New York Times interviews NIU alumna

Sheila Talton
Success comes in many forms, as proven by Sheila Talton, an NIU alumna who blossomed on her second try at college. The New York Times interviewed Talton recently about her life struggles and got advice from her about what makes a…

Student project aims to help veterans, K-9s

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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…

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