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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Interns produce, star in nutrition video

NIU Nutrition and Dietetics graduate students Kayla Droessler and Karen Jensen crafted this video as part of their NIU Campus Recreation internship rotation.  They wanted a fun and entertaining way to share tips on the Campus Rec facebook page for how to make affordable and healthy choices while grocery shopping. It was shared on the  It…

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Experiential Learning Center team members sought

Members of the Experiential Learning Center build valuable project management, communication, and presentation skills while serving as a consultant in the business world. A project this fall is a partnership between the Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning, the College of Business, the College of Health and Human Sciences, and AMITA Health. The topic is: Implementation Recommendations…

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MPH student produces videos explaining public health

Curious about what those in public health actually do? NIU Master of Public Health student Katherine Mooney can help. In recognition of National Public Health week April 3-7,  Mooney produced several videos explaining the role of public health work in DeKalb County. She completed the videos as part of her internship. Check them out.    

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COMD student recognized for volunteerism

COMD post-baccalaureate student Trevor Miller, who begins our graduate program in speech-language pathology summer term, has been recognized by Unity Hospice of Western Illinois as an outstanding hospice volunteer. Miller and his accomplishment was recently featured in a DeKalb Midweek news story.

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