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Rachael Hilton earns Outstanding Major in Journalism Award

Rachael Hilton was awarded the Outstanding Major in Journalism Award during the 2013 Honors Convocation at North Central College.

Rachael Hilton, daughter of Bonne and Michael Hilton, of Naperville was awarded the Outstanding Major in Journalism Award during Honors Day May 14 at North Central College.

A senior, Rachael is majoring in print journalism. She transferred to North Central as a junior and has been a reporter for The Chronicle, the College’s student-run newspaper. Her name has regularly appeared on the Dean’s List.

Robyn Miskyska earns Diane Duvigneaud Senior Art Award

Robyn Miskyska was awarded the Diane Duvigneaud Senior Art Award for exceptional growth and creativity in art during 2013 Honors Day.

Robyn Miskyska, daughter of Linda and Mark Mikyska of Downers Grove, Ill., was awarded the Diane Duvigneaud Senior Art Award during Honors Day May 14 at North Central College. This award is presented to a North Central student who demonstrates exceptional growth and creativity in art.

A senior, Robyn has a double major in studio art and psychology at North Central College. She is a graduate of Downers Grove South High School.

Michael Kornfeind earns Outstanding Major in Literature Award

Michael Kornfeind was awarded the Outstanding Major in Literature Award during the 2013 Honors Convocation at North Central College.

Michael Kornfeind, son of Marjorie and Michael Kornfeind of Aurora was awarded the Outstanding Major in Literature Award during Honors Day May 14 at North Central College.

A senior, Michael is majoring in English literature at North Central College. He has served as a tutor for the Writing Center, as a preceptor for English courses and engaged in independent studies. His name regularly appears on the Dean’s List. He is a graduate of Waubonsie Valley High School.

Jeremy Thurlby earns Outstanding Major in Art Award

Jeremy Thurlby was awarded the Outstanding Major in Art Award during North Central College's 2013 Honors Convocation.

Jeremy Thurlby of Oswego, Ill., was awarded the Outstanding Major in Art Award during Honors Day May 14 at North Central College in Naperville, Ill.

A senior, Jeremy is majoring in studio art at North Central College. Focusing on 3D work, he likes constructing things with his hands. His artwork reflects his background in the trades and his talents in blacksmithing and welding.

Kimberly Grazulis earns three awards at Honors Convocation

Kimberly Grazulis earns Outstanding Major in Writing, Outstanding Major in French and Outstanding Student in Arts & Letters Division awards at North Central.

Kimberly Grazulis, daughter of Ellen Akerman and John Grazulis, of Lockport, Ill., received three awards—the Outstanding Major in English writing Award, the Outstanding Major in French Award, and the Outstanding Student the Arts and Letters Division Award—during Honors Day May 14 at North Central College.

A senior, Kimberly has a double major in English writing and in French at North Central College. She is a graduate of Lockport Township High School.

Winder Soars to Pole Vault Title, Crain Takes Second in 10K

The North Central College men's track and field team got a pair of elite-level performances in the first day of the NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships

Leading African dignitary to speak at North Central’s Commencement

Dr. Frannie Léautier, executive secretary of the African Capacity Building Foundation, will give North Central College’s Commencement address June 8.

Dr. Frannie Léautier, executive secretary of one of Africa’s most important organizations, the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF), will deliver the Commencement address June 8 at North Central College’s 148th Commencement ceremony.

Schacht gives poster presentation at national psychology conference

Patricia Schacht, assistant professor of psychology
Patricia Schacht, North Central College assistant professor of psychology, co-presents with former student a poster about research on bullying.

Patricia Schacht, North Central College assistant professor of psychology, gave a poster presentation about her research on bullying at a national psychology conference, the Society for Research in Child Development, held in Seattle April 18-20. The poster was titled “The Effects of Marital Conflict and Parenting on Children’s Bullying, Victimization, and Coping Behaviors.”

Schacht co-presented with recent graduate Rachel Garthe ’12, who majored in psychology and was a College Scholar. Garthe is a graduate student at Virginia Commonwealth University.
 

Google spotlights recent North Central College graduate in video about internships

Kitt Vanderwater, a Google employee and 2012 graduate of North Central College, is featured in a Google video about its internship opportunities.

Kitt Vanderwater, a Google employee and 2012 graduate of North Central College, is featured in a Google video about its internship opportunities.

Six faculty receive tenure, promotions

Six faculty receive tenure, promotions

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At its May 2013 meeting, the Board of Trustees of North Central College granted tenure and approved promotions to several faculty members effective with the start of the 2013-2014 academic year in September. These faculty are:

Jeffrey Anstine, Ph.D., was promoted to professor of management
Doh-Khul Kim, Ph.D., was granted tenure
Robert Moussetis, Ph.D., was promoted to professor of international business
Godfrey Muganda, Ph.D., was promoted to professor of computer science