North Central College - Naperville, IL
Amanda Marolf ’13, anthropology major studying archaeological remains
North Central College students have been chipping away at archaeological remains from an ancient fortress in Jordan, in cooperation with the Field Museum.
North Central College offers a record 17 Verandah experiences during D-Term, including four for first-year students only. Register on Merlin; space is limited.
Relive highlights of the College’s unforgettable Sesquicentennial Homecoming Celebration by checking out some of the local media coverage of the events.
Music major Mac Willaert ’13 is finalist in talent search
Mac Willaert ’13, North Central College pianist, is finalist in round 2 of nationwide talent search for top musicians. View audition, vote for Mac Nov. 14-28.
Irish musical sensation Celtic Woman will perform its famed holiday collection Dec. 17 at North Central College.
Homecoming Parade
North Central College’s Sesquicentennial Homecoming reunited classmates from various eras and gave current students plenty to celebrate.
North Central College has named a historic Naperville property in honor of William and Mary Abe in appreciation for their generous support of the College.
Chicago’s Organic Theater Company brings holiday show “Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol” to Naperville for five performances at North Central College
Hal and Benna Wilde, first dance
North Central College celebrates 150 years.
Pfeiffer Hall interior, 1926
North Central College’s Pfeiffer Hall and Wentz Concert Hall and Fine Arts Center are fine and performing arts gems spanning two centuries.
Emily Rademaker, 2011 Lincoln Laureate
North Central College faculty chose senior Emily Rademaker as this year’s Lincoln Laureate for her excellence in academics and co-curricular involvement.
Meiley-Swallow Hall, today
Built in 1909 with connections to founders of North Central College, the red brick church was acquired by the College and renamed Meiley-Swallow Hall in 2007.
Plainfield College
Local historian Michael Lambert writes in Plainfield Patch about 19th century people and events that preceded the College’s origins in Plainfield.
Bonita eating club, ca. 1908
North Central College did not provide room and dining facilities in the early 20th century, but private homes offered room and eating clubs served up meals.
Molly Gstalter, a junior studying abroad and teaching in Germany
North Central College junior Molly Gstalter studies full time in Heidelberg, Germany, while interning as English teacher to students in local secondary school.
Steve Macek, associate professor of speech communication
Steve Macek, North Central College associate professor of speech communication, relates media events to Chicago’s media history at Media Democracy Day.
Mary McMahon, associate professor of mathematics
Mary McMahon, North Central College associate professor of mathematics and mathematics education coordinator, gave talks to parents, to teachers at conference.
North Central College students ask trustees to lift dancing ban, then hold formal protest, including missing classes and dancing outside Old Main.
Nicole Rivera, adjunct assistant professor of psychology
Nicole Rivera, North Central College adjunct assistant professor of psychology, presented “Exploring Diversity in the First-Year College Experience” at meeting.
Gregory Wolf, professor of German
Gregory Wolf, North Central College professor of German, publishes essay on all-star pitcher as part of Society of American Baseball Research Biography Project.