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Steve Cunningham, vice president for Administration and Human Resources, presents Pat Siebrasse with the first “Patricia S. Siebrasse Administrative Professionals Award for Excellence.” Her beloved chair is on the left.
A marble-based pen holder sits atop the southwest corner of office manager Pat Siebrasse’s L-shaped desk inside the administrative suite of the School of Family, Consumer and Nutrition Sciences. The pen is encircled by, of all things, a small Slinky. The attached plaque indicates that she received the ornament in honor of her 10th anniversary...
NIU students in the 1960s
Exactly 105 years have passed since NIU began teaching the arts of foods and sewing. But pinpointing the birth of home economics as an academic discipline – and not just an unpaid profession for many women – opens the history books to the years of the Civil War. The Morrill Land-Grant Acts of 1862, introduced...