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Tag: School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders
Amanda Corral
Senior Amanda Corral (Hobart, Ind./Hobart) was named Thursday morning to the Capital One CoSIDA Academic All-America team, being chosen to this year’s first team. She is the first Academic All-American since Doreen Zierer was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-America third team in 1982 and the first-ever first team selection in program history. “This is...
Matt Wilson
Matt Wilson, assistant professor in the NIU School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders, received a $10,000 American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation New Investigators Research Grant during the 2014 Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) in Orlando, Fla. Wilson will be using the grant to examine how auditory attention and working memory abilities are affected over...
Tertia “Abby” Jeppson
For nine hours every Saturday and 11 hours every Sunday, Tertia “Abby” Jeppson works a cash register at the local Menards store in her hometown of LaSalle-Peru. When she sometimes hears her name on the loudspeaker, the NIU senior usually has a good idea why: One of her colleagues is trying to help a customer...
Deborah Becker
Deborah Becker, a certified rehabilitation counselor and associate professor at the Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center, will visit NIU Friday, Oct. 24, to deliver an AHCD Graduate Colloquium Seminar. “A Working Life for People with Serious Mental Illness,” which is free and open to the public, begins at 2:10 p.m. in the Wirtz Hall auditorium (Room...
Blackboard
NIU’s faculty and staff are again at the forefront of educational innovation, this time receiving Blackboard Catalyst Awards for Exemplary Course Design in recognition of innovative and engaging online course design and development. 2014 Blackboard Exemplary Course Award recipients from NIU include Greg Long and the Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center for the Perspectives on...
Dor Amir
Four NIU tennis players – Nelle Youel, Dor Amir, Simon Formont and Frederic Cadieux – have been named to the Mid-American Conference all-academic teams. The hat trick for the men came after a successful season which saw the squad crowned regular season champions. “I’m really happy for these guys,” head coach Patrick Fisher said. “It’s...
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...
Senior Kim Gotlund (Wadsworth, Ill./Warren Township HS) and juniors Kelly Nortz (Bay Village, Ohio/Magnificat HS) and Amanda Stepp (Lapeer, Mich./Lapeer East HS) of the 2014 Northern Illinois University women’s gymnastics team have been named to the Academic All Mid-American Conference team, the league office announced Monday. Gotlund, a three-time All-MAC gymnast, was named to the...
Matt Krempel
Northern Illinois University offensive lineman Matt Krempel, who finished his Huskie career in 2013 with a 3.43 grade point average, has earned membership in the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame’s Hampshire Honor Society for 2014, the organization announced today. Krempel is one of nine Mid-American Conference student-athletes named to the 2014 Hampshire...
Amanda Corral
Junior guard Amanda Corral (Hobart, Indiana/Hobart) was named to the Mid-American Conference’s All-Academic team for the second-straight season as one of 10 athletes to earn the honor. She is the first NIU player in program history to earn Academic All-MAC distinction twice in her career with one year of eligibility for the award remaining. Corral,...
College of Health and Human Sciences Interprofessional Education event
NIU’s College of Health and Human Sciences sponsored an Interprofessional Education event April 11. Dietetics students from across the northern Illinois region joined NIU students from multiple degree programs to discuss a single case of a 16-year-old boy with autism. Two CHHS students from each of six programs – audiology, dietetics, medical laboratory sciences, physical therapy,...
Masih Shokrani
Masih Shokrani, associate professor in the NIU Medical Laboratory Sciences program, has been named Member of the Year for 2013-2014 by the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Sciences-Illinois (ASCLS-IL). The honor came during the organization’s annual meeting awards ceremony, held during the first week of April in Skokie. Member of the Year award recognizes a...
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