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 Dr. Chris Einolf and Julie Ann O’Connell attended the Nonprofit Academic Centers Council (NACC) Biennial Conference in Indianapolis. 

Nonprofit and NGO Studies faculty and staff participated in the DeKalb County Nonprofit Partnership’s Nonprofit Day, an annual day of training for nonprofits and staff.   Dr. Ben Bingle, manager of DCNP and also NNGO instructor, planned and implemented the conference.   Dr. Alicia Schatteman presented “From Compliance to Culture: Building Ethical Nonprofits”, and Julie Ann O’Connell and Sherrie Taylor  (NIU’s Center for Governmental Studies) presented “DeKalb County: New Trends and 2017 Nonprofit Study.” 

Nonprofit and NGO Studies welcomed a new Center Director, Dr. Christopher Einolf.  Dr. Einolf is tenured in Sociology, and comes to NIU from DePaul University.

The Center for Nonprofit and NGO Studies became the new name for the former Center for NGO Leadership and Development.  The major, minor, and certificate are now in Nonprofit and NGO Studies (replacing Community Leadership and Civic Engagement).

Dr. Alicia Schatteman presented at the Campus Compact teaching and learning conference at Loyola University (Chicago) about using a social justice lens to teach philanthropy and fundraising. 


Dr. Anne Hanley was awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend Award to continue her research on how the first census and adoption of the metric system affected Brazil’s economy.

Dr. Mark Schuller published an article in Huffington Post titled “Undocumented Youth Seek Solidarity and Sanctuary.”

NGOLD participated in the Chicago Volunteer Expo, where over 100 nonprofits were looking for volunteers and a record-shattering 3500+ people were looking to find their perfect nonprofit match.  The CLCE Ambassadors helped staff NGOLD’s welcome table and sponsored luncheon. 



Dr. Alicia Schatteman was named a Service Learning Faculty Fellow by the Office of the Provost and the Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning (OSEEL).  Dr. Schatteman is a member of the first cohort of fellows in this new program that promotes the integration of academic service learning into NIU curricula.  Fellows will work to promote service learning through leadership and guidance.

Dr. Mark Schuller, joint faculty member, on recently received the 2016 Anthropology in Media award.

Dr. Schuller also was interviewed by WBEZ radio in Chicago. Listen to his podcast, “Haiti: An Earthquake, A Hurricane, and Foreign Aid.”




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