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Janaan Mickey
The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is hosting a farewell reception Thursday, May 29, for Janaan Mickey. The event takes place from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Convocation Center. Remarks are planned at 4 p.m. All are welcome. Mickey, a longtime member of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, started at NIU in 1982. In the over...
Victor E. Huskie
NIU Athletics held its fifth annual Victors Awards at the Egyptian Theatre on Monday night. Jordan Lynch of the Huskie football team and Nelle Youel of the Huskie women’s tennis team were honored as NIU’s Male and Female Athletes of the Year. An all-sports, ESPY-style awards show, the Victors highlighted the on-field and off-field accomplishments...
Kathi Bennett
Northern Illinois University Athletics is loading up its bus with prizes and is hitting the road in June to see Huskie alumni fans. NIU Associate Vice President and Athletics Director Sean T. Frazier and head coaches, including football coach Rod Carey, men’s basketball coach Mark Montgomery and women’s basketball coach Kathi Bennett, will be in...
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Undergraduates in NIU’s Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education who are interested in sampling careers in athletics administration will find the balls now in their courts. Departmental and College of Education leaders, working in coordination with NIU Intercollegiate Athletics, have developed the unique opportunity. Huskie Athletics will provide internships each academic year to selected undergraduates...
Darrell Bowie
NIU Athletics will debut a new way for fans to enjoy their experience at Huskie men’s and women’s basketball games by opening “The Nelson Club at NIU.” The Nelson Club features enhanced food and beverage options throughout the game, different menus for each game and the opportunity to interact with athletic department, university and community...
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All Huskie fans and friends are invited Friday, Oct. 11, to attend the induction of the 31st class of the Northern Illinois Athletics Hall of Fame in the Duke Ellington Ballroom inside the Holmes Student Center. This free event will honor seven individual greats in Huskie history, including former head football coach Joe Novak, Super...
Victor E. Huskie
The Northern Illinois University athletics department is pleased to announce the launch of the redesigned www.NIUHuskies.com, the online home of the NIU Huskies. The “new” site appeals to the changing world of online content with a larger social media presence and improved navigation so fans can easily access NIUHuskies.com at home on the computer or...
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Sycamore will paint the town red and black from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 11, in support of NIU Night. Visitors are encouraged to wear Huskie gear, meet NIU athletes and get their autographs, participate in mini-sport games and have their pictures taken with Victor E. Huskie. NIU STEM Outreach also will provide hands-on...
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Northern Illinois University today announced a national search for the position of associate vice president and director of athletics. A search firm will be utilized to expedite the search process, which is expected to attract high-caliber candidates from across the country. “After extensive consultation with President-Designate Baker and conversations with NCAA and BCS leaders, we’ve...
The Egyptian Theatre in downtown DeKalb
Northern Illinois Athletics will host its fourth annual awards banquet, “The Victors,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 2, at DeKalb’s Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St. The red-carpet event is open to the public and fans can help choose the Top Performance of the Year as the Huskies celebrate their academic and athletic achievements over...
NIU Mobile v 2.0
Version 2.0 of NIU Mobile hit Android and Apple app stores this week and adds some highly anticipated new features to the university’s free smartphone application. “One of the top requests we had is to bring the Advanced Geospatial Lab’s Huskie Bus Tracker to the app,” said Jennice O’Brien, director of Web Communications. “Now, with...
Kenneth and Ellen Chessick Practice Center. Image courtesy HKM Architects + Planners, Inc.
Less than one month after the announcement that Northern Illinois University benefactors Dr. Kenneth and Ellen Chessick will donate $3 million to the University to name the Kenneth and Ellen Chessick Practice Center, the new indoor training facility for Huskie Athletics, NIU President Dr. John Peters and Associate Vice-President and Director of Athletics Jeff Compher...
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