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The Elsawa family enjoys a day at Navy Pier in Chicago with their PYLP participants in 2014. From left, Kareem Elsawa, Sherine Elsawa, and PYLP students Termizie Masahud and Earl Padayao.
For Sherine Elsawa, an assistant professor of biology at NIU, hosting international students for short-term home stays has been all about giving her son the experience of having brothers – if only for weeks at a time. “We decided to host because Kareem is an only child, and we thought it might be a good experience...
Students from across the region transfer to NIU.
Results from NIU’s Fall 2012 Transfer Student Survey show that approximately 90 percent of NIU on-campus transfer students found the process of transferring to NIU to be “manageable,” “easy” or “very easy.” The majority of transfer students also reported that they were “well prepared” or “extremely well prepared” by their community college to transition to...