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Cuba has been out of reach for American travelers for generations. As a result, its exhilarating history, exotic landscapes and rich culture have been accessible primarily through movies and the media. The NIU Alumni Association has been granted a specific license from the Department of the Treasury for a cultural exchange to Cuba. Scheduled from...
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Join NIU alumni and friends as they head to the Provence region of France from June 20 through June 28. Known for its charming villages, inspiring landscapes and fantastic food, Southern France offers memorable touring at its finest. The NIU Alumni Association trip will include a stop at the famous Lascaux Caves, so travelers can...
A Huskie cheerleader and a snake count down to 2013 at Jungle Island in Florida.
For a few minutes on New Year’s Eve, Henry Kappler and Jennifer Knigge replaced Jordan Lynch and Martel Moore as the most talked-about duo in Huskie Nation. With the Huskie Marching Band packed on to the dance floor, Kappler, a graduate assistant who helps manage the band, took to the stage at the NIU Alumni...
Call it the Orange Bowl Express: a 24-hour drive, 26 buses, 52 trip advisers, 78 drivers, 1,300 Northern Illinois University students, 1,400 box lunches, 1,430 miles and 12,480 bottles of water. Caravans of buses packed with students and supplies left the NIU Convocation Center in four waves Sunday afternoon, headed to South Florida, where Huskie...
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Northern Illinois University is welcoming 13 former Huskies who went on to play in the National Football League to Huskie Stadium for Wednesday night’s football game with Toledo. The 13 former Huskies are in town to celebrate the new NIU Executive Leadership Forum, comprised of prominent College of Business alumni. Scheduled to attend the game...
NIU students cheer on their football team during the 2011 Blackout game at Huskie Stadium.
Calling all NIU students who are graduating next month or in May or August of 2013! A special recognition for these soon-to-be alumni is planned Wednesday, Nov. 14, as part of the NIU “Blackout!” football game versus Toledo. The event includes free food – tailgate for free at the Student Association tent on the east...
Three alumni of the NIU College of Education will lead a discussion Tuesday, Oct. 23, on “Athletic Training – It’s Not Just for Pro Athletes.” Presented in partnership with the NIU Alumni Association, the College of Education Community Learning Series event begins at 5 p.m. reception in the Barsema Alumni and Visitors Center with heavy...
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Join NIU alumni and friends as they explore the canyons and culture of the Southwest in March 2013. The American Southwest is one of the most geographically and culturally diverse regions in the United States. The NIU Alumni Association trip will take travelers to the Grand Canyon, Monument Valley and more. The trip ends in...
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The NIU Alumni Association invites all alumni, staff and students to expand their business network at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, during Speed Networking Night. Held at NIU-Naperville, the event will allow attendees to meet dozens of alumni who live in Chicagoland. Tickets are $15 for non-dues-paying members, faculty, staff and current students. Cardinal &...
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The 2012 football season kicks off Saturday, Sept. 1, as NIU hosts the University of Iowa for Soldier Field Showdown III. The Huskies return 16 seniors from their spectacular 2011 season, in which they won the MAC Championship and the GoDaddy.com Bowl. Kickoff is at 2:30 p.m. Gates open at 12:30 p.m. Huskie fans are...
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NIU’s Alumni Association has launched a newly redesigned MyNIU.com. Staff members spent 10 months redesigning the website to better serve alumni. New features include a news section, easy navigation and better integration with social media channels. Redesign also presented an opportunity to bring Northern Now online. On the new Northern Now site, alumni and other...
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Every spring, the NIU Alumni Association recognizes the achievements of exemplary alumni through a series of prestigious awards. Winners of the Outstanding Alumni Awards for each of NIU’s academic colleges join recipients of the Distinguished Alumni Award, the F. R. Geigle Service Award and the Outstanding Young Alumni Award. Recipients are selected based on professional and personal...
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