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A Huskie You Should Know: Spotlight on Operating Staff 
Featured civil service employee: Ashleigh Sorenson

Sorenson helps NIU students achieve successes

Ashleigh SorensonAshleigh Sorenson partners with students to develop individual action plans which address their questions, concerns and challenges and connects them to relevant campus resoures. As a Student Success Specialist in the Office of Student Academic Success (OSAS), she also assists students with issues such as time management, study skills, organization and getting involved.

Educational Program Evaluation Coordinator for OSAS Brian Berchtold said, “She is very focused and driven, and I greatly admire her dedication towards helping students.”  More

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Thank you operating staff for coming to StaffFest and for helping make StaffFest 2015 so successful! The 50/50 winner, Logan Halstead, Building Services Worker is $176 richer, as is our staff Dependent Scholarship. Thank you to all who donated and congratulations, Logan! Also, see previous years StaffFest photos.

Who is the OSC?

The Operating Staff Council is here to represent all operating staff employees in the shared governance at NIU. Please feel free to contact any OSC member if you have questions or concerns.

OSC Meetings:

  • OSC meetings are open meetings and anyone can attend.
  • We will come to your area in the future. Email us if you would like us to come there!
  • Meetings are held the first Thursday of each month at 9:00 a.m.
  • Usually OSC meetings for 2015-2016 will be held in the Holmes Student Center Sky Room. Please check here in case there is a room change.
  • View current meeting minutes. This is the November agenda.

News You Can Use

Here is the latest edition of the Northern Staff News.

NIU Today is your online news source that keeps you up to date on NIU. 

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Thanks for coming to our Steer Your Career workshops!

Watch for information on the next workshop that will be held in the spring.