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Carolina Hirsch earns Outstanding Major in International Business Award

Carolina Hirsch
Carolina Hirsch was honored with the 2011 Outstanding Major in International Business Award during Honors Day May 17 at North Central College.

Carolina Hirsch was honored with the 2011 Outstanding Major in International Business Award during Honors Day May 17 at North Central College.

Hirsch is a graduating senior double-majoring in international business and French.

At North Central, Hirsch participated in two different study abroad courses in France and China, was active with Chinese Club and French Club, and served as vice president of the Entrepreneurship and International Business Organization (EIBO).

A College on the Move

North Central gains momentum in growth, reputation, value.

Growth in new faculty, world-class facilities, outstanding academics and stellar athletic teams---these are the hallmarks of a campus community that is fiscally strong, excited about the future and focused on becoming one of America’s top colleges.

“Our students and their families become part of a dynamic campus environment, where they benefit from the value of small class sizes, faculty mentors and award-winning cocurricular activities,” said Martin Sauer, vice president for enrollment and athletics.

Campus, local, state, national guests celebrated the Science Center "topping out"

North Central College’s Science Center reached a construction milestone with the placement of a ceremonial final beam in Topping-Out Celebration March 14.

North Central College’s Science Center reached new heights during its construction when the campus community celebrated the hoisting and placement of a ceremonial final steel beam during a Topping-Out Celebration March 14.

Traditional among ironworkers, the ceremony is sometimes called Capping Off, or Topping Off, or Topping Out. Regardless, said President Troy D. Hammond during his remarks, “It’s a significant construction milestone that we’ve reached only because of the dedication and hard work of many, many people.”

Annual Report 2015

This 2015 Annual Report reflects the outstanding accomplishments of North Central College in the last fiscal year.

Explore cultures from around the world at Feb. 14 International Festival

North Central College welcomes the local community to celebrate another year of cultural diversity at its 20th annual International Festival Feb. 14.

North Central College welcomes members of the community to attend its 20th annual International Festival on Feb. 14. Hosted by the College’s Office of International Programs, the festival celebrates Naperville’s cultural diversity and offers opportunities for community members to explore cultures from around the world.

Students in the Entrepreneurship and International Business Organization gain real-world experience

Students import and market olive oil through EIBO, the Entrepreneurship and International Business Organization, to gain real-world experience and raise funds.

North Central College students are becoming entrepreneurs by developing business projects to fund their organization—all while gaining real-world experience. Entrepreneurship and International Business Organization (EIBO) aims to better familiarize students of all areas of study with international business and current market opportunities. EIBO is unique because it is completely self-funded.  

Mitchell Kositzky ’15 earns Outstanding Major in Management Award

Mitchell Kositzky ’15
Mitchell Kositzky ’15 received the Outstanding Major in Management Award during North Central College’s 2015 Honors Convocation.

Mitchell Kositzsky ’15, son of Dale and Kim Kositzky of Crown Point, Ind., was awarded the Outstanding Major in Management Award during Honors Day in May at North Central College.

Mitchell, who graduated from North Central College in June, majored in management, marketing and international business. He is a graduate of Crown Point High School.

Mariana Cury ’15 earns four academic honors at North Central College

Mariana Cury ’15
Mariana Cury ’15 received four awards as top student in economics, international business and athletics during North Central College’s 2015 Honors Convocation.

Mariana Cury ’15, daughter of Everton and Rejane Cury of Novo Hamburgo, Brazil, received four awards during Honors Day at North Central College. Those awards included the Outstanding Major in Economics, Outstanding Major in International Business, Outstanding Student in the Economics and Business Division and the Senior Scholar-Athlete award for highest grade-point average.

Mariana, who graduated from North Central College in June, majored in international business and economics. She is a graduate of International High School.

New faculty dean Dr. Abiodun Goke-Pariola has vision for building on success

Dr. Abiodun “G-P” Goke-Pariola
No “status quo” with North Central College’s new vice president for academic affairs and dean of faculty Dr. Abiodun “G-P” Goke-Pariola.

Talking with North Central College’s new vice president for academic affairs and dean of faculty, Dr. Abiodun “G-P” Goke-Pariola, there are a few words you won’t hear—like “status quo.” He pursued the position as leader of academic affairs knowing that his challenge will be to elevate the reputation of the faculty and academic programs, which in quality far exceeds similar and better-known institutions. It’s a goal that excites him.

An immersion in Greece crisis enlightens student travelers

A summer study abroad course called Financial Crisis landed North Central students in Greece during the June 2015 “mega crisis” that drew attention.
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