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Victor E. Huskies says “Giving Tuesday Rocks!”
Real-world experiences, the reputation of an academic program, top-notch professors – these are some reasons why alumna Alexandria Wozny and others give back to NIU programs. Wozny (B.S. marketing, ’14), who works as a social media coordinator for Resolution Media in Chicago, says she is so grateful that the Department of Marketing provided her with...
SECA 2015: Change for a Better Future
he State and University Employees Combined Appeal (SECA) annual statewide charitable giving campaign is now under way until Wednesday, Nov. 18. The SECA once-a-year campaign provides NIU employees the opportunity to give to charity either through annual payroll deduction or by writing one-time checks. There are more than 1,800 charity organization options to choose from,...
Kaitlin Barclay
NIU’s College of Law has received a matching gift challenge from an anonymous donor to match up to $25,000 in new and increased gifts made by Tuesday, Dec. 31, Dean Jennifer Rosato has announced. Donations raised in this campaign will be used for key efforts to increase student success. “Student success continues to be a...
As more students express an interest in participating in the NIU Honors Program, a substantial financial gift to the program by two NIU alumni should help foster future opportunities for students engaged in honors studies. Three years ago, Earl and Cindi Rachowicz of Evanston designated the University Honors Program as the recipient of a $50,000...
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Staff members at the NIU Foundation understand how hard their campus colleagues work. They also know that employees care deeply about the success of the university and, mostly, the academic and career enrichment of its students. That’s why they’re sending letters Monday, March 25, to faculty and staff to solicit financial contributions that will fund...
Alicia Schatteman
It’s hard to underestimate the importance of the holiday season for many nonprofit organizations. About 70 percent of Americans donate money to charitable causes. And according to the Giving USA Foundation, individuals account for 81 percent of all revenue to nonprofit organizations, the largest source by far. “For many nonprofits, the bulk of their individual...