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NIU, Kish sign innovative reverse transfer pact

NIU President Doug Baker and Kishwaukee College President Tom Choice signed an innovative reverse transfer agreement during a Friday morning ceremony at Kishwaukee’s campus in Malta. The agreement allows eligible NIU students who transferred from Kishwaukee without associate’s degrees to earn the two-year degree using credit from NIU courses. “Postsecondary education is a powerful force for career…

Transfer students speak up in fall survey

Students from across the region transfer to NIU.
Results from NIU’s Fall 2012 Transfer Student Survey show that approximately 90 percent of NIU on-campus transfer students found the process of transferring to NIU to be “manageable,” “easy” or “very easy.” The majority of transfer students also reported that they were “well prepared” or “extremely well prepared” by their community college to transition to the…

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