Fair and Breezy
51°FFair and BreezyFull Forecast

Jackie Joyner-Kersee to visit NIU

Published: Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013 4:50 p.m. CDT

Six-time Olympic track and field medalist Jackie Joyner-Kersee will visit Northern Illinois on Wednesday, Oct. 16 and Thursday, Oct. 17, according to an NIU release.

NIU will host "A Morning with Jackie Joyner-Kersee" at 9 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 17 at the NIU Convocation Center. The breakfast event is open to the public. Individual tickets are available for $25 by e-mailing Amy Schmidt (aschmidt1@niu.edu) or calling 815-753-PACK. Group tickets are also available.

A separate event open to the NIU campus community will be held on Oct. 16.

Get breaking and town-specific news sent to your phone. Sign up for text alerts from the Daily Chronicle.

Reader Poll

Do you monitor your children's use of social media?
Yes
No
What's social media?