Campus Meets Community - A business block party

The DeKalb area businesses want to welcome the NIU campus to the community!

Join us for Campus Meets Community – A business block party on September 11 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Martin Luther King Commons.

Local businesses and organizations affiliated with the DeKalb, Sycamore and Genoa Area Chambers of Commerce are taking part in a special business block party in the MLK Commons (Duke Ellington Ballroom in case of weather) to welcome NIU students, faculty and staff to the community. Come learn about area businesses, discover local resources, get coupons and samples, and find out about all the fun activities to do in the community on September 11 from 11a.m. to 2 p.m.  

As part of this event, NIU students who want to utilize the experience to practice their active listening skills can also participate in the Jobs PLUS event that day "The Lost Art of Good Networking: The Importance of Active Listening.” Students wishing to participate through Jobs PLUS can register online at

The event is free and open to the entire NIU campus.  Don’t miss the chance to meet the community and find out about our great communiversity.


Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Martin Luther King Commons (Duke Ellington in case of rain)

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Community Events

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Jennifer Groce

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