North Central College - Naperville, IL

18 North Central students, a professor, and a staff member turn disaster into opportunity when stranded in Berlin, Germany.
North Central College has established a strong, diverse global community, including study abroad opportunities and special events.
President Hal Wilde discusses the progress the school has made in the becoming more global.
J. Burton Kirkwood used his sabbatical as a New American Colleges and Universities fellow at North Central during fall term 2010.
"It seemed a little magical to me,” was how the late Dr. Carl C. Gamertsfelder ’35 described the nuclear reaction that took place at the University of Chicago.
Ross embraced her passion for internationalism by completing her student-teaching requirement at a British International School in Prague.
In five years since graduation, Kai Ruggeri ’06 has accomplished many things including completing a postdoctorate in Portugal.
From as early as 1875, the College had developed ties with Japan and China through the mission work of the Evangelical Church.
Today, North Central College attracts international students who seek to pursue majors in business, math, and the sciences—even musical theatre.
Growing up in Romania during the 1980s under an oppressive regime was “normal” for Andrei Guruianu, assistant professor of English.