Izabella Gieron was one of a brand new group of NIU alumni to be able to attend an in-person commencement ceremony. She earned her Bachelor of Music in Music Education and Violin Performance with independent study in orchestral conducting. She was also featured in the commencement ceremony video. Here’s her story.

Also featured in commencement videos were Art and Design’s Angie Redmond and Theatre and Dance’s Jill Belluomini.