The Angelina Pedroso Center for Diversity and Intercultural Affairs develops and provides programming and initiatives in a welcoming environment designed to educate, empower, and retain students from socially and culturally diverse backgrounds.
We seek to engage students at all Northeastern Illinois University locations to create and sustain an environment of inclusivity across cultures, socio-economic class, sexual orientation, gender and other social identities.
- Student Success: Foster a learning environment by providing support, thought-provoking educational experiences, and interactive learning opportunities that increase student engagement, retention and graduation.
- Social Justice: Promote intercultural awareness, equity and inclusivity through educational and co-curricular initiatives that empower students to be agents of social change.
- Advocacy: Represent the needs and concerns of historically underserved student identities in order to ensure access to opportunity throughout all aspects of campus life while eradicating structural barriers.
- Leadership Development: Engage students in the development of critical thinking and cultural competence to encourage life-long learning and global citizenship.
Ensemble Español to honor Jose Greco in 42nd annual American Spanish Dance & Music Festival
5 days agoEnsemble Español’s popular live dance and music performances return to the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts with Flamenco Passion: A Tribute to Jose…
Noteworthy at Northeastern: Congratulations, graduates!
Friday, May 11, 2018Congratulations to Northeastern Illinois University’s Class of 2018! We’ve got photos, stories and videos from Commencement, plus news on two state book awards and the…
First Master of Social Work students graduate from Northeastern Illinois University
Friday, May 11, 2018Northeastern Illinois University experienced something new during Commencement on May 7: The first cohort of students from the Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) Program crossed…