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Men’s track & field turn in top feats at Drake Relays, women No. 1 at Twilight

Men’s track & field turn in top feats at Drake Relays, women No. 1 at Twilight

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Facing some of the nation’s best competition, the fourth-ranked men’s track and field proved equal to the task at the 103rd annual Drake Relays, establishing a new school record and turning in some of this season’s top performances throughout the NCAA Division III ranks. Click here to read student-athlete results for the 4x200-meter relay, 4x400-meter relay, pole vault, shuttle hurdle relay, 10,000-meter run and distance medley relay. There are no team scores in this contest.



SIFE named regional champion, qualifies for nationals

SIFE faculty advisors Clifton, Nicholson, Krystal, Thalmann (not pictured)
North Central College’s SIFE team is named regional champion and qualifies to compete at nationals after presenting projects to business leaders.

After participating in the SIFE Regional Competition in Chicago on April 16, North Central College’s SIFE team was named a regional champion and qualified to compete in the SIFE USA National Exposition May 22-24 in Kansas City. Some 65 teams competed at the Chicago regional event.

AMA features NCC’s Next Top Intern contest May 1

North Central’s American Marketing Association hosts NCC’s Next Top Intern fashion show May 1. Students dress in best business attire, compete for prizes.

North Central College’s American Marketing Association (AMA) student organization is hosting a fashion show—NCC’s Next Top Intern—from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, in the theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall.

This will be a fun opportunity for students to compete in their best business attire for the title of NCC’s Top Intern and win a selection of prizes from vendors in downtown Naperville. All students are welcome to come and cheer on their friends and will have a chance to win prizes, too.

Film Central presents three films April 30, May 10, May 22

Film Central, North Central College’s indie/social-change film series, presents three films—“KONY 2012,” “The Littlest Nomads” and students’ choice.

Film Central, North Central College’s indie/social-change film series, presents three films during spring term on April 30, May 10 and May 22. The series is sponsored by the English department, fine & performing arts, Office of International Programs and Leadership, Ethics and Values.

(1) “KONY 2012” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 30, Meiley-Swallow Hall, free

Box office releases special CardinalTix for Chicago Chamber Musicians

Box office releases special CardinalTix for Chicago Chamber Musicians

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Chicago Chamber Musicians present powerful masterworks of the chamber canon tonight April 27. Call box office for special $10 CardinalTix tickets.

Part of the College’s 2011-2012 Sesquicentennial Fine & Performing Arts Season, the performance begins at 8 p.m. Friday, April 27, in the College’s Wentz Concert Hall. Tickets are regularly $35 and $25; call the North Central College Box Office at 630-637-SHOW (7469).



Students perform original production “Canon Fire,” co-authored by theatre faculty

North Central College presents four performances of “Canon Fire,” a composite of feminist re-imaginings of the literary and dramatic canon, April 26-29.

North Central College presents “Canon Fire,” a composite of feminist re-imaginings of the literary and dramatic canon.

Four performances of “Canon Fire” will be presented at 7:30 p.m. April 26, 27 and 28, and at 2 p.m. April 29, in the College’s Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 S. Ellsworth St., Naperville. Tickets are $10/adults and $8/students and senior citizens; call the North Central College Box Office at 630-637-SHOW (7469) or visit northcentralcollege.edu/showtix. The show is intended for mature audiences only.

Princeton Review names North Central among North America's 322 Green Colleges

North Central College is among the most environmentally responsible colleges in North America, according to The Princeton Review.

April 25, 2012—North Central College is among the most environmentally responsible colleges in North America, according to The Princeton Review.

The education services company in partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) selected North Central College for inclusion in the third edition of “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 322 Green Colleges: 2012 Edition.”

Author Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni speaks tonight

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, author, teacher and speaker
Office of International Programs, ThinkGlobal Arts and North Central’s Sigma Tau Delta co-host talk by award-winning author, poet and teacher April 25.

The Office of International Programs, ThinkGlobal Arts foundation and Sigma Tau Delta, North Central’s English honor society, will co-host a talk by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, in Wentz Concert Hall. Divakaruni is an award-winning author, poet and teacher.

Seniors can apply to speak during Commencement

Seniors can apply to speak during Commencement

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Graduating seniors are invited to apply to present a speech on behalf of their class during Commencement. Any senior may apply and pick up an application at the front desk of the Harold and Eva White Activities Center. It’s due in WAC at 5 p.m. Friday, May 4.

The application process includes answering some questions, providing a resume and draft of a three- to five-minute speech. Based on the application, applicants are then selected to meet with the selection committee and are given a chance to deliver their speech. Selection is completed by the end of May.



North Central College theatre students perform “Threepenny Opera” May 10-13

North Central College presents a production of the early 20th century musical “The Threepenny Opera” May 10-13.

North Central College presents a production of “The Threepenny Opera,” the early 20th century musical by German playwright Bertolt Brecht and composer Kurt Weill.

Four performances of “The Threepenny Opera” will be presented at 7:30 p.m. May 10, 11 and 12 and at 2 p.m. May 13 in Madden Theatre at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave. Tickets are $10/adults and $8/students and senior citizens; call the North Central College Box Office at 630-637-SHOW (7469) or visit northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.