Shaakira Haywood

Fifty Huskie student-athletes earn NIU degrees

Fifty Northern Illinois University student-athletes representing 15 Huskie teams celebrated commencement along with their classmates Saturday, May 11, at the NIU Convocation Center. The graduation ceremonies, the last presided over by NIU President John G. Peters, honored students graduating either this spring

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Jenelle McCalla

Honors Program salutes track’s Jenelle McCalla with first Outstanding Student-Athlete Award

Northern Illinois senior Jenelle McCalla (Whitby, Ontario, Canada/Father Leo J. Austin Secondary School) was awarded the inaugural Outstanding Student-Athlete Award from NIU’s University Honors Program in a program Sunday night. The award is given to the student-athlete with the highest cumulative grade

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Athletics teams with colleges of Education, Law to provide unique internships for grad students

Intercollegiate Athletics is continuing its partnership with two NIU graduate programs to provide unique educational internship opportunities for graduate students. Students from NIU’s Department of Counseling, Adult and Higher Education (CAHE) who are pursuing their master’s of science degrees and students from

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Huskie student-athletes continue to surpass NCAA academic standards for sixth straight year

For the sixth straight year, all 17 of Northern Illinois University’s intercollegiate athletic teams have “made the grade” by surpassing the academic standards measured by the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s Academic Progress Rate (APR). The NCAA released its complete 2009-10 Division I

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