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NIU alumni, friends invited to Tampa Feb. 21

February 11, 2014

300px-SS_AMERICAN_VICTORY[1]The Northern Illinois University Alumni Association invites alumni and friends for dinner and cocktails on Feb. 21 in Tampa.

The event will be held from 5:30 to 9 p.m. on the American Victory Ship, located at 705 Channelside Drive.

One of only four fully operational World War II ships in the U.S., the steamship offers nine decks of discovery, including radio and gyro rooms, a hospital area, the captain’s quarters, crew cabins, a flying bridge, weaponry, steering stations and three levels of cargo holds. Rare artifacts, uniforms, medals, documents and photographs are exhibited to explain the history of the ship and its crew.

The cost is $35 for NIU Alumni Association members and $45 for nonmembers. Visit to register.

NIU Alumni Association logoThe NIU Alumni Association, which serves 225,000 alumni worldwide, is focused on building lifelong relationships with alumni, prospective students, corporate partners and friends through programs and special events.

For more information, contact:
Colleen Leonard
NIU Alumni Association
[email protected]