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College hosts program about world marketplaces and freedom

Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE) and Jumping Off the Page will host programs, designed to inform of marketplaces in the world and stories of freedom.

North Central College's Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE) and Jumping Off the Page, a newly formed not-for-profit for Naperville Reads, will host a series of programs, titled "To Market, To Market: Global Stories of Freedom," on Aug. 28. Open to the public, the family-friendly programs are designed to promote awareness of marketplaces in the world and stories of freedom.

College launches outdoor recycling program: 10 locations

College launches outdoor recycling program: 10 locations

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North Central has started a new outdoor recycling program.


Education majors create, teach summer school program

When a Chicago area elementary school canceled its summer school for low-achieving students, North Central education majors provided an alternative program.

When a Chicago area elementary school canceled its summer school for low-achieving students, North Central College education majors stepped in to provide an alternative program.

Fifth-grade teacher Kate Smith Pereda at Lincoln Elementary School in Addison, Ill., was concerned for her students who would be impacted by the summer school's cancellation. A 2005 graduate of North Central College, Pereda contacted her former education professor Maureen Kincaid at North Central asking for help.

Student Village has new look, new windows

Student Village has new look, new windows

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With the help of a $30,000 matching grant from the City of Naperville’s Greener Business Program, North Central installed new energy-efficient windows throughout the Student Village women’s residence hall this summer. The updated brown color was chosen to match the brown trim around the building. The grant also helped the College with its efforts this summer to install motion detectors in Old Main, Harold and Eva White Activities Center, Carnegie Hall, Kroehler Science Center and Goldspohn Hall.


Boyz II Men to perform Sept. 25 in Pfeiffer Hall

Boyz II Men, one of the most successful R&B groups of all time whose music will perform Sept. 25 at North Central College.

Boyz II Men, one of the most successful R&B groups of all time whose music is cited as a major influence by Justin Bieber and other artists, will perform Sept. 25 at North Central College.

Boyz II Men stop in Naperville after wrapping up a European tour and celebrating its 20th anniversary. The band was named the most successful musical group of the 1990s by Billboard Magazine.

The Philippines is destination for final summer service trip

The Philippines is destination for final summer service trip

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Five students travel to the Philippines, July 23 through Aug. 7, for the College’s second ministry and service trip to the San Pablo City area. They will serve at an orphanage and prison ministry work alongside employees at Frontline Ministries. Accompanied by Edna Howard, campus postal center supervisor, the students are Casey Graham ’10, Lindsey Geshiwlm ’10, Anne Adamson ’10, Andrea Gaither ’11 and Sunny Gill ’10. Photo: Grant Swanson ’10 at the orphanage on 2009 trip.


Campus garden harvests first crops this week

Campus garden harvests first crops this week

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In case you haven’t seen the campus garden lately, it’s flourishing! The first round of produce was harvested early this week and included spring salad mix, spinach, cucumbers, squash, beans, peas and radishes. They will be featured in different menu items at Kaufman Dining Hall for the campus community and guests to enjoy.


Students return to Kenya to build, serve and learn

Students return to Kenya to build, serve and learn

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North Central students are eager to return to Nairobi, Kenya, July 17-Aug. 2, for the fourth consecutive summer to serve with the nonprofit ministry Koinonia Community, which works with street children and women and youth from poor backgrounds.


The Union features three acts in summer concert July 9

The Union features three acts in summer concert July 9

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For its first-ever summer concert, The Union welcomes Aktar Aktar and Blane Fonda with opening act Hey! Little Sister Friday, July 9, at 129 W. Benton Ave.


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