On Aug. 5, the Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) Foundation hosted a 75 th birthday celebration for Dr. Bernard Brommel, SMA director and former president And what a party it was!
Dr. Brommel, professor emeritus, communication, media and theater, has been with NEIU for over 30 years.
recently endowed 11 scholarships, including one in history named for SMA member Richard C. Lindberg, and a faculty excellence award to promote and award NEIU
students, faculty and alumni of distinction and to enhance the public image of NEIU
presented the university with a challenge grant that enabled the university to raise more money in three months than at any other time in the school's history.