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Snapshots in Time: Global Influences at North Central College

North Central College 150 Years. A Promising Start.
Formation of international connections and the development of the Japanese program are important milestones in the College's history.

Throughout the Sesquicentennial Celebration, there have been efforts to focus on certain aspects of the College’s history. One of the Sesquicentennial Committee’s goals was to encourage the organization of  events to spotlight some of these important stories, such as the College’s international connections, its  relationship with Japanese students and the development of the Japanese program. During Homecoming 2011, a reunion was held of alumni from Japan and those who studied in Japan.

Josh Stumpenhorst '03 named Teacher of the Year, again

Josh Stumpenhorst '03 Teacher of the Year
Josh Stumpenhorst ’03 has earned another Teacher of the Year accolade, this time from the Illinois Education Association (IEA).

Josh Stumpenhorst ’03 has earned another Teacher of the Year accolade, this time from the Illinois Education Association (IEA).

Stumpenhorst is a sixth-grade social science and language arts teacher at Lincoln Junior High School in Naperville and last fall was named the Illinois State Board of Education’s Teacher of the Year.

The 158th annual IEA Representative Assembly was held at the Hilton Chicago March 15-17. The assembly is where representatives of the 130,000-member organization meet yearly to determine policies and direction for the association.

North Central College earns national recognition for community service

North Central students work with World Relief to tutor youth
North Central College was again named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service.

North Central College has again been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service.

The 2012 Honor Roll recognizes higher education institutions that reflect the values of exemplary community service and achieve significant outcomes. North Central College was honored for engaging its students, faculty and staff in meaningful service that achieves measurable results in the community.

Building on Momentum: Science

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In the fast-paced world of researching and developing new pharmaceuticals, drug companies often don’t have the time to commit resources to creating new models and technologies. That’s where the research of an academic laboratory, like that of Heather Carlson ’91 at the University of Michigan, can play an important role in developing new therapeutic drugs.

Student radio broadcasters claim awards at national competition

Twelve student broadcasters for WONC-FM 89.1, North Central College’s student-run radio station, brought home four first-place awards in national competition.

Twelve student broadcasters for WONC-FM 89.1, North Central College’s student-run radio station, brought home four national first-place awards in national competition from the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS).   

The first-place Golden Microphone Trophy Awards were in four categories: Best Newscast, Best Community News, Best Sports Play-by-Play and Best Station Promo.

Cardinals Secure Three-Peat at Indoor Championships

North Central College men's track & field team secures third consecutive national title at the 2012 NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships.

Student is dedicated to making College history accessible

History of North Central College is at your fingertips and accessible from your computer at historypin.com, thanks to the efforts of senior Ray Treonis.

History of North Central College is at your fingertips and accessible from your computer at historypin.com, thanks to the efforts of senior Ray Treonis.

Some 150 photos and their descriptions of campus sites and student life have been posted or pinned to historypin.com, an online community where everyone has the opportunity to view, learn from, add to, share and discuss the history presented on the site. 

North Central College remembers the Rev. George St. Angelo ’43

Former North Central College chaplain and alumnus Rev. George St. Angelo ’43 died Sunday, March 4, at age 90.

Rev. George St. Angelo, beloved College Chaplain from 1955 to 1966, passed away on Sunday, March 4. St. Angelo influenced a generation of North Central alumni who were coming to terms with the issues of civil rights, social justice and service to communities outside their comfort zone. Among his many accomplishments as chaplain was inviting important speakers to campus, including the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., James Farmer and Henry Kissinger. He frequently took students into Chicago to visit homeless shelters and missions and organized summer trips to Europe. St.

Cardinals Set for Trip to Wooster

The North Central College men's basketball team will resume play in the NCAA Division III Championship on Friday, traveling to the College of Wooster (Ohio).

North Central College establishes the Shaun Wild Memorial Fund

Shaun Wild ’11
North Central College and family and friends of 2011 alumnus Shaun Wild have established the Shaun Wild Memorial Fund to honor his life and memory.

North Central College and family and friends of 2011 alumnus Shaun Wild, who died on Feb. 4, 2012, have established the Shaun Wild Memorial Fund to honor Shaun’s life and memory.

At North Central, Shaun majored in elementary education with minors in history and social studies, was president of the Student Leaders Association of Teacher Educators, a member of the student-athlete honor society and football team. After graduation, he taught second grade at Spring Brook Elementary School in Naperville.  

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