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Month: August 2019

Staff Spotlight: Joyce Doerhoefer

Name: Joyce Doerhoefer Title: Laboratory Supervisor Department: Student Health Service Where are you from? I grew up in Mendota Illinois, a small farming community about 2 hours from here. I came to Chicago in 1985 to finish my degree at Rush University, and have been a suburbanite since 1987. What brought you to Student Affairs?

Jones Residential Hall

Located on the far south end of campus next to Hinman Dining Hall, Jones Residential Hall has been closed since the fall of 2017, but this fall it will reopen after having undergone some minor renovations. Around 112 freshmen will be living in Jones, along with three residential assistants (RAs).  Jones has a mix of

Staff Spotlight: Amy Metelsky

Name: Amy Metelsky Title: Business Analyst Department: Student Affairs IT Where are you from? Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania What brought you to Student Affairs? When planning a move to Chicago in 2015, I was interested in pivoting away from the mobile commerce company where I had spent the past 3 years into something that could have a

Staff Spotlight: Meghan Finn

Name: Meghan Finn Title: Licensed Clinical Social Worker Department: Counseling & Psychological Services Where are you from? Cleveland, OH What brought you to Student Affairs? I had been working in medicine, and was interested in a change. I came across the position in CAPS in what felt like a coincidental way. I did not have

The Weeks Ahead (August 12- September 15)

Norris Game Room  Sunday- Saturday from 12:30- 6:00 PM  Norris Underground  Looking for entertainment, but on a tight budget? Northwestern students can play video games, pool, and ping pong for free in the Norris Game Room. Non-NU guests can also receive unlimited play time in the game room for just three dollars. Stop by and

Staff Spotlight: Aggie McGrane

Name: Aggie McGrane Department: AccessibleNU-Chicago Title: Associate Director Where are you from? Forest Park, Illinois What brought you to Student Affairs? I loved college and being on my own, away from home for the first time. When my career as a TV news reporter didn’t pan out after I graduated, I accepted a job as a

Staff Spotlight: Federica Firetto

Name: Federica Firetto Department: Student Organization Finance Office Title: Accounting Assistant Where are you from? Italy What brought you to Student Affairs? Last October, I came to the US from Italy because my husband started his PhD program in Economics at Northwestern. Since the first day, I started looking for a job that could be