NIU’s Reopening Plans to be the Subject of DeKalb County UNITES webinar August 6
July 29, 2020 -The return of students to Northern Illinois University each Fall is a busy time for DeKalb County. It goes without saying that Fall 2020 will look much different than previous back-to-school seasons.DeKalb County UNITES is offering a special webinar Thursday, August 6 at 11 a.m. to help local businesses and organizations get the information they need to welcome NIU students back to the community.
Dr. Matt Streb, Chief of Staff to NIU President Lisa Freeman, will join DeKalb County UNITES co-chair Cohen Barnes for the webinar to talk about NIU’s plans for reopening.
NIU recently released a comprehensive reopening guide called “Protecting the Pack” detailing NIU’s response and plan for helping to ensure the health and well-being of the NIU community. Dr. Streb will discuss key elements of the plan and respond to participants’ questions.
The webinar is free but participants must register in advance.To register for the webinar, go to
For additional information, resources and tools in support of the DeKalb County small business sector, including graphics for the Mask Up DeKalb County campaign, go to https://www.dekalbcountyunites.com/
Source: The Daily Chronicle