North Central College - Naperville, IL

Seven faculty and administrative staff receive awards for outstanding work

North Central College recognizes faculty and staff for their outstanding teaching, leadership, scholarship, administrative service for 2014-2015 academic year.

Seven North Central College faculty and administrative staff were recognized this spring with awards for their outstanding teaching, leadership, scholarship and administrative service for the 2014-2015 academic year.  

Among those awards are two new faculty honors for distinguished teaching by part-time and adjunct half-time faculty. The two award recipients are:

Chicago media covers student service learning in class project

North Central College Group Process class projects help raise funds for nonprofit causes and teach teamwork and decision-making skills to students.

For North Central College students in a Group Process class, their coursework is all about service learning and real-life experiences. It’s the best way to learn teamwork and practice decision-making skills, says Amy Buxbaum, associate professor of speech communication who designed the service-learning project for the course.

Registration open for 2013 D-Term Verandah experiences

The Field Museum Chicago, Verandah Experience
D-Term Verandahs offer 12 opportunities for students of any major to pursue informal, experiential learning in small groups with faculty members.

Registration is underway for all 12 D-Term Verandah experiences that are open to any major. No special skills or experience are necessary to participate. Students can explore Chicago theatre, film music, different cultures, contemporary drama, a museum exhibit about propaganda, sustainability solutions, square dancing, Spanish culture and more. Some experiences are on campus, some off campus.
The D-Term Verandahs and their faculty instructors are:

Trustees approve faculty tenure, promotions

Trustees approve faculty tenure, promotions

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The Board of Trustees of North Central College approved five faculty for tenure and nine faculty for promotion at the Trustee meeting, May 20-21, 2011. Congratulations to the following faculty:

For tenure
Dr. William Barnett, Department of History
Dr. Amy Buxbaum, Department of Speech Communication
Dr. David Janzen, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies
Dr. Donnavieve Smith, Department of Management and Marketing
Dr. Gregory Wolf, Department of Modern and Classical Languages

For promotion

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