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Upcoming events: week of Aug. 26

Upcoming events: week of Aug. 26

By Northern Star Staff | August 26, 2019

TuesdayUniversity Honors Program Welcome Back BBQ: Honors students and staff are invited to attend a catered barbecue to meet new honors students and catch up with returning students. The barbecue is from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Campus Life Building, Room...

NIU President Lisa Freeman was in attendance Friday during the 25th Annual Pride Dinner in the Chandelier Room of Adams Hall. 

Annual Pride Dinner honors and awards LGBTQ+ advocates

By Kierra Frazier | April 14, 2019

DeKALB — Associate professor Katy Jaekel and senior Ronan Kaiser were presented with the Howard and Millie Eychaner Award during the 25th Annual Pride Dinner and Awards Banquet for their advocacy on LGBTQ+ issues on campus.The event is sponsored by...

Pride Dinner to be held April 24

By Northern Star staff | April 7, 2015

The 21st Pride Dinner is 6 p.m. April 24 in the Holmes Student Center, Capital Room.The winners of the Eychaner Award will be announced at the celebration. The award is given to a student and faculty or staff member who "honor and celebrate the goal of...

Social worker Kimberly Cecil accepts her Ally Award on Tuesday afternoon in the Regency Room of the Holmes Student Center in recognition for her service to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender community.

Awards ceremony celebrates sexual orientation

By Newell Miao | April 2, 2013

Students showed support for the LGBT community at the ninth annual Ally Awards ceremony held Tuesday in Holmes Student Center Regency Room. The awards are sponsored by the Presidential Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, the LGBT Resource...

Recipients of the LGBT Resource Center Ally Awards in the Sky Room of the Holmes Student Center Wednesday afternoon.

Ally Awards recognize LGBT contributions

By Lauren Dielman | April 4, 2012

Students, faculty and staff came together Wednesday to recognize important contributions made to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Community as part of the Ally Awards ceremony. The awards were hosted from 1:30 to 3 p.m. in the Holmes...