Focal Points: Wayne State University
Aug21

Focal Points: Wayne State University

Constructed over a three-year period out of brick and limestone quarried from the land directly in front of it, Old Main Building was originally built as Detroit’s Central High School in 1984. For hotels, directions, and other information about visiting Wayne State, explore the WSU college profile page on...

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Focal Points: Northern Illinois University
Jun28

Focal Points: Northern Illinois University

Northern Illinois University DeKalb, Illinois Chartered in 1895, Northern Illinois University is a comprehensive teaching and research institution with a student enrollment of nearly 23,000. NIU is located 60 miles west of Chicago. Altgeld Hall was completed in 1899 and is named for John Peter Altgeld, the Governor of Illinois who backed and signed legislation creating NIU. Originally called the “Castle on the Hill,” Altgeld houses the Office of the President, Academic and Student Affairs, Finance and Facilities, University Advancement & NIU Foundation, University Legal Services, University Council, Community and External Affairs, the NIU Art Museum, the Instructional Technology Teaching Laboratory, and conference rooms. Focal Points focuses on the most photographed place on a college campus. Click here to plan your college visit, find a hotel near campus or view NIU’s profile.  If you visit NIU, have someone take a photo of you here at Altgeld and we’ll add it to the...

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Focal Points: McDaniel College
May24

Focal Points: McDaniel College

McDaniel College Westminster, Maryland McDaniel College is a private, selective college of the liberal arts and sciences offering a small, close-knit community with an average class size of 17 students. The Maryland campus is close to the nation’s capital in D.C. and the city of Baltimore. Focal Points: The most photographed place on campus. Click here for the college...

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