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The NIU family came together like never before during the NIU Foundation’s inaugural Day of Giving event last Tuesday and Wednesday, May 7-8. This 1,895-minute period was designed as an opportunity for everyone who loves and cares about NIU to show their support by being an ambassador, inspiring others and giving.   While final results...
For School of Music professor David Maki, it’s all about NIU students. “My favorite memories at NIU continue to be centered on watching students succeed on multiple levels,” shares Maki. “Everything from watching a struggling student finally master a concept, to hearing our students performing at a high level, to seeing our students begin and...
A special memory of her 28 years at NIU? For Monique Bernoudy, that’s not an easy question. “Wow, I have a scroll of memories,” she says. “Recently, it was seeing a student that I previously advised and who excelled as an Academic All-American and student-athlete return to NIU as our head football coach—Thomas Hammock. He...
The NIU experience not only transforms students but many NIU staff as well. That certainly rings true for Renee Page of NIU’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. When reflecting back on her 24 years at NIU, Page has been most significantly transformed through the relationships she’s developed during her time at NIU. “I’ve found many wonderful friends...
Huskies. Never. Quit.  You just have to unleash them.  For 1,895 minutes on Tuesday, May 7- Wednesday, May 8, NIU will host its first-ever Day of Giving. Day of Giving events have grown in popularity over the past several years, and among colleges and universities in particular. Driven primarily through online channels, these events serve as “digital pep...