Experience NIU: Distinguished Alumnus Award Lecture
Former L.A. Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti, '76, to talk about his time at NIU and nearly 40 years of MLB experience.
The NIU Alumni Association is proud to honor former Major League Baseball executive Ned Colletti, '76, as its 2019 Distinguished Alumnus Award winner.
The Franklin Park, Illinois native is the featured speaker at the second annual Experience NIU: Distinguished Alumnus Lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 11, at Altgeld Auditorium.
The lecture is preceded by a reception that includes a cash bar, assorted appetizers, coffee and desserts from 6 to 7 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.
Colletti, who served as the general manager for the Los Angeles Dodgers from 2006 - 2014, will discuss his days as a Huskie undergraduate and his rise through the ranks in MLB as a media relations director for the Chicago Cubs, to his current role as an Emmy award-winning baseball analyst for SportsNetLA.
If you have questions or need more information, please contact Stephanie Poulos, '08, at 815-753-1679.
Colletti will be recognized officially as NIU's Distinguished Alumnus Award winner at the annual NIUAA Alumni Awards Luncheon at noon Friday, April 12, at the Barsema Alumni and Visitors Center.
Space is limited for the luncheon. To RSVP, contact Karla Hernandez at 815-753-5088 before Monday April 1.
Thursday, April 11
Distinguished Alumnus Award Lecture
Ned Colletti, '76
6 to 7 p.m.
(cash bar, assorted appetizers, coffee and desserts)