In December, students take advantage of life-changing study abroad opportunities.
Jan. 24, 2011—North Central College’s trimester format offers students a break from regular classes between Thanksgiving and the new year. During December—or D-Term—students can take advantage of North Central’s study abroad opportunities.
North Central presents screenings of five culturally significant films during its inaugural series, "Film Central: The Best in Independent Film."
Contact: Nancy Dunker, associate director of public relations, 630-637-5306, email@example.com
NAPERVILLE, Ill. (Jan. 24, 2011)—Community members are invited to attend screenings of culturally significant films during North Central College’s inaugural series, “Film Central: The Best in Independent Film.”
Patricia King, adjunct assistant professor of English, recently placed two of her short stories as finalists in two different national competitions.
Patricia King, adjunct assistant professor of English, recently placed two of her short stories as finalists in two different national competitions. “A Luck that Will Save Her” was a 2010 finalist in the New Letters’ Alexander Patterson Cappon Prize for Fiction. “The Death of Carrie Bradshaw” was a finalist for the 2010 Indiana Review Fiction prize. As a finalist, her short stories may be published in New Letters and Indiana Review.
Kevin Stahr is the public information coordinator for the City of Aurora, IL. He’s responsible for writing news releases, fielding media inquiries, coordinating special events and helping develop various media strategies. Stahr had spent the last 11 years with Suburban Life Newspapers as a reporter and news editor. He lives in Aurora with his wife Toni Drost ’99 Stahr.
André Buchenot earned his Ph.D. in English from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. His dissertation explored applications of literacy theory in an online writing course. This fall, he accepted a position as assistant professor of English with an emphasis on digital literacy at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. He is presenting again at the Conference on College Composition and Communication in Atlanta in April 2011 and at other conferences in the coming months. He may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Away from classroom lessons in English, biology and history, Alexis Ledbetter '12 sees the need to teach young women about some other topics that will serve them well over their lifetimes. Ledbetter focuses on helping them understand the importance of acceptance and encourages their respect for others' backgrounds and personal situations. As a second-year Resident Assistant (RA) in Peter and Paul Hall and one of 47 RAs on campus, Ledbetter exemplifies the role of residence life staff in the crucial adjustment of first-year students.