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NIU students spread sunshine on NIU Cares Day

NIU Cares Day 2014
More than 1,200 NIU students were up with the sun Saturday morning, which was appropriate since they spent the day spreading sunshine across DeKalb County as part of the annual NIU Cares Day. The early start was worth it, said Kaitlyn…

1,200 participate in NIU Cares Day

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Approximately 1,200 participated in Saturday’s NIU Cares Day event, a campus-wide day of community service. Northern Illinois University students, faculty and staff volunteered to complete projects that benefit DeKalb County’s not-for-profit organizations and community agencies as a way of thanking…

NIU Celebrating Excellence event triples in size

NIU: Celebrating Excellence
Join the conversation in social media: #NIUExcellenceNorthern Illinois University’s second-annual Celebrating Excellence event—which begins Saturday, April 12, and runs through May 1—has more than tripled in terms of the number of functions highlighting the many accomplishments and contributions of NIU…

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