A student shows off the Huskie he drew to adorn the cover of his Health Careers scrap book.

Rockford students learn college within reach

Friday nights were like graduation at Stevenson Towers this summer. The cafeteria tables were draped in red and black cloths. Parents arrived after work in sundresses, suits or coveralls and steel-toed boots, on time so they wouldn’t miss dinner and the ceremony.

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Economic impact report

NIU releases economic impact report

A report released today by Northern Illinois University demonstrates that the university is a powerful force for economic and societal good in DeKalb County and beyond. “We have been part of the landscape for more than a century, so it is easy

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NIU President John G. Peters looks over construction plans with officials from Illinois Valley Community College.

March 30 event to spotlight NIU collaboration, opportunities with region’s community colleges

NIU’s collaboration with community colleges is the topic of a lunchtime conversation from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, in the Capitol Room South of the Holmes Student Center. Speakers from NIU colleges, centers and offices will share information about the

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Photo of a 'money plant'

Center for Economic Education works to help next generation ‘cash in’ with financial literacy

If you had a time machine, you might go back and make smarter decisions to improve your financial future. We’re not talking about picking winning lottery numbers or inventing Facebook before Mark Zuckerberg, but about everyday decisions that would safeguard you against

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