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Tom Cavenagh has two works published

Tom Cavenagh has two works published

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Thomas D. Cavenagh—Schneller Sisters Professor of Leadership, Ethics & Values; professor of law and conflict resolution; director of leadership, ethics and values; and coordinator of master of leadership studies program—had two recent published works. His chapter titled “Real Estate Transactions, Finance & Foreclosure” was published in the spring 2010 issue of Business Law: Text & Cases by Clarkson, Miller, Jentz & Cross, West Publishing.



Danielle Cifonie

Danielle honed her leadership skills in every way possible during her four years on campus. She held leadership positions in residence life, College Union Activities Board, ministry and service and Blue Key Honor Society, which recognizes students who are campus leaders. As an intern in the office of admission, Danielle conducted and presented research on the decision-making process of North Central’s prospective students. After a busy four years on campus, Danielle landed a position in the very competitive Teach For America program and was assigned to Kansas City, MO.

An organizational communication major, she decided that a minor in leadership would best prepare her for her future. “The leadership minor really helped me develop the skills necessary to lead in all aspects,” she says. “I expanded my knowledge of resolving conflict and my critical thinking skills. I was challenged to consider circumstances of a situation and ramifications of certain decisions. This minor really helped me reflect on my own experiences to understand how they can benefit me and others in the future.”

Majors Minors and Programs : Leadership

China's Consul General to Chicago to speak April 7

North Central College welcomes Huang Ping, the Consul General of China to Chicago, to speak on its Naperville campus Wednesday, April 7.

North Central College welcomes Mr. Huang Ping, the Consul General of the People's Republic of China to Chicago, to speak on its Naperville campus Wednesday, April 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the College's Koten Chapel at Kiekhofer Hall, 329 E. School St.

He will discuss the state of China today. His talk is free and open to the public.

Mock Trial team advances to national tournament

North Central College’s Mock Trial team will compete in the American Mock Trial Association (AMTA) national tournament March 12-14 in Waukegan.

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

Feb. 22, 2010—Students from North Central College’s Mock Trial team will sharpen their critical thinking and public speaking skills and knowledge of legal practices by competing in the American Mock Trial Association (AMTA) national tournament March 12-14 in Waukegan. Top finishers from the opening round advance to the National Championship Tournament April 16-18 in Memphis, Tenn.

Two College Scholars present research at national conference

Two College Scholars present research at national conference

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[caption id="attachment_758" align="alignleft" width="250" caption="Seniors Danielle Cifone and Laurel White"][/caption] Laurel White ’10 and Danielle Cifone ’10 presented their research at the National Collegiate Honors Council’s (NCHC) 44th Annual Conference in Washington, D.C., Oct. 28-31.


Leadership, Ethics & Values: An Enduring Mission

It has been 20 years since North Central College President Gael Swing announced a “distinctive new program,” designed to “help train not only tomorrow’s leaders, but to help present-day decision-makers as well.” He called it “Leadership, Ethics and Values” (LEV), noting that “the program may be new, but the concept is an outgrowth of our heritage and our mission—to provide a liberal arts education designed to prepare students to live free, ethically responsible and intellectually rewarding lives.”

A Community of Learners

 

Every spring, the North Central College community celebrates the achievements of outstanding students in academics, co-curricular activities and athletics. Their accomplishments impress even the most veteran of faculty and staff, who have devoted their careers to student learning, critical inquiry and leadership development.

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