North Central College - Naperville, IL

Keith Feiler '66

Keith Feiler is adjunct instructor of economics and finance at North Central College. He holds a master’s degree from the University of Illinois and an M.B.A. from DePaul University.

Steve Heye '96

Steve Heye is web project manager for the YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago. He has more than 10 years experience working for nonprofit organizations. He writes a blog at steveheye.blogspot.com about how organizations can better leverage their use of technology.

Alternative gift fair, Guatemala trip teach students ethics of business practices

In the rugged highlands of Guatemala, 10 North Central College students are learning about fair and direct trade, the coffee business—and themselves.

In the rugged highlands of Guatemala this December, 10 North Central College students are learning about fair and direct trade, the coffee business—and themselves.

North Central College offers five-year bachelor’s/master’s degree in leadership

North Central College is offering a new option to earn both a bachelor’s degree and a master of leadership studies degree in just five years.

NAPERVILLE, Ill. (Nov. 16, 2010)—North Central College is offering a new option to earn both a bachelor’s degree and a master of leadership studies degree in just five years.

Students accepted into this program earn both a bachelor’s degree—in any discipline—and the master of leadership studies with the completion of 141 credit hours.

North Central’s television students go LIVE

TV broadcast students are getting a taste of reality this term as they present “NCC Weekly” live Thursdays at 3 p.m. on Naperville Community Television.

Networking improves employment chances, entrepreneur tells students

Students who make the most of networking opportunities improve their chances of securing jobs, a real estate entrepreneur told North Central College students.

Contact: Ted Slowik, director of PR and media relations, 630-637-5307, tjslowik@noctrl.edu

Oct. 15, 2010—College students who make the most of networking opportunities improve their chances of securing jobs, a real estate entrepreneur told a class of North Central College students.

Ricky Gacek

Ricky has good instincts. He chose North Central because he knew he'd have the chance to build relationships with his professors in small classes. He quickly got to know Andy Whitaker, professor of economics and finance, whom he credits with helping him land an internship with the financial services firm Robert W. Baird. "Professor Whitaker knew the managing director and put in a word for me, which led to an interview," he says. "That's just one example of the networking opportunities at North Central. Our professors have diverse and rich backgrounds in finance, so get to know them as soon as you can. It pays off!"

Majors Minors and Programs : Finance

Red Sox draft North Central's Nick Robinson

Red Sox draft North Central's Nick Robinson

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Senior Nick Robinson, who played shortstop for the conference champion Cardinals this season, has been drafted by the Boston Red Sox, according to a report. Robinson, the son of Red Sox Texas-area scout Jim Robinson, likely will sign with the organization and begin his career with the Lowell Spinners, SoxProspects.com reports. Robinson batted .427 with 56 runs scored and set new North Central records for hits (76) and at-bats (178) this season, finishing among the Cardinals' career top 10 in hits (199), at-bats (560), runs (123), total bases (245) and triples (7).


Barger, Horton receive administrative Dissinger awards

Barger, Horton receive administrative Dissinger awards

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The College recognized Peter Barger and Cheryl Horton at its annual Service Awards celebration May 21 as recipients of the Ruth C. Dissinger Awards for administrative manager and administrative support staff, respectively. As coordinator of North Central’s 2010 Institutional Self-Study, in addition to his roles as director of institutional assessment and accreditation, dean of graduate and continuing education and professor of economics and finance, Barger fit the criteria for this award, going above and beyond job expectations in support of the College.


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