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The Pleiades chapter at NIU was among the outstanding Mortar Board chapters recognized at the 2015 Mortar Board National Conference, held in Phoenix in August. NIU’s Pleiades chapter received the Silver Torch Award. This honor is presented to chapters executing timeliness and dedication while exemplifying the ideals of scholarship, leadership and service. Silver Torch Award...
Sarah Stuebing
From hurricanes to earthquakes to mud slides to floods to tornadoes to wildfires, one of the media images in the wake of a weather tragedy seems common to every disaster: rows of cots and sleeping bags in high school gymnasiums or other community centers where displaced families have taken shelter. Expressions of heartbreak and fear...
John McKearn
John McKearn, a prominent NIU alumnus and leader in the prescription drug industry, will speak at the Last Lecture Series at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, at the Barsema Alumni and Visitors Center. The Last Lecture Series, sponsored by the Mortar Board Senior Honor Society, is free and open to the public. It is based...
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Attention all juniors at NIU: Make your senior year count! Mortar Board Senior Honor Society, one of the most distinguished active honor societies in higher education, is looking for motivated members for the 2014-2015 Northern Illinois University chapter. Eligible members must have senior status by the Fall 2014 semester, have at least a 3.2 GPA...
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.”...
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The Pleiades chapter at NIU was among the outstanding Mortar Board chapters recognized at the 2012 Mortar Board National Conference, held in Chicago in late July. NIU’s Pleiades chapter received the Silver Torch Award. This honor is presented to chapters executing timeliness and dedication while exemplifying the ideals of scholarship, leadership and service. Silver Torch...
Book cover of "This I Believe II"
If you were asked to write a 350- to 500-word essay about a strongly held belief, what would you say? Would it look the same as another person who hails from the NIU community? We all might have a connection to NIU, but our experiences at NIU might have a different impact on each of...
Jeanette Rossetti
NIU’s Mortar Board Senior Honor Society and Student Association will host its annual Last Lecture series at 9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, in the Illinois Room of the Holmes Student Center. Jeanette Rossetti, a professor in the NIU School of Nursing and Health Studies, is the speaker for the evening. Rossetti, who teaches courses in...
NIU student group Mortar Board, in collaboration with the Honors Program and the Women’s Resource Center, are joining forces to collect gowns for the second annual Project Prom. The gown and accessories collection is happening now and will continue through 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17. From 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19, and Sunday, Feb. 20,...
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The Pleiades chapter at NIU was among the outstanding chapters honored for its excellence at the 2010 Mortar Board National Conference held in July in Chicago. The group was one of 77 chapters to receive the Silver Torch Award, presented to chapters meeting chapter management standards while exemplifying the ideals of scholarship, leadership and service....
Logo of Mortar Board Senior Honor Society
NIU’s chapter of the Mortar Board Senior Honor Society will launch a new NIU alumni group with a reception from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1. The group plans to meet three to four times per year to network, socialize, support the local collegiate chapter and provide programs of interest to Mortar Board alumni. All ideas and suggestions for...