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Month: March 2020

Staff Spotlight: Eugenia Ortiz

Name: Eugenia Ortiz Title: Program Assistant Department: Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) Where are you from? Cicero, IL What brought you to Student Affairs? Ever since I started college, I began working in the Higher Education field and specifically in different roles among Student Affairs. I fell in love not only with the atmosphere but

Staff Spotlight: Chelsea O’Neil Karcher

Name: Chelsea O’Neil Karcher Title: Assistant Director of Social Justice Education Department: Campus Inclusion & Community Where are you from?  Madison, WI What brought you to Student Affairs?  I am so grateful for the opportunity to create spaces for connection, creativity, and transformation where students of all identities can thrive. Student Affairs is such a

Julie Payne-Kirchmeier named vice president for Student Affairs

Julie Payne-Kirchmeier has been appointed vice president for Student Affairs, President Morton Schapiro announced today following a nationwide search. Julie Payne-Kirchmeier Payne-Kirchmeier had served as interim vice president for Student Affairs since June 1, 2019, after longtime Vice President Patricia Telles-Irvin took a medical leave of absence. Telles-Irvin passed away shortly after. Payne-Kirchmeier, a national

Staff Spotlight: Heather Cohen

Name: Heather Cohen Title: Assistant Director of Student Conduct Department: Student Conduct Where are you from? Columbus, Ohio What brought you to Student Affairs?  College has always been the place where I saw myself from the time I saw a gorgeous Seventeen magazine spread on University of Virginia. In high school I used to help

The Week Ahead (March 9-15)

Mini Courses Spring Early Registration  Monday, March 9 – 29  Norris University Center, 1999 Campus Drive  Early registration for Norris Mini Courses is open! Save $8 by registering early. The Norris Mini Course program offers a variety of non-credit, recreational classes. Learn more about Spring 2020 Mini Courses by visiting the Norris University Center Mini Course

Staff Spotlight: Danny Roselli

Name: Danny Roselli Title: Residence Director-North 2 Department: Residential Services Where are you from?  I am originally from West Palm Beach, FL What brought you to Student Affairs?  When I was a junior in undergrad my idea of becoming a doctor washed away as i passed out at the sight of blood. Luckily i was

The Week Ahead (March 2-8)

Ceremony: A place for gender, sexuality and indigeneity  Wednesday, March 4 from 12:00 – 1:30 PM  Scott Hall, 601 University Place  Multicultural Student Affairs invites members of Northwestern to a lunch time discussion on all things gender, sexuality, and Indian country. Dr. James Makokis (Cree) and Anthony Johnson (Dine), the first gay, two-spirit couple to win Canada’s Amazing Race,