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Athletic news

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The men’s cross country team looks to win its 13th national title on Saturday, Nov. 21, at Highland Hills Golf Course in Cleveland, Ohio. The NCAA Division III Cross Country National Championship race is scheduled to begin at noon Eastern time. Go Cards!! Fans and supporters of North Central College athletics can now follow their favorite teams on Twitter at http://twitter.com/NCC_Athletics.


Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence leads discussion on climate change and water conservation

Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence leads discussion on climate change and water conservation

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Weekend finishes in athletic contests

Weekend finishes in athletic contests

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H1N1 vaccination available to campus community Nov. 13

H1N1 vaccination available to campus community Nov. 13

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On Friday, Nov. 13, all interested North Central faculty, staff and students may receive an H1N1 vaccination, free of charge, on a first-come, first-served basis from 1 to 3 p.m. in Nichols Gym at Merner Field House. The vaccine is intended for people age 18 and older and will be administered in the injectable form. Individuals who have had a seasonal flu vaccination may also receive the H1N1 vaccine. For more information contact the Dyson Wellness Center at 630-637-5550.


Diane Anstine is new Ruge Fellow

Diane Anstine is new Ruge Fellow

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During the faculty meeting Nov. 12, R.


College to host national math contest

College to host national math contest

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[caption id="attachment_844" align="alignright" width="76" caption="Rich Wilders"][/caption] For the first time, North Central College will be a host testing site for the American Mathematics Contest 8, or AMC 8, on Nov. 17 for students in grades 8 and below. Some 17 junior high school-aged students will participate—“an outstanding showing,” says event coordinator and recruiter Richard Wilders, Marie and Bernice Gantzert Professor in the Liberal Arts and Sciences, professor of mathematics and chair for the Division of Science.


2009 Lincoln Laureate is standout in academics, athletics, student activities

2009 Lincoln Laureate is standout in academics, athletics, student activities

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Stephanie Ryding ’10 was named the College’s 2009 Lincoln Laureate, an annual award that honors outstanding seniors at four-year degree-granting institutions in Illinois. North Central faculty selected Ryding as the College’s top senior for her excellence in curricular and co-curricular activities. Ryding was honored during an awards ceremony on Nov. 7 in Springfield, Ill. She carries a triple major in management, international business and Spanish with a near-perfect cumulative GPA.


Campus Safety officer Joshua Mooi honored for Navy Cross

Campus Safety officer Joshua Mooi honored for Navy Cross

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Campus Safety officer Joshua Mooi was honored Nov. 9 during a Veteran’s Assembly program at Waubonsie Valley High School in Aurora. Mooi was recognized by Naperville Mayor George Pradel for earning a Navy Cross, the highest honor awarded by the Navy and the second-highest military honor after the Congressional Medal of Honor. Lance Corporal Mooi is credited with saving the lives of 10 fellow Marines during Operation Steel Curtain in Iraq. On Nov.


Weekend athletic contests

Weekend athletic contests

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Cast of 25 prowls Pfeiffer Hall stage in “Cats”

Cast of 25 prowls Pfeiffer Hall stage in “Cats”

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Cats, the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical that won seven Tony Awards and enjoyed nearly 7,500 performances during its Broadway run, will be performed this weekend by students in North Central’s theatre department. Actors will dance, sing and prowl across the Pfeiffer Hall stage for five performances, Nov. 5-8. Cats is directed and choreographed by Fine Arts Director Brian Lynch, who performed in the show’s third national tour during the 1980s. Professor of Music Jeordano Martinez gives musical direction. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5; 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov.


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