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Go Huskies! NIU volleyball players surround Kayla Zeno (8) in celebration.
Northern Illinois senior Mary Kurisch (La Crosse, Wis./West Salem), junior Sarah Angelos (Waukegan, Ill./Waukegan) and sophomore MacKenzie Roddy (San Bernardino, Calif./Cajon) were selected to the Academic All-Mid-American Conference Team, the league announced Thursday. “I’m very happy for Sarah, Mary, MacKenzie and NIU volleyball,” said NIU head coach Ray Gooden, who has coached 14 Academic All-MAC...
Greg and Kevin Smith
As soon as Northern Illinois University received its bid to the Discover Orange Bowl, NIU students Greg and Kevin Smith began making plans to ensure that they would be in Florida for the game on New Year’s Day. That made them no different from several thousand other NIU students who attended the game. What did...
Alan Baxter
A season of “firsts” for the Northern Illinois football program continued Thursday as for the first time in NIU history, three Huskie football players were named to the Capital One Academic All-America© Division I Football Team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America. The selection of defensive end Alan Baxter to the...
Amanda Corral
Northern Illinois’ Nabal Jefferson and Amanda Corral were named Mid-American Conference Male and Female Scholar-Athletes of the Week, the league office announced Thursday. The pair were the third and fourth Huskies to win the honor in 2012-13, joining MacKenzie Roddy (Oct. 4) and Mike Mascitti (Nov. 15). Jefferson was instrumental in Northern Illinois’ 44-37 double-overtime...
Nabal Jefferson
Northern Illinois defensive tackle Nabal Jefferson (Chicago, Ill./Marist) will be honored Tuesday as a National Scholar-Athlete, presented by Fidelity Investments, during the 55th annual National Football Foundation Awards Ceremony. Jefferson, who is pursuing a master’s degree in accountancy and sports a 3.781 GPA, is also a finalist for the 2012 William V. Campbell Trophy, endowed...
Jim Young
Jim Young, chair of the Department of Accountancy in the NIU College of Business, has been appointed to the Pathways Advisory Commission of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants/American Accounting Association. The commission is charged with studying the future structure of accounting education and developing recommendations for how the field can engage and retain...
MacKenzie Roddy
NIU volleyball player MacKenzie Roddy was named the Mid-American Conference Female Scholar-Athlete of the Week, the league announced Thursday. Roddy led NIU to a perfect 2-0 MAC home opening weekend after being at Victor E. Court for the first time since an 8-6 road trip. Off to a 3-1 start in league play for the...
Nabal Jefferson
Northern Illinois senior Nabal Jefferson has been named a semifinalist for the 2012 William V. Campbell Trophy and is one of 147 candidates across all levels of college football for the 2012 National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete Awards, presented by Fidelity Investments, the NFF & College Hall of Fame announced Thursday. Jefferson, a defensive tackle from...
Jim Young
To the layman, accounting might appear to consist of little more than moving numbers from one column to another. Jim Young, chair of the Department of Accountancy in the Northern Illinois University College of Business, knows better. After a lifetime spent working in and teaching about accountancy, he sees it as a vital, exciting field...
Debra Hopkins
Debra Hopkins, director of the NIU CPA Review, will retire at the end of this month after 27 years of service. Hopkins, a key faculty member of the CPA Review since 1988, has led the highly acclaimed program since July 1991. A CPA and certified internal auditor, she chaired the Illinois CPA Society Audit and...
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Team Light Up Africa is a step closer to its goal of providing cheap, affordable electricity to the developing world. Their portable generator/energy storage device, the Zoom Box, was selected as one of 200 semifinalist in the Dell Social Innovation Challenge. The competition drew more than 1,700 submissions. NIU’s four students are hoping to launch...
NIU volleyball team celebrates
A Northern Illinois volleyball-record five Huskies received Academic All-Mid-American Conference recognition, the league announced Thursday. Seniors Kristin Hoffman (Batavia, Ill./Batavia) and Allison McGlaughlin (Morton, Ill./Morton) and sophomore Lauren Wicinski (Geneva, Ill./Geneva) made the 18-person Academic All-MAC Team. Junior Mary Kurisch (La Crosse, Wis./West Salem) and sophomore Justine Schepler (Sycamore, Ill./Sycamore) received honorable mention status. “With...
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