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NIU President Doug Baker and McHenry County College President Vicky Smith celebrate a new transfer program.
Northern Illinois University and five northwest suburban community colleges have teamed up to offer a new path for students seeking degrees in business administration. The agreement was unveiled Friday at NIU-Hoffman Estates with representatives from NIU, Elgin Community College, William Rainey Harper College, College of Lake County, McHenry County College and Oakton Community College on...
Northern Illinois University President Doug Baker and Elgin Community College President David Sam signed an innovative reverse transfer agreement during a Tuesday afternoon ceremony in Elgin. The agreement allows eligible NIU students who transferred from ECC without associate degrees to earn the two-year degree using credit from NIU courses. “Postsecondary education is a powerful force...
CSEAS
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded NIU’s Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS) two Title VI grants totaling $2 million to continue promoting the study and research of Southeast Asian languages and cultures over the next four years. This is the fifth time CSEAS has received such funding since its designation as a National...
Students from across the region transfer to NIU.
Results from NIU’s Fall 2012 Transfer Student Survey show that approximately 90 percent of NIU on-campus transfer students found the process of transferring to NIU to be “manageable,” “easy” or “very easy.” The majority of transfer students also reported that they were “well prepared” or “extremely well prepared” by their community college to transition to...
Every Tuesday at Northern Illinois University is a special day for students ready to complete their bachelor’s degrees at a four-year university. Transfer Tuesdays at NIU offer prospective students a great opportunity to learn about the NIU community, the transfer admission process and transfer student resources. Joining the “Huskie Nation” comes complete with courses taught...
John Mravik’s life is like a book filled with a series of tragic – and even near-death – chapters, along with a few joyous ones. One of those joyous chapters will be written Friday evening when the Elgin resident accepts his  master’s of arts degree during the graduate school commencement. He’ll receive his diploma while...