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Month: June 2015

NCA Awards Record Number of Students Grants

More than 250 Northwestern students who received grants of at least $3,000 are beginning unpaid summer internships this month as part of Northwestern Career Advancement’s Summer Internship Grant Program. This is the highest number of grants and funding awarded in the program’s nine year history.

Class of 2014 Finding Success After Graduation

More than 90 percent of Northwestern University’s Class of 2014 graduates were engaged in professional pursuits six months after graduation, according to a University study.

As members of the Class of 2015 prepare for commencement, they can be encouraged that more than 60 percent of last year’s graduates were employed full time with an average starting salary of more than $52,000.

Norris Work-Study Students Turned Norris Staff

This post is part of a series focusing on Student Affairs work-study students who became full-time Student Affairs employees. Norris Center Operations Coordinator Justin Clarke and Norris Center Operations Manager Jackie Grinvalds are featured in this post.

When it comes to his job at the Norris University Center, Justin Clarke considers himself the “jack of all trades.” Clarke, the operations coordinator at Norris, works on the center’s technology, facilities, event management, and business operations — just to name a few

Division of Student Affairs Recognizes Spring 2015 Campus Life Awards Recipients

This quarter we recognized seven students, who have significantly contributed to the improvement of the quality of student life at Northwestern during the Spring quarter. These students have impacted our community through program development and implementation, bridging cultural differences, or have taken responsibility for and worked collectively with others to create a more engaged and inclusive campus community.

We would like to take a moment to recognize the accomplishments of our Spring 2015 Campus Life Award recipients.

Creating a More Inclusive Northwestern Community

Campus Inclusion and Community (CIC) Executive Director Lesley-Ann Brown-Henderson sat down for a Q&A about upcoming changes for the office and a budding reorganization that will better serve the Northwestern community.

As of September 1, 2015, Multicultural Student Affairs (MSA) and the newly created Social Justice Education (SJE) and Student Enrichment Services (SES) offices will be centralized under CIC to acknowledge and respond to a rapidly diversifying population across campus.