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Sample, rank five coffee varieties at coffee extravaganza March 11

Sample, rank five coffee varieties at coffee extravaganza March 11

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First-year students enrolled in the interdisciplinary studies (IDS 125) class taught by Gerald Thalmann, associate professor of accounting, have focused their study this term on the business of coffee.

They decided to host a coffee extravaganza during week 10 on March 11 and invite members of the campus community to sample various coffees.



Today is Student Philanthropy & Engagement Day

Today is Student Philanthropy & Engagement Day

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North Central College’s Legacy Ambassador Program and the 2014 Class Gift Committee are celebrating their inaugural Student Philanthropy & Engagement Day Thursday, Feb. 27.

The day offers an opportunity to thank the thousands of generous alumni, parents, friends of the College, and faculty and staff who invest in the lives of students every day.



Students, faculty, staff cheer on your team in basketball matchup

Students, faculty, staff cheer on your team in basketball matchup

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North Central College’s RecSports is hosting its annual Student vs. Staff Basketball Game at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, in Merner Field House. Open to the campus community, this fun yet competitive game features free admission, pizza, pop and opportunities for students to win gift cards.

For more information email recsports@noctrl.edu or visit cardinalnet.northcentralcollege.edu/students/recreational-sports.



Information sessions about D-Term study abroad courses set for Thursday, Feb. 20

Information sessions about D-Term study abroad courses set for Thursday, Feb. 20

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Information sessions about North Central College’s 14 unique D-Term 2014 study abroad courses will be held from 12-15 to 1:45 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, in various classrooms in Goldspohn Hall. The 2014 study abroad courses feature destinations to Australia, Finland, Germany, Ghana, Italy, Greece, Japan, London, Morocco, Spain, Germany, Uruguay and Argentina.   
 
Course details, application process, deadlines and cost will be discussed at the sessions, and students can attend more than one session.



Winter term contemplative series begins Jan. 14

Winter term contemplative series begins Jan. 14

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North Central College’s department of religious studies invites students, faculty and staff to attend any or all of the series of events during winter term focusing on the contemplative dimension of human experience. Short presentations by practitioners from diverse traditions will be followed by contemplative exercises; participation in the exercises is entirely optional.  

The following events will take place in Smith Hall at Old Main:
 



College Honors and Entrepreneurship programs move to Rall House

College Honors and Entrepreneurship programs move to Rall House

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Two academic programs and their faculty and staff have new office locations at the Edward Everett Rall House, 329 S. Brainard St., starting winter term.

The College Honors Programs, formerly the Office of Academic Opportunities and housed in Kiekhofer Hall, and the Entrepreneurship Program, formerly in the 119 S. Loomis House, are located on the second floor of the Rall House. The first floor features all-college meeting and conference rooms, which can be reserved through the College’s web calendar early winter term.   



Register for Dec. 5 technology sessions designed for faculty and staff

Register for Dec. 5 technology sessions designed for faculty and staff

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This year’s techFest program for faculty and staff includes a variety of technology-related workshops, including ones that cover recording and editing of video and audio, and utilizing audio and video for websites, Facebook pages or email attachments. Other sessions focus on designing posters, newsletters and better spreadsheets, mapping a trip, giving a presentation and organizing events. A workshop on mobile computing will be co-led by President Hammond. All sessions will be held in Carnegie Hall.



College hosts speakers and film Nov. 18-19 about unjust murder convictions

College hosts speakers and film Nov. 18-19 about unjust murder convictions

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North Central College presents “The West Memphis Three,” a screening of the Academy Award-nominated documentary “Paradise Lost 3” and speaker series. The film will be shown at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18, in the College’s Madden Theatre. The following day, guest speakers will discuss the film at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, in Heininger Auditorium.  



Help support scholarships, attend International Roundtable Lunch

Help support scholarships, attend International Roundtable Lunch

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For the final global human rights event of the term, the Office of International Affairs will host its annual International Roundtable Lunch and panel discussion from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, in the Harold and Eva White Activities Center. In honor of International Education Week, the event will double as a fundraiser to support international education scholarships.  



Tuesday water main repair to affect traffic, buildings at Loomis and Chicago

Tuesday water main repair to affect traffic, buildings at Loomis and Chicago

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On Tuesday, Oct. 29, the City of Naperville will repair a water main at the corner of Loomis Street and Chicago Avenue (southeast corner of Schneller Hall). Heavy equipment and city work crews will be in the area, affecting traffic on Chicago Avenue and access to Loomis Street.

Changes to traffic flow will start at 8 a.m. and water will be shut off at 9 a.m.

Westbound traffic on Chicago Avenue will not be affected. “No Parking” signs will be in place between Brainard and Loomis on Chicago Avenue.



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