Huskies Night Out - S'more Fun with Dr. Matt Streb

Huskies Night Out Smore Fun With Matt Streb

Thursday, August 10

Bring a date, a friend, or a group of friends. Or just yourself to mingle and meet at a Huskies Night Out! 

Join us at Ellington’s Restaurant in the Holmes Student Center on Thursday, Aug. 10, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. for dinner before roasting s'mores and hearing NIU-related tales and folklore from Dr. Matt Streb at the East Lagoon Fire Pit.

Streb is the chief of staff to President Lisa Freeman and is a liaison to the Board of Trustees. He is a former political science professor whose research examined voting, elections and public opinion, and has appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Washington Times, Washington Monthly, and Chronicle of Higher Education. He served as co-chairman of the 125th Anniversary Planning Committee.

Attendees will enjoy a "Right Off The Grill" buffet with a complimentary glass of wine or beer, as well as a s'mores roasting kit, with each paid registration of $20 per person, $35 for a Double Huskie alumni couple or $10 for children under 14.

After dinner, head over to the East Lagoon Fire Pit on Castle Drive from 6:40 p.m. until sundown. 

For more information or questions, please contact Assistant Director of NIU Foundation & Alumni Events Malerie Schumaker at or 815-753-5088. All sales are final. There are no refunds.

Event Information

$20 for each attendee
$35 for Double Huskies (Huskie alumni couples)
$10 for children under 14 

Dinner location:


5:30PM - 8:00PM Thu 10 Aug 2023, Central timezone


Holmes Student Center
600 Lucinda Ave Ellington’s Restaurant
DeKalb, Illinois 60115

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S'mores with Dr. Streb:
East Lagoon Fire Pit
Castle Drive
DeKalb, IL 60115