of resilience and resistance with the black American experience. Vincent Williams, Vice President of Economic Empowerment and Director of Illinois Small Business Development Center at Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce and distinguished guest panelists will examine the changes and continued roadblocks for African-American business. FREE. Please register at this link:

Movie on the Commons
Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019 STARTS AT SUNSET
University Commons (Quad)

Soak up that last bit of summer sun. Pretend for one more night that classes haven’t started yet. “Avengers Endgame” will be showing outdoors, FREE popcorn and drinks.

Student Org Fair
Tuesday, Sept. 3, 12 p.m.- 4 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 4, 12 p.m.- 4 p.m.
University Commons (Quad)

While the NEIU Independent is not the only student org here on campus, we are certainly the best. SEEDS and Que Ondee Sola are okay too. Maybe WZRD. We all live in the Student Union basement, but for the sake of meeting some new faces and YOU, we will come out into the sunshine. Come say hi. Maybe we’ll pull you in.

Transfer Social
Wednesday, Sept. 4, 3 p.m.- 5:30 p.m.
Pedroso Center (B-159)

TRANSFER STUDENTS!!! Don’t worry, you aren’t the only new person here. Come meet the other ones! Mix and mingle.

Greek Org Fair
Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, 2 p.m.– 4 p.m.
University Commons (Quad)

Three words: DEEP FRIED OREOS. Pretend that you’re checking out fraternity or sorority life and swipe yourself some of that good stuff.

Meet the Media Night
Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, 6 p.m.– 8:30 p.m.
Recital Hall (FA 160A)

Panel of media professional guests (Azhar Majeed, FIRE, John Escalante, retired CPD superintendent and NEIU student media organization members). Discuss student media orgs with us and how YOU can participate!!! Refreshments will be served.

Club Goldie
Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, 6 p.m.– 9 p.m.
The Nest

DJ Perry Donta’E, The Pack Drumline, The Future Kingz, FREE TACOS.

CCICS’ Picnic / Fun Fair
Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, 11 a.m.– 3 p.m.
CCICS Campus

Come and enjoy food, music and games. Inflatables!!! FREE.