Campus Life Calendar: 9/24 – 10/08

Come find something to do on campus.

Study Abroad Information Session

Tuesday, Sept. 24, 23 p.m., LWH 1002

Find out about the different study abroad programs you can participate in and how to apply. Hosted by the Office of International Programs.

How To Turn A Career Fair Into A Job Offer Workshop

Tuesday, Sept. 24, 3 4 p.m., B-140 and Wednesday, Oct. 2, 56 p.m., B-140

Are you an NEIU student or alumnus looking for a full- or part-time job, internship or volunteer opportunity? Attend this workshop to prepare for the NEIU Diversity and Community Career Fair. This workshop relates to the steps you should take before, during and after a career fair to increase your chances of getting that job offer. If you are not able to attend these sessions but need resume writing help, come to our walk-in hours: Tuesdays 1011 a.m., Wednesdays 12 p.m. and Thursdays 34 p.m. Contact Shannon Sibel in Career Development at: [email protected].

The Killjoys at NEIU: Agitating the System of White Supremacy 

Tuesday, Sept. 24, 3 – 4 p.m., Pedroso Center (B-159)

Join for a student-led discussion about how white supremacy affects our campus and how to recognize microaggressions so that we can DISMANTLE IT! Sponsored by Women’s and Gender Studies.

Latinx Month 2019: Mesoamerican Migrant Movement with Rubén Figueroa

Tuesday, Sept. 24, 6–7 p.m., Pedroso Center (B-159)

Latinx Month 2019: The ENLACE Puerto Rican Experience

Tuesday, Sept. 24, 6–8 p.m., El Centro Campus

NEIU Student Media Monthly Meeting

Thursday, Sept. 26, 4:30 p.m., Carruthers Campus Room 408

Sigma Tau Delta (English Honors Society) Presents: Environmental Racism and Literature

Thursday, Sept. 26, 5:30 p.m., FA 152

This year, we’re going to be learning about environmentalism and literature, beginning with Environmental Racism. Dr. Poll will lead the discussion on this important concept that will change the way you read literature and help you develop interesting, complex papers for your classes. Come learn with us! Bring friends! Please pass on to all interested parties.  

ARS, A Reading Series

Thursday, Sept. 26, 5:45 p.m., SU 215

Come support NEIU creative writers read their work and contribute your own voice. There is still time to reserve a 10 minute slot to showcase your work. Brought to you by Seeds Journal and Rebel Poetry. Contact Brice McGourty at [email protected] if interested.

“Telling Our Own Stories” Community Writing Workshop Kickoff

Thursday, Sept. 26, 7 p.m., Carruthers Campus

NEIU will host workshops run by Chicago Sun-Times journalist and author John Fountain from Sept. 28 through Oct. 19. These workshops are intended to encourage personal story-writing as a way to provide the first drafts of history, uncover the stories that often go missing—particularly those from poor and minority communities—and to promote an insider perspective on people, problems and possibilities in a community, neighborhood and city. The series is free and open to the public. RSVP is required ( for the four workshop sessions but not for the Sept. 26 kickoff event. All workshops run from 1-3:30 p.m.

11th Annual SCSE Research Symposium

Friday, Sept. 27, 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m., El Centro Campus

The annual Student Center for Science Engagement (SCSE) symposium highlights research conducted by Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) students who participated in summer research programs. Our keynote speaker this year is Dr. Julie Libarkin from Michigan State University. 

Reception for Chicago Printers Guild: 10th Anniversary Exhibition

Friday, Oct. 4, 69 p.m., Fine Arts Gallery

A juried exhibition to mark the 10th anniversary of the Chicago Printer’s Guild, whose mission is to foster awareness of print culture as it bridges the gap between commercial and fine art printing. Sept. 30-Oct. 25 (closed on Friday, Oct. 11 for Fall Break).

Latinx Month 2019: Los Trabajadores

Wednesday, Oct. 2, 34 p.m., Ronald Williams Library 

Join this celebration of the trajectory of five Latinx/a/o-identified staff, spanning various disciplines and experiences.

Diversity & Community Career Fair

Thursday, Oct. 3, 12–4 p.m., Alumni Hall (SU 115)

Career Development is hosting organizations from Illinois and other states looking for full-time and part-time employees, interns and volunteers. Open to NEIU students from all majors. Contact Shannon Sibel in Career Development at: [email protected].

Latinx Month 2019: Los Profesores

Thursday, Oct. 3, 34 p.m., Northside Campus Cafeteria

Join this celebration of the trajectory of five Latinx/a/o-identified faculty, spanning various disciplines and experiences.

Latinx Month 2019: Building Community Through Healing, Resilience & Resistance

Thursday, Oct. 3, 68 p.m., El Centro Campus

Bringing the NEIU community together in an immigration symposium to talk about the trauma caused by recent attacks on immigrant communities.

Nuevas Voces Playwriting Contest and Festival Performances

Thursday, Oct. 3, 7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m 

*with an Opening Reception at 6:30 p.m. prior to the performance

Friday, Oct. 4, 7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 5, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 5, 7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

All performances at Stage Center Theatre 

Founded by alumnus and former Northeastern professor Jim Blair to create a platform at Northeastern Illinois University for new playwrights, Nuevas Voces is a thrilling launch point for new work from NEIU its vibrant community. Featuring multiple prize winning short plays selected from an extensive competition, Nuevas Voces reveals the complexity of our human experience through the many lenses that make up Northeastern.