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U.S. Justice Department awards sexual violence prevention grant to Northeastern Illinois University

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

The United States Department of Justice has awarded a three-year, $300,000 grant to Northeastern Illinois University to address prevention and education efforts pertaining to sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking. The grant is one of 57 awards totaling $18 million distributed to colleges and universities around the country by the Justice Department’s Office on Violence Against Women (OVW).
Bernard J. Brommel (right) poses in front of Bernard J. Brommel Hall with his sons Bradley (left) and Blair.

Northeastern Illinois University professor emeritus, philanthropist Bernard Brommel dies at 88

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Bernard J. Brommel, who taught at Northeastern Illinois University for 28 years and in retirement became one of the institution’s most generous donors, died Sept. 22 at his home in Kalamazoo, Mich. He was 88 years old. He is survived by his partner of more than 20 years, Carl Ratner, as well as his children Michaela, Brian, Debra, Brent, Brad and Blair. Funeral plans are pending, and a Northeastern memorial service will be announced at a future date.

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