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NIU Rockford Club

NIU Rockford Club

The College of Business NIU Rockford Club (formerly Rockford Area Alumni Club), officially established Fall 1998, was formed to fill a need of alumni in the Rockford area to connect with NIU College of Business.

For more information about the NIU Rockford Club please contact the Alumni & Corporate Relations Office at businessalumni@niu.edu.

Rockford Club Mission

  • To support the programs and interests of NIU and the College of Business
  • To support and advance the field of business
  • To enhance the image of and support NIU and the College of Business in the Rockford area
  • To provide mutually beneficial networking for the members

Rockford Club Benefits

  • Opportunities for learning over the course of your lifetime, through programs and seminars sponsored by the club.
  • Opportunities to connect and network with other alumni, faculty and students of the College of Business.
  • Opportunities to give through the David & Diane Graf Rockford Endowed Scholarship and other events.

Rockford Club Events

June 12, 2014

Rockford Club Golf Outing and Alumni BBQ Dinner
Rockford Country Club, Rockford
See photos >

August 27 & 28, 2014

The Show: Midwest Accounting & Finance Showcase
Donald E. Stephen Convention Center, Rosemont, IL
Click here for more information, registration and free pass >

September 6, 2014

NIU Rockford Club to NIU vs. Northwestern Game
Includes Transportation, Pregame Reception and Game Ticket
9:30 a.m. to TBD
Click here to register, space is limited >

September 17, 2014

CONNECT NIU Rockford Reception & Celebration
NIU Rockford Campus
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Click here for registration and sponsorship >

September 26, 2014

Leading Change Workshop I
NIU Naperville Campus
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
For more information and to register, click here >

October 11, 2014

Homecoming: NIU vs. Central Michigan
Alumni Village, DeKalb
Kickoff 4:00 p.m.
Join us pregame at the College of Business Tent!!!

Board of Directors

  • Charles Allton
  • Chuck Blomgren
  • Rena Cotsones
  • Kelly Davit
  • Lynn Gibson
  • Michelle Gorham
  • Ellen Granneman
  • Paul Green
  • David Hoffert
  • Jim Hansberry
  • Tom Jackowski
  • Robert Jonas
  • Andrew Kobischka
  • Gregory Lee
  • Rod Leezer
  • Robert Rothkopf
  • Jeff Wallem