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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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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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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A diploma and a ring for this NIU grad

Angel Hannah got more than a diploma during Northern Illinois University’s virtual commencement ceremony last month. The 23-year-old received her bachelor’s degree in Human Development and Family Sciences along with a marriage proposal from Wade Harnesk, 23, of Kennesaw, Georgia. “I was

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Get a relationship checkup at the Couple and Family Therapy Clinic

If you had a fever or cough that wouldn’t go away, you’d make an appointment to see a doctor. When your relationship needs a boost, reach out to the Couple and Family Therapy Clinic.  We’re ready to help couples and families improve communication,

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NIU welcomes new director of Specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy program

DeAnna Harris-McKoy, NIU associate professor in the School of Family and Consumer Sciences, has been named director of NIU’s Specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy program. She replaces J. Mark Killmer who retired Sept. 1. Harris-McKoy is a licensed marriage and family

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College of Health and Human Sciences names winners of 2020 Awards for Excellence

NIU’s College of Health and Human Sciences announced the winners of the 2020 Awards for Excellence in teaching, research and service during the online college meeting held Aug. 17. J. Mark Killmer, D. Scott Sibley and King Chung were each recognized for their

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