In The Spotlight

Dartesia A. Pitts, J.D. '05, Earns Outstanding Alumni Achievement in Public Service Award

Pitts has dedicated her life to public service as she experiences great success in the field of law

Gilbert A. Ankenbauer, ’73, M.S. ’75, Earns Outstanding Alumni Achievement in the Sciences

NIU education kick started a decades-long career as a geologist for Chevron

Natasha L. Miller Williams, '99, Earns Outstanding Alumni Achievement in Business and Industry Award

Miller Williams has achieved enormous success as an executive currently at Ferrara

Tim Kuncis, ’96, Receives Alumni Achievement in the Arts Award

Kuncis' Barnwood Sports is officially licensed with Major League Baseball, The National Baseball Hall of Fame, and The Major League Players Association.

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Donor Stories

Donor Spotlight: Charles Shriver '62

Charles "Chuck" Shriver had an illustrious career managing public relations for the Cubs, White Sox and other sports teams, but his future began at NIU.

Donor Spotlight: James Kendrick '70

After a lengthy career in engineering and as a manufacturing executive, Kendrick credits his NIU education with his early success and believes investing in NIU students

Donor Spotlight: Paulette Hasier '89

Hasier serves as chief of the Geography and Map Division of the Library of Congress, the first woman to lead the division since it was created in 1897
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Student Stories

Student Spotlight: Rosario Garcia

Thanks to scholarships, biology major will be first in her family next year to graduate with bachelor's degree

Student Spotlight: Elizabeth Vieyra

Scholarships have made all the difference in her NIU student experience as a music education major

Student Spotlight: Jacy Rogers

Fanny Ruth Patterson Scholarship recipient helps peers, enjoys getting involved on campus.
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