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Victor E. Huskie
Huskie fans of all ages are invited to join Northern Illinois University student-athletes and staff at the Huskie Family Fun Day and Movie Night from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 9, at the Chessick Practice Center and Huskie Stadium. The free event features activity stations for the kids run by NIU student-athletes and tours...
Kenneth Chessick and Doug Baker at the ribbon-cutting and open house for the $9.5 million Kenneth & Ellen Chessick Practice Center Saturday, Oct. 26.
Hundreds of Northern Illinois University faithful turned out Saturday for the ribbon-cutting and open house at NIU’s latest privately funded facility, the Kenneth & Ellen Chessick Practice Center. “My wife and I are privileged to be a part of this tremendous occasion and hope to see the years of our hard work help the students...
Kenneth and Ellen Chessick Practice Center
Northern Illinois University will celebrate the opening of its newest athletics facility Saturday, Oct. 26, prior to the NIU vs. Eastern Michigan football game. NIU will hold an 11:30 a.m. ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house for the Kenneth and Ellen Chessick Practice Center, the 87,000-square-foot indoor practice facility that will be used by all Huskie...
Dr. Kenneth Chessick
Each year, the NIU chapter of Mortar Board hosts a Last Lecture series based on the popular novel by Randy Pausch: An NIU faculty member or alumnus is formally invited to speak on a topic of his or her choice. This semester, Mortar Board welcomes Dr. Kenneth C. Chessick to present his figurative “last lecture.”...
The Chessicks cheer on the Huskies in the Orange Bowl.
The Northern Illinois University College of Law Alumni Council recently honored two of its most generous donors and passionate advocates. Kenneth (’84) and Ellen Chessick were honored in December at an NIU Law reception held at Chicago’s Sheraton Hotel. Hosted by Dean Jennifer Rosato and the NIU Law Board of Visitors, the event took place...
From left: Sania Merchant, Alia Choudhury, Kenneth C. Chessick (’84), Ellen Chessick, Nareman Abdallah, Jeffrey Brown and Corey Sealy.
Five third-year students from the NIU College of Law have been selected as the first-ever recipients of the Kenneth and Ellen Chessick Bridge to the Bar Scholarship. The students are Nareman Abdallah of Rochelle, Jeffrey Brown of Morris, Alia Choudhury of Carol Stream, Sania Merchant of DeKalb and Corey Sealy of Oak Park. Each will...
Chessick Practice Center groundbreaking
Northern Illinois University administrators, coaches, student-athletes and fans honored leadership donors to the Chessick Practice Center (CPC) Saturday during the official groundbreaking ceremony for the facility. The groundbreaking was held at the site of the multi-sport indoor practice facility, which will be built to the north of the Jeffrey and Kimberly Yordon Center adjacent to...
Dave Doeren
A full day of festivities and activities for Huskie fans of all ages is on tap for Saturday, April 21. Northern Illinois will combine its traditional Spring Football Game and Huskie Athletic Support Fund Tailgate Showdown events with the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Chessick Practice Center, the annual NIU fraternity TUGS finals showdown, Huskie...
NIU Huskies celebrate MAC championship
Dave Doeren’s second signing day as Northern Illinois University head coach went a little smoother than the first. While the 2011 Signing Day got off to a slow start due to a blizzard that hit the region, closing schools and closing roads, by 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Northern Illinois had received all the necessary paperwork...
Following law school graduation, most students still have one more major hurdle to conquer: passing the bar exam. To help students from the NIU College of Law clear that hurdle, Dr. Kenneth C. Chessick (’84) and his wife Ellen Chessick have created the Kenneth and Ellen Chessick Bridge to the Bar Scholarship Fund. “There are students...
Northern Illinois University supporters Dr. Kenneth and Ellen Chessick announced that they are continuing their long legacy of support for the university by donating $3 million to Huskie Athletics to name the Kenneth and Ellen Chessick Practice Facility. The gift is the largest ever made to Northern Illinois Athletics and the second-largest given to the...