North Central College - Naperville, IL
Jeff Thorne, assistant head football coach and offensive coordinator
Jeff Thorne, North Central College’s assistant head football coach, was inducted to Wheaton Warrenville South High School’s Athletic Hall of Fame Oct. 21.
John Robinson
North Central College invites the public to a free presentation Nov. 2 on the benefits of learning the Chinese language.
Charlie Bartsch, class of 1973
North Central College alumnus Charlie Bartsch ’73 is senior program advisor for economic development at EPA, spends day talking with campus community.
Old Main, winter 1921
North Central College’s iconic Old Main building was dedicated Oct. 4, 1870, and refurbished and rededicated in October 1998.
Steve Macek, associate professor of speech communication
Steve Macek, North Central College associate professor of speech communication, traces 150 years of Chicago’s labor media history in talk at Southern Illinois.
President Gael D. Swing, 1975-1990
North Central College’s eighth president was Gael Swing. Serving from 1975 to 1990, he introduced continuing education, Evening and Weekend College and more.
North Central College’s Japan Club invites the community to take a walk through its Japanese Haunted House on campus Halloween night, Oct. 31.
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and President Arlo Schilling, 1960
North Central College’s seventh president was Arlo L. Schilling, serving from 1960 to 1975, during the turbulent years of war, civil rights, student unrest.
Lisa Wilde, guest author-teacher at "Telling our Stories"
North Central College will host a breakfast with guest author and teacher Lisa Wilde on Nov. 12 when teaching colleagues can share their stories in education.
President C. Harve Geiger, 1946-1960
North Central College’s sixth president was C. Harve Geiger, who served from 1946 to 1960 during the College’s post-World War II years.
North Central College’s Mock Trial team took fourth place (of 14 teams) at Quincy University Riverside Classic Oct. 22; three students win top awards.
Chemistry major James Davidson ’13, far right
North Central College’s chapter of the Student Members of the American Chemical Society hosted a demo day Oct. 20 as part of National Chemistry Week activities.
President Edward E. Rall, 1916-1946
North Central College’s fifth president, Edward Everett Rall, was the longest-serving president, from 1916 to 1946, whose tenure spanned major world crises.
Louis Waldmeir, a junior majoring in German, history of ideas
Louis Waldmeir, a North Central College junior, is studying abroad in Heidelberg, Germany, and working at an organic German brewery at an old monastery.
North Central College is honoring Ryan Dowd, executive director of Hesed House in Aurora, with its 2011 Alumni Recognition Award.
Josh Stumpenhorst '03 Teacher of the Year
The Illinois State Board of Education has named North Central alumnus Josh Stumpenhorst recipient of the 2011-2012 Illinois Teacher of the Year Award.
A.A. Smith House, restored
In the 1880s, the A.A. Smith House was a social center and home to the College’s first president. Its legacy continues today and into the future.
President Lawrence H. Seager
North Central College’s fourth president was Lawrence H. Seager, a North-Western College graduate and minister, who served as president from 1911 to 1916.
North Central College's Sesquicentennial is celebrated and explored in the new book, “North Central College: 150 Years. A Promising Start.”
David Gray, assistant professor of accounting
David Gray, North Central College assistant professor of accounting, presented at an American Accounting Association forum and was interviewed for an article.