In December, students take advantage of life-changing study abroad opportunities.
Jan. 24, 2011—North Central College’s trimester format offers students a break from regular classes between Thanksgiving and the new year. During December—or D-Term—students can take advantage of North Central’s study abroad opportunities.
Megan found the leadership opportunities she was looking for as an athletic training major. She has served as vice president of the Illinois Athletic Trainers Association Student Senate and is one of two students from that senate serving on the Great Lakes Athletic Trainers Association Student Senate. “The opportunities available for students in athletic training at North Central are plentiful,” says Megan. “Athletic training challenges students and helps them become knowledgeable and well respected.”
With all-new, professional equipment by Life Fitness, the Res/Rec Fitness Center opened Sept. 13 to students, faculty and staff. The new treadmills, ellipticals, stationary bikes and stair-stepper are ready for action. Free weights will be stocked and ready for use Tuesday, Sept. 14. The fitness room is comfortable and cool and features large windows with views to the recreation center and soccer and softball fields. Student workers are available if you have questions about how to use the equipment.
Some 700 student-athletes, coaches and faculty mentors met in the Res/Center Center Sept. 12 for North Central’s annual celebration, The Huddle, to kick off the new year.
President Hal Wilde and Director of Athletics Jim Miller were the first to speak and reflected on last year’s successes and how to balance athletic and academic success.
After the traditional NC Influence T-shirts were distributed and coaches and faculty mentors were introduced, guest speaker Sue Enquist addressed the enthusiastic crowd.
Alex Knobloch becomes both the College's 2010 Outstanding Major in Biology and the 2010 College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin Man of the Year.
Alex Knobloch of East Moline made the most of his experience at North Central College, excelling in both academics and athletics.
Among other honors, the Alleman High School graduate and son of Craig and Barb Knobloch was named the College’s 2010 Outstanding Major in Biology and the 2010 College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin Man of the Year, an award that recognizes the conference’s top male student-athlete.
Young soccer players are welcome to a free Chicago Fire soccer clinic.
Young soccer players are invited to meet Chicago Fire soccer players Sean Johnson and Steven Kinney on June 24 at North Central College.
As part of its Community Soccer Series, the Fire—Chicago’s Major League Soccer club—will hold a skills clinic from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 24, at North Central College’s Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium, 455 S. Brainard St., Naperville.
North Central’s Board of Trustees approved the following faculty for tenure, promotion and emeritus status at the Trustee meeting, May 21-22, 2010:
For tenure and promotion to associate professor:
Martha Bohrer, associate professor of English
Perry Hamalis, associate professor of religious studies
For promotion to professor:
Stephen Maynard Caliendo, professor of political science
Lisa Long, professor of English
Heidi Matthews, professor of health and physical education