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NCAA logo with graduation cap and diploma
Northern Illinois University student-athletes Emily Naegele (softball) and Nelle Youel (women’s tennis) are among the 29 women selected nationally to receive an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship for Spring 2016, as the NCAA informed all winners of their selection over the past week. Naegele, who earned All-American honors in softball for 2016, and Youel, who completed her...
Alex Elias, Emily Naegele and Andrew Frankenreider
Three Northern Illinois University student-athletes were among a select group of 200 NCAA student-athletes chosen to attend the 2016 NCAA Career in Sports Forum held the first weekend of June in Indianapolis. Participants at the annual educational forum learn about and explore potential careers in sports. Among nearly 1,000 applicants from every level of collegiate...
NIU Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic
Join the NIU Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic and the NIU Physical Therapy Clinic for their Allied Health and Communicative Disorders Open House Saturday, April 18 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will be held at the NIU Family Health, Wellness, and Literacy Center located at 3100 Sycamore Road in DeKalb, and will feature guest speakers, STEM...
Julie Fritz
NIU’s Principal Investigator Academy for Research & Engagement (NIU PI Academy) will host Julie M. Fritz from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 22, in Room 105 of NIU’s Naperville campus, 1120 E. Diehl Road. Fritz, a professor of physical therapy at the University of Utah, will give a presentation titled, “Developing Effective Partnerships Between...
Timothy Kosiba
Timothy Kosiba, a physical therapy student in the NIU College of Health and Human Sciences, has been selected for the prestigious Schweitzer Fellowship. The year-long service learning program empowers health professions graduate students to design and implement projects that help address the health needs of underserved Chicago communities. Named in honor of famed humanitarian and...
Amanda Corral
Junior Amanda Corral has been named Scholar-Athlete of the Week by the Mid-American Conference. Corral, a health science/pre-physical therapy major, receives the honor for the third time in her career. The Huskie guard has a 4.0 GPA in the program, and she was outstanding in two games for the Huskies over the previous week, averaging...
Leah Raffety
Northern Illinois University redshirt freshman Leah Raffety (Machesney Park, Ill./Harlem) was named to the 2013 Academic All Mid-American Conference Women’s Cross Country Team, the league office announced Wednesday. Raffety, a pre-physical therapy major, earned the honor in her first season of eligibility. Her recognition also marks the fourth consecutive season in which at least one...
Matt Krempel
Northern Illinois offensive tackle Matt Krempel (Columbus, Ind./Columbus North HS) has been named one of 170 candidates for the 2013 National Football Foundation (NFF) National Scholar-Athlete Awards, presented by Fidelity Investments. With the nomination, Krempel is also a semifinalist for the 2013 William V. Campbell Trophy, endowed by HealthSouth, which recognizes one individual (from any...
NIU-DPT-N5K
NIU’s Doctorate of Physical Therapy Program will host an NIU DPT “Nerd 5K” at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5. The race takes place near the Northern View Community. All proceeds go to KishHealth System’s cancer treatment centers and the NIU DPT Program. Race day events include a DJ, a massage tent, prizes for fastest times in...
Kim Gotlund
The Northern Illinois gymnastics team added another record to its 2013 list Thursday as four Huskies were named to the Mid-American Conference Academic All-MAC Gymnastics team. Senior Natalie Sutter (Barberton, Ohio/Barberton HS) and juniors Kim Gotlund (Wadsworth, Ill./Warren Township HS), Natasha Jufko (Spring Hill, Fla./Pasco-Hernando HS) and Megan Melendez (Stafford, Va./North Stafford HS) all earned...
NIU health careers camper - 2010
NIU’s Exploring Careers in Health and Human Sciences Camp is scheduled the week of July 22 through July 27. Those days will prove busy ones for high school campers coming to NIU to learn about health care careers. Not only will they become involved in hands-on learning labs, they will also be assigned to teams...
A student shows off the Huskie he drew to adorn the cover of his Health Careers scrap book.
Friday nights were like graduation at Stevenson Towers this summer. The cafeteria tables were draped in red and black cloths. Parents arrived after work in sundresses, suits or coveralls and steel-toed boots, on time so they wouldn’t miss dinner and the ceremony. As campers showed off their week’s worth of accomplishments and received their certificates...
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