Sep 22, 2019  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [NOTE!!!! THIS IS AN ARCHIVED CATALOG. FOR THE CURRENT CATALOG, GO TO CATALOG.NIU.EDU]

The Center for Non-Governmental Organization Leadership and Development (NGOLD) (CLCE)


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The Center for Non-Governmental Organization Leadership and Development (NGOLD) is an interdisciplinary, faculty-governed center that engages in a range of activities that support leadership and development of domestic and international non-governmental organizations (NGOs), with a particular focus on regional and global NGOs that are headquartered in northern Illinois. Faculty, staff, and students work with the NGO sector in research, education and training, and engagement to promote the professionalization of NGO management and to increase their capacities to provide services to their clients. Faculty from throughout the university participate in its activities.

The Center for Non-Governmental Organization Leadership and Development offers both a B.A. and a B.S. degree for a major in community leadership and civic engagement that is designed primarily for students seeking a career in public affairs in government, voluntary social agencies, and public interest groups. Each student must complete the required courses of the major along with an emphasis field. Several university departments participate in the major in community leadership and civic engagement.

Community Leadership and Civic Engagement Faculty

Nancy M. Castle, Ph.D., Northern Illinois University, professor, director
Laura Heideman, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, assistant professor
Alicia Schatteman, Ph.D., Rutgers University, assistant professor
Mark Schuller, Ph.D., University of California, assistant professor

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