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Registration for North Central’s winter/spring Community Education courses is underway

North Central College’s Community Education 2014 winter/spring program offers a variety of courses to enhance careers and interests for adults and children.

Registration is underway for North Central College’s winter/spring Community Education program. The lineup of inexpensive, noncredit courses is designed for professionals seeking to advance their careers, families with children who want to learn a foreign language, and hobbyists interested in home décor and photography, and much more.

“We're excited to provide youth and adult community members of all ages with a wide range of course offerings, across a variety of subjects,” said Deanna Taylor, the College’s program director of Community Education.

Higher education group publishes article about North Central College global learning initiative

The group Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education has published an article highlighting a North Central College global learning initiative.

The group Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education has published an article highlighting a North Central College global learning initiative.

The article, “Civic Learning on a Global Scale: The Middle East as a Learning Lab,” is authored by Whitney Roberts ’08, M ’13, assistant director of ministry and service.

Revived Naperville Marathon attracts top alumni

Yonatan Mascote ’13 claims first place in the men's marathon
North Central College alumni—three men and three women—were among the top 5 finishers in the Nov. 10 Naperville Marathon and Half Marathon.

North Central College alumni were among the top finishers in the Naperville Marathon and Half Marathon, which started and finished at the College’s Residence Hall/Recreation Center on Nov. 10. The first male runner across the finish line in the marathon was Yonatan Mascote ’13, and first among the women in the half marathon was Amber Druien ’07.  

These North Central College alumni placed in the top 5:
Marathon (1,079 finishers)
Males
1.  Yonatan Mascote ’13, 2:34:25 time
2.  Brian Scott ’00, 2:40:43 time

Webster investigates, publishes findings about belief in evil, in good

Russell Webster ’03, visiting assistant professor of psychology
Russell Webster ’03, North Central College visiting assistant professor of psychology, published comprehensive study about pure evil and good in journal.

Russell Webster ’03, North Central College visiting assistant professor of psychology, has copublished a study, titled “Angels and Demons Are Among Us: Assessing Individual Differences in Belief in Pure Evil and Belief in Pure Good,” in the journal Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. His coauthor is Donald Saucier, a faculty member in the Department of Psychological Sciences at Kansas State University.

Sigma Tau Delta students, faculty host Victorian Feast

English majors, minors and faculty gathered in the A.A. Smith House for their annual Victorian Feast, hosted by the Sigma Tau Delta English honor society.

English majors, minors and faculty gathered Nov. 8 in the A.A. Smith House for a Victorian Feast, sponsored by Sigma Tau Delta, the English honor society. This annual tradition offers those in the department a chance to gather and celebrate Thanksgiving and the holiday season while dressed as their favorite literary character (photo, left). It is an opportunity for the department to form a community outside the classroom and enjoy a delicious meal.

College hosts speakers and film Nov. 18-19 about unjust murder convictions

College hosts speakers and film Nov. 18-19 about unjust murder convictions

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North Central College presents “The West Memphis Three,” a screening of the Academy Award-nominated documentary “Paradise Lost 3” and speaker series. The film will be shown at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18, in the College’s Madden Theatre. The following day, guest speakers will discuss the film at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, in Heininger Auditorium.  



Help support scholarships, attend International Roundtable Lunch

Help support scholarships, attend International Roundtable Lunch

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For the final global human rights event of the term, the Office of International Affairs will host its annual International Roundtable Lunch and panel discussion from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, in the Harold and Eva White Activities Center. In honor of International Education Week, the event will double as a fundraiser to support international education scholarships.  



Moussetis publishes book chapter on new look of business organizations

Robert Moussetis, professor of international business
Robert Moussetis, North Central College professor of international business, published a chapter in the book “Strategic Management in the 21st Century.”

Robert Moussetis—North Central College professor of international business, chair of the management and marketing department, and coordinator of graduate business programs—published a chapter in the 2013 book titled “Strategic Management in the 21st Century, Volume I: The Operational Environment” by editor Timothy J. Wilkinson.

North Central College showcases works by artist Deborah Orloff through Jan. 9

North Central College showcases works by artist Deborah Orloff in the exhibit “Holzwege” through Jan. 9.

North Central College showcases works by artist Deborah Orloff in the exhibit “Holzwege” Nov. 10 through Jan. 9.

The exhibit is free and open to the public in the College’s Oesterle Library Gallery, 320 E. School St., Naperville. An artist reception will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9; complimentary refreshments will be served.

Koenig presents paper, creates blog about Chicago art with student

Wendy Koenig, associate professor of art
Wendy Koenig, North Central College associate professor of art, gives paper at Holocaust studies conference; creates blog about art with graduate student.

Wendy Koenig, North Central College associate professor of art, presented a paper, titled “New Approaches to Oral Testimony,” as part of the panel The Practice and Politics of Commemoration at the 11th Biennial International Holocaust Studies Conference at Middle Tennessee State University on Oct. 17. Her research into the use of audio and video testimony in Holocaust museums is an outgrowth of earlier work on acoustic design and the use of sound in Holocaust and other atrocity museum exhibits.