Student Involvement


SOUPer Wednesday

Stop into the University Honors Office for a FREE lunch (soup, muffins, and beverages) and a chance to get to know University Honors staff, faculty, and students. 

The 2013-2014 academic year marks the first SOUPer Wednesday: Year of the Alumni. All guest speakers are NIU alumni who will be providing information about their careers, advice about academics, and provide a great networking opportunity. We thank the NIU Alumni Association and Housing and Dining for partnering with us!

Date: Wednesday (see schedule below)
Time: 11:30am‐1:30pm (walk in)
Location: Campus Life Building, Room 110

Below is the most up to date list of alumni speakers from fall 2013 and for spring 2014. Speakers will begin around noon for each session. Make sure to click on their names to read their bios. Many thanks to our alumni!

Fall 2013 Presenter
September 4 Joe Rembusch
September 11 Dave Hewson
September 18 Melissa Burlingame
September 25 Ralph Strozza
October 2 Norm Goldstein
October 9 David Hochberg
October 16 Andrew Headley
October 23 Sheryl Larsen
October 30 Janet Pucino
November 6 David Haas
November 13 Jeff Yordon
November 20 Bob Cherry
Spring 2014 Presenter
February 5 RaghuRaj Mahida
February 12 Allan De Guzman and Arthur Pesavento
February 19 Paul Palian
February 26 Sally Stevens 
March 5 Marc Strauss
March 19  Pete Garrity
March 26  Monica Wallace
April 2  Robert Adducci
April 9  Jaclyn Vasquez
April 16 Yao Lin 
April 23  Leo Kurylo
April 30 Dale Spencer