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The Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars is honoring Ismael Montana, an associate professor in the Department of History, for his many contributions to international education.  Montana has been very active in the Zeta Gamma Chapter of Phi Beta Delta at NIU, having served in the presidential stream. He was also last year’s...
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“Advancing Access for All” is the theme for this year’s International Education Week on campus, which begins Monday, Nov. 16, and runs through Friday, Nov. 20. Sponsored by the Division of International Affairs, International Education Week draws attention to NIU’s increasing efforts at internationalization. This year’s theme celebrates the many formal and informal avenues at...
LaVerne Gyant
The Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars is honoring LaVerne Gyant, director of the NIU Center for Black Studies, for her many contributions to international education. Gyant has been selected as the sole recipient of the 2014 Yvonne Captain Faculty Award for Outstanding Contributions to International Education. She will accept the award later...
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“Global Communiversity” is the focus of this year’s International Education Week on campus, which begins Monday, Nov. 11, and runs through Friday, Nov. 15. Sponsored by the Division of International Programs, the goal of the week of special activities is to draw attention to NIU’s increasing global profile, said Deborah Pierce, associate vice president for International Affairs....
J.D. Bowers believes he has found the perfect position to capitalize on his diverse teaching, administrative and service experience: associate vice provost of University Honors. Bowers begins his new job Monday, July 1. “University Honors has some of the most engaged and rigorous academic offerings, exciting programming and sustained student, faculty, staff and alumni outreach...
Nisan Chavkin
Nisan Chavkin, executive director of the Constitutional Rights Foundation-Chicago, will visit NIU at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, as the guest of the Zeta Gamma chapter of Phi Beta Delta. Chavkin’s work focuses on the areas of civic engagement, the challenges to our civil liberties and motivating the nation’s youth to take a responsible role...
Clara Louis
Clara Louis, a doctoral candidate in the NIU College of Education’s Department of Counseling, Adult and Higher Education (CAHE), has been awarded the 2013 David Merchant International Student Award of Achievement by Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars. The award honors one international student who demonstrates exceptional accomplishments in the areas of scholarship...
Christopher M. Jones
Christopher Jones, associate vice provost for University Honors, has been chosen for the 2013 Yvonne Captain Faculty Award for Outstanding Contributions to International Education by the board of Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars. Jones is the third NIU professor to win the national award in recent years, with history professor J.D. Bowers...
“Celebrating Global NIU” is the focus of this year’s International Education Week on campus, which begins today (Nov. 12) and runs through Friday. Sponsored by the Division of International Programs, the goal of the week of special activities is to draw attention to NIU’s increasing global profile, said Deborah Pierce, associate provost for International Programs. NIU is...
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Five Northern Illinois University students who excel in and out of the classroom have been selected as recipients of the 2012 Forward, Together Forward Scholarships. The recipients – Rachael Bardell, Jenifer Camery, Daihee Cho, Eric Solomon and Faith Stauersboll – each will receive a one-time scholarship of $4,000 for the 2012-13 academic year. “The Forward Together Forward...
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NIU’s Zeta Gamma chapter of Phi Beta Delta, the honor society for international scholars, is raising funds for scholarships through the sale of 2012 “International Cuisine in Culture” calendars and cozy coffee mugs. The calendars feature photographs taken by NIU students, faculty and staff members of the Zeta Gamma chapter. Both items make great holiday...
Deborah Pierce, associate provost for International Programs at NIU, has been elected as an officer of NAFSA, the world’s largest nonprofit professional association dedicated to international education. Pierce will begin serving a three-year term, beginning Jan. 1, as the association’s vice president for education and professional development. The post is charged with overseeing all of...
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