Nursing community health delivers holiday health education

NIU School of Nursing students in the class “Population-Focused Nursing” brought health education and a little holiday spirit to some special people recently. The class, complete in holiday garb, went to the Westmont iCARE senior building on Dec. 4 and Peace Manor in Downers Grove on Dec. 6.  Santa and his nursing student elves showed…

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Nursing students earn honors

Four nursing students scheduled to graduate this December were recognized at the NIU Honors Ceremony on Dec. 5, 2017. Nursing seniors Alesha Gauntt, Amanda Puls, Justin Suda and Ling Zhu all received recognition for meeting honors requirements during their undergraduate career at NIU. During the ceremony, the four nursing students received their honors regalia, which…

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Fashion Merchandising styles summer camp

The NIU Fashion Merchandising program faculty will offer high school students the opportunity to learn more about careers in the field through a special summer Fashion Studio Camp. Slated to run July 17-19, 2018, students will learn about careers in fashion merchandising through hands-on activities and projects.  Each day will be spent exploring one of…

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A message from Dean Derryl Block

As moviegoers eagerly await the 2018 installment of the “Jurassic World” series, and the science community renews their debate over Dolly the Sheep’s longevity, cloning continues to capture the world’s imagination. Recently, I visited the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh and saw the remains of Dolly, the first mammal cloned from adult cells. Seeing…

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Audiology students celebrate Advocacy Day

The NIU Student Academy of Audiology hosted its first Advocacy Day. Students and members of the NIU Audiology faculty wrote letters, sent emails, and placed phone calls to the Illinois lawmakers. The goal of this event was to inform our state representatives about legislation that directly influences audiology and audiology patients. The Access to Frontline Care Act…

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Huskie women’s basketball players honor Professor Tattersall

NIU women’s basketball team shined the faculty spotlight on Allied Health and Communicative Disorders Associate Professor Patricia Tattersall recently. In a half-time presentation, Tattersall was honored for her achievements, and especially for her love of working with NIU athletes, who she says exhibit the same work ethic in the classroom as they do in competition.

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Medical laboratory sciences professor featured in Huskie Spotlight

Jeanne Isabel, program director and associate professor for Medical Lab Sciences, has been honred with NIU’s Excellence in Undergraduate Teach Award. She was featured recently in an NIU.edu Huskie Spotlight, republished here: 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….

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Master of Public Health Alumni Spotlight: RaeAnn VanGundy

RaeAnn VanGundy (’15), received her M.P.H. specializing in Health Services Management. She works at Kendall County Health Department. We asked her questions about her experiences earning her degree: Why NIU’s MPH program to further your education? It is an accredited program that best fit my career goals and academic interest. The online classes allowed me…

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Master of Public Health Alumni Spotlight: Sarah Hueneke

Sarah Hueneke (’11B.S. ,’15 M.P.H.)  graduated with her M.P.H. specializing in Health Promotion. She currently works at the American Academy of Pediatrics as a Program Coordinator. We asked her about her education experience here at NIU: Why NIU’s MPH program to further your education? I graduated from NIU with my Bachelor of Science in public health and…

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