A student shows off the Huskie he drew to adorn the cover of his Health Careers scrap book.

Rockford students learn college within reach

Friday nights were like graduation at Stevenson Towers this summer. The cafeteria tables were draped in red and black cloths. Parents arrived after work in sundresses, suits or coveralls and steel-toed boots, on time so they wouldn’t miss dinner and the ceremony.

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Rena Cotsones

NIU participates in effort to win federal funding to strengthen aerospace industry in Rockford

Seven area groups collaborated and applied for a federal grant that could significantly strengthen the region’s aerospace industry. The announcement was made Tuesday at the NIU-Rockford campus. Promod Vohra, dean of the NIU College of Engineering & Engineering Technology, also spoke at

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Tee Up Fore Scholarships

Put it in the cup: Engineering students drive scholarship funds at golf outing with Caterpillar

Five students from NIU’s College of Engineering & Engineering Technology will benefit from scholarships in the amount of $2,000 thanks to a tremendous partnership between Caterpillar and the college.  CEET hosted the first Tee Up Fore Scholarships golf outing June 13 to support scholarships for the

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