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From left: Matt Feuerborn, dean of Career Technologies at Kishwaukee College; Mark Lanting, vice president of instruction at KC; Laurie Borowicz, president of KC; Doug Baker, president of NIU; and Promod Vohra, dean of the NIU College of Engineering and Engineering Technology.
Officials from Northern Illinois University and Kishwaukee College signed an agreement today to create a smooth transfer program between the institutions for students interested in pursuing a university technology degree. Kishwaukee College President Laurie Borowicz and NIU President Doug Baker signed the agreement. It will allow Kishwaukee College students who are enrolled in the Associate...
NIU President John Peters and John Gosciniak at the December commencement ceremony.
NIU’s innovative Bachelor of Science in Applied Management (BSAM) with an emphasis in public safety recently celebrated a significant milestone – the graduation of its first student. John Gosciniak of Naperville served as a marshal at the university’s December graduation in recognition of his high academic achievement in the program. The BSAM in Public Safety...
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NIU is becoming a regional leader in changing Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degrees into pathways for bachelor’s degrees. Formerly, the AAS was regarded as a “terminal” degree, because its career and technical emphases prepared students for specific professions but not for further college studies. “The concept of a terminal associate degree is becoming obsolete,”...