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Oesterle Library features documentary viewing Oct. 16

“A Prince Among Slaves” documentary
Oesterle Library presents “A Prince Among Slaves,” a featured resource in the library’s Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys collection.

Oesterle Library will present a free screening and discussion of the film “A Prince Among Slaves” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, in the library’s Dr. Lora L. Tyson Education Curriculum Resource Center. The documentary is a true story of Abdul Rahman Sori, an African prince who was enslaved in the American South in the late 1780s.

North Central’s Tyson Education Center to benefit from local 5K

North Central College’s Tyson Education Curriculum Resource Center to benefit from funds raised at Metea Valley High School 5K run/walk on June 1.

North Central College’s Dr. Lora L. Tyson Education Curriculum Resource Center will benefit from proceeds of a local 5K run/walk this June. The 5K event will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 1, and feature professional distance runner Adam Goucher, along with students, staff and families of Metea Valley High School in Aurora, Ill.

Oesterle Library features 2013 spring term exhibits, newsletter

During spring term, Oesterle Library exhibits feature publications by writers in the College community, Muslim Journeys collection and spring newsletter.

During spring term, Oesterle Library will display exhibits in its lobby that highlight professional publications by writers in the College community and selections from the books and resources in the “Bridging Cultures” Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys collection. Exhibit descriptions include:

Community Publications
Gerald Gems, professor of health and physical education. “Sport and the Italian American Quest for Whiteness” in Sport in History, 2012.

Tom Gill, instructional media coordinator:

Library receives books, films, resources about Muslims, their beliefs

Oesterle Library is one of 843 libraries and state humanities councils nationwide to be awarded the Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys resources.

Oesterle Library is one of 843 libraries and state humanities councils across the country to be awarded the “Bridging Cultures” Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the American Library Association (ALA). The program aims to familiarize public audiences in the United States with the people, places, history, faith and cultures of Muslims in the United States and around the world.

Oesterle Library features new lobby exhibits

The scholarship of President Troy Hammond and publications by various members are featured during winter term in the Oesterle Library lobby exhibits.

Each term Oesterle Library presents new and timely exhibits in its lobby. Winter term’s exhibits feature the scholarship of Dr. Troy Hammond and publications by various faculty members.

Community Publications
As Dr. Troy Hammond begins his tenure as the College’s 10th president, a special exhibit will showcase his scholarship throughout his career.

North Central’s academic departments, campus offices host documentary Oct. 4

Faculty/student panel discussion and screening of “Race to Nowhere: The Dark Side of America’s Achievement Culture” is set for Oct. 4.

North Central College will present the documentary, “Race to Nowhere: The Dark Side of America’s Achievement Culture,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, in the theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall. A faculty and student discussion, with audience participation, will follow the free event.

Prather-Rodgers chosen to board of library round table

Emily Prather-Rodgers, technical services coordinator
Emily Prather-Rodgers, North Central College technical services coordinator, is elected vice president of American Library Association New Members Round Table.

Emily Prather-Rodgers, North Central College technical services coordinator for Oesterle Library, was elected vice president/president elect of the American Library Association’s (ALA) New Members Round Table’s (NMRT) Executive Board. The NMRT helps those who have been association members less than 10 years become actively involved in the association and the profession.

National Freedom of Speech Week exhibit in Oesterle Gallery

National Freedom of Speech Week exhibit in Oesterle Gallery

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Faculty and students in the speech communication department are hosting a weeklong display in the Oesterle Library Gallery during the 2011 National Freedom of Speech Week Oct. 17-23. The campus community is invited to visit the exhibit and view, read and listen to the various items on display.
 



Muggle Children’s Day is Saturday, May 7, in library

Muggle Children’s Day is Saturday, May 7, in library

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Among the many planned events related to the “Harry Potter’s World” national traveling exhibit in Oesterle Library is a community event, Muggle Children’s Day, this Saturday, May 7. The library will be transformed into Hogwart’s School of Witchcraft and Wizardry from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. North Central’s education department and the library have planned free activities for some 100 children in fourth through eighth grades in local partner schools to encourage a love of reading and interest in modern science.



Library hosts opening reception for Harry Potter exhibit April 12

Library hosts opening reception for Harry Potter exhibit April 12

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North Central College is the host of a traveling exhibit about the real-life alchemists and physicians featured in J.K. Rowling’s best-selling Harry Potter books.



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