At 4:25 p.m. the NIU Foundation will launch Huskies United, a day of giving for everyone who loves NIU to show their Huskie pride and move NIU forward. The online giving event will run for 1895 minutes in honor of NIU’s opening in 1895 in this, the university’s 125th anniversary.
Alumni, faculty, staff and friends of the university make a significant contribution to our students’ success every day. Many impact students’ lives through generous philanthropy. There are four areas of need that you can donate to during Huskies United. You can give to student scholarships, the Huskies United Fund, the Student Emergency Fund and/or Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
Retired School of Art and Design faculty member Dorothea Bilder will make a $10,000 gift to the College of Visual and Performing Arts student scholarships when 100 gifts are made to the college through the Huskies United event.
Giving to the CVPA student scholarships fund helps students like Ina Murphy:
Contributions of all sizes make a difference. Please join NIU to help ensure students’ success. Huskies. Never. Quit.
Registration is underway for both Summer and Fall terms at NIU. Refer to the registration page on the NIU main website for technical assistance, learn how to register, look for courses and schedules, see information on account holds and the Huskie Installment Plan.
Today, Gov. Pritzker announced a Stay-At-Home order beginning 5 p.m. Saturday through April 7. The order advises all Illinois residents to stay at home to the greatest extent possible except for essential activities; closes non-essential retail businesses; and reminds everyone to practice social distancing, remaining at least six feet from all others when outside the home. (more…)
As part of the university’s response to the rapid spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) world-wide, cancelations, postponements and modifications to scheduled arts events at NIU are being made. We appreciate your interest and support and decisions are being made with the health and safety of our students, audiences, faculty and staff in mind. (more…)
All students in the schools that make up the NIU College of Visual and Performing Arts: the School of Art and Design, School of Music and School of Theatre and Dance, are invited to the Fourth Annual Winter Arts Convocation, Monday, January 27 at 5:30 p.m. at Boutell Memorial Concert Hall in the Music Building. (more…)