No. 5

Northeastern Neighbors
Sustainability a strategic priority at Northeastern
University, students continue their commitment to being 'green'
When Northeastern refreshed its Strategic Plan during the last academic year, it restated the importance of environmental sustainability as a key element of its identity through green design and activities. Students, too, have been major drivers of environmentalism at the University and beyond. Learn more about what the University and its students are doing to build awareness and promote environmentally friendly practices.
Neighbors invited to a free movie night on the Quad
Northeastern invites its neighbors and members of the community to an outdoor movie screening of the summer hit, Pitch Perfect 2, which will be shown on the Quad at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, August 27. The film stars Anna Kendrick and Rebel Wilson, and is rated PG-13. Bring your picnic baskets, blankets, lawn chairs, families and friends, and hope for good weather. We look forward to seeing you there.
NASPA names NEIU a Lead Institution in civic engagement
Northeastern Illinois University has been named one of nearly 80 colleges and universities in the nation as a Lead Institution by NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, the leading voice for the student affairs profession. This is the fourth year Northeastern has been selected to participate. Learn more about this distinction.
Join NEIU alumni, students for a beach cleanup day
Northeastern's Alumni Association and Student Leadership Development will host a beach outing on Sunday at Montrose Beach for some fun and community service. You are invited to join us this Sunday, August 23, from 11 a.m. to noon to help clean up the beach, and from noon to 2 p.m. to enjoy volleyball, frisbee and lake time with the group. Contact Northeastern's Alumni Relations Office at [email protected] or 773-442-4205 for more information. Click here to sign up.
Northeastern needs your input
Our neighborhood spans a large geography that encompasses businesses, institutions and residents who represent a very diverse array of viewpoints. It is important to us that we understand the issues and concerns -- about our events, programming and projects -- that can help strengthen our relationship as neighbors. We invite you to share your thoughts with us online.

Northeastern Illinois University is and will always be a community ally. For more than five decades, Northeastern has been a North Park neighborhood anchor and a vital, positive citizen of the community, making available its green space, arts and cultural events, as well as adult and children's learning opportunities.

This electronic newsletter was produced by
Northeastern Illinois University's Office of the President.
For more information about the university's commitment
to being a good citizen of its community, click here:  NEIU Neighbor