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Princeton Review names North Central College among nation’s best colleges for 2013

The Princeton Review has once again named North Central College a Best Midwestern College in its annual survey of the nation’s best colleges.

The Princeton Review has once again named North Central College a Best Midwestern College in its annual survey of the nation’s best colleges.

North Central College is among a select group of institutions nationwide highlighted by The Princeton Review in “The Best 377 Colleges, 2013 Edition.”

Only about 15 percent of America’s 2,500 four-year colleges are profiled in the book, which is based on the Princeton Review’s surveys of 122,000 college students. The Princeton Review began surveying college students and publishing its findings in 1992.

Peace Corps Director Aaron S. Williams to address North Central College Commencement

Aaron S. Williams, director of the Peace Corps
Aaron S. Williams, director of the Peace Corps, will deliver the address June 9 at the 147th Commencement ceremony of North Central College.

Aaron S. Williams, director of the Peace Corps, will deliver the address June 9 at the 147th Commencement ceremony of North Central College.

North Central College alumna recognized for work as a police officer

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Liz Robinson-Chan, an alumna who was an All-American student-athlete at North Central College, is being recognized for her work as an Aurora police officer.

Oct. 12, 2011—Liz Robinson-Chan, an alumna who was an All-American student-athlete at North Central College, is being recognized for her work as an Aurora police officer.

North Central College awarded McCormick Foundation grant for principal preparation

North Central alumna Mavis DeMar, principal of Hermes Elementary School, Aurora.
North Central College is participating in a McCormick Foundation-funded study to help the state determine new requirements for principal preparation programs.

Sept. 15, 2011—North Central College is participating in a McCormick Foundation-funded study to help the state determine new requirements for principal preparation programs at Illinois colleges and universities.

North Central’s inclusion as a recipient of grant funds from the McCormick Foundation is the latest example of how North Central College’s undergraduate and graduate degrees in education are among the most rigorous in the State of Illinois, says Kristine Servais, associate professor of education and coordinator of master of education programs at North Central.

Forbes magazine rates North Central College among America’s Top Colleges

In its 2011 "America's Top Colleges" survey, Forbes says North Central College is among the best undergraduate institutions in the nation.

Aug. 18, 2011—Forbes magazine rates North Central College among “America’s Top Colleges.”

“Our annual list of America's best undergraduate institutions focuses on educational outcomes, not reputations,” Forbes writer Michael Noer says in the piece. “Our annual ranking of the 650 best undergraduate institutions focuses on the things that matter the most to students: quality of teaching, great career prospects, graduation rates and low levels of debt.”

Guest speakers tell graduate students in education about technology use in classrooms

Students in North Central College’s master of arts in education program heard two guest speakers talk about technology use in classrooms.

Students working toward graduate degrees in North Central College’s master of arts in education (MAEd) program recently heard two guest speakers talk about how technology is being used in today’s elementary, middle and high school classrooms.

Susan Mack, visiting instructor of education, hosted the lecture by guest speakers Tony Schlorff, a math teacher in Naperville Community Unit School District 203, and Rodney Mack, executive director of technology for Wheaton Community Unit School District 200.

North Central College hosts two open houses for graduate programs

North Central College will host two open houses in January for students interested in graduate school at North Central College.

Contact: Nancy Dunker, associate director of media relations, 630-637-5306, nadunker@noctrl.edu

North Central College hosts two open houses for graduate programs

NAPERVILLE, Ill. (Dec. 9, 2010)—North Central College will host two open houses in January for students interested in graduate school at North Central College.

Residence Hall/ Recreation Center

Surrounded by blueprints, hard hats and timetables, a number of North Central graduates oversaw construction of a unique, one-of-a-kind building

Surrounded by blueprints, hard hats and timetables, this alumnus, in tandem with a number of other North Central graduates, oversaw construction of a unique, one-of-a-kind building that will significantly impact North Central College and its track and field program for generations to come. The environmentally friendly, four-story building is the first in the nation to combine a residence hall with a recreation center on a college or university campus, built to the rigorous and innovative standards of “green” construction.

Alumni and faculty socialize and network

Alumni and faculty of the M.B.A. program gather for a Social & Career Networking event.

M.B.A. Alumni North Central College alumni and faculty of the M.B.A. program gathered in November for a Social & Career Networking event. This was the first of a series of activities designed for alumni of graduate programs. Josh Seago M ’09 coordinated the event with the Office of Alumni Relations. Alumni of the One-Year M.B.A. program also gathered in September to socialize (left).

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