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True Value: Start Right. Start Here.
A True Value Company executive’s experience in a Northern Illinois University class led to a $100,000 gift from his employer to the Northern Illinois Food Bank. John Donigian, vice president of inventory management for True Value, was part of a team of NIU Executive MBA students working on a class project to increase visibility of,...
Bloomberg Businesweek: The Best Undergraduate B-Schools 2012 badge
Businessweek magazine again has named the NIU College of Business to its list of top undergraduate business schools in the nation and, for the third consecutive year, placed the school among the elite for integrating ethics across the curriculum. NIU’s business college ranks second in the ethics category, climbing one spot from 2011 and returning...
Students in the online School Business Management master’s degree program in the Department of Leadership, Educational Psychology and Foundations (LEPF) recently came together for a rare face-to-face class and toured three state-of-the-art facilities: DeKalb High School, Sycamore Middle School and North Grove Elementary School in Sycamore. A unique feature of this online cohort is that...
WNIJ and WNIU logos
WNIJ/WNIU (Northern Public Radio) will host a “Business After Hours” in conjunction with both the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce and the Sycamore Chamber of Commerce. The event will take place from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 10, at the NIU Broadcast Center, 801 N. First St. in DeKalb. Plans include studio tours, door prizes,...
Issues ranging from the use of social media to sharing confidential information with friends will be in question when the NIU College of Business puts students in the hot seat during its second annual NIU Ethics Case Competition from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, April 13. Hosted by the BELIEF Initiative (Building Ethical Leaders...
Teresa Tanner
Teresa Tanner, chief  human resource officer for Fifth Third Bank, will be the keynote speaker at the 2012 Leadership Summit, scheduled for Thursday, March 22, in the Altgeld Hall Auditorium. The event, which will be hosted by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc, in partnership with Fifth Third Bank, is part of Women’s History Month activities...
Photo of adult exercising on a elliptical machine.
If your boss is giving you a hard time – lying, making fun of you in public and generally putting you down – he or she might benefit from some exercise, according to a new study by James Burton, who teaches in the Management Department in the NIU College of Business. Burton and his team of researchers found...
Lindsey Pollak
Everyone is talking about LinkedIn these days, but how exactly do you use the world’s largest professional social network in your job search and career management? Lindsey Pollak, an official spokesperson for LinkedIn, will tell you everything you always wanted to know. Pollak is the featured speaker at the NIU Alumni Association‘s annual Career Resources...
Goodwill Industries announced Thursday a partnership with the Northern Illinois University College of Business and the DeKalb County CA$H (Creating Assets, Savings and Hope) Coalition which will allow low-income residents to have their taxes prepared free of charge by NIU accountancy students. The free tax service will be available from noon to 8 p.m. Thursdays...
This “Opportunity Cost” poster by a local third grader was a regional contender in the Economics Poster Contest.
Whether the stock market goes up or down, NIU financial literacy programs have been teaching people how to make good economic decisions for more than 60 years. University and community organizations now are coming together to bring more attention and resources to those efforts. The Financial Literacy Collaborative combines the work of seven organizations that...
Dennis Barsema
The DeKalb County Chapter of Women in Management, Inc. will host a holiday luncheon Tuesday, Dec. 6, featuring a presentation by Dennis Barsema, social entrepreneur and instructor in the NIU College of Business. Social entrepreneurship recognizes social problems and uses entrepreneurial principles to organize, create and manage a venture to achieve positive social change. Barsema...
NIU Career Fairs
Career Services has good news for NIU students looking for good jobs after graduation: The number of employers attending the semiannual career fairs is on the rise. Top employers throughout Chicago, Illinois and beyond hire NIU students for top careers and internships in management and leadership positions. Employers look to NIU students and graduates, posting...
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