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Pfeiffer Hall part of Saints Peter & Paul School evacuation drill Tuesday, Oct. 8

Saints Peter & Paul School will conduct an evacuation drill on the College’s campus from approximately 10:15 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8.

Saints Peter & Paul School will conduct an evacuation drill on the College’s campus from approximately 10:15 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8.

Teachers and staff at the school, located at 201 E. Franklin Ave. immediately west of Old Main, will escort pupils into North Central College’s Pfeiffer Hall during the evacuation exercise as part of a preparedness drill.

In the event of an emergency at Saints Peter & Paul Catholic Church, the College could be an evacuation destination.

Kate Pope brings personal and professional experience to ELI director role

Kate Pope, director of North Central’s English Language Institute
North Central College appoints Kate Pope as director of year-round English Language Institute (ELI) to prepare students for college and university.

The summer 2013 appointment of Kate Pope as director of North Central College’s English Language Institute (ELI) was a component in launching the College’s year-round intensive English program. Designed for students whose primary language is not English, ELI prepares those students for admission to North Central and other U.S. colleges or universities.

City of Naperville will test outdoor warning sirens Oct. 7-11

City of Naperville will test outdoor warning sirens Oct. 7-11

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The City of Naperville informs the public that annual maintenance on the city’s 25 outdoor warning sirens will take place throughout the week of Oct. 7-11, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.   

During this time, each of the city’s outdoor warning sirens will be activated individually for evaluation. The campus community should not be alarmed when the sirens go off.



Students showcase some 100 photographs from visit to Hopi reservation

North Central College student anthropology majors exhibit their work, titled “The Hopi Way: A Week on the Reservation,” through Oct. 27.

North Central College student anthropology majors Lindsey Pettit, Audrey Weaver, Jessica Pantel and Manuel Holston-Brown will exhibit their work at the College through Oct. 27.

Keating shares expertise Oct. 3 about Chicago neighborhood, civil rights history

Ann Durkin Keating, Dr. C. Frederick Toenniges Professor of History
Ann Durkin Keating, North Central College Dr. C. Frederick Toenniges Professor of History, is featured historian in Pullman town lecture and civil rights film.

In honor of the 40th anniversary of the Historic Pullman Annual House Tours in Chicago, Naper Settlement will host a lecture by Ann Durkin Keating, North Central College Dr. C. Frederick Toenniges Professor of History, and a bus tour to the town of Pullman.  

Author Michael Hainey encourages North Central College students to pursue writing

Author and GQ magazine editor Michael Hainey offered writing advice to inspire some North Central College students to pursue creative projects of their own.

Author and GQ magazine editor Michael Hainey hopes his writing and words of advice inspire some North Central College students to pursue creative projects of their own.

Hainey, author of the best-selling and critically acclaimed memoir “After Visiting Friends” spoke with students and fielded their questions Sept. 24 during a visit to campus. He also read from his book and took audience questions during an author talk in Meiley-Swallow Hall.

North Central names 2013 Athletic Hall of Fame honorees

North Central names 2013 Athletic Hall of Fame honorees

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Lester Belding and Marcy Thurwachter are two of six individuals who will be inducted into North Central College's Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, Oct. 26, during the 2013 Homecoming Weekend.

Belding had a wealth of experience before his arrival at North Central College in 1945 and used his skills as an administrator and coach over a 20-year tenure to set the stage for the Cardinals’ many successes to follow. More



North Central College begins academic year with record number of students

North Central College began the 2013-2014 academic year Sept. 16 with a record number of students.

North Central College began the 2013-2014 academic year Sept. 16 with a record number of students.

Total enrollment stands at 3,048 undergraduate and graduate students, eclipsing the 3,000 mark for the second straight year. The College welcomed 852 new full-time undergraduate students. Enrollment this fall includes a record number of international students and increased representation of out-of-state students and veterans.