North Central College - Naperville, IL

Students, staff present at LEV-cosponsored conference on faith, justice and civic learning

Steve Oliveri
North Central College’s Leadership, Ethics and Values (LEV) program recently co-sponsored the first National Faith, Justice and Civic Learning Conference.

July 1, 2011—North Central College’s Leadership, Ethics and Values (LEV) program recently cosponsored the first National Faith, Justice and Civic Learning Conference with DePaul University, providing students and staff the opportunity to present three sessions on various topics.

Cancer researcher returns to North Central to guest lecture science courses

Zach Pratt, a 2005 alumnus who recently completed his doctorate in cancer biology, returned to North Central to guest lecture some biology courses.

Zach Pratt hopes to combine his passion for scientific research with his knack for teaching.

Since earning his bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from North Central in 2005, Pratt has completed his doctorate in cancer biology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He returned to North Central in February 2011 to guest lecture some biology courses, using bacteria to teach a lesson in evolution.

North Central honors The Rev. Thomas Babler with Wall of Witness recognition

The Rev. Thomas Babler ’69, 2014 Wall of Witness
North Central College to honor 1969 alumnus The Rev. Thomas Babler with Wall of Witness recognition during Homecoming Reunion Oct. 18.

North Central College is honoring The Rev. Thomas Babler of Naperville with a Wall of Witness recognition during Homecoming.

Babler and four others will be honored during the College’s Homecoming Reunion Celebration from 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at the College’s Residence Hall/Recreation Center, 440 S. Brainard St.

2014 Athletic Hall of Fame: Dan Mueller ’83, six-time men’s swimming All-American

Dan Mueller ’83, 2014 Athletic Hall of Fame
North Central College will induct Dan Mueller ’83 into the Athletic Hall of Fame Oct. 18 during Homecoming.

During Homecoming 2014, North Central College will induct Dan Mueller ’83 into the Athletic Hall of Fame on Oct. 18.

2014 Athletic Hall of Fame: Tim Ehlebracht ’80, four-sport athlete

Tim Ehlebracht ’80, 2014 Athletic Hall of Fame
North Central College will induct Tim Ehlebracht ’80 into the Athletic Hall of Fame Oct. 18 during Homecoming.

During Homecoming 2014, North Central College will induct Tim Ehlebracht ’80 into the Athletic Hall of Fame on Oct. 18.

North Central honors Becky Anderson ’82 Wilkins with Outstanding Alumni Award

Becky Anderson ’82 Wilkins, 2014 Outstanding Alumni Award
North Central College to honor 1982 alumna and Anderson’s Bookshops owner Becky Anderson with a 2014 Outstanding Alumni Award during Homecoming Reunion Oct. 18.

North Central College is honoring Anderson’s Bookshops owner Becky Anderson of Naperville with a 2014 Outstanding Alumni Award.

Anderson and four others will be honored during the College’s Homecoming Reunion Celebration from 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at the College’s Residence Hall/Recreation Center, 440 S. Brainard St.

2014 Athletic Hall of Fame: Eggert Giere ’48, Ph.D., coach and professor

Eggert Giere ’48, Ph.D., 2014 Athletic Hall of Fame
North Central College will induct Eggert Giere ’48, Ph.D., into the Athletic Hall of Fame during Homecoming Oct. 18.

During Homecoming 2014, North Central College will induct Eggert Giere ’48, Ph.D., into the Athletic Hall of Fame on Oct. 18.  

As head coach of the Cardinals’ swimming team, Giere was the first coach to guide a North Central College athletic team to a national championship. He also was an integral part of the campus community and faculty, serving as a professor in the political science department, dean of men and chair of the College’s division of social and behavioral sciences.

G.I. Jobs magazine rates North Central College a Military Friendly School for 2015

Graduate and Student Veteran Lounge
North Central College has been named a 2015 Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs magazine.

G.I. Jobs magazine rates North Central College a 2015 Military Friendly School.

The 2015 Military Friendly Schools list honors the top colleges, universities and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members and veterans as students. This is the third consecutive year North Central College has earned the recognition.

Welcome Week 2014

View the Storify from our 2014 Welcome Week.

North Central College welcomed new students to the 2014-2015 academic year during Welcome Week Sept. 10-14. Events included Cardinal Camps trips to Chicago, Move-In Day, academic receptions, Opening Convocation, the traditional Torchlight Parade, a pep rally, bonfire and much more!

North Central College begins academic year with near-record number of students

North Central College began the 2014-2015 academic year Sept. 15 with a near-record number of students.

North Central College began the 2014-2015 academic year Sept. 15 with a near-record number of students.

Total enrollment is a near-record 2,800 undergraduates and 250 graduate students—3,050 total—eclipsing the 3,000 mark for the third straight year. The College welcomed 860 new full-time undergraduate students, up from 852 a year ago. That includes 580 first-year students, up from 529 a year ago. The 860 new undergraduates would be second only to the record-number 882 welcomed in fall 2010.

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