Celebrate Dr. Greg Long’s retirement

Dr. Greg Long is retiring after many years of service and contributions to Rehabilitation Counseling, the School of allied health and Communicative Disorders, and NIU. There will be a celebration 3 to 5 p.m. May 9, in the Sky Room at Holmes Student Center. Please RSVP by May 1 to Katelyn Kozinski at kkozinski@niu.edu.

Read more
 

Students share results of farmer’s markets, millennials research

A group of seniors in a Community Nutrition class (FCNS 410) recently conducted a survey to identify the millennial generation’s use of farmer’s markets. Their objectives included assessing millennials’ current farmer’s market knowledge and shopping behaviors, as well as identifying potential motivators for millennial farmer’s market attendance. A summary of their results:

Read more
 

Child Development Lab celebrates Week of the Young Child

The NIU Child Development Lab (CDL) has planned several fun events to celebrate the National Association for the Education of Young Children’s (NAEYC) Week of the Young Child 2017, April 23-29. Planned events during this week include campus guest readers; a dance party for children and parents on Music Monday; Zumba on Work-Out Wednesday and…

Read more
 

MLS’s Jeanne Isabel talks about receiving top honor from students

Recently, Medical Laboratory Sciences program director Jeanne Isabel was featured on NIU.edu’s homepage Huskie Spotlight. Here is the article: Jeanne Isabel, program director and associate professor for Medical Laboratory Sciences, said it was an honor to receive NIU’s Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award. The fact that the award comes from her students makes it twice…

Read more
 

Marriott contributes to Hospitality and Tourism Management success

Helping people enjoy events and leisure time is an exciting and lucrative business, and those best prepared for careers in hospitality and tourism management require many proficiencies – from communication to technology. The NIU Hospitality and Tourism Management program provides students with a full complement of skills and industry leaders are taking notice. NIU is the…

Read more
 

Medical lab sciences program is a good discovery for students

For two NIU students, discovering medical laboratory science (MLS) was the right degree path for them was like conducting lab research. “I was doing research and stumbled across the MLS program by accident, and I’ve been on that track ever since,” said Nicole Dispensa, a senior from Stillman Valley, Ill. For Reilly Steidle, a senior…

Read more
 

Nursing students provide heart screening at high school

NIU nursing students participated in the Young Hearts for Life (YH4L) EKG screening at Larkin High School in Elgin, Ill. in February. YH4L is the largest heart screening program in the U.S. and offers free heart screenings to detect conditions that could lead to sudden cardiac death later in adults. Students from Karin Glenn’s and Alicia…

Read more
 

Huskie alumna blazing a trail

Erin Fallis (’12) has received a commission to become a U.S. Army  Second Lieutenant and will be the first recipient of the military’s Healthcare Provider Scholarship Program (HPSP) for midwifery. After completing her Doctor of Nursing Practice and becoming a midwife, Fallis will begin her eight-year obligation to the U.S. Army – the first three of…

Read more
 

Professor of Nursing earns top teaching honor at NIU

Jeanette Rossetti has been awarded the prestigious NIU Presidential Teaching Professorship for 2017-2021. She becomes only the second recipient from the School of Nursing in the 27 year history of the award. The award was established in 1990 to recognize outstanding teachers who inspire students, apply rigorous standards, demonstrate extraordinary commitment to students and their…

Read more
 

Audiology professor earns mentorship award

Audiology instructor Blythe Kitner has been chosen to receive one of the NIU Presidential Commission on the Status of Women (PCSW) Outstanding Mentor Awards. The award  recognizes individuals of any gender who have who have shown exceptional commitment to advancing the career and/or educational goals of NIU women students, staff and/or faculty. Those chosen for the…

Read more