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Board of Trustees meeting at El Centro

April 5, 2019

The Northeastern Illinois University Board of Trustees will meet Thursday, April 18, 2019, at El Centro in the 3rd Floor Student Lounge, located at 3390 N. Avondale Ave. The board meeting will begin at 1 p.m. Those who wish to address the board during the public comment segment of the board meeting must submit a written...

Town Hall on DACAmented individuals

April 5, 2019

The University community and the public are invited to attend a Town Hall on DACAmented individuals from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 11, at El Centro. Panelists from community organizations, businesses and schools will speak about challenges and resources for DREAMers, DACA recipients and undocumented students. The Town Hall is part...

Google, meet NEIU: a new partnership

Google, meet NEIU: a new partnership

April 10, 2019

During this summer, future computer science students who are seniors in high school and have been ad...

Police confirm campus tagging are isolated incidents, not gang related

Police confirm campus tagging are isolated incidents, not gang related

February 12, 2019

Over the last three months there have been several incidents of tagging and graffitiing on the three NE...

El Centro’s ‘Pumpkin Carving Contest’ Announced

El Centro’s ‘Pumpkin Carving Contest’ Announced

November 6, 2018

Placed in a staggered line on a table in El Centro’s lobby, 16 differently decorated pumpkins sa...

Program on bi-literacy and art helps students succeed

Program on bi-literacy and art helps students succeed

October 23, 2018

The strumming of jaranas (eight-stringed Mexican guitars) and the voices of two women singing were heard...

Claiming Space: Creative Grounds and Freedom Summer School- Opening Reception

September 16, 2017

DETAILS: 4:30 – 6 p.m. Exhibition opening and reception. “Claiming Space: Creative Grounds and Freedom Summer School” 6 – 8 p.m. Panel discussion and reception. “Who fights for our schools? Organizing for Racial Equity on the West Side”   Details: The Jane Addams Hull-House Museum at the U...

NEIU Shuttle

August 22, 2017

The NEIU Shuttle program returns—a connection to three Northeastern locations. Beginning the week of Aug. 29 and running through Dec. 14, the NEIU Shuttle will offer transportation on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays between the Main Campus, El Centro and the Jacob H. Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies, plus the Kimball B...

Problems come to light at El Centro

Problems come to light at El Centro

April 29, 2017

In the midst of budgetary restrictions and furlough programs, there was a major malfunction with the...

Shots fired near El Centro

Shots fired near El Centro

March 29, 2017

Two vehicles were involved in a traffic incident that ended with shots fired on March 14. The shoo...

Day of the Dead at El Centro

Day of the Dead at El Centro

October 26, 2016

El Centro is hosting the 2nd annual Day of the Dead celebration, Oct. 25 from 6-9 p.m. in room 110. ...

A Night of Family, Fun and Folklorico

A Night of Family, Fun and Folklorico

October 21, 2014

Hispanic Heritage Month

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