News & Events


News & Events

Upcoming Events

Friday, October 15, 2010

2010 Faculty, Staff and Alumni Awards

The College will recognize the accomplishments of up to 10 alumni, faculty and staff who have made a lasting positive impact on the college and its reputation through their careers. The awards will be presented at a special dinner in Altgeld Hall on Friday, Oct. 15 (Homecoming weekend).

Previous Events

Through Oct. 31, 2009

Golden Anniversary Photographic Exhibition
Holmes Student Center Gallery Lounge

October 24, 2009

Physics Department Alumni Party
6:30 p.m., Davis Hall 121

Starting at 6:30 p.m., we will have a dinner in Davis Hall, Room 121. The observatory will be open for the evening and all who are interested will be able to use the telescope to view stars, the moon, and Jupiter on a hopefully clear night. We will also announce the recipients of the department's first set of Distinguished Alumni Awards. All members of the department, past and present, and their families and significant others are invited to attend this event. Please RSVP to Colleen Bowers at or 815-753-6415.

Friday Nov. 13, 2009

Department of Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference
2 to 4 p.m. 
Alumni research judges are welcome. 
Contact: Dr. Anne Britt (

Friday, Oct. 9, 2009

Foreign Language Study Abroad 
Alumni Reception

6:30 to 9 p.m., Altgeld Room 315
Featuring a light buffet and cash bar
Alumns will have the opportunity to reconnect with faculty and other alumni as well as relive their study abroad experiences.
Hosted by the Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures

Saturday, Oct. 3, 2009

CLAS Homecoming Tent at Alumni Village
11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Behind the Barsema Alumni & Visitors Center
231 N. Annie Glidden Road

Saturday, Oct. 3, 2009

Department of Mathematical Sciences Homecoming Open House Reception
9 to 11 a.m.
Watson Hall 322
Please join us for coffee and doughnuts to celebrate the Golden Anniversary of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Friday, Oct. 2, 2009

Division of Public Administration 25th Annual Picnic 
for students, alumni, faculty, staff, family and friends
4:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Welsh Park, 651 Russell Road in DeKalb

Friday, Oct. 2, 2009

Division of Public Administration Fall Colloquium
2 to 4 p.m.
Sky Room, Holmes Student Center
Dr. Greg Streib, NIU MPA and Ph.D. alumnus will speak about "Managing Local Governments in Urban, Suburban and Rural Settings

Saturday, Sept. 26, 2009

Opening Reception for "Tourist Art: Exploring Authenticity in a Museum Collection"
6 to 8 p.m.
Lounge Area, Stevens Building
Sponsored by the Department of Anthropology

Saturday, Sept. 26, 2009

Department of Political Science and Center for Southeast Asian Studies Continental Breakfast and Informal Discussion 
9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Chandelier Room at Adams Hall
This event will honor three alumni who are recipients of the CLAS 50th Anniversary Awards
Please RSVP to April Davis at or 815-753-1012 by Monday, Sept. 14

April 16, 2010

Golden Anniversary Faculty/Staff Awards Program, 2 p.m., Altgeld Auditorium

April 8 & 13

Liberal Education for the 21st Century? Open Student Forums

April 9, 2010

The Department of Geography will be hosting a kick-off reception to celebrate the Geography Ph.D. program, honor those that shared in the dream and journey, and commemorate the college's 50th anniversary.  By invitation only.