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“You Want to Donate What? Gifts in Kind and Other Types of Gifts” is the topic of the Thursday, May 26, installment of the Alumni & Foundation Forum. Participants will learn what defines a donation and how donations are processed. This presentation also will cover how to handle unusual donations, such as gifts-in-kind, donations of...
“Don’t Get Stuck: Avoid Accounts Payable Bottlenecks” is the topic of the Thursday, May 19, installment of the Alumni & Foundation Forum. The weekly presentations and Q-and-As are hosted by the Alumni Association and the NIU Foundation to demonstrate how they can support the campus. Participants can learn about the NIU Foundation’s expense reimbursement policy,...
Data is the topic of the Thursday, May 12, installment of the Alumni & Foundation Forum, weekly presentations and Q-and-As hosted by the Alumni Association and the NIU Foundation that demonstrate how they can support the campus. Participants can learn: how records of alumni and friends are created, stored and updated; all there is to know...
NIU’s Division of University Advancement is launching a weekly training forum and Q&A to show the campus community how the Alumni Association and NIU Foundation can support them. Each hour-long session will take place at 10 a.m. Thursdays in the Alumni Shop of the Barsema Alumni and Visitors Center. The first session – “Getting the...
Robert Carr shakes hands with NIU President Doug Baker after announcing a $1 million gift from the Give Something Back Foundation to Northern for 50 Pell Grant-eligible students from Illinois high schools.
The Give Something Back Foundation (GSBF) will give $1 million to allow 50 Pell Grant-eligible students from Illinois high schools to pursue a college education at NIU and graduate with a degree in four years at no cost. “The Give Something Back Foundation is proud to partner with Northern Illinois University to provide a college education...
Leyla Nora Puskar, a junior art + design education major from Sycamore, is the winner of the NIU President Doug Baker’s 2015 Holiday Card Contest. Puskar hand-painted her design, called “The Gift of NIU,” in acrylic paint and edited it with PicsArt digital media. She wanted to keep her design simple and playful to excite...
Victor E. Huskies says “Giving Tuesday Rocks!”
Real-world experiences, the reputation of an academic program, top-notch professors – these are some reasons why alumna Alexandria Wozny and others give back to NIU programs. Wozny (B.S. marketing, ’14), who works as a social media coordinator for Resolution Media in Chicago, says she is so grateful that the Department of Marketing provided her with...
After 50 years at NIU, the Anthropology Museum has a new name. The newly dedicated James B. and Rosalyn L. Pick Museum of Anthropology honors the generous support of an NIU alumnus and his wife, marking a new era for the museum. “NIU offered me a new and exciting opportunity that led me to my...
Arthur and Sue Doederlein
The legacy of two emeriti professors – and their affection for Northern Illinois University – will live on in the form of scholarships for students majoring in the humanities. Arthur and Sue Doederlein joined the faculty of NIU on their seventh wedding anniversary in 1969. That day in September marked the beginning of a passion...
Northern Illinois University is pleased to announce a major gift from longtime donors Bob and Cathy Rothkopf. Because this gift will be endowed, it will provide a significant scholarship every year. “NIU is an important part of our lives” said Bob Rothkopf. “We want to ensure that hard-working business students have the support necessary to...
An NIU dance student
Opening Thursday, April 23, the NIU School of Theatre and Dance Spring 2015 Dance Concert will feature an iconic work by the world-renowned Bill T Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, “Spent Days Out Yonder,” set on and performed by dancers from the school. This performance of “Spent Days Out Yonder” was made possible by a grant...
Donna Munroe
A memorial event to celebrate the life and contributions of NIU nursing professor Donna Munroe will begin at 3 p.m. Thursday, March 5. Students, colleagues and friends are invited to the Regency Room of the Holmes Student Center to share memories of an educator remembered for her passion toward improving the university through service on...
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