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Northern Today - May 18, 2009

Richard OremProject Success begins Summer Academy

Teacher educators and clinical field supervisors are attending NIU’s second Project Success Summer Academy this week.

The five-day workshop in Gabel Hall is just one component of the federally funded initiative to boost the number of Illinois classroom teachers and other educators with approval to teach English-as-a-second-language and/or bilingual students.


Tanuja SinghSingh named dean of business
at St. Mary’s University in Texas

Sometimes opportunity comes knocking when you least expect it.

Such was the case for Tanuja Singh, chair of the Department of Marketing in the NIU College of Business, who is heading south to become dean of the Bill Greehey School of Business at St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas.


Photo of hands holding moneyScholarship Office urges prompt selection
of recipients, spells out submission policies

Now is the time to finalize the selection process for Fall 2009 student scholarships, says Dana Gautcher, scholarship coordinator and financial retention advocate.