North Central College - Naperville, IL

North Central College offers five-year bachelor’s/master’s degree in leadership

North Central College is offering a new option to earn both a bachelor’s degree and a master of leadership studies degree in just five years.

NAPERVILLE, Ill. (Nov. 16, 2010)—North Central College is offering a new option to earn both a bachelor’s degree and a master of leadership studies degree in just five years.

Students accepted into this program earn both a bachelor’s degree—in any discipline—and the master of leadership studies with the completion of 141 credit hours.

Men’s cross country, football head to nationals

Winning contests on Nov. 13 meant the men’s cross country and football teams head to NCAA Division III National Championships in their sports on Nov. 20.

Winning contests on Nov. 13 meant the men’s cross country and football teams head to NCAA Division III National Championships in their sports on Nov. 20. In cross country, all seven runners finished in the top 25 at regionals, securing the team’s third straight NCAA Division III Midwest Regional title at the Saukie Golf Course and participation in the National Championships in Waverly, Iowa. The squad aims to claim its second straight national title and 14th overall.

North Central education majors expand studies in high-need schools

Education majors at North Central College are broadening their experience working with children in high-need schools.

Contact: Ted Slowik, Director of PR and Media Relations, 630-637-5307, tjslowik@noctrl.edu

North Central College welcomes Howard Mueller to Board of Trustees

Howard Mueller of Oswego, Ill., has joined the North Central College Board of Trustees.

Contact: Ted Slowik, Director of PR and Media Relations, 630-637-5307, tjslowik@noctrl.edu

Nov. 15, 2010—Howard Mueller of Oswego, Ill., has joined the North Central College Board of Trustees.

Mueller is serving a two-year term as trustee in his role as president of the North Central College Alumni Association Board of Directors. Mueller succeeds Lloyd Krumlauf, head men’s golf coach at North Central and a 1973 alumnus.

Forensics team is on a roll!

North Central’s forensics team takes first place at recent tournament, with students placing in the finals and semi-finals in contests during fall term.

During the last weekend in October, the forensics team traveled to Lee’s Summit, Mo., near Kansas City, to compete at the Central States Swing Forensics Tournament, which included two different tournaments on Oct. 30-31. North Central’s team took first place both days and six students placed in the finals—“an incredible feat,” says John Stanley, assistant professor of speech communication, assistant director of forensics and director of individual events.

"Figurative Prints" by artist Will Barnet exhibited at North Central

North Central College will host an exhibit featuring paintings, drawings and print works by world-renowned artist Will Barnet Nov. 12 through Jan. 13.

Contact: Ted Slowik, Director of PR and Media Relations, 630-637-5307, tjslowik@noctrl.edu

Oct. 11, 2010—North Central College will host an exhibit featuring paintings, drawings and print works by world-renowned artist Will Barnet Nov. 12 through Jan. 13.

“Will Barnet: Figurative Prints” is free and open to the public in Schoenherr Art Gallery at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville.

North Central’s television students go LIVE

TV broadcast students are getting a taste of reality this term as they present “NCC Weekly” live Thursdays at 3 p.m. on Naperville Community Television.

Faculty select Steve Oliveri as 2010 Lincoln Laureate

Interactive media studies and broadcast communication major Steve Oliveri named Lincoln Laureate for his excellence in curricular and co-curricular activities.

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

Nov. 8, 2010—Steve Oliveri of Crystal Lake, Ill., has been named North Central College’s 2010 Lincoln Laureate, an annual award that honors outstanding seniors at four-year degree-granting institutions in Illinois. North Central faculty selected Oliveri as the College’s top senior for his excellence in curricular and co-curricular activities.

College presents "Ethan Bortnick and His Musical Time Machine" Jan. 14

Pianist Ethan Bortnick, a child prodigy who is taking the entertainment world by storm, performs Jan. 14 at North Central College.

Contact: Ted Slowik, Director of PR and media relations, 630-637-5307, tjslowik@noctrl.edu

Nov. 8, 2010—Pianist Ethan Bortnick, a child prodigy who is taking the entertainment world by storm, performs Jan. 14 at North Central College.

Ethan, who turns 10 on Dec. 24, seamlessly brings to life some of music’s most well-known classics from every era and genre, entertaining crowds with a repertoire that spans from Bach and Mozart to disco, jazz, pop and rock songs.

Chicago Sinfonietta to pay tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The Chicago Sinfonietta pays tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a rousing musical experience Jan. 15 at North Central College.

Contact: Ted Slowik, director of PR and media relations, 630-637-5307, tjslowik@noctrl.edu

Nov. 3, 2010—The Chicago Sinfonietta pays tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a rousing musical experience Jan. 15 at North Central College.

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