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In 2019, NIU employees will get two additional paid days off throughout the year. After recommendations from NIU President Lisa Freeman and approval from the University Council, the university recently published the new schedule for employees. The additional days off will fall around the Independence Day and Christmas holidays, creating long weekends for employees and...
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NIU’s Supportive Professional Staff (SPS) Council will host its annual holiday social from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 14. Like other events sponsored by the SPS Council, the holiday social is open to everyone. And, in the spirit of changing things up, the venue is the newly dedicated James B. and Roasalyn L. Pick...
Members of the Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra, now in its 39th season, plans to delight concert-goers once again with their annual Holiday Pops Concert: Winter Wonderland. The concert begins at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall of the NIU Music Building. The KSO will play music of the holiday season, including...
Altgeld Hall in winter
Take advantage of the opportunity to be one of four artists who have their work featured on the official NIU President’s Holiday Card for 2015. Each year, President Baker selects artwork to showcase the incredible talent that NIU students possess. The competition in past years has proven impressive. Submit your original artwork online by Sunday,...
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All are welcome to attend the Educational Services and Programs holiday party, scheduled from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12, in the CHANCE lobby (Williston Hall 119). Celebrate the season with sweet treats, good eats, music and ornament-decorating. For more information, call (815) 753-7914 or email [email protected]
Toy Drive
Generous hearts often want to make the holidays magical for needy children, but for the third consecutive year, NIU students are brightening the season for a group that often goes forgotten: adolescents in foster care. As part of an engaged-learning project in two group-communication classes taught by Department of Communication professor David Henningsen, the NIU...
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The Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra invites the public to its Holiday Pops Concert: Winter Wonderland. The concert begins at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall of the NIU Music Building. Pre-concert music, beginning at 6:15 pm, will be provided by the NIU Suzuki Program. Post-concert music will be provided by the...
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The NIU Community School of the Arts has announced the schedule for winter and holiday recitals. Soloists and ensemble performances are featured in December on the stages of the Recital Hall and Concert Hall of the NIU Music Building. Most performances end with a reception. All are free and open to the public. Saturday, Dec....
NIU President Doug Baker and First Lady Dana Stover
The President’s Annual Holiday Luncheon will take place from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. President Doug Baker and First Lady Dana Stover will host a festive and complimentary lunch for all faculty, staff, students and community members. For more information, call (815)...
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No matter how many obituaries are written for the shopping mall – no matter how many love letters are penned to the e-tailers of the Internet – millions of Americans are poised to once again defy the conventional wisdom. With stomachs full of turkey and mashed potatoes – or maybe not – they will trade...
Kristina Elmore’s “Huskie’s Holiday”
Kristina Elmore, a sophomore time arts/animation major from Kirkland, is the winner of the 2014 President’s Holiday Card Contest. Her card, “Huskie’s Holiday,” is among four that will serve this year as NIU President Doug Baker’s official holiday card, which is mailed to colleagues and constituents throughout Illinois and across the country. “My motto is,...
Douglas D. Baker and Dana L. Stover
Save the date! The President’s Annual Holiday Luncheon will take place from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. President Doug Baker and First Lady Dana Stover will host a festive and complimentary lunch for all faculty, staff, students and community members. For more...
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