North Central College - Naperville, IL

Judith Treece Childress '89

Judith Treece Childress was named controller at Shamrock Specialty Packaging in Elgin, IL, in November 2011. She’ll continue to handle both accounting and human resource responsibilities for the packaging solutions provider. She may be reached at jacx4@sbcglobal.net.

Academic conference showcases scholarly pursuits of North Central College faculty

President Wilde delivers the keynote at the Excellence in Scholarship conference
A conference showcased the scholarly work of North Central professors, whose academic pursuits include conducting research, writing and creating artwork.

A North Central College conference showcased the scholarly work of professors, whose academic pursuits include conducting research, writing fiction and nonfiction and creating works of art.

“A Promising Start: Excellence in Scholarship” on Sept. 4 featured panel discussions, poster presentations and sessions during which nearly 40 faculty members shared stories and findings of their independent scholarly work.

North Central College nationally recognized as a College of Distinction for 2012-2013

North Central College is being nationally recognized as a College of Distinction for 2012-2013.

North Central College is being nationally recognized as a College of Distinction for 2012-2013.

Colleges of Distinction is a college guide that considers the views of guidance counselors, educators and admissions professionals to honor colleges that excel in four areas of undergraduate education: student engagement in the educational process, great teaching, vibrant learning communities and successful outcomes.

Princeton Review names North Central College among nation’s best colleges for 2013

The Princeton Review has once again named North Central College a Best Midwestern College in its annual survey of the nation’s best colleges.

The Princeton Review has once again named North Central College a Best Midwestern College in its annual survey of the nation’s best colleges.

North Central College is among a select group of institutions nationwide highlighted by The Princeton Review in “The Best 377 Colleges, 2013 Edition.”

Only about 15 percent of America’s 2,500 four-year colleges are profiled in the book, which is based on the Princeton Review’s surveys of 122,000 college students. The Princeton Review began surveying college students and publishing its findings in 1992.

Accounting professor publishes case study in online journal

Alli Purchell Hayes, assistant professor of accounting
Alli Purcell Hayes, assistant professor of accounting, published a comprehensive individual income tax return case study in an online journal.

Alli Purcell Hayes, North Central College assistant professor of accounting, has published her case study titled “Tax Compliance: A Comprehensive Individual Income Tax Return Case Study” in the Journal of Advancements in Business Education (JABE). Click here to view read a pdf of her study.

Senior accounting majors take portion of CPA exam

15 North Central College graduating accounting majors seize opportunity to take Ethics portion of five-part Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam.

When 15 North Central College accounting majors receive their undergraduate diplomas June 9, they will have already taken the Ethics portion of the five-part Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam.

Peace Corps Director Aaron S. Williams to address North Central College Commencement

Aaron S. Williams, director of the Peace Corps
Aaron S. Williams, director of the Peace Corps, will deliver the address June 9 at the 147th Commencement ceremony of North Central College.

Aaron S. Williams, director of the Peace Corps, will deliver the address June 9 at the 147th Commencement ceremony of North Central College.

Jessica Andersen earns 2012 Outstanding Major in Accounting Award

Jessica Andersen
Jessica Andersen of Glendale Heights was awarded the 2012 Outstanding Major in Accounting Award during Honors Day May 15 at North Central College.

May 22, 2012—Jessica Andersen of Glendale Heights was awarded the 2012 Outstanding Major in Accounting Award during Honors Day May 15 at North Central College.

Andersen is a senior majoring in accounting with a minor in finance at North Central College. She is a graduate of Glenbard West High School.

SIFE named regional champion, qualifies for nationals

SIFE faculty advisors Clifton, Nicholson, Krystal, Thalmann (not pictured)
North Central College’s SIFE team is named regional champion and qualifies to compete at nationals after presenting projects to business leaders.

After participating in the SIFE Regional Competition in Chicago on April 16, North Central College’s SIFE team was named a regional champion and qualified to compete in the SIFE USA National Exposition May 22-24 in Kansas City. Some 65 teams competed at the Chicago regional event.

North Central partners with Lowe’s to create garden for needy residents

Students work to clear the land before building garden beds
North Central College’s SIFE and employee volunteers at Lowe’s join forces to create a self-sustaining, organic community garden for immigrant residents.

North Central College’s Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE) joined forces with employee volunteers at Lowe’s Naperville home improvement retail store to create a self-sustaining, organic garden for immigrant residents associated with the nonprofit Emmanuel House CDC.

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