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Nov. 6 grand opening of Alternative Gift Fair

Nov. 6 grand opening of Alternative Gift Fair

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SIFE’s Alternative Gift Fair opens for seasonal shopping Saturday, Nov. 6, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., in Heininger Auditorium and features a film screening and discussion, 4-5:30 p.m. To celebrate SIFE’s five-year partnership with coffee farmers in Guatemala, filmmaker Scott Loberger ’06 will show and lead a discussion about his film titled “Coffee, Culture & Conscious,” the third film in a series on globalized coffee production. The gift fair will be open each Saturday through mid December.



Save the Coffee benefit concert at The Union Sept. 10

Save the Coffee benefit concert at The Union Sept. 10

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The Union and Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE) join forces Friday, Sept. 10, to kick off another fall season at The Union and to help raise funds with a benefit concert for SIFE’s fair-trading coffee partners in Guatemala. The evening of great music, coffee and hearing about North Central’s connection with Guatemalan coffee suppliers begins at 7 p.m. at 129 W.


Free screening highlights North Central students' work in coffee trade

The public is invited to a free screening of the Mission Coffee Can documentary series.

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

April 29, 2010—The public is invited to a free screening of the Mission Coffee Can documentary series that chronicles North Central College students’ journey to Guatemala to learn about growing and marketing coffee.

North Central students featured in new video series about coffee trade

A group of North Central College students are featured in a new video series about the coffee trade and ethical business practices.

Contact: Ted Slowik, Director of PR and Media Relations, 630-637-5307, tjslowik@noctrl.edu Jan. 20, 2010—A group of North Central College students are featured in a new video series about the coffee trade and ethical business practices. The Mission Coffee Can series chronicles how North Central College students work with Guatemalan growers to sell their coffee in the United States. The premiere episode of Mission Coffee Can debuted on Feb. 24 at www.missioncoffeecan.com. New five- to 10-minute episodes will be available every Wednesday for 14 weeks through May 19.

A Culture of Inquiry

One of the key goals of North Central College’s 2007-2012 Strategic Plan is to foster “a culture of inquiry” in which intellectually ambitious students can advance as far as their motivation and curiosity will take them.

SIFE Celebration

North Central's Students In Free Enterprise again qualified for national competition, scheduled for May 13-15 in Chicago. Back row from left are Jerry Thalmann, associate professor of accounting; Blake Tatroe '08, Kyle Hills '09, Jeff Cisowski '08, Morgan Brown '09, Kelli Lawrence '11, Asha Dickey '09 and Ellen Gilmore '11. Seated from left are Megan Boan '08, Brandon Hubner '08, Suzanne Jesse '11, Sunbir Gill '10, Catherine Borzym '11 and Jean Clifton, associate professor of management.

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