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Trustee, benefactor Judy Stevenson was "one of a kind"

North Central Trustee was a caring mother, sucessful entrepreneur and business leader, a friend of the arts and a generous benefactor of North Central.

North Central College Life Trustee Judy Stevenson will be remembered for being a caring mother, a successful entrepreneur and business leader, a friend of the arts and a generous benefactor of North Central College and many other causes.

Stevenson died Monday, June 28, 2010, after a long battle with emphysema and related illnesses. She was a fifth-generation Napervillian.

Music chair Ramona Wis presents paper at conference

Music chair Ramona Wis presents paper at conference

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Ramona Wis, Mimi Rolland Professor in the Fine Arts and chair of North Central's music department, is presenting her paper “Reframing Leadership” today at Northwestern University as part of the 25th anniversary celebration of the Center for the Study of Education and the Musical Experience (CSEME). CSEME brings together music education faculty, doctoral students and center fellows to examine contemporary issues and foster collaborative research on music teaching and learning.


North Central music department chair presents paper at conference

Ramona Wis
Ramona Wis, chair of the music department at North Central College, presented her paper “Reframing Leadership.”

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

June 11, 2010—Ramona Wis, chair of the music department at North Central College, presented her paper “Reframing Leadership” June 11 at Northwestern University as part of the 25th anniversary celebration of the Center for the Study of Education and the Musical Experience (CSEME).

Final weekend is filled with concerts, performances. Enjoy!

Final weekend is filled with concerts, performances. Enjoy!

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June 4: Concert Choir presents its graduation concert, 8 p.m., Wentz Concert Hall, tickets $5/$3 June 5: Flute Extravaganza features NCC Flute Choir, guest artists, new work by Ben Wahlund, 3 p.m., Wentz Concert Hall, free June 6: NCC Express show choir performance, 6 p.m., Pfeiffer Hall, free June 6: Opera Workshop showcases 10 student vocalists performing music by Gilbert and Sullivan and Johann Strauss, 7:30 p.m., Wentz Concert Hall, tickets $5/$3 June 6: Red Bike Performance Company presents “Little Re


North Central unveils star-studded 2010-2011 fine arts season

A star-studded lineup of classical, jazz and contemporary artists fills the 2010-2011 Fine & Performing Arts Season at North Central College.

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

June, 2010—A star-studded lineup of classical, jazz and contemporary artists fills the 2010-2011 Fine & Performing Arts Season at North Central College.

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Frankie Valli, Blues Traveler, Ramsey Lewis, Rachel Barton Pine, the Vienna Boys Choir, David Sanborn and Del McCourey with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band are just a few highlights of North Central College’s most sensational season to date.

Concert Winds performs senior concert tonight

Concert Winds performs senior concert tonight

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For its final concert of the season, the Concert Winds will honor its seniors, perform a selection of standard band music and feature flutist Alicia Zimmerman ’12, North Central’s Concerto Concert Winner. The concert begins at 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 25, in Wentz Concert Hall. Tickets are $5/adults, $3/students and senior citizens and free to North Central students. Zimmerman is the youngest student to win the 2010 Concerto Contest. A health and physical education major, she has performed in three honors recitals and the Rall Symposium.


Faculty tenure, promotions, emeritus announced

Faculty tenure, promotions, emeritus announced

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North Central’s Board of Trustees approved the following faculty for tenure, promotion and emeritus status at the Trustee meeting, May 21-22, 2010: For tenure and promotion to associate professor: Martha Bohrer, associate professor of English Perry Hamalis, associate professor of religious studies For promotion to professor: Stephen Maynard Caliendo, professor of political science Lisa Long, professor of English Heidi Matthews, professor of health and physical education Wioleta Polinska

Article by Mona Wis cited among top 25 on Google Scholar

Article by Mona Wis cited among top 25 on Google Scholar

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Ramona Wis, Mimi Rolland Professor in the Fine Arts and professor and chair of music, had her article, titled “The Conductor as Servant Leader,” recognized as among the top 25 most cited articles in Music Educators Journal on Google Scholar.


Concert Choir travels Midwest during spring concert tour

North Central College's Concert Choir will give a series of concerts during its spring tour May 12-16 to churches in Illinois and Wisconsin.

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

April 28, 2010--North Central College's Concert Choir will give a series of concerts during its spring tour May 12-16 to churches in Illinois and Wisconsin.

The 54-voice mixed choir will perform a variety of traditional and contemporary compositions, ranging from J.S. Bach and W.A. Mozart to Eric Whitacre and Benjamin Britten, as well as favorite spirituals, folk songs and gospel selections.

The Concert Choir spring tour includes the following performances:

Wednesday, May 12, 6:30 p.m. concert

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