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The NIU Student Dietetic Association and Bread for the World invite everyone to Empty Bowls, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 29, in Adams Hall, the Chandler Room. Empty Bowls is an international grassroots effort to raise both money and awareness in the fight to end hunger. The NIU Student Dietetic Association will donate all proceeds to the Huskies Student Food Pantry and Hope...
Jenée Carlson
NIU freshman Jenée Carlson has been honored among the 2016 class of Newman Civic Fellows. Carlson, who is a business major and NIU Research Rookie, is making an immediate and powerful impact on campus thank to her passion to improve the food security in her hometown and university community. “I chose to major in business...
Dennis Barsema and Jenée Carlson
For some, the recent holiday season invokes memories of food overflowing on dining room tables. But for many on college campuses across the country, an abundance of food is far from the reality. Several national media outlets – the Atlantic, the New York Times and Rolling Stone, among others – recently carried stories about hidden...
Huskies Student Food Pantry logo
NIU’s College of Education is now accepting donations of food and personal hygiene products for the Huskies Student Food Pantry. The pantry, which relies on donations and volunteers, strives to provide non-perishable, supplemental food and other necessities for NIU students who are in need of support. Kathy Zuidema, who works in NIU Career Services and...
NIU Communiversity Gardens
DeKalb County Community Gardens (DCCG) has added a fourth Communiversity Garden site at Northern Illinois University, part of a growing partnership with the university. The Annie Glidden Heritage Garden, consisting of four 5-foot-by-10-foot raised beds, is located on the property of the NIU Foundation, next to the Barsema Alumni and Visitors Center. “We are pleased...
Huskies Student Food Pantry
Kathy Zuidema knows that NIU students thirst for knowledge. She doesn’t want them to worry about being hungry as well. “Everyone’s heard the old adage about starving college students; well, it’s true, and even to a greater extent than we think,” said Zuidema, NIU employer relations specialist and founder of the Huskies Student Food Pantry. “Statistics show that...
Are you an NIU student looking to make a difference? Sponsored by the First- and Second-Year Experience Office, Sophomore Days of Service provides students the opportunity to participate in a number of service events on campus and in the DeKalb and Sycamore communities this February. Although Sophomore Days of Service is targeted for second-year students, all Huskies are encouraged to participate....