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MAP-Works earns recognition for training program

MAP-Works
NIU’s MAP-Works, a first-year success program for new freshmen and transfer students, has been recognized by EBI MAP-Works with a 2014 Excellence Award. Last month’s honor marked the third consecutive year NIU earned praise for its innovation in student retention systems and program assessments for higher education. The accolades for NIU and seven other institutions came during a…

Athletes Ricky Connors, Kim Gotlund receive MAC Medals of Excellence

Ricky Connors and Kim Gotlund
Northern Illinois University student-athletes Kim Gotlund (women’s gymnastics) and Ricky Connors (football) have been named the NIU recipients of the first Mid-American Conference Medals of Excellence, which were presented Tuesday night at the annual MAC Honors Dinner in Cleveland. The Medal of Excellence is a new award that will be presented annually to one male and…

Operating Staff announces Outstanding Service Award recipients

Top: Lisa Clark and Amy Deegan. Bottom: Patricia Lee and Liz Wright
Four members of NIU’s Operating Staff have been chosen to receive the Outstanding Service Award for 2014. The recipients are Lisa Clark, routing supervisor, Physical Plant; Amy Deegan, office support specialist, Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center; Patricia Lee, office support specialist, Campus Recreation; and Liz Wright, administrative assistant in the Division of Research and Innovation…

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