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Kenneth and Ellen Chessick Practice Center
Northern Illinois University will celebrate the opening of its newest athletics facility Saturday, Oct. 26, prior to the NIU vs. Eastern Michigan football game. NIU will hold an 11:30 a.m. ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house for the Kenneth and Ellen Chessick Practice Center, the 87,000-square-foot indoor practice facility that will be used by all Huskie...
Domestic Violence Awareness Month evolved from the first Day of Unity observed in October of 1981 by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. The intent was to connect battered women’s advocates across the nation who were working to end violence against women and their children. The Day of Unity soon became a special week when...
Spring Women's Conference logo
Women of NIU are invited to the Spring Women’s Conference, scheduled Friday, May 3, at the Yordon Center. This event promotes dialogue, empowerment and understanding for women related to career advancement as they navigate the culture and political climate in higher education. Conference sessions will be most helpful for new to mid-level professionals in higher...
Photo of participants in a grad school prep seminar
Interested in graduate school? It is not too late to sign up NIU’s Graduate School Prep Seminar. The seminar begins at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at the Yordon Center. Students have the unique privilege to interact with, and receive advice and resources from, a variety of NIU’s colleges and departments. Students can meet with faculty...
Photo of golf club, golf ball on tee
Northern Illinois Athletics invites all area golfers, alumni and Huskie fans to hit the links and support their favorite NIU teams in the process at the second annual NIU Coaches’ Classic golf tournament, planned Friday, Sept. 7, at the Kishwaukee Country Club in DeKalb. The event will take place in conjunction with the NIU Varsity...
Earl Smith
Earl Smith, professor of sociology and director of American Ethnic Studies at Wake Forest University, will talk at NIU at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10. Smith will speak on “Athletic Industrial Complex: Conference Realignment and Race” at the Yordon Center. This lecture will include a critical analysis of recent NCAA conference realignment, and will focus...
NIU alum Jeff Yordon (center) at NASDAQ. Photo from www.nasdaq.com.
NIU alum Jeff Yordon, CEO of Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (SGNT) and benefactor of NIU’s Jeffrey and Kimberly Yordon Center, rang the closing bell Monday, June 6, at NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City’s Times Square. Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Inc., which Yordon founded in 2006, is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing, manufacturing, sourcing and marketing pharmaceutical products, with...