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Logo of the National Collegiate Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Foundation
In an emergency, seconds count. That’s why it’s important that NIU’s Department of Police and Public Safety is close. The National Collegiate Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Foundation recently recognized NIU’s police department with the EMS Ready Campus distinction for “embracing the challenges of EMS operations outside of traditional patient care activities.” “We are the only...
Image of a blood draw
It’s cops versus firefighters! The Northern Illinois University Police, DeKalb Police and DeKalb Fire departments are co-sponsoring a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, in the parking lot of the DeKalb Police Department at 700 W. Lincoln Hwy. Heartland Blood Centers, the main blood supplier to many hospitals in the...
Veterans Day 2013
As Veterans Day approaches, Northern Illinois University alumna and Illinois State Rep. Stephanie Kifowit is reflecting on fellow veterans who sacrificed their lives for freedom and on her service in the Marine Corps. After graduating high school, Kifowit joined the Marines on an impulse and didn’t tell her family until after she had signed up....
ROTC Color Guard at NIU Huskie Football game
Northern Illinois University will celebrate our nation’s heroes Wednesday, Nov. 13, before and during the football game between the NIU Huskies (9-0, 5-0) and Ball State (9-1, 6-0) with a multitude of special activities honoring active and veteran members of the military, firefighters, police and first responders. Kickoff for the Mid-American Conference West Division Showdown...
Photo of an fire alarm on a wall
‘Have 2 Ways Out’ was the theme of this year’s National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) Fire Prevention Week promoting the importance of fire escape planning and practice. According to Lt. Luke Howieson, City of DeKalb Fire Prevention Officer, one in three people will have a fire event in their lifetime. “The reality is that when...