North Central College - Naperville, IL

Majors Minors and Programs : Interactive Media Studies

Kelly Rivard

Kelly Rivard's roots in rural Illinois has given her a deep appreciation for agriculture. The graphic design track within IMS is giving her expertise with video production, social media and the Internet—which can benefit farmers and agriculture organizations—to forge her career. “The challenge is to help farmers gain access to the current technologies,” she says. “Some still have dial-up Internet access.”

She’s already become a video editor and is pursuing an English minor to polish her writing skills. Kelly has interned with AgChat Foundation, which teaches farmers and ranchers how social media can reach consumers; and also for the Illinois Corn Marketing Board and NutraHealth Media, a marketing company for health foods. “North Central gives you opportunities and you can build your career from there,” she says.

Laurel White is Outstanding Senior Woman

North Central College has named Laurel White of Bloomington, Ill., Outstanding Senior Woman, the highest award presented to a member of the class of 2010.

Contact: Nancy Dunker, Associate Director of Public Relations, 630-637-5306

June 2, 2010--North Central College has named Laurel White of Bloomington, Ill., Outstanding Senior Woman, the highest award presented to a member of the class of 2010.

White will graduate June 12 with a double major in English writing and interactive media studies and a minor in social change/public advocacy. She is the daughter of William and Kay White of Bloomington and a graduate of University High School.

Laurel White is Outstanding Senior Woman

Laurel White is Outstanding Senior Woman

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Laurel White was named the 2010 Outstanding Senior Woman. Earlier during Honors Convocation, she was also recognized as the Outstanding Student in the Arts & Letters Division and Outstanding Student in English and received the Megan Sweeney Award for achieving the highest level of academic excellence. A College Scholar, White will graduate with a double major in English writing and interactive media studies and a minor in social change/public advocacy. She is president of the English honor society Sigma Tau Delta, a tutor in the Writing Center, two-time presenter at the National C


Princeton Review names North Central among tops for video game design

Princeton Review names North Central among tops for video game design

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The Princeton Review has named North Central College’s interactive media studies program among the top 50 video game design programs in North America. GamePro magazine and The Princeton Review selected the best institutions in the United States and Canada that offer video game design studies. The 50 programs chosen in the first-ever ranking were based on a 2009-2010 survey of administrators at nearly 500 institutions offering game design coursework and/or degrees.


Princeton Review names North Central among tops for video game design

The Princeton Review has named North Central College’s interactive media studies program among the top 50 video game design programs in North America.

Contact: Ted Slowik, Director of PR and Media Relations, 630-637-5307, tjslowik@noctrl.edu

(March 1, 2010—The Princeton Review has named North Central College’s interactive media studies program among the top 50 video game design programs in North America.

The Princeton Review and GamePro magazine selected the best institutions in the United States and Canada that offer video game design studies. Eight top programs were ranked, and North Central is among 42 others recognized as distinguished.

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