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Program connects students with alumni, enhances skills

Program connects students with alumni, enhances skills

By Salta Kendor | November 30, 2014

Students are able to apply for an alumni mentorship program expected to start in spring, with orientations for applicants over the next two months.The NIU Student-Alumni Mentoring Program is designed to connect local alumni to students and allow students...

Costumed football fans have chance to win prize

By Salta Kendor | November 11, 2014

Today’s final home game for football will kick off with a costume contest for students, marking the first time this has been done to boost student engagement and game attendance.The idea for a costume contest occurred to Morris White, assistant director...

Grace Place looks to keep students fed

By Salta Kendor | November 6, 2014

Katherine Zuidema said her belief that students need to focus on school and not hunger and homlessness led to the creation of the Huskies Student Food Pantry.The food pantry, Grace Place Campus Ministry, 401 Normal Road, opened March 20, but Oct. 6 marked...

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