Living Learning Communities

Health Professions House

The Health Professions House brings together students interested in health and service related careers through professional development opportunities, programs, special events, service projects, and social activities. House residents have opportunities for extensive interaction and to foster relationships with other health and service related majors and with college faculty.

For Fall 2014 - Spring 2015, the Health Professions House will be located in Stevenson Tower A (Floors 3 - 9).

You can find out more information by going to the Health Professions House Web page.

Check out the Health Professions House video!

Requirements:

Majors welcome in the Health Professions House include:

  • Family & Child Studies
  • Health Education
  • Medical Laboratory Science
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition, Dietetics, and Hospitality Administration
  • Pre-Physical therapy
  • Public Health
  • Rehabilitation Services
  • Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology
  • Textiles, Apparel, and Merchandising
  • Other health/service majors

Floor members shape the focus of the community through programming designed to help students be effective members of a health services team and to appreciate the interrelated nature of the health professions.

Highlights:
  • Dine & Discuss - students & faculty share a free meal while engaging in discussion on relevant topics
  • Service Activities - visit assisted living centers, work with local organizations, and assist with blood drives
  • TV/Movies "Fact or Fiction" - students and faculty watch a program & engage in discussion about what is realistic or not. Faculty often share their won professional experiences
  • Field Trips  - visits to NIU laboratories, and clinics or trips to museums, professional sports games, theatrical productions, and/or zoos.  These may vary based on student interests.
Special Opportunities: 
Contacts:

Sandi Splansky, House Coordinator, 815-753-1891, ssplansky@niu.edu  

Dr. Jeanette Rossetti, Faculty Advisor, 815-753-9956, rosetti@niu.edu

Dr. Sheila Barrett, Faculty Advisor, 815-752-7063, sbarrett1@niu.edu



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