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Pass, Fail: Holmes added to Greyhound route, NIU dismisses vet, K-9 housing project

By Abby Zaccaria | July 20, 2015

PassThe addition of NIU to a Greyhound bus route between Davenport, Iowa and Chicago will make transportation to the city much easier for students.NIU, Rochelle, Dixon and Moline were added to the route June 1. The bus will run the eastbound and westbound...

Lincoln Hall sits in front of New Hall and will be torn down to be turned into a Health Informatics Technology Center.

NIU says no to vet group housing

By Alexander Chettiath | June 29, 2015

NIU has declined Save-A-Vet’s proposal to renovate Lincoln Hall, a project that would have provided housing for disabled veterans and canines.Save-A-Vet, created by Danny Scheurer, Marine and Army veteran, rescues retired military and service dogs from...

Group requests Lincoln Hall for vet housing

By Alexander Chettiath | June 15, 2015

A military veteran organization is seeking to use Lincoln Hall as a living facility for disabled veterans attending NIU and retired military and police dogs that would otherwise be put down.Save-A-Vet, a group that rescues retired military, police and...

Center helps support military dogs

By Rhea Riley | March 24, 2014

The Experiential Learning Center has teamed up with Save-A-Vet to save military and law enforcement dogs from being put down after retirement.The Experiential Learning Center, a part of the College of Business, creates teams of students that partner up...

NIU hosts Save-A-Vet event

By Joe Palmer | January 31, 2013

NIU played host to a four-legged furry hero during “The Other Forgotten Veteran,” a program sponsored by Save-A-Vet. Save-A-Vet is an Illinois-based non-profit whose mission is to rescue retired canines who have served in American military or police...

Save-A-Vet event to honor etired miliary dogs

By Northern Star Staff | January 28, 2013

Save-A-Vet (SAV) is determined to help rescue military working dogs (MWD) from being put down when their service to our country is done. SAV provides housing for disabled veterans in exchange for caring for the dogs. Danny Scheurer is accompanied by retired...

Military Student Services to host ‘Save a Vet’ event

By Jessi Haish | January 21, 2013

Military Student Services will host “Save a Vet: The Other Forgotten Soldier” from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Jan. 30 in the Holmes Student Center’s Capitol Room. Danny Scheurer, president of Save-A-Vet, will give a presentation focused on canines in the...