- Software Development
- Class of 2016
- Hampshire, IL
2014 Jun 16
Northern Illinois University (NIU) announced that Joshua Halt of Hampshire, Ill. has been recognized as a Dean's List student in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
The Dean's List is compiled by NIU's academic colleges according to student grade point averages. Students must meet a minimum semester grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale in the College of Engineering and Engineering Technology or a minimum of 3.75 on a 4.0 in the Colleges of Business, Education, Health and Human Sciences or Liberal Arts and Sciences to receive this distinction.
Chartered in 1895, NIU is a comprehensive teaching and research institution with a diverse and international student body of about 20,000. 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.