North Central College in the News

North Central College’s Commencement ceremony made headlines

May 26, 2022

Over 750 graduates crossed the commencement stage and were honored this spring

North Central College celebrated its graduating Class of 2022 with an in-person Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 8. This year’s ceremony returned to its traditional format, with a single ceremony honoring all graduates at the College’s Residence Hall/Recreation Center.

North Central College’s Class of 2022 included 581 graduates who received their bachelor's degrees, and 173 graduates who received their master’s degrees. Notable groups of graduates include:

  • 120 first-generation college graduates
  • 30 first-ever graduates from the College’s engineering program with degrees in computer, electrical and mechanical engineering
  • 16 international students representing nine different countries (Brazil, Ecuador, Ghana, Japan, Nepal, Norway, Spain, Turkey, and Vietnam)
  • Five U.S. military veterans and two ROTC cadets

Media outlets throughout Naperville and Chicago featured North Central’s ceremony: