Northern Star

Center for Black Studies launches study abroad program to Jamaica

Ashley Dwy

January 30, 2020

DeKALB — The Center for Black Studies developed a partnership between NIU and Mico University College, located in Kingston, Jamaica, to launch a study abroad program in Jamaica. The program will take six to 15 students and will run from June 20 to July 11.The deadline to enroll is Feb. 14, but paymen...

Exit counseling is misguided

Close-up of couple doing finances at home

Editorial Board

May 3, 2018

Government loans used to pay student tuition fees need a reformed, borrower-friendly exit counseling strategy.Outgoing students may have received a letter from the Financial Aid and Scholarship Office informing them they will need to complete exit counseling for loans they’ve taken out during the course ...