|Ty Wakefield of Rock Island, Ill. Graduates from Northern Illinois University|
|News Releases - Education & Schools|
|Written by Constance Ervins|
|Tuesday, 17 June 2014 10:03|
DEKALB, IL (06/16/2014)(readMedia)-- Ty Wakefield of Rock Island, Ill. is a recent graduate of Northern Illinois University (NIU). Wakefield graduated with two Bachelor of Arts degrees from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. NIU announced the awarding of graduate degrees on Friday May 9 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 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.
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