North Central College - Naperville, IL

Soper, Stumpenhorst to receive Alumni Awards during 2013 Homecoming

William Soper ’68, M.D., Josh Stumpenhorst ’03
William Soper ’68, M.D., and Josh Stumpenhorst ’03 are among seven alumni who will be honored during the 2013 Homecoming Convocation Friday, Oct. 25.

William Soper ’68, M.D., and Josh Stumpenhorst ’03 are two of seven alumni who will be honored during the 2013 Homecoming Convocation on Friday, Oct. 25. Soper is among five recipients of this year’s Outstanding Alumni Awards and Stumpenhorst will receive the Alumni Recognition Award.

Biology professor consults with faculty from other schools about collaborative research

Biology professor Steve Johnston participated in a National Science Foundation-funded workshop on expanding collaborative teaching-research networks.

Steve Johnston, North Central College Roger and Nadeane Hruby Professor in the Liberal Arts and Sciences and professor of biology, participated in a National Science Foundation-funded workshop titled "Establishing and Expanding Teaching-Research Networks."

North Central College begins academic year with record number of students

North Central College began the 2013-2014 academic year Sept. 16 with a record number of students.

North Central College began the 2013-2014 academic year Sept. 16 with a record number of students.

Total enrollment stands at 3,048 undergraduate and graduate students, eclipsing the 3,000 mark for the second straight year. The College welcomed 852 new full-time undergraduate students. Enrollment this fall includes a record number of international students and increased representation of out-of-state students and veterans.

Jennifer Sallee joins North Central’s biology faculty in fall 2013

Jennifer Sallee, assistant professor of biology
North Central College welcomes Assistant Professor of Biology Jennifer Sallee as new tenure-track faculty member for 2013-2014 academic year.

North Central College has appointed five new tenure-track faculty members for the 2013-2014 academic year, which begins Sept. 16. Among those new faculty are Assistant Professor of Biology Jennifer Sallee.  

Mackenzie Tarr '12

Mackenzie Tarr is an office manager for an optometry practice and is applying for optometry school.

Katherine Sparks '12

Katherine Sparks is pursuing a master’s degree in statistics at Loyola University in Chicago.

Rachel Mortell '12

Rachel Mortell earned her certified nurse assistant certification and is working in the medical field in order to accumulate enough hours of experience to apply for physician assistant programs.

Maggie Drewno '12

Maggie Drewno is pursuing a degree in veterinary medicine at the University of Illinois.

Sam Sweeney '11

Sam Sweeney is a professional tennis player. In mixed doubles, he and his partner, Tarakaa Bertrand, won the United States Tennis Association Eastern tournament. If they continue to win, the duo will be entered directly into the U.S. Open mixed doubles tournament to compete for a major title.

Emily Katsaros Swayka '11

Emily Katsaros Swayka is enrolled in the pharmacy program at Roosevelt University. This year, she won a prestigious Leonard J. DeMino Pharmacy Student Scholarship based on her essay, “The Future of Pharmacy: Patient Care.”

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