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Jackie Joyner-Kersee in mid-air during a long jump as seen from below

Noteworthy at Northeastern: An Evening With Jackie Joyner-Kersee

Friday, August 10, 2018

Olympic champion Jackie Joyner-Kersee will headline the fourth installment of Northeastern Illinois University’s Daniel L. Goodwin Distinguished Lecture Series next month. One hundred free tickets have been reserved for students, and discounted tickets are available to employees. Read about Joyner-Kersee’s visit, the University’s participation in the Bud Billiken Parade and more in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern.
The Northeastern contingent poses for a photo at the Great Pyramid of Cholula.

Noteworthy at Northeastern: School leadership

Friday, August 3, 2018

Northeastern Illinois University’s newest crop of Higher Education Leadership graduates took a study trip to Mexico just before completing their program this summer, and the experience could not have been better timed. Read about their experience in Puebla, the Daniel L. Goodwin College of Education’s new School Leadership partnership and an accomplished Social Work alum’s essay for the MacArthur Foundation in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern.
The Northeastern group poses for a photo at Fuerte de Loreto (Fort Loreto), site of the Battle of Puebla.

Higher Education Leadership students finish program with educational trip to Mexico

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Ten students in Northeastern Illinois University’s Educational Leadership-Higher Education graduate program could not have picked a better time for their educational trip to Mexico. Andres Manuel López Obrador won the country’s presidential election—one many believe to be the first truly democratic and fair election in Mexico in more than 80 years—on the eve of their arrival in July.


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