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Cornelison performs national anthem at NIU

Published: Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013 5:30 a.m. CST

Chicago Blackhawks national anthem singer Jim Cornelison came to Northern Illinois University on Wednesday to perform his rendition of the anthem and speak with a business class on campus.

Cornelison rocked a crowd of hundreds decked out in Blackhawks gear in the atrium of Barsema Hall with the national anthem, which you can watch at

Cornelison was also on campus to brainstorm ideas to promote the United Service Organizations.

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