Mark Pietrowski, Ed.D.

Title: Director/Advisor for CEET undecided students
Department: Central Advising Office
Office Location: EB 126
Office Phone: 815-753-2903
Email: pietrowski@niu.edu

Education

  • Ed.D., Counseling and Higher Education – Community College Leadership, Northern Illinois University
  • Edgar Fellow – Class of 2018
  • llinois Leadership Academy – University of Illinois
  • M.A., Communication, Northern Illinois University
  • B.A., Communication, Northern Illinois University
  • A.A., Associates of Art, Kishwaukee College

Work Experience

  • Director, Continuing and Professional Education, Northern Illinois University, 2017 - 2020
  • Acting-Director, LA&S External Programming, Northern Illinois University, 2016 - 2017
  • Associate Director, LA&S External Programming, Northern Illinois University, 2012 - 2016
  • Coordinator, LA&S External Programming, Northern Illinois University, 2007 - 2011
  • Instructor, Department of Communication, Northern Illinois University, 2005 - 2019
  • Chair, DeKalb County Board Government, 2012 - 2020
  • President, DeKalb County Forest Preserve, 2012, 2020

Institutional and Professional Service

  • NIU LGBT Ally and Trans Ally
  • Undocumented Community Ally
  • CODE Facilitator
  • NIU Annuitants Association Member
  • NACADA – The Global Community for Academic Advising
  • Former SPS Council Representative
  • Former NIU representative on DeKalb Public Library Big Read Steering Committee
  • Former Unity in Diversity Steering Committee Member

Leadership and Community

  • Cortland Lions Club member
  • DeKalb County Farm Bureau member
  • Former Kishwaukee College Board of Trustees member
  • Former DeKalb Kiwanis President
  • Former Egyptian Theatre Board member
  • Former DeKalb County Convention and Visitors Bureau Board member
  • Former Joseph Glidden Homestead and Historical Center Board member

Awards and Honors

  • NIU SPS Presidential Award for Excellence – 2017
  • Martha D. Cooper Award for Teaching Assistant Excellence and Peer Leadership – 2007
  • Graduate Award for Service to the Public Relations Student Society of America – 2006

Interests

  • Politics
  • Government
  • Higher Education
  • Journalism
  • Public Relations
  • Comedy

Mark Pietrowski