North Central College - Naperville, IL

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Fundraiser to benefit resource center for North Central College education students

Community members are invited to join in an evening of bowling, networking and fundraising to support a valuable resource for North Central education students.

Jan. 12, 2011—Community members are invited to join in an evening of bowling, networking and fundraising to support a valuable resource for North Central College education students.

The inaugural Snow Bowl to benefit the Dr. Lora L. Tyson Curriculum Center will take place from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 28, at Brunswick Zone XL, 1515 W. Aurora Ave., Naperville. Costs range from $20 to $30 per person; contact Laura Bentley in North Central’s education department at 630-637-5740 or labentley@noctrl.edu to register.

North Central College offers five-year bachelor’s/master’s degree in leadership

North Central College is offering a new option to earn both a bachelor’s degree and a master of leadership studies degree in just five years.

NAPERVILLE, Ill. (Nov. 16, 2010)—North Central College is offering a new option to earn both a bachelor’s degree and a master of leadership studies degree in just five years.

Students accepted into this program earn both a bachelor’s degree—in any discipline—and the master of leadership studies with the completion of 141 credit hours.

North Central education majors expand studies in high-need schools

Education majors at North Central College are broadening their experience working with children in high-need schools.

Contact: Ted Slowik, Director of PR and Media Relations, 630-637-5307, tjslowik@noctrl.edu

Educators attend North Central workshop on diversity, equality in schools

Public school administrators learned how =to better serve children from diverse populations during a workshop presented at North Central College.

Contact: Ted Slowik, Director of PR and Media Relations, 630-637-5307, tjslowik@noctrl.edu

Oct. 12, 2010—Public school administrators learned how to enact strategies to better serve children from diverse populations during a workshop presented at North Central College.

North Central College education faculty earn award for top paper

Three North Central College associate professors of education were recognized at the American Institute of Higher Education’s 5th International Conference.

Contact: Ted Slowik, Director of PR and Media Relations, 630-637-5307, tjslowik@noctrl.edu

Oct. 8, 2010—North Central College associate professors of education Maureen Kincaid, Nancy Keiser and Kristine Servais were recognized at the American Institute of Higher Education’s 5th International Conference in Orlando, Fla., Sept. 29-Oct. 1, for presenting the conference’s top paper.

North Central College education faculty earn award for top paper

North Central College education faculty members were recognized by American Institute of Higher Education for presenting the conference’s top paper.

North Central College education faculty earn award for top paper

Contact: Ted Slowik, Director of PR and Media Relations, 630-637-5307, tjslowik@noctrl.edu

North Central College hosts bookfair at Barnes & Noble Oct. 30

North Central will host a bookfair, including a story time and face painting for children, Saturday, Oct. 30, at Barnes & Noble, 47 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville.

North Central College will host a bookfair, including a story time and face painting for children, Saturday, Oct. 30, at Barnes & Noble, 47 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville. The event is free and open to the public.

Students from the College will be in the store’s Children’s Department leading a story time at 10:30 p.m. and doing face painting at 11 a.m.

Amanda Chlebek

Each year, Naperville’s Beebe Elementary School welcomes more than 20 North Central students like Amanda for field experience. These teachers-in-training spend 20 weeks observing the latest methods for teaching reading and language arts, developing and teaching lesson plans and working with small groups of pupils. It’s an inspiring experience for Amanda. “I look forward to spending more time learning with the students and watching them grow with the knowledge I help provide,” she says.

Christi Thigpen M '10

Christi Thigpen M ’10 received the special “fist bump” from President Hal Wilde that was a distinguishing finale for the Class of 2010.

Christi Thigpen M ’10 received the special “fist bump” from President Hal Wilde that was a distinguishing finale for the Class of 2010. Wilde underwent surgery in May after a hand injury, preventing him from shaking the hands of all 598 degree recipients. Currently a special education teacher at Downers Grove South High School, Thigpen received a master’s in education and hopes to pursue a career in school administration as a dean or student activities director.

North Central NOW Fall 2010

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