7th Annual NIU Law Golf Outing & Awards Dinner

Friday, July 22, 2011
River Heights Golf Course, DeKalb
Open to Alumni and Friends

Please help us Close the Course!  We need 100 golfers to reserve the entire golf course for just our outing.  Please sign up soon to help achieve our goal!

Download the Registration Brochure.  Please register by July 12, 2011.

Click here to read about last year's golf outing, including award winners, sponsors and photos from the event.

Registration Costs

  • Foursome: $400
  • Individual: $100
  • Dinner Only: $40

Registration Includes:

  • 18 Holes of Golf
  • Golf Cart
  • Lunch
  • Unlimited Beverages on Golf Course
  • Prizes
  • Buffet Dinner
  • Open Bar


  • Noon - 1 p.m.
    Registration & Lunch
  • 1 - 6 p.m.
    Shot Gun Start
  • 6 - 8 p.m.
    Cocktails, Dinner, Raffle, Awards Presentation

2011 Alumni Award Recipients

Alumnus of the Year
Mark D. Gilwit '78
Gilwit & Associates
Boca Raton, FL  

Young Alumna of the Year
Diana M. Law '04
Law Elderlaw
Aurora, IL  

Outstanding Service Award
Hon. Renee' L. Robinson '93 (posthumous)

Distinguished Service Award
Hon. Ronald G. Matekaitis '85
16th Judicial Circuit
Yorkville, IL  

Honorary Law Alumna Award
Mrs. Betty DeGunther

Public Service Award
Justice Thomas L. Kilbride
Illinois Supreme Court

Mentor of the Year Award
Rachel N. Hernandez Hoag '05
Private Contractor
St. Charles, IL

Sponsorship Opportunities

All sponsors will be highlighted in the program.

  • Dinner Sponsors:  $500 (2 sponsors needed)
  • Beverage Sponsors:  $350 (2 sponsors needed)
  • Lunch Sponsors:  $250 (2 sponsors needed)
  • Hole Sponsors:  $100 (18 sponsors needed)
  • Major Gift Sponsors:  Donation of gift bag items for 100 golfers
  • Prize Sponsors:  Donation of gifts for prizes

Download the Sponsorship Form


Proceeds will be used for the annual Alumni Council Scholarship given to a third-year student at Graduation and other Alumni Council sponsored events.


River Heights Golf Course
1100 S. Annie Glidden Road
DeKalb, IL 60115

River Heights Golf Course is an 18-hole facility winding along the banks of the Kishwaukee River. Completed in 1994, River Heights offers a challenging mix of traditional and links type holes for the weekend player or serious golfer.

Directions: South of Hwy 38 on Annie Glidden Rd. Parking lot is on the east side of Annie Glidden Rd. Or take I-88 to Annie Glidden Rd. exit-go north 3/4 mile to parking lot on right. Click Here for a map.

Contact Information

Melody Mitchell, Director, NIU College of Law Office of Alumni Events & Public Relations
Phone: (815) 753-1027
Email:   mmitchell@niu.edu