No. 6

Northeastern Neighbors
Come join us at the NEIU Block Party
Northeastern kicks off Homecoming Weekend with free event
Neighbors and members of the community are invited to help the University celebrate Homecoming Weekend with a family-friendly event on Friday, October 2, in Parking Lot F of the Main Campus. The block party -- which will feature live performances, food and activities for children -- is free and will take place between 4 and 10 p.m. We hope you can join us.
University announces plan for Avondale art mural
Work will soon begin on a public art installation in the underpass along Kimball Avenue near Northeastern's El Centro location. Chicago artist Nick Goettling has been selected to install the mural, which is part of a project that is co-sponsored by Northeastern, the National Museum of Mexican Art and the Puerto Rican Arts Alliance.
New semester of non-credit courses open to Neighbors
Northeastern's Office of Continuing and Professional Education's (CAPE) offers non-credit seminars and workshops to members of the public during late afternoons, evenings and weekends on the University's Main Campus and El Centro locations. Some of this fall's offerings include:
Visit the CAPE website for more information.
Don't miss these upcoming events
Whether you're a student or just someone who lives nearby, there's always something to do at Northeastern. We invite you to participate with the University Community on some of these special events.
Thank you for helping us clean up the beach
Together we collected more than 36 pounds of garbage from Montrose Beach late last month during our beach clean-up and Fun in the Sun event. Our sincere appreciation goes out to those who joined us in making our community a better place to live, learn and play.

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