Share Tweet Share Email
Tag: John Butler
Photo of a microhpone
Northern Illinois University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, together with the Department of Communication and NIU Forensics, is hosting students from 20 schools for the annual Illinois Intercollegiate Forensics Association State Tournament. Preliminary rounds start today, and the competition will continue through Saturday at locations in the Holmes Student Center and DuSable Hall. Awards...
Zulauf Hall
Northern Illinois University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has selected 11 recipients for the 2014 Distinguished Alumni, Faculty and Staff Awards, which celebrate and recognize the accomplishments of outstanding individuals in each category. Following the college’s 50th anniversary in 2009, these awards were established as an annual event. Dean Christopher McCord will present the...
Douglas D. Baker and Dana L. Stover
President Doug Baker unveiled a bold plan for Northern Illinois University’s future Wednesday, saying that he will work to dramatically expand internship opportunities, try to match every student with an alumni mentor and endeavor to ensure that every graduate is employed within six months of graduation. Baker’s comments came during ceremonies marking his inauguration as...
NIU President Doug Baker cuts the ribbon Thursday at Gilbert Hall.
Now it’s official. Newly renovated Gilbert Hall was “properly opened” with a ribbon-cutting ceremony following the Sept. 19 business meeting of the NIU Board of Trustees. “As a student at NIU, I was fortunate to experience all that on-campus living had to offer,” said board chair John Butler, recalling the many interactions he had and...
Photo of cheeseburgers
NIU’s Operating Staff Council will host the annual StaffFest from 11:15 a.m. to 1::30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. Approximately 1,000 operating staff employees will enjoy lunch on the council, which will give away around 185 door prizes. The event also will feature a 50/50 raffle...
Benjamin Donovan, Chris Michels, Yanelly Villegas and Kyle Larson
Ordinarily, the topic of accounting wouldn’t stimulate an exciting discussion for most. However, the way that professor Tim West teaches his Accounting 679 class makes it a topic worthy of debate. In an effort to “better help students develop an ability to think on their feet,” West created a learning experience that simulates the climate...