North Central College - Naperville, IL
"Waterfall" by photographer Jon Balke ’69
North Central College presents “In the Absence of Color,” an exhibit of silver-based black and white photography by alumnus Jon Balke Nov. 20-Jan. 5.
Rachel Garthe ’12, psychology major
Research paper by North Central College senior Rachel Garthe has been accepted for publication in the Psi Chi Journal of Undergraduate Research.
Sarah Hall, Michael Swanson, Erica Pang, Anna Laky, Bryan Taylor
North Central College’s Jan Fitzsimmons, executive director of urban education laboratory, and five students present at Illinois Science Education Conference.
Women’s Chorale has been raising funds toward its concert tour to Ireland in June 2012 through a raffle. The winner of a trip to Paris was announced Nov. 13.
Amanda Marolf ’13, anthropology major studying archaeological remains
North Central College students have been chipping away at archaeological remains from an ancient fortress in Jordan, in cooperation with the Field Museum.
North Central College offers a record 17 Verandah experiences during D-Term, including four for first-year students only. Register on Merlin; space is limited.
Relive highlights of the College’s unforgettable Sesquicentennial Homecoming Celebration by checking out some of the local media coverage of the events.
Music major Mac Willaert ’13 is finalist in talent search
Mac Willaert ’13, North Central College pianist, is finalist in round 2 of nationwide talent search for top musicians. View audition, vote for Mac Nov. 14-28.
Irish musical sensation Celtic Woman will perform its famed holiday collection Dec. 17 at North Central College.
Homecoming Parade
North Central College’s Sesquicentennial Homecoming reunited classmates from various eras and gave current students plenty to celebrate.
North Central College has named a historic Naperville property in honor of William and Mary Abe in appreciation for their generous support of the College.
Chicago’s Organic Theater Company brings holiday show “Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol” to Naperville for five performances at North Central College
Hal and Benna Wilde, first dance
North Central College celebrates 150 years.
Pfeiffer Hall interior, 1926
North Central College’s Pfeiffer Hall and Wentz Concert Hall and Fine Arts Center are fine and performing arts gems spanning two centuries.
Emily Rademaker, 2011 Lincoln Laureate
North Central College faculty chose senior Emily Rademaker as this year’s Lincoln Laureate for her excellence in academics and co-curricular involvement.
Meiley-Swallow Hall, today
Built in 1909 with connections to founders of North Central College, the red brick church was acquired by the College and renamed Meiley-Swallow Hall in 2007.
Plainfield College
Local historian Michael Lambert writes in Plainfield Patch about 19th century people and events that preceded the College’s origins in Plainfield.
Bonita eating club, ca. 1908
North Central College did not provide room and dining facilities in the early 20th century, but private homes offered room and eating clubs served up meals.
Molly Gstalter, a junior studying abroad and teaching in Germany
North Central College junior Molly Gstalter studies full time in Heidelberg, Germany, while interning as English teacher to students in local secondary school.
Steve Macek, associate professor of speech communication
Steve Macek, North Central College associate professor of speech communication, relates media events to Chicago’s media history at Media Democracy Day.