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Bruce Niemi’s “Remembered” sculpture in the Memorial Garden near Cole Hall
Applications are now available for the 2014-15 Forward, Together Forward Scholarship. Up to five students will be selected to receive the prestigious honor of being named a Forward, Together Forward Scholar, along with a $4,000 scholarship for the 2014-2015 academic year. The Forward, Together Forward Scholarship endowment was created through the generosity of more than...
Mason and Lori Bross
Mason Bross, an incoming freshman and computer science major, is the first recipient of the new Supportive Professional Staff (SPS) Dependent Scholarship. The son of Lori Bross, who works for the NIU Department of Biological Sciences as the core microscopy facility manager, will receive $1,000 for the 2013-14 academic year. A 2013 graduate of Sycamore...
NIU College of Health and Human Sciences graduates at their May 2012 commencement ceremony.
Applications for the Supportive Professional Staff (SPS) Scholarship Fund are now available. The SPS Scholarship Fund provides scholarship support to children and grandchildren of Supportive Professional Staff employees at NIU. It is intended to provide financial assistance to an SPS dependent while rewarding the talents and achievements of the student. The scholarship has been funded...
Heather Jurs
As the recipient of the Richard E. Dahlberg and Elizabeth J. Schwantes scholarships, Heather Jurs knows full well the impact a scholarship can have on a student’s experience. “These scholarships have made a huge difference in my education,” says Jurs, a senior geography major in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. “They have allowed me...
Photo of a graduate in cap and gown with diploma hugging mother
Students at NIU achieve amazing things, even though some face tremendous financial obstacles. Rising costs of higher education, combined with the jeopardy that the employee dependent tuition waiver is facing, has motivated the Supportive Professional Staff Council to build a scholarship fund for it dependents. The SPS Scholarship Fund will provide scholarship support for children and...
Latino Honor Society
Northern Illinois University’s first Latino Honor Society was successfully launched April 15. With family and friends at their side, 32 students were inducted into the Adela de la Torre Honor Society (ATHS). The inaugural members swore an oath to achieve success through scholarship, service and leadership. About 100 people attended the event organized by Vanessa...
With the increasing number of Latino undergraduate students who apply and enroll at NIU each year, Latino Resource Center Director Emily Prieto wanted to establish an honor society that would encourage academics, development and solidarity among this population. From personal experience, Prieto understands that Latino students can benefit from support through innovative programming and strategic...
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