North Central College - Naperville, IL

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.


Junior/Senior Scholars on campus for academic day camp

Junior/Senior Scholars on campus for academic day camp

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This summer, North Central College is home to 180 students, elementary through high school grades, from the East Aurora and Chicago communities and 17 college interns.


North Central educators present at conference on international studies

The team that heads the Office of International Programs at North Central College recently gave presentations at a conference for international educators.

The team that heads the Office of International Programs at North Central College recently gave presentations at a conference for international educators.

Jack Shindler of Naperville, professor of English and director of international programs, and Kimberly Larsson, assistant to the director of international programs, gave presentations at the Association of International Educators (NAFSA) Conference June 1-4, in Kansas City, Mo. Some 7,000 educators attended worldwide.

Students head to Mexico to serve for fifth summer

Students head to Mexico to serve for fifth summer

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Students will travel to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, July 5-12, to serve with Casa de los Angeles, a nonprofit organization that provides a medical clinic, transitional housing, daycare facilities and other services for poor working mothers. North Central’s Catholic Campus Minister Kevin O'Donnell and eight students will help in the daycare centers and work on renovation and construction projects in various facilities.


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