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Huskie Spotlight

Diana Garcia

Diana Garcia

Nutrition and Dietetics major from Cicero, IL


Lynn Retherford

Lynn Retherford

Coordinator of Teacher Certification for the School of Music



Lenard Simpson

Lenard Simpson

Jazz Studies major from Milwaukee, WI


Ross Powell

Ross Powell

Geology and Environmental Geosciences Professor


Sandra Gallant-Jones

Sandra Gallant-Jones

College of Law student from Edwards, IL


Jay Monteiro

Jay Monteiro

Assistant to the dean for marketing, communications and events
in the College of Visual and Performing Arts


More Spotlight Students

Glennita Williams
Political Science major from South Holland, IL

Luis Hernandez
Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology graduate student from Chicago Heights, IL

Helen Spader
Spanish major with teaching license in secondary education from Lake in the Hills, IL

Kamila Krupiarz
Mechanical Engineering major from Arlington Heights, IL

Parrys Jones
Technology major from Rockford, IL

Miranda Hernandez
Law School student from Cicero, IL 

Jenna Bujarski
Communication major

Chenfang Su
Finance major from China

Tyler Hayes
Kinesiology major of Peoria, IL

Adam Pope
Anthropology major of Cortland, IL

Jessica Christofersen
Journalism major of Batavia, IL

Tamir Hargana
World Music, Performance Graduate student from Mongolia

Spencer Janis
Psychology and mathematics double major of Naperville, IL

Marilyn Chakkalamuri
Biology major of Woodstock, IL

Stephanie Torres
Public health major of Naperville, IL

Alfredo Cervantes
Athletic training major of Blue Island, IL

Nicole Hoffmann
Engineering major of Antioch, IL

Phillip Wilson
Operations and information management major of Chicago, IL

Nicole Krakowiak
Public health major of Downers Grove, IL

Daisy Campuzano
Sociology major from Chicago, IL

Mike Sooley
Nutrition, dietetics and wellness major from Lake Villa, IL

Keeayla Jones
P
sychology major from Chicago

Zohra Sattar
Chemistry major from West Chicago

Fabian Yanez
Kinesiology major from Chicago

Shanna Metzger
Graduate accounting student from Rochelle

Ryan Sims
Technology major from Chicago

More Spotlight Faculty & Staff

Jo Burke
Director of the NIU Art Museum

Laura Lundelius
Director of Campus Services

Mark Pietrowski
Acting director of the College of Liberal Sciences External Programming

Karen Baker
Associate Vice President Affirmative Action and Compliance, Title IX Coordinator

Theresa LaRocco
Records Supervisor for the Graduate School

Jeanne Isabel
Program director and associate professor for Medical Laboratory Sciences

Melissa Burlingame
Assistant director, Institute for the Study of the Environment, Sustainability and Energy

Mark McGowan
Manager of college communications in the College of Education

Jason Akst
Instructor of Journalism in Department of Communication

Qingkai Kong
Mathematical sciences professor

Brenda Hart
Office Administrator in Department of Marketing, College of Business

Ruperto Herrera
Application programming analyst in Division of Information Technology

Mahesh Subramony
Professor of Management in the College of Business

Teresa Wasonga and Andrew Otieno
Presidential Engagement Professors

Gulsat Aygen
Professor of linguistics in the Department of English

Toni Van Laarhoven
Professor of special and early education

Swapan Chattopadhyay and Omar Chmaissem
Physics Presidential Research Professors

Myoungwhon Jung
Associate professor of special and early education

Mark Cordes
College of Law Professor

Laura Vazquez
Undergraduate program director for media studies

Greg Barker
Director of Testing Services and Academic Affairs Research Support

Lise Schlosser
Office Manager, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences External Programming

Bill McCoy
Director BELIEF Program in the NIU College of Business

Cheng-Hou Lee
Associate professor in the NIU School of Music

Federico Sciammarella
Mechanical engineering professor

Amy Newman
English professor