North Central College - Naperville, IL

Campus welcomes new faculty

North Central College appointed five new tenure-track faculty members for the 2013-2014 academic year:

Alumnus building new facility to court success

Robin Henders ’03, co-owner of Five Star Tennis, is pursuing his long-held dream of opening a tennis facility for his rapidly expanding business. Five Star Tennis is building a 40,000-square-foot indoor tennis facility in Plainfield near 119th Street and Normantown Road. A grand opening is scheduled for January 1, 2014.

Proud to be a member of the Class of 1963

Time flies when you’re having fun. That might be the motto of the Class of 1963, the latest North Central College graduating class to be inducted into the 50-Year Club at Homecoming.

Jeff Crosby M ’09

Jeff Crosby M ’09 spoke at North Central’s Koten Chapel for the Writing-Editing-Publishing series. He is associate publisher and vice president of marketing at Intervarsity Press.

Michael Kelsey '05

Michael Kelsey is a certified public accountant for Scanlan & Leo, Ltd. in Oak Brook, IL, a full-service accounting firm.

Salvador Garza '12

Salvador Garza is a rehearsal assistant at Lyric Opera of Chicago after previously serving in similar positions with the Santa Fe Opera and Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

Sean Harrington '10

Sean Harrington, a Ph.D. student at San Diego State University/University of California Riverside, published his thesis transcript, titled “Ossification Sequence Heterochrony Among Amphibians,” in the September/October 2013 edition of Evolution and Development. Heterochrony is an important mechanism in the evolution of amphibians. Harrington earned a master of science degree in biology from John Carroll University, University Heights, OH, where he worked closely with Carl D. Anthony ’87, associate professor of biology.

David Danielson '07

David Danielson was appointed principal at Madison Elementary School in Lombard, IL. He started his career at the same school as a fourth-grade teacher before being named principal of Hammerschmidt Elementary School in Lombard in 2007.

Dana Solomon '03

Dana Solomon is travel sales manager for Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG), which includes such brands as Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza hotels. She may be contacted at dsolomon911@hotmail.com.

Kelli LaValle '13

Kelli LaValle earned the leading role in a national commercial for Perkins Restaurants. She also was asked to perform at a private gala for The Music Theatre Company in Highland Park, IL, after organizers saw her perform at the senior showcase.