CHHS takes on Corn Fest

When thousands of people flocked to DeKalb for Corn Fest last month, a group of Huskies joined them. More than a dozen College of Health and Human Sciences (CHHS) students, faculty and staff were part of the CHHS’ inaugural appearance at the

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College of Health and Human Sciences welcomes new and returning Huskies

The College of Health and Human Sciences (CHHS) welcomed new and returning students on Aug. 20 as part of the university’s annual Week of Welcome. More than 40 students, faculty and staff gathered at the East Lagoon for an afternoon event called

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Huskie Spotlight – Angel Avery

Get to know Angel Avery from the School of Family and Consumer Sciences. Hometown: Romeoville, IL Year: Anticipated graduation year: 2022 Major: Human Development and Family Sciences What scholarships did you receive and why did you receive them? How has the financial support impacted your

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2021 Roxanne Isenhart Scholarship winners

Roxanne Isenhart graduated from Northern Illinois University in 1977 after starting her degree 14 years earlier at Iowa State University. In 2016, she established the Roxanne Isenhart Scholarship which is awarded each year to a junior or senior year enrolled in the

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Communicative Disorders Student Association (COMDSA) wins prestigious campus-wide award

The Communicative Disorders Student Association (COMDSA) was recognized for their contributions to NIU and the community as winners of the 2021 Kevin D. Knight Outstanding Student Organization Award. The Kevin D. Knight Awards are presented annually and commemorate the life of Knight,

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NIU Medical Laboratory Sciences (MLS) students elected for leadership positions

Two students from NIU’s Medical Laboratory Sciences (MLS) program were elected as the new officers for the American Society of Clinical Laboratory Sciences – Illinois Developing Professionals Forum (ASCLS-IL DPF). Dioco Reyes, was elected as the chair of ASCCLS-IL DPF and Cleophas

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College of Health and Human Sciences names 2021 Dean’s Student Award winners

Each year, NIU College of Health and Human Sciences (CHHS) recognizes one undergraduate student from each academic program with the Dean’s Student Award. Students selected for the award have demonstrated significant achievement and leadership in the areas of scholarship, campus and/or community

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We’ve got spirit, yes we do!

Join us in celebrating a successful end of the semester and/or graduation with CHHS Spirit Week activities during finals week, April 26-30.  Sponsored by the CHHS team and Student Advisory Committee, we plan to celebrate our efforts and offer a virtual “high

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New Financial Counseling minor offered starting in fall 2021

Students interested in helping individuals and families improve their lives through financial literacy can pursue a new minor being offered starting from fall 2021. The School of Family and Consumer Sciences has added a minor in Financial Counseling which introduces students to

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