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Northern Illinois University will host or participate in 16 financial literacy events in DeKalb, Geneva, Naperville, Rockford and Sycamore during the Federal Reserve Bank’s Money Smart Week, scheduled from Saturday, April 20, through Saturday, April 27. “This year’s Money Smart Week is an exciting chance for students to gain knowledge about financial literacy topics that...
Anne Kaplan
Anne Kaplan, vice president of Outreach, Engagement, and Information Technologies at NIU, was presented with the Richard Peterson Award during a honors luncheon hosted by Econ Illinois. The Peterson Award was established in 2000 by the Econ Illinois Executive Committee in memory of Richard S. Peterson, former chair of of the Econ Illinois Board of...
Lori Berkes-Nelson
Lori Berkes-Nelson has been named executive director of the NIU-based Illinois Council on Economic Education, doing business as Econ Illinois. She replaces outgoing director Joanne Dempsey, who is retiring after leading the not-for-profit group for 17 years. “I’ll work to build on the successes Joanne has brought to the organization,” Berkes-Nelson said. “She should be...