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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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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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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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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Pamela Taylor named Outstanding Dissertation Award winner

Pamela Taylor was named the Outstanding Dissertation Award winner in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and health sciences category by NIU Graduate School. The dissertation, “Exploring the Effectiveness of a Computer-Delivered Alcohol Intervention in First Generation College Students,” used both

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