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Month: February 2020

Staff Spotlight: Brad Zakarin

Name: Brad Zakarin Title: Director, Office of Residential Academic Initiatives Department: Residential Services Where are you from?  Miami, Florida What brought you to Student Affairs?  I’ve always been involved in the residential aspects of higher education. I spent 12 years in live-in positions starting with two years as a Resident Counselor in college and concluding with

NCA and Residential Services Team Up for ‘Cats Closet Presentation

Article written by Irazu Hernandez, published by Naomi Wu Planning for summer can warm Northwestern students during the cold winter quarter, and with fall quarter under their belts, undergraduates are more confident about navigating resources. Still, the quest for summer opportunities can be overwhelming. Questions can include: How do I sift through jobs, internships, research

The Week Ahead (February 24 – March 1)

Black House Community Night: AfroBeats Dance Workshop & Party   Monday, February 24 from 5:30 – 7:00 PM  1856 Orrington Residence Hall, Temporary Black House, 1856 Orrington Avenue  Celebrate Black History Month with Multicultural Student Affairs (MSA) at a dance party! Facilitated by members of AfroThunda, AfroBeats dance workshop is the last Black History Month event of this year. Dinner will be

Staff Spotlight: Heather Solov-St. Martin

Name: Heather Solov-St. Martin Title: Residential Life Program Manager Department: Residential Services Where are you from?  Plano, TX What brought you to Student Affairs?  I fell in love with Student Affairs as an undergraduate student at SMU trying to figure out what I was going to do after graduating. I met with mentors, got heavily involved,

The Week Ahead (February 17-23)

Black House Community Night: For the Culture Game Night  Monday, February 17 from 5:30 – 7:00 PM  1856 Orrington Residence Hall, Temporary Black House, 1856 Orrington Avenue  Join Multicultural Student Affairs (MSA) for an evening of friendly competition featuring card games and trivia questions centered in Blackness. Dinner will be provided.    Labyrinth Walk  Tuesday,

Staff Spotlight: Allie Hoffman

Name: Allie Hoffman Title: Senior Technical Support Specialist Department: Student Affairs Information Technology Where are you from? Chicago What brought you to Student Affairs? I’ve been with Northwestern for a little over five years, first with the medical school and then with Facilities. After becoming a Student Advisor I became more familiar with what Student

The Week Ahead (February 10-16)

Sparkle at NU: “W.A.R., Because it’s Necessary  Monday, February 10 from 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM    Fisk Hall, 217, 1845 Sheridan Road  For Black History Month, recording artist and anti-sexual violence activist Sparkle will visit Northwestern to speak about her experiences coming forward about R. Kelly’s history of sexual abuse. Sparkle bravely testified against R. Kelly during

Staff Spotlight: David Hartmann

Name: David Hartmann Title: Assistant Director of Business & Finance Department: Division of Student Affairs Where are you from? Chicago, Illinois What brought you to Student Affairs? Conversations with my former Director, Theresa Delin, turned into the suggestion that I might want to apply for a job in Residential Services. How many years have you