And the winners are…….

….Christine Cole, Zachary Alesandrini
and George W. Krull, Jr.

Each year the College of Business recognizes outstanding alumni achievement. This year’s award recipients will be honored at the 23rd Annual Alumni Luncheon. Meet the winners:

2013 Distinguished Alumnus 

                 Christine Cole

2013 Outstanding Young Alumnus 
                 Zachary Alesandrini

2013 Honorary Alumnus 
                George W. Krull, Jr.

See last year’s recipients


Join us at the 23rd Annual Alumni Luncheon

If you’ve never attended one of our alumni luncheons, now is the time to celebrate the accomplishments of alumni, experience great food, and meet new alumni and friends.

Friday - May 3, 2013
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Harry Caray’s Ballroom
The Westin Lombard
70 Yorktown Center
Lombard, IL 60148

Call for Sponsors

Sponsorship opportunities are available! The financial success of the College of Business Alumni Luncheon is credited largely to our corporate and individual sponsors, who lend their names and financial support to the event. Sponsors will be listed in the luncheon program and will receive special recognition at the event.
Thank you to our 2012 sponsors:
•  Calamos Investments
•  CliftonLarsonAllen
•  Crowe Horwath LLP
•  Dean DeBiase
•  Follett Corporation
•  McDonald’s Corporation
•  NIU Executive Leadership Forum
   (Formerly NIU Executive Club)
•  NIU Foundation
•  Thomas Dee
•  True Value Company
•  Waste Management

E-mail us about your sponsorship at

Call for Alumni Nominations

Do you know someone who should be recognized or nominated for an alumni award? Now is your chance to recommend next year’s winner. Recipients are selected based on outstanding professional and personal successes, as well as their involvement with the College of Business.

E-mail us your nomination

NIU Awards

The NIU Alumni Association also recognizes the achievements of outstanding NIU alumni. Recipients are selected based on outstanding professional and personal successes, as well as involvement in civic, cultural, or charitable activities.

Read about notable alumni from other colleges at NIU.


Vol. 2, Issue 4                  April  2013

Upcoming Events

May 3, 2013
COB Alumni Luncheon  –
The Westin Lombard

June 6, 2013
Accountancy Alumni Celebration NIU Naperville

June 13, 2013
Management & Marketing Alumni Event
Kane County Cougar

June 13, 2013
Rockford Golf Outing
Rockford Country Club

August 6, 2013
Rockford Club Scholarship Celebration Event

For details or to Register

Distinguished donors are those alumni, family and friends who financially support NIU. Societies are broken down as follows:

Dean’s Circle Members are recognized by giving $1,000 - $4,999 annually.

President’s Circle Members are recognized by giving $5,000 and above annually.

Founders Forum Members are cumulative lifetime donors of $50,000 and above.

View Distinguished Donors

Thank you for your support.

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