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Top: James Briscoe and Kathy Countryman. Bottom: Brian L. Harris and Ehren Jarrett
All are welcome to join the NIU College of Education for a fall tradition: The Community Learning Series. This semester, a “Superintendents Summit” panel discussion is planned at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, in the Barsema Alumni and Visitors Center. A reception with heavy hors d’oeuvres begins at 5 p.m. Members of the panel are...
DeKalb County Community Gardens logo
A “Local Flavors Harvest Dinner” is planned from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, to support the work of the DeKalb County Community Gardens. The fundraiser at Tapa La Luna, 226 E. Lincoln Hwy., will feature a menu using produce and meat from DeKalb County. Craig Mathey will provide music. Tickets are $45 each,...
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NIU’s Presidential Commission on Persons with Disabilities has good news for campus community persons with disabilities who want to attend this weekend’s Corn Fest activities in downtown DeKalb. TransVAC is offering free rides Saturday, Aug. 31 and Sunday, Sept. 1, to the elderly and those persons with disabilities. To be placed on the routing list,...
According to Emily Prieto, director of Northern Illinois University’s Latino Resource Center (LRC), there was no way that DeKalb resident Elizabeth Garcia was not coming to NIU. “Lizy’s been a Huskie for a long time,” Prieto explains about the 2013 DeKalb High School graduate who is coming to NIU to study Community Leadership and Civic...
The NIU Student Association has announced new Huskie Bus routes for the upcoming academic year (Fall 2013) and onward. New routes will be operating as of the first day of classes: Monday, Aug. 26. Route 1: Academic/Campus (1L & 1R) Route 2: Residence Halls (2L & 2R) Route 3: Greek Row Route 4: Twombly/Greek Row...
Kathryn Olson plants tomatoes.
How does your garden grow? For a team of Huskies Service Scholars from the Institute for the Study of the Environment, Sustainability, and Energy, it grows for others. NIU’s Huskie Service Scholars program develops a peer network where teams of incoming first-generation or low-income students are paired with an upperclassmen mentor. Kathryn Olson, a 2012-2013 HSS...
Sarah Blackstone (left) and Candice Rilling staff a table at “Fitfest 2013”
Health Enhancement, NIU’s health promotion program in the Division of Student Affairs & Enrollment Management, has announced the first recipient of the Toni Lotsof Internship. Sarah Blackstone, a graduate student in Public Health and a lifelong DeKalb resident, is working this summer with “Live Healthy DeKalb County.” The initiative is a collaboration between Kishwaukee Hospital,...
Logo of ELS Language Centers
Interested in hosting an international student? The ELS Language Center in DeKalb is in search of host homes for international students during the 2013-2014 academic school year. In return, host home volunteers will receive a $600 stipend every four weeks. ELS students come from all regions of the world to increase their knowledge of the...
Northern Illinois University director of Scholarships Anne Hardy presented scholarship awards to 26 local high school students at the DeKalb High School senior awards ceremony. The total investment in scholarships for these local recipients over the next four years is valued at $460,000. Twelve students received an NIU DeKalb County Scholarship, which awards local students...
Logo of the Illinois Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics
Members of local law enforcement agencies will participate in the Illinois Law Enforcement Torch Run at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 9. The run begins at the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department, 150 N. Main St. in Sycamore. DeKalb-area participants include representatives from the NIU, DeKalb and Sycamore police departments and the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department who...
Photo of golf club, golf ball on tee
The NIU College of Law will hold its ninth annual golf outing Friday, June 7, at River Heights Golf Course, 1100 S. Annie Glidden Road in DeKalb. Alumni and friends are invited as the college hopes to put 100 golfers on the course. Registration and lunch are scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. The shotgun...
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“Honoring Our Past,” a special spring music concert, will be presented by DeKalb area women’s chorus Bread & Roses. Directed by Peggy Safford, the concert is scheduled for 3 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 830 N. Annie Glidden Road in DeKalb. In addition to the 20 voice chorus, the concert features guest...
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