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Student project aims to help veterans, K-9s

Photo of a golden retriever
Students working in the Northern Illinois University Experiential Learning Center are racing toward a deadline in their quest to help military veterans, both human and canine. The team is working to produce a magazine that will raise awareness of Save-A-Vet, which plans…

Rockford TV station covers mentoring program

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The pilot alumni mentoring program just started in January. But word is getting out on the airwaves about its success. Lizzy de Guia, a junior in nursing, and a few other students went on the air last week on WREX, the…

Penich promoted to partner

Mike Penich
Mike Penich has recently been promoted to partner at Franklin, Tenn.-based Cumberland Consulting Group. He received his bachelor’s degree in Operations Management & Information Systems from Northern Illinois University and is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP). Penich, who joined Cumberland shortly after…

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