Calendar of Alumni Events & Photos 

Thursday, December 8, 2016

NIU Alumni Association's 16th Annual Holiday Party

5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
University Club of Chicago

Join the NIU Alumni Association for a festive celebration and meet its new executive director at the 16th Annual Holiday Party.

The party will be held at the University Club, 76 E. Monroe St. in Chicago. The event will take place in the club’s library, a beautiful space not usually open for public events. Visit with alumni and meet the Alumni Association’s new executive director, Reggie Bustinza. Registration includes hors d’oeuvres, a full Tuscan buffet and two complimentary drink tickets.

Advance tickets are $20 for dues-paying members of the Alumni Association and $25 for nonmembers. Tickets will be $30 at the door. Click here to see the full menu and to register.

Monday, February 27, 2017

Cubs vs. Sox: 2017 Mesa Classic

Whether you're a Cubs or Sox fan, this crosstown classic in Mesa is an annual hit!


Click here for more information and to register.


stdFriday, May 12, 2017

27th Annual Alumni Luncheon
11:30 am – 1:30 pm


The Westin Lombard
Junior Ballroom
70 Yorktown Center
Lombard, IL 60148

Join Dean Balaji Rajagopalan in celebrating the accomplishments of NIU alumni.



Past Events & Photos

Wednesday, November 9, 2016


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Monday, November 7, 2016


MBA Colloquium Executive Lecture Series

“Senior Living and the Healthcare Industry”

Guest speaker: Ms. Wendy Simpson, Chairman, CEO and President of LTC Properties, LLC



Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Thank you to those alumni and MBA students who attended the event to meet Dean Rajagopalan, despite the fact that the Chicago Cubs were playing in the World Series that evening. The intimate meet and greet enabled every individual one-on-one time with our new dean.

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Saturday, October 22, 2016

Homecoming 2016 (NIU vs. Buffalo)


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Wednesday, September 21, 2016

2016 Fall Celebration of Scholarships, Students and NIU!


Thank you to those who attended the Rockford Club Scholarship Event as we celebrated the two (2) scholarship recipients: Michelle Cunningham and Daniel Estergard. We hope you enjoyed it.


This year, alumni, family and friends raised over $11,000 in donations to help local students work toward a brighter future with the opportunities provided by NIU’s College of Business.
Thank you to our sponsors for their financial support:

Gold Sponsor
Wallem Associates

Silver Sponsor
David and Diane Graf

Bronze Sponsors
Charles and Vicki Allton
Roger and Lyn Becknell
Dr. Rena Cotsones and Marco Lenis
Kelly and Frank Davit
Jim and Julie Hansberry
Greg and Barb Lee
Bob Rothkopf

Matching Gift to Scholarship
David and Diane Graf
We hope to see you next year!




“I wanted to take the time again to thank you and everyone else for putting on such a warm and welcoming celebration! I enjoyed getting to know the members and donors very much. They were all pleasant and very helpful people who truly just want to see NIU students succeed and I can't thank them enough for their help and time they put into the scholarship and organization.” Michelle Cunningham



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