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Chicago White Sox to host NIU Night Sept. 27

September 18, 2012

White SoxNorthern Illinois University alumni, students, supporters, faculty and staff are invited to U.S. Cellular Field Thursday, Sept. 27, for NIU Night when the Chicago White Sox host the Tampa Bay Rays. First pitch is scheduled for 7:11 p.m.

Help cheer on the White Sox as they make a push for their first American League Central Championship since 2008. Fans from NIU will receive half-priced tickets for the game by ordering through the the White Sox website and using the promo code NIU.

The event is the result of a partnership between the NIU Alumni Association and the Chicago White Sox organization.

“The NIU Alumni Association has been very fortunate to have an excellent partner in the Chicago White Sox for the past seven years,” said Joseph Matty, NIU associate vice president of university advancement and executive director of the NIU Alumni Association.

“This event is just one example of their generous support of our university and mission. In fact, they were among our greatest supporters in terms of growing our Forward, Forever Forward Scholarship Fund.”

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