- Class of 2014
- DeKalb, Ill.
2014 Jun 10
Amanda Sheehan of DeKalb, Ill. is a recent graduate of Northern Illinois University (NIU). Sheehan graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Education degree from the College of Education. NIU announced the awarding of graduate degrees on Friday May 9, 2014 and undergraduate degrees on Saturday May 10 and Sunday May 11, 2014.
Chartered in 1895, NIU is a comprehensive teaching and research institution with a diverse and international student body of about 21,000. Located near a vibrant research and development corridor, NIU's main DeKalb campus is 65 miles west of Chicago and 45 miles southeast of Rockford. NIU provides more than 60 undergraduate majors and 100 graduate- and doctoral- level programs in seven colleges (Business, Education, Engineering and Engineering Technology, Health and Human Sciences, Law, Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Visual and Performing Arts). The university also operates education centers in Chicago, Hoffman Estates, Naperville, Oregon and Rockford, where working professionals can access NIU programs at convenient times and locations. The 16 NIU Huskies athletic teams compete in the Mid-American Conference at the highest NCAA Division I level.