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Kate Oscarson earns Outstanding Major in Marketing Award

Kate Oscarson
Kate Oscarson was honored with the 2011 Outstanding Major in Marketing Award during Honors Day May 17 at North Central College.

Kate Oscarson was honored with the 2011 Outstanding Major in Marketing Award during Honors Day May 17 at North Central College.

Oscarson is a graduating senior majoring in marketing and has served as co-president of the student-run American Marketing Association chapter at North Central College. She has performed with the College’s Women’s Chorale.

After graduation, Oscarson plans to start work at a luxury resort in North Carolina, where she will coordinate weddings and other events.

Students display 29 pieces of art at professional exhibit

Fifteen art students were chosen to showcase their artwork at the Paramount Theatre Art Gallery through March.

The artwork of 15 students at North Central College will be showcased at the Paramount Theatre Art Gallery in Aurora as part of the 2016 Paramount Grand Gallery. The free exhibit will be on display through March 28.

Students and pieces of artwork were selected by North Central College Associate Professor of Art Barry Skurkis, who works with the curator of the gallery. The diverse collection includes 29 pieces of art created with mixed media, oils, acrylic on canvas, wood, tar, watercolor and more.

SEA Conference connects emerging artists with needed business skills and connections

North Central College hosts the 16th annual Self Employment in the Arts (SEA) Conference Feb. 26-27 to help aspiring artists become successful entrepreneurs.

North Central College’s 16th annual Self Employment in the Arts (SEA) Conference Feb. 26-27 will help aspiring artists learn to become successful entrepreneurs.

North Central College junior directs original production “The Cherub’s Mask”

Jack Morsovillo ’17 directs “The Cherub’s Mask,” an original production, cowritten with John Lindberg ’17 about a family’s struggles with divorce and illness.

North Central College features the original production “The Cherub’s Mask,” directed by junior Jack Morsovillo and written by Morsovillo and sophomore John Lindberg. Staged Feb. 11-13, the play explores the effects of divorce on a family.

North Central students gain access, networking opportunities in PR field

New Verandah course takes students behind the scenes at Chicago’s leading public relations firms, gives opportunities to network and explore career options.

“It’s all about finding a career that fits you,” said Skylar Krople ’17 after attending the Publicity Club of Chicago PR Career Day with her North Central College classmates. “I learned there are lots of opportunities to create whatever you want because the public relations industry is constantly changing.”

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.  

Students showcase their talent in fall musical Nov. 5-8

North Central College presents its fall musical, “The Light in the Piazza,” winner of six Tony Awards in 2005, including Best Original Score by Adam Guettel.

North Central College presents its fall musical, “The Light in the Piazza,” winner of six Tony Awards in 2005, including Best Original Score by Adam Guettel.  

Four performances of “The Light in the Piazza” will be presented at 8 p.m. Nov. 5, at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 6-7 and at 2 p.m. Nov. 8 in Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave. Tickets are $15/adults and $10/students and seniors; call the North Central College Box Office at 630-637-SHOW (7469) or visit northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.

Dan Wachowski

When Dan witnessed the power of television commercials as a kid, his lifelong interest in marketing began.

At North Central, Dan became involved in unique opportunities for marketing majors. He joined the College’s chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA) and participated in the AMA competition team. He helped develop a real marketing plan for Vitaminwater for the team competition that was judged by the company.

“AMA and the AMA competition team are the biggest opportunities for marketing majors at North Central. Students can take the information they learn in class and apply it to real-life case marketing scenarios.”

Dan’s experience while in school paid off. He graduated from North Central with a position as an associate account manager at a digital marketing agency and hopes to someday own his own advertising agency.

“I look forward to being involved in advertising a product and making a connection with the consumer.” 

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.

Chicago director leads students in “A Streetcar Named Desire” Oct. 8-11

Seniors Colleen DeRosa and Samantha Hess
North Central College features student actors and crew in the Pulitzer Prize-winning American tragedy “A Streetcar Named Desire” by Tennessee Williams.

North Central College features student actors in the drama “A Streetcar Named Desire” by American playwright Tennessee Williams Oct. 8-11.

Five performances of “A Streetcar Named Desire” will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8-10 and at 2 p.m. Oct. 10 and 11 in Madden Theatre at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave. Tickets are $10/adults and $8/students and senior citizens; call the North Central College Box Office at 630-637-SHOW (7469) or visit northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.

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