NIU President highlights University’s Regional Impact

Fueling the Region’s Economic Engine

America doesn’t make things anymore.

We’ve all heard that sadly common complaint, and maybe we’ve thought it true. But, I’m happy to say, the naysayers who spread that idea are entirely wrong.

Account disabled by server administrator Proof that our country is still working – still dreaming, still brainstorming, still building, still creating the kinds of jobs that forge a prosperous future – came earlier this week in Rockford.

I made trips Monday and Tuesday to the Forest City, the first to celebrate the news that the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute will open its first chapter there and, one day later, to mark the 20th anniversary of NIU-Rockford and exciting changes to the NIU EIGERlab.