In The Spotlight

Nehal Hindi: A Scholarship in Action

Motivated by her experiences with social injustice and discrimination, recent graduate Nehal Hindi came to NIU to study law and become an advocate for herself and others.

Roberta Sell's Creative Way to Give Back to NIU

Alumna wills family home to provide NIU students with opportunities for the good life

Jonathan Gustafson: A Scholarship in Action

Upon returning to school to pursue a new career, Jonathan Gustafson was grateful to find scholarships to help him along his path to success.

Alumnus Donates $1 Million to Benefit Students

During NIU Foundation’s annual gala, Red and Black, this month, a $1 million gift from John Burns (’88) and his wife, Denise Burns, of River Forest, Illinois, was part of the celebration.

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Donor Stories

Arthur and Sue Doederlein Give Back To The Place They Called Home For More Than 45 Years

Inspired by the impact scholarships made in their lives, two NIU emeriti professors are paying it forward

Marianne and Leonard Rosen help students find their paths to success

Thirty years passed between graduation and the day Marianne Rosen came back to visit campus. And when she did, she was inspired to change lives.

Bill and Dian Taylor Deal Students a Winning Hand

Winners Give Back. Alumni provide opportunity for future Huskies
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Student Stories

Louie Zmich

Thoughtful marketing major, Louie Zmich, dreams of becoming a business teacher. Thanks to the inspiration he’s gleaned from successful alumni, he’s well on his way.

Nehal Hindi: A Scholarship in Action

Motivated by her experiences with social injustice and discrimination, recent graduate Nehal Hindi came to NIU to study law and become an advocate for herself and others.

Jonathan Gustafson: A Scholarship in Action

Upon returning to school to pursue a new career, Jonathan Gustafson was grateful to find scholarships to help him along his path to success.
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