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Kenneth Chessick and Doug Baker at the ribbon-cutting and open house for the $9.5 million Kenneth & Ellen Chessick Practice Center Saturday, Oct. 26.
Hundreds of Northern Illinois University faithful turned out Saturday for the ribbon-cutting and open house at NIU’s latest privately funded facility, the Kenneth & Ellen Chessick Practice Center. “My wife and I are privileged to be a part of this tremendous occasion and hope to see the years of our hard work help the students...
Kenneth and Ellen Chessick Practice Center
Northern Illinois University will celebrate the opening of its newest athletics facility Saturday, Oct. 26, prior to the NIU vs. Eastern Michigan football game. NIU will hold an 11:30 a.m. ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house for the Kenneth and Ellen Chessick Practice Center, the 87,000-square-foot indoor practice facility that will be used by all Huskie...
Dr. Kenneth Chessick
Each year, the NIU chapter of Mortar Board hosts a Last Lecture series based on the popular novel by Randy Pausch: An NIU faculty member or alumnus is formally invited to speak on a topic of his or her choice. This semester, Mortar Board welcomes Dr. Kenneth C. Chessick to present his figurative “last lecture.”...
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...
Artist’s rendering of Chessick Practice Center
Work on Northern Illinois’ newest athletic facility, the Kenneth and Ellen Chessick Practice Center, is set to begin this fall. NIU fans now can make their marks on Huskie history – literally – by purchasing lifetime legacy bricks in the Jeffrey and Kimberly Yordon Huskie Pride Plaza. With each brick purchase, proceeds from the NIU Legacy Brick...
Dave Doeren
A full day of festivities and activities for Huskie fans of all ages is on tap for Saturday, April 21. Northern Illinois will combine its traditional Spring Football Game and Huskie Athletic Support Fund Tailgate Showdown events with the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Chessick Practice Center, the annual NIU fraternity TUGS finals showdown, Huskie...
Kenneth and Ellen Chessick Practice Center. Image courtesy HKM Architects + Planners, Inc.
Less than one month after the announcement that Northern Illinois University benefactors Dr. Kenneth and Ellen Chessick will donate $3 million to the University to name the Kenneth and Ellen Chessick Practice Center, the new indoor training facility for Huskie Athletics, NIU President Dr. John Peters and Associate Vice-President and Director of Athletics Jeff Compher...