Posts Tagged with ‘NIU’

Illinois Valley Community College Establishes Transfer Agreement with NIU

October 14, 2015

Illinois Valley Community College (IVCC) recently signed an agreement with Northern Illinois University (NIU) to facilitate student transfers for some technical programs. The agreement will make it easier for IVCC manufacturing and technology students to continue on to earn a Bachelor of Science Degree at NIU’s Applied Manufacturing Technology program (in the College of Engineering […]

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Illinois Valley Community College Launches New Welding Website

October 6, 2015

Illinois Valley Community College (IVCC) recently launched its new welding website. The site highlights the college’s programs that provide training for entry into the highly in-demand field of welding. IVCC offers Associates in Applied Science degrees in production welding, AWS welding certification, and transfer options toward BS degrees at Northern Illinois University. Classes are small […]

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Chicago Geek Street Festival Wows Kids About STEAM

August 6, 2015

Google, City Colleges of Chicago, Chicago Public Library, and Northern Illinois University were among 20 partner organizations that recently hosted the Chicago Geek Street Festival. The event was developed to introduce kids to STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) fields. 5,000 kids participated in activities focused on exciting new technologies, such as virtual reality, […]

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Shark Tank Type Event Coming to Rockford

April 1, 2015

EIGERLab’s 2015 FastPitch event is coming to Rockford. This 9 year old event is structured in a similar style to ABC’s popular Shark Tank show, where people with an idea can pitch it to a group of investors. This event will take place on June 17 at 5 pm at NIU’s Rockford Campus. The event […]

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NIU to Host 3D Printing Event in Rockford

March 30, 2015

Northern Illinois University will be hosting another event as part of its STEM Cafe series, this one to showcase 3D printing technology. The STEM Cafe is a monthly series of outreach programs designed to help “engage the community in life-long learning.” 3D printing is an exciting and growing industry, using additive manufacturing for a wide […]

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