First- and Second-Year Success Series

First- and Second-Year Success Series Schedule

Fall 2014 Events:

Bystander Intervention Education

Monday, September 8, 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Neptune Smart Classroom

Sponsored by Division of Student Affairs & Enrollment Management

 

Edible Education: It’s About Time (Management)!

Tuesday, September 9, 12:30 p.m.

Campus Life Building, Room 100

Sponsored by Office of Student Academic Success

 

Leadership Academy: Creating a Shared Vision

Tuesday, September 9, 3:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m.

Campus Life Building, Room 100

Sponsored by Student Involvement & Leadership Development

 

Outdoor Adventure Opportunities

Tuesday, September 9, 4:30 p.m.

Campus Recreation, Adventure Center

Sponsored by Campus Recreation Outdoor Adventures

 

Utilizing your CA

Wednesday, September 10, 7:00 p.m.

New Hall, East Swing Space

Sponsored by Housing & Dining

 

How to Use MyNIU

Thursday, September 11, 5:00 p.m.

Altgeld Hall, Room 100

Sponsored by First- and Second-Year Experience

 

NIU Resource Crash Course

Monday, September 15, 5:00 p.m.

Altgeld Hall, Room 100

Sponsored by First- and Second-Year Experience

 

Diversity Jeopardy

Tuesday, September 16, 5:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Campus Life Building, Room 100

Sponsored by Diversity & Equity

 

Orientation and Goal Setting for Strength and Conditioning

Wednesday, September 17, 6:00 p.m.

Student Recreation Center Meeting Room

Sponsored by Campus Recreation

 

Edible Education: Tackling the Books: Tips for Effective Reading & Studying

Thursday, September 18, 12:30 p.m.

Holmes Student Center, Illinois Room

Sponsored by Office of Student Academic Success

 

How to Get Involved Around DeKalb: Volunteer Opportunities

Monday, September 22, 5:00 p.m.

Altgeld Hall, Room 100

Sponsored by First- and Second-Year Experience

 

Exploring Majors Fair

Tuesday, September 23, 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Holmes Student Center, Duke Ellington Ballroom

Sponsored by Academic Advising Center

 

Edible Education: Public Speaking 101

Tuesday, September 23, 12:30 p.m.

Campus Life Building, Room 100

Sponsored by Office of Student Academic Success

 

Leadership Academy: Public Speaking 101

Wednesday, September 24, 3:00 p.m. & 6:00p.m.

Campus Life Building, Room 100

Sponsored by Student Involvement & Leadership Development

 

Finding a Job on Campus

Wednesday, September 24, 7:00 p.m.

Stevenson Hall, Smart Classroom

Sponsored by Student Employment Office

 

Stay Safe: Women’s Self Defense

Wednesday, September 24, 6:00 p.m.

Chick Evans Field House, Room 111

Sponsored by College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

 

22nd Annual Study Abroad Fair

Thursday, September 25, 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Holmes Student Center, Duke Ellington Ballroom

Sponsored by Study Abroad Office

 

Edible Education: Test Prep

Monday, September 29, 12:00 p.m.

Holmes Student Center, Illinois Room

Sponsored by Office of Student Academic Success

 

Mid-Semester Check

Tuesday, September 30, 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Barsema Alumni and Visitors Center

Sponsored by Office of Student Academic Success

Additional Information

Mid-Semester Check

Wednesday, October 1, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Barsema Alumni and Visitors Center

Sponsored by Office of Student Academic Success

Additional Information

 

How to get Involved in your Residence Hall

Thursday, October 2, 7:00 p.m.

Neptune Smart Classroom, Room 120

Sponsored by Housing & Dining

 

Edible Education: Exploring Research Opportunities

Monday, October 6, 12:00 p.m.

Campus Life Building, Room 100

Sponsored by Office of Student Academic Success

 

Developing Healthy Eating Habits

Tuesday, October 7, 6:00 p.m.

Student Recreation Center Meeting Room

Sponsored by Campus Recreation

 

Bystander Intervention Education

Tuesday, October 7, 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Neptune Smart Classroom

Sponsored by Division of Student Affairs & Enrollment Management


 Study Skills 101

Wednesday, October 8, 5:00 p.m.

Altgeld Hall, Room 100

Sponsored by First- and Second-Year Experience

 

Leadership Academy: Dress for Success

Thursday, October 16, 3:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m.

Campus Life Building, Room 100

Sponsored by Student Involvement & Leadership Development

 

Writing Well

Thursday, October 16, 6:00 p.m.

Stevenson Hall, Room 175 

Sponsored by University Writing Center

 

Social Media: Outlook for the College Student

Monday, October 20, 5:00 p.m.

Altgeld Hall, Room 100

Sponsored by First- and Second-Year Experience

 

How to Find and Apply for Scholarships

Wednesday, October 22, 3:00 p.m.

Holmes Student Center, Room 305

Sponsored by Scholarship Office

 

How to Find and Apply for Scholarships

Thursday, October 23, 3:00 p.m.

Holmes Student Center, Room 305

Sponsored by Scholarship Office

 

Common Reading Author Presentation

Monday, October 27, 6:30 p.m.

Holmes Student Center, Carl Sandburg Auditorium

 

Conflict Management and Roommate Mediation

Tuesday, October 28, 7:00 p.m.

Stevenson Multipurpose Room

Sponsored by Housing & Dining


Stay Safe: Women’s Self Defense

Monday, November 3, 6:00 p.m.

Chick Evans Field House, Room 111

Sponsored by College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

 

Finding a Job on Campus

Monday, November 3, 7:00 p.m.

Stevenson Hall, Smart Classroom

Sponsored by Student Employment Office

 

Leadership Academy: What Leaders Do & Constituents Expect

Tuesday, November 4, 3:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m.

Campus Life Building, Room 100

Sponsored by Student Involvement & Leadership Development

 

Learning How to Navigate a Diverse Environment

Tuesday, November 11, 5:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Campus Life Building, Room 100

Sponsored by Diversity & Equity

 

Leadership Academy: Leading With & Without Authority

Wednesday, November 19, 3:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m.

Campus Life Building, Room 100

Sponsored by Student Involvement & Leadership Development

 

Leadership Academy: End-of-the-Semester Celebration

Thursday, December 4, 5:30 p.m.

Campus Life Building, Room 100

Sponsored by Student Involvement & Leadership Development