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NIU’s College of Business will host its fourth annual ethics education event, now called “BELIEF Week, ” during the week of Oct. 6. This event is five days of events and activities on campus geared at building ethical awareness. Many alumni and corporate representatives will come to campus as guest speakers during the week to...
Northern Illinois University volleyball’s Mackenzie Roddy was named a candidate Tuesday for the 2014 Senior CLASS Award. An acronym for Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School®, the Senior CLASS Award focuses on the total student-athlete and encourages students to use their platform in athletics to make a positive impact as leaders in their...
NIU President Doug Baker escorts Illinois gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner at the NIU College of Business Wednesday.
Bruce Rauner took a break from the campaign trail Wednesday to discuss entrepreneurism with a group of NIU business students. Rauner, the Republican candidate for governor of Illinois, knows a thing or two about the subject, having earned billions of dollars as a partner in the venture capital firm GTCR, helping entrepreneurs bring their businesses...
MacKenzie Roddy
Northern Illinois University’s Mackenzie Roddy (San Bernardino, Calif./Cajon) was named the Mid-American Conference‘s Female Scholar-Athlete of the Week, the league announced Wednesday. Roddy opened her senior season in a big way at the NIU Invitational. In three matches, the San Bernardino, California, native posted 55 kills (4.58 kills/set) and a .375 attack percentage, in addition...
Debra Hopkins
Back in the days when the CPA exam was a grueling pencil-and-paper event, students enrolled in the NIU CPA Review always knew that in the wee hours between the first and second day of testing, help was only a phone call away. “Debra would give them her phone number at the hotel and tell them...
Connie Ellett
Northern Illinois University women’s golfer Connie Ellett was named to the Mid-American Conference’s 2014 Women’s Golf Academic All-MAC Team, the league announced today. “Connie’s a great and really excels in the classroom and on the course,” said NIU head coach Kim Kester. “She is well-rounded in community service, academics, the whole package. She works really...
Dor Amir
Four NIU tennis players – Nelle Youel, Dor Amir, Simon Formont and Frederic Cadieux – have been named to the Mid-American Conference all-academic teams. The hat trick for the men came after a successful season which saw the squad crowned regular season champions. “I’m really happy for these guys,” head coach Patrick Fisher said. “It’s...
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In between studying and end of semester exams, members of the student organization NIU CAUSE (the Collegiate Association of Unreasonable Social Entrepreneurs) raised and donated $2,500 to four worthy causes. The funds were used for: A new $1,000 CAUSE scholarship in Social Entrepreneurship. The CAUSE scholarship will be awarded annually to qualified NIU students who pursue...
Pi Sigma Epislon: Gamma Zeta Chapter
NIU’s Gamma Zeta chapter of Pi Sigma Epsilon recently competed on the national level against 40 other chapters and was awarded for its outstanding performance. Members of the Gamma Zeta chapter gave on-site oral presentations and placed second overall in three competitions: Top Marketing Project, Top Management Team and Top Gold Chapter. The chapter, which...
A photo of employees dressed for success
“A Fasion Show from the Boardroom and Beyond,” sponsored by Kohl’s, will give NIU students an education in how to dress in all professional settings. The event takes place from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 24, in the Barsema Hall Auditorium. Kohl’s executives will participate in a meet-and-greet after the fashion show. Hosts for...
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The NIU College of Business and its Department of Accountancy have maintained business and accounting accreditation through the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. AACSB accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in business education, earned by fewer than 5 percent of the world’s business programs. Today, there are 694 business schools in 45 countries...
Michael Cahill
The Financial Accounting Standards Board has selected NIU accountancy graduate Michael Cahill for a coveted post-graduate technical assistant internship. “For an accountancy student, this is the equivalent of a law student being selected to become a clerk at the U.S. Supreme Court,” said Jim Young, chair of accountancy in the NIU College of Business. The...
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