2nd Annual College Guide

Choosing a college may be one of the most important life decisions you will ever make. Let Northwest Quarterly make that decision just a little easier, as we show you some of the great institutions within our region.

College Guide: Rock Valley College

Rock Valley College (Public/Two-Year) 3301 N. Mulford Road, Rockford, Ill. www.rockvalleycollege.edu For more than 45 years, Rock Valley College has been the Rockford area’s best choice for high-quality, affordable, fully-accredited…
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College Guide: Northern Illinois University

Northern Illinois University (Public/Four-Year) 1425 W. Lincoln Highway, DeKalb, Ill. www.niu.edu Since its founding in 1895 as a state teachers college, Northern Illinois University (NIU) has grown into a world-class…
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College Guide: Kishwaukee College

Kishwaukee College (Community/Two-Year) 21193 Malta Road, Malta, Ill. www.kishwaukeecollege.edu Kishwaukee College wants to make a difference in a student’s life, by offering the learning opportunities of a big college with…
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College Guide: Judson University

Judson University (Private/Four-Year) 1151 N. State St., Elgin, Ill., and 1055 Featherstone Road, Rockford, Ill. www.JudsonU.edu Judson University is an evangelical Christian university offering a liberal arts education through a…
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Crisp New Fall Looks

Copperstone Inn and The Pavillion at Orchard Ridge, in Rockton, Ill., provide a beautiful setting for our Autumn Fashion Shoot. Check out this season’s classy new trends.

Wedding Dreams

Not just anyplace will do on your very special day. Check out these wonderful venues in Rockford, Ill., and learn how they can breathe life into your particular wedding dream.

Encouraging Altruism in Future Doctors

The UIC College of Medicine, in Rockford, Ill., is taking the next step in patient welfare by encouraging its students to learn the realities not always found in a textbook.

Maciano’s Pizzeria

5801 Columbia Parkway, Rockford, Ill.
6746 Broadcast Parkway, Loves Park, Ill.

Church Celebrates 175 Years of Service

One of the oldest churches in Rockford, Centennial United Methodist has served since the city’s early settlements. Find out why this two centuries after its founding, this downtown church is still serving its community.