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Go figure: NIU finance major rocks Bloomberg Aptitude Test

Franz Varga
NIU Department of Finance junior Franz Varga took his love for problem-solving and, in September 2014, tested his knowledge in a highly competitive, worldwide business challenge. The result: Varga now ranks among the top five for the Americas Region Section of the Bloomberg Aptitude Test (BAT). “I enjoy working with numbers, particularly when I can help make…

Football’s Rob Sterling named Academic All-District

Rob Sterling
Northern Illinois University senior fullback Rob Sterling has been named to the Capital One Academic All-District 5 first team and is now a candidate for Academic All-America honors, as the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) released the teams selected by its members Thursday. Sterling, who carries a 3.63 GPA in accountancy at NIU, was…

Mackenzie Roddy named First Team Capital One/CoSIDA

Mackenzie Roddy
Northern Illinois University senior Mackenzie Roddy (San Bernardino, Calif./Cajon) has been named a Capital One/College Sports Information Directors Association (CoSIDA) First Team Academic All-District honoree, the organization announced Thursday. Roddy becomes the sixth different Huskie in program history to earn the award and the first NIU player since 2011 to earn first team recognition. “All the athletes…

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