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Jane Adeny Memorial School
It might take a village to raise a child, but for hundreds of young girls in rural Kenya, it also takes the commitment of two NIU professors who this year are honored as the 2016 Presidential Engagement Professors. Teresa Wasonga and Andrew Otieno are a husband-and-wife team whose accomplishments include building and supporting a school...
“Education should be a right, not a privilege.” Members of NIU’s Northern Lights Ambassadors and Zeta Sigma Chi agree with this statement – and, to demonstrate their commitment, are collecting donations and raising money for an all-girl boarding school in Kenya. A pair of NIU professors – Teresa Wasonga (College of Education) and her husband,...
Fareed Haque
NIU School of Music professor and guitarist extraordinaire Fareed Haque and NIU School of Music graduate student and Afro-pop musician Mathew Tembo will perform a benefit concert for the Jane Adeny Memorial School for Girls in rural Kenya. The concert takes place from noon to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, April 21, at the House Café, 263...
Students Mary and Loyce with the garden harvest.
As with many associate professors, Teresa Wasonga in the Department of Leadership, Educational Psychology and Foundations in the College of Education leads a busy professional life, with a full slate of teaching, research and service commitments. During the spring and summer of 2011, she traveled to her native country of Kenya to conduct research for...