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Record number of students to present at national research conference

A record 38 students from various academic areas will represent North Central at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research this spring.

 

Contact: Nancy Dunker, associate director of public relations, 630-637-5306

NAPERVILLE, Ill. (Jan. 31, 2011)—For the second year, a record number of North Central College students have been chosen to participate in the nation’s leading conference on undergraduate research.

James W. Schlusemann '84/M ’93

James W. Schlusemann M ’93 was named international director of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME). He joined SME in 1989 and served on its board of directors in 2005 and 2006. He’s the director of global business integration for Navistar, Inc.’s Engine Group, one of the world’s largest truck and engine manufacturers, and leads a team charged with expanding Navistar’s engine business to China. During his 37-year career with the company, he has driven technology solutions that support high quality products, a streamlined cost structure and global growth.

Alternative gift fair, Guatemala trip teach students ethics of business practices

In the rugged highlands of Guatemala, 10 North Central College students are learning about fair and direct trade, the coffee business—and themselves.

In the rugged highlands of Guatemala this December, 10 North Central College students are learning about fair and direct trade, the coffee business—and themselves.

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.

Marketing professionals help North Central students prepare for competition

Marketing professionals are lending their expertise to help North Central College students prepare a project for an American Marketing Association competition.

Marketing professionals help North Central students prepare for competition

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

Networking improves employment chances, entrepreneur tells students

Students who make the most of networking opportunities improve their chances of securing jobs, a real estate entrepreneur told North Central College students.

Contact: Ted Slowik, director of PR and media relations, 630-637-5307, tjslowik@noctrl.edu

Oct. 15, 2010—College students who make the most of networking opportunities improve their chances of securing jobs, a real estate entrepreneur told a class of North Central College students.

Hanlon in the news & presents paper on entrepreneurship

Hanlon in the news & presents paper on entrepreneurship

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Brian Hanlon, assistant professor of marketing, presented a paper titled “Emerging Trends in Teaching Entrepreneurship” at the Marketing Management Association Conference in Indianapolis Oct. 1. The presentation focused on a series of best practices related to entrepreneurship course materials, teaching social entrepreneurship, and how to best implement aspects of leadership, ethics and values into entrepreneurship courses. Hanlon was also quoted extensively in an Oct.



Prepare for career flexibility, executive tells North Central students

A corporate executive tells a class of North Central College students about ways to better prepare themselves for the career world.

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

Dominic Sulo '10

Dominic Sulo ’10, a marketing and management major, landed a position in his desired career field: commercial real estate.

Dominic Sulo ’10, a marketing and management major, landed a position in his desired career field: commercial real estate. In July, he began working as a sales agent for Marcus and Millichap, a real estate investment brokerage firm in Oak Brook, IL. The star rusher and Gagliardi Trophy nominee plans to return to Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium for football season as a spectator. “I’m going to be there as much as I can to watch my brother play his final year,” he says.

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Farah Hassan Ahmedi '10

Farah Hassan Ahmedi ’10 wanted to become the first in her family to earn a college degree.

Farah Hassan Ahmedi ’10 wanted to become the first in her family to earn a college degree, and after completing two summer school classes, Ahmedi officially received her bachelor’s degree in international business and management in August.

She participated in Commencement but “when my summer school is over, I want to put my gown on again to really celebrate,” says Ahmedi. She was not able to attend classes during spring term because she was married June 3, 2009, and gave birth to a baby boy, Jusuv Elham Hassan, in May.

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