North Central College - Naperville, IL

North Central hosts Latin Film Festival, features several films

North Central College's student club Fusión Española is sponsoring the showing of several films during its Latin Film Festival.

Contact: Nancy Dunker, associate director of public relations, 630-637-5306

May 3, 2010--North Central College's student club Fusión Española is sponsoring the showing of several films during its Latin Film Festival May 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 20 and 25. All screenings are free and will be shown in the College's Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 S. Ellsworth St., Naperville.

Free screening highlights North Central students' work in coffee trade

The public is invited to a free screening of the Mission Coffee Can documentary series.

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

April 29, 2010—The public is invited to a free screening of the Mission Coffee Can documentary series that chronicles North Central College students’ journey to Guatemala to learn about growing and marketing coffee.

Forensics team places in top 10 at national competition

North Central College's forensics team placed in the top 10 at the 2010 National Forensic Association national tournament at Ohio University.

Contact: Ted Slowik, Director of PR and Media Relations, 630-637-5307

April 28, 2010--North Central College's forensics team placed in the top 10 at the 2010 National Forensic Association (NFA) national tournament April 15-19 at Ohio University, finishing No. 8 in the President's I Team Sweeps.

More than 100 colleges and universities participated in the national championship tournament, which gave awards in 10 individual events and Lincoln-Douglas debate. Team awards are given in several divisions, based on the entry size of each school.

North Central hosts Intersection: A day of service April 24

North Central College is rallying volunteers, including the College's students, faculty and staff to participate for a full day of service at Intersection.

For the fourth year, North Central College is rallying families, church groups, businesses and other volunteers, including the College's students, faculty and staff to participate at Intersection. Volunteers will give one day of service on Saturday, April 24, to build, clean, landscape, work and play to help others and make a difference in our communities.

Students stage Steve Martin comedy "Picasso at the Lapin Agile" April 15-17

North Central puts on student production of "Picasso at the Lapin Agile," where Albert Einstein at 25 and Pablo Picasso at 23 have a fictional meeting.

Steve Martin's witty 1993 comedy "Picasso at the Lapin Agile" will be staged at North Central College April 15-17. Senior musical theatre major Wesley Dean Tucker of Mason City, Ill., will direct the play, which he says is an entertaining, "in-your-face comedy."

The production will be presented Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 15-17, at 7:30 p.m. in North Central's Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 S. Ellsworth St., Naperville. Tickets are $5/adults and $3/students and senior citizens; call the North Central College Box Office at 630-637-SHOW (7469) or visit www.northcentralcollege.edu/show.

North Central hosts symposium about water usage and conservation

The public is invited to hear national, regional, state, local and Canadian officials discuss water usage and conservation at a symposium April 15.

The public is invited to hear national, regional, state, local and Canadian officials discuss water usage and conservation during a symposium April 15 at North Central College.

Student showcases his photographs in solo exhibit, "Toes"

North Central College junior Timothy Whitney will present a series of digital photographs in a solo exhibit titled "Toes."

North Central College junior Timothy Whitney will present a series of digital photographs in a solo exhibit titled "Toes." His work explores the peculiarities of peoples' toes.

The free exhibit runs April 4 through May 6 at the College's Oesterle Library Gallery, 320 E. School St., Naperville. Whitney will greet visitors during a reception from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 7.

China's Consul General to Chicago to speak April 7

North Central College welcomes Huang Ping, the Consul General of China to Chicago, to speak on its Naperville campus Wednesday, April 7.

North Central College welcomes Mr. Huang Ping, the Consul General of the People's Republic of China to Chicago, to speak on its Naperville campus Wednesday, April 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the College's Koten Chapel at Kiekhofer Hall, 329 E. School St.

He will discuss the state of China today. His talk is free and open to the public.

Students build houses, serve communities during spring break

During North Central College's spring break, nearly 80 students and staff members are traveling across the country and around the world to serve others.

Contact: Nancy Dunker, associate director of public relations, 630-637-5306

March 17, 2010--During North Central College's spring break, March 17 to 28, nearly 80 students and staff members are traveling across the country and around the world to serve others.

The 1924 murder that shocked Chicago told in "Never the Sinner"

In "Never the Sinner," Clarence Darrow chooses to defend two infamous killers, Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb, who commited the "crime of the century."

John Logan's remarkable play "Never the Sinner" will be staged at North Central College April 22-25. The adult drama explores justice, mercy, the value of human life, callous criminal conduct, sexuality and other issues that remain part of public discourse.

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