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Do you know where your personal data is going – or even how much is out there? Each time you browse the web, post on social media, use your smartphone’s GPS or make a credit-card purchase, you generate records and build your data trail, which grows longer every day. At the next STEM Café, NIU...
Dusty Page of the NIU men’s soccer team was named the male recipient of the Mid-American Conference’s 2015 Bob James Memorial Award, announced by the league office Thursday. In its 27th year, the Bob James Memorial Award recognizes one female and one male student-athlete who have achieved a minimum grade point average of 3.50 and...
NIU President Doug Baker and McHenry County College President Vicky Smith celebrate a new transfer program.
Northern Illinois University and five northwest suburban community colleges have teamed up to offer a new path for students seeking degrees in business administration. The agreement was unveiled Friday at NIU-Hoffman Estates with representatives from NIU, Elgin Community College, William Rainey Harper College, College of Lake County, McHenry County College and Oakton Community College on...
Northern Illinois University today announced a new partnership with five northwest suburban community colleges that allows students at Elgin Community College, William Rainey Harper College, College of Lake County, McHenry County College and Oakton Community College who complete an associate’s degree in business to transfer seamlessly and complete their bachelor’s degree at NIU-Hoffman Estates. The...
For the second time in three years, a company owned by an NIU alumnus earned the No. 1 spot on the Fast Fifty list by Crain’s Chicago Business, which lists the 50 fastest-growing Chicago companies. This time, it was Brilliant, founded by accountancy graduate Jim Wong (B.A., ’92). With a staff of 59, Brilliant had an annual...
Students who graduated from NIU with master’s degrees in accountancy this spring have a tough act to follow. Recently released data from the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy show that their predecessors in the class of 2014 posted the highest CPA exam pass rate for any graduate-level program in the state. Nearly three-quarters...
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Four members of NIU’s Operating Staff have been chosen to receive the Outstanding Service Award for 2015.
NIU’s Center for Non-Governmental Organization Leadership and Development (NGOLD) is gearing up to present the Non-Profit Technology Showcase, featuring the work of students who have spent the semester assisting 10 area community organizations on their technology needs. The free event is open to the public and will be held from 8:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m....
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The NIU Alumni Association announced it has awarded 10 merit scholarships to continuing students for the 2015-2016 academic year. The following will receive $2,500 scholarships for the upcoming year: Anthony DeCarlo, Darien, Ill., majoring in mechanical engineering Trevor Enger, Batavia, Ill., majoring in accountancy Nicholas Gaston, Washington, Ill., majoring in accountancy Kiranjit Gill, Palatine, Ill., majoring...
Undergraduate Research and Artistry Day 2015
Hundreds of Northern Illinois University students participated in the university’s sixth annual Undergraduate Research and Artistry Day, which was combined with the Community Engagement Showcase for the first time ever on Tuesday, April 21. The event was the largest ever, and featured research, artistry and engagement projects from more than 350 students. NIU recognized the following...
The NIU Alumni Association celebrated outstanding university alumni on April 17 at the association’s annual Alumni Awards Dinner. Awards were given to outstanding alumni from each of the university’s seven colleges. In addition, the association awarded the Outstanding Young Alumni Award, the F.R. Geigle Service Award, and the Distinguished Alumni Award. The Distinguished Alumni Award...
International Honor Society Beta Gamma Sigma presented Dennis Barsema – management instructor at Northern Illinois University and chair of the NIU Foundation – the prestigious Medallion for Entrepreneurship Award in a Monday ceremony at Barsema Hall. The NIU College of Business nominated Barsema for demonstrating “significant entrepreneurial spirit and initiative, as well as humanitarian leadership, which have...
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