There is a face in ESPN’s popular 10-part documentary “The Last Dance” you may not recognize at first glance. Amongst famous NBA elite, acclaimed sports journalist and publisher Mark Vancil, ’83, talks about his time covering Jordan and the Bulls.
NIU alumna Amy Fahey was recently named to the board of directors for the first bank start-up in the Chicago area in over a decade. First Women’s Bank will focus on its mission of supporting women in business when it opens its doors.
Six years ago, Jimenez formed a private Facebook group called “We ruled Greek Row at NIU during the 1990s!” Last September, the group “just exploded," gaining 300 friends a day!
Johnstone's love for NIU is apparent in his attendance at alumni events, his volunteer role as president of the NIU Huskie Marching Band Alumni Council, and his stepping up as one of the youngest members of the Alumni Association’s Board of Directors.
5:00PM - 6:00PM Thu 18 Jun 2020 ( Timezone: Central )Join Brian Smith, MSW, LCSW, as he discusses “Navigating Our New Normal,” and how we can understand our emotions, needs and relationships as we move forward.
5:00PM - 6:00PM Thu 2 Jul 2020 ( Timezone: Central )On July 2, from 5-6 p.m., please join Dr. Matt Streb, NIU’s Chief of Staff to the President and Liaison to the Board of Trustees as he reflects on the 125th anniversary of NIU.
A generous estate gift from Sally Stevens will forevermore provide scholarships to countless students who have financial need.
A pair of Northern Illinois University alumni who lived at the same time on opposite sides of Huskie Stadium—but never crossed paths—are proof that it’s never too late to forge strong ties that benefit the NIU community.
When reflecting on his life, Gil Ankenbauer identifies his time at NIU as transformational in more ways than one.
Recent graduate, Krista Ekberg, reflects on how the scholarship she received from the NIU Foundation helped to unleash her passion for research and psychology.
Anthropology major, DaQuan Russell-Watts, was born with a natural curiosity. The scholarship he received from the NIU Foundation is helping to Unleash his curiosity.
Anthropology major, Talon Diaz, dreams of working as a cultural resource management anthropologist. The scholarship he received from the NIU Foundation is helping those dreams become a reality.