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College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Distinguished Awards
Northern Illinois University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences selected 11 recipients for the 2015 Distinguished Alumni, Faculty and Staff Awards, which celebrate and recognize the accomplishments of outstanding individuals in each category. Following the college’s 50th anniversary in 2009, these awards were established as an annual event. Dean Christopher McCord presented the 2015 awards...
Photo of “wavy” piano keys
This summer saw several changes to the piano inventory at the NIU School of Music. One of the finest changes arrived in the form of a Hamburg Steinway Model C, which became available in Chicago in July. The piano faculty went to try it and quickly fell in love with the instrument. Carla W. Montgomery,...
The NIU School of Music’s new Hamburg Steinway.
This summer has seen several changes to the piano inventory at the NIU School of Music. Piano faculty have added Grotrian and Hamburg Steinway semi-concert grand pianos to the Recital Hall. They also retired a well-worn Yamaha upright and replaced it with a new Schimmel upright. The Schimmel and Grotrian both hail from Braunsweig, Germany....
Logo of the NIU Alumni Association
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...