In The Spotlight

Huskies United ’22 Brings in $1.1M in Support of Programs, Centers and Campus Partners  

Ambassadors use their connections to raise $28,477 for students!

Huskies Unite to Bring Awareness to the Latino Resource Center

The LRC is serving a growing population, and its leaders want to create a robust community where every student engages with the center.

Huskies Unite to Support Honors Students and Their Big Dreams

Support for the Honors Program Will Help Bring More Experiential Learning Opportunities and Scholarships to Honors Students

Huskies Unite to Support the Gender and Sexuality Resource Center

Funding the GSRC will help expand its retention initiatives for women of color and build a summer program to impact LGBTQ+ student success at NIU.

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Donor Stories

Giving From the Heart: Dave and Sherry LaCerra

LaCerras give back through estate plans

University Librarian Alex Wenner Understood the Power of Legacy

Alex Wenner established an endowment to provide the Gisela Wenner Memorial Scholarship in the NIU School of Nursing.

Professor Provides Best Lab Experience

An estate gift from Dr. Allen Staver provides state-of-the-art technology.
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Student Stories

Unleashing a Passion to Help Others: Krista Ekberg, NIU Foundation Impact Scholar

Recent graduate, Krista Ekberg, reflects on how the scholarship she received from the NIU Foundation helped to unleash her passion for research and psychology.

The Heart to Care and Knowledge to Help: DaQuan Russell-Watts, NIU Foundation Impact Scholar

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.

Talon Diaz

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.
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