Share Tweet Share Email
Tag: NIU Law Alumni Council
NIU College of Law Interim Dean Mark Cordes and the NIU Law Alumni Council celebrated alumni and friends who embody what is best about the College of Law during their 2017 Awards Reception on Wednesday, Sept. 27, at the Union League Club of Chicago. The seven honorees were recognized for their career accomplishments, devotion to...
Swen Parson Hall
NIU Law alumnus Vincent Cornelius (’89) will be installed as president of the 32,000- member Illinois State Bar Association on Friday, June 17. Cornelius will make history as he takes the helm of the ISBA, the state’s largest bar organization, and becomes the first African-American president in its 140-year history. Cornelius, the principal of the...
Professor John Walton (retired), Vincent Cornelius (’89), Doressia Hutton (’01) and Alderman Richard Irvin (’98)
The NIU College of Law held its 13th Annual Minority Alumni Reception, hosted Feb. 16 in Chicago by Interim Dean Mark Cordes and alumnus Vincent Cornelius (’89). Current and prospective students, alumni, faculty, judges, and political leaders from the Chicago area attended the reception, which included special presentations honoring alumni Doressia Hutton (’01), Aurora Alderman...
Photo of golf ball on tee and club
The NIU College of Law Alumni Council held its 10th annual golf outing June 6 at River Heights Golf Course. Golfers drove and putted their way around the course on a beautiful afternoon, all to have a good time and raise money for student scholarships. Proceeds from the generosity of sponsors and golfers go toward the...
NIU Law Dean Jennifer Rosato and the Law Alumni Council held its Awards Reception Sept. 19 at the University Club of Chicago. The council celebrated alumni and friends who serve in the public and private sectors and are all dedicated to the communities they serve. These honorees were recognized for their career accomplishments, devotion to...
Vincent F. Cornelius
Northern Illinois University College of Law alumnus Vincent F. Cornelius (’89) was elected third vice president of the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA). Cornelius is now in succession to become the first African-American president of the ISBA in its 136-year history. In 2016, he will lead the largest bar organization in the state with 32,000...
DeKalb County Circuit Clerk Maureen Josh is joined by (from left) Kate McCabe, a member of the 2012-13 Board of Visitors of the College of Law; College of Law Dean Jennifer Rosato; and Greg Anderson, director of Career Opportunities and Development for the college.
The NIU College of Law welcomed more than 90 members of the communities of NIU and DeKalb, Kane and Kendall counties for a March 6 reception. Guests gathered in the ornate second floor atrium of the recently renovated DeKalb County Courthouse. The NIU Law reception was held to celebrate the new 23rd Judicial Circuit and...
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: Kenya Jenkins-Wright (’03), new president; Melinda Rosales-Byerly (’03), new 2nd vice president; Brent Eames (’09), new 1st vice president; Laura Alms (’12), new secretary.
The NIU Law Alumni Council elected a new executive board during its quarterly meeting in October. President Kenya Jenkins-Wright (’03), 1st Vice-President Brent Eames (’09), 2nd Vice-President Melinda Rosales-Byerly (’03), and Secretary Laura Alms (’12) were all elected to serve two-year terms. Matt Pfeiffer (’00) will also remain a member of the executive board as immediate...