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Nabal Jefferson
Northern Illinois football’s Nabal Jefferson added another prestigious honor and postgraduate scholarship to his trophy case today when was named the male winner of the 2013 Bob James Memorial Award by the Mid-American Conference. The award, named for the second commissioner in MAC history (1964-71), is selected by the league’s faculty athletics representatives and goes...
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The best bang for your business-degree buck in Illinois is found inside NIU’s Barsema Hall. According to the Bloomberg Businessweek’s “Top Undergraduate B-Schools for ROI” list, released this spring, no business school in the state can top the NIU College of Business when it comes to return on investment. NIU ranks at No. 45 on...
Denise Schoenbachler
A group of 40 inner-city high school students visited NIU Monday to glimpse the possibilities that college could provide. The day included a question-and-answer session with NIU College of Business Dean Denise Schoenbachler, a chance to speak with admissions counselors and financial aid experts and even a few words of welcome from NIU President Doug...
David Haas
NIU’s Alumni Association has a new recruit to help engage alumni and friends with their alma mater: David Haas became its new director of operations this summer. An alumnus himself, Haas holds two degrees from NIU, a bachelor’s in marketing and a master of business administration. He says NIU prepared him well for his career which...
The student chapter of the American Marketing Association in the Northern Illinois University College of Business recently received a $5,000 grant from the Target Corporation. The money will fund scholarships for students majoring in marketing. The college’s Department of Marketing has a long-standing relationship with Target, and many graduates of the program begin their careers...
Don Tidrick
NIU’s Don Tidrick, who serves as the DeLoitte Professor of Accountancy in the NIU College of Business, was selected as one of two recipients of this year’s Distinguished Achievement in Accounting Education Award. Given by by the American Institute of CPAs, the award recognizes full-time college accounting educators distinguished for excellence in teaching and for...
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Ordinarily, the topic of accounting wouldn’t stimulate an exciting discussion for most. However, the way that professor Tim West teaches his Accounting 679 class makes it a topic worthy of debate. In an effort to “better help students develop an ability to think on their feet,” West created a learning experience that simulates the climate...
Denise Schoenbachler and William McCoy
The Northern Illinois University College of Business has again been recognized as among the best in the nation at providing students with a strong foundation in ethics. NIU ranked third in Bloomberg Businessweek’s listing of best undergraduate business schools in the nation for teaching ethics. NIU has placed among the top three on the list...
Northern Illinois tennis players Dor Amir and Frederic Cadieux doubled their honors this spring as the duo was named to the Mid-American Conference’s All-Academic squad, following their All-MAC honors at season’s end. It is the first such award for both players and Northern Illinois’ first honor since 2010, when three-time selection Javier Bernabe earned his...
Nabal Jefferson
You don’t have to tell the people at Northern Illinois University that Nabal Jefferson is special. Already the winner of a National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete Award worth $15,000 and a $7,500 NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship, the second team Capital One Academic All-American noseguard for the Huskies has drawn admiration from his teammates, coaches and professors throughout...
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A cell phone application proposed by a team of NIU students might someday make working and living in war-torn countries a little bit safer. The four-student team, operating under the name Vitalert, won the NIU College of Business’ second Social Innovation Competition. The class challenges teams of students to create a business plan for a...
Nabal Jefferson
Five members of Northern Illinois 2012 football senior class have earned membership in the 2013 NFF Hampshire Honor Society from the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame, marking the most Huskies ever named to the prestigious list in a single year. Northern Illinois seniors Alan Baxter (Buffalo Grove, Ill./Buffalo Grove HS), Nabal Jefferson...
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