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Matt Krempel
Northern Illinois offensive tackle Matt Krempel (Columbus, Ind./Columbus North HS) has been named one of 170 candidates for the 2013 National Football Foundation (NFF) National Scholar-Athlete Awards, presented by Fidelity Investments. With the nomination, Krempel is also a semifinalist for the 2013 William V. Campbell Trophy, endowed by HealthSouth, which recognizes one individual (from any...
NIU’s Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education will offer a motor development program for young children ages 3 to 10 from Monday, Sept. 23, through Wednesday, Nov. 13. Held in Anderson Hall, the eight-week program runs from 4 to 5 p.m Mondays and Wednesdays. This program provides young children with the opportunity to engage in...
Paul Carpenter
For Paul Carpenter, chair of the Department of Kenisiololgy and Physical Education in the College of Education at NIU, getting there isn’t half the fun. It’s all the fun. He is an avid cycler and has competed in countless races for the better part of the last decade. The caveat – the races he competes in...
Jenny Parker
NIU has named Jenny Parker, associate professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, acting associate vice provost for Educator Licensure and Preparation. Parker begins her new role Thursday, Aug. 1. “Jenny has a long standing commitment to teacher preparation,” says Vice Provost Anne L. Birberick. “She will be a strong advocate for NIU teacher...
Paul Wright
Paul Wright, a professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education (KNPE), has been named to the Elizabeth C. Lane, Ph.D., and M. Nadine Zimmerman, Ph.D., Endowed Kinesiology and Physical Education Professorship – the first endowed professorship in the College of Education. Wright came to NIU in the fall of 2011, and among his...
NIU President John G. Peters shakes hands with Grace Reynolds after she received her diploma May 11, 2013
One president. Thirteen years. Seventy-two thousand degrees conferred. This is the legacy of Northern Illinois University President John G. Peters. On Friday and Saturday, Peters presided over commencement activities for the last time, including a Friday evening Graduate School ceremony and three separate events on Saturday. “Commencements are so important. They are the culmination of...
Huskie Stadium
NIU’s Grad Sport Society will host its fourth annual 5K race this year at Huskie Stadium. The race, sponsored by Midwest Orthopedic Institute, begins at 8 a.m. Sunday, April 28, with doors for check-in and registration opening at 7 a.m. Check-in is on the west side of the stadium, and light refreshments will be provided....
Freedom Divers
The NIU College of Education’s Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education (KNPE) will host a Try SCUBA training program Saturday, April 27, for persons with disabilities and their families. Try SCUBA is presented by the Freedom Divers International Foundation (FDI). The event is free and open to the community. It will take place from 10:30...
Dan Burk
Northern Illinois redshirt junior Dan Burk (Naperville, Ill./Neuqua Valley) was named to the Mid-American Conference’s Academic All-Conference Wrestling Team, the conference office announced Wednesday. Burk, who boasts a 3.67 GPA in kinesiology, is a first-time recipient of the award. “This is a great honor for Dan and the NIU wrestling program,” said NIU head coach...
Julie Rochester
Julie Rochester is the guest speaker at the eighth annual Roger Kalisiak Alumni Lecture, scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, April 18, in the McCaerins Auditorium of the Yordon Center. Rochester is a tenured professor of athletic training at Northern Michigan University in the Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation, where she has been director...
Clersida Garcia
Clersida Garcia, associate professor in the NIU College of Education’s Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, has been appointed to a four-year seat on the Governor’s Council on Health and Physical Fitness. Garcia, a 22-year veteran in the field of physical education, has given more than 100 presentations at state, national and international conferences and...
Photo of young girl on gymnastics parallel bar
NIU’s Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education will offer a motor development program for young children ages 3 to 6 from Monday, Feb. 11, through Wednesday, April 10. Held in Anderson Hall Gym 130, the eight-week program runs from 4 to 5 p.m Mondays and Wednesdays. This program provides young children with the opportunity to...
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