North Central College’s 2012 Service Awards presentation will take place during Cornerstone Week on Friday, May 18, at the Fine Arts Center. The College’s Board of Trustees and President invite all faculty and staff to attend.
Tonight, North Central College’s 16-voice Chamber Singers presents its spring concert “Metamorphosis” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, in Wentz Concert Hall. The concert includes a retrospective of the year’s Chamber Singers music, including Renaissance and contemporary works, pieces by Eric Whitacre and Imogen Heap, songs in English, Portuguese, Xhosa, Latin and French, and an original piece by Brian Mengler ’13.
Facing some of the nation’s best competition, the fourth-ranked men’s track and field proved equal to the task at the 103rd annual Drake Relays, establishing a new school record and turning in some of this season’s top performances throughout the NCAA Division III ranks. Click here to read student-athlete results for the 4x200-meter relay, 4x400-meter relay, pole vault, shuttle hurdle relay, 10,000-meter run and distance medley relay. There are no team scores in this contest.
Chicago Chamber Musicians present powerful masterworks of the chamber canon tonight April 27. Call box office for special $10 CardinalTix tickets.
Part of the College’s 2011-2012 Sesquicentennial Fine & Performing Arts Season, the performance begins at 8 p.m. Friday, April 27, in the College’s Wentz Concert Hall. Tickets are regularly $35 and $25; call the North Central College Box Office at 630-637-SHOW (7469).
Graduating seniors are invited to apply to present a speech on behalf of their class during Commencement. Any senior may apply and pick up an application at the front desk of the Harold and Eva White Activities Center. It’s due in WAC at 5 p.m. Friday, May 4.
The application process includes answering some questions, providing a resume and draft of a three- to five-minute speech. Based on the application, applicants are then selected to meet with the selection committee and are given a chance to deliver their speech. Selection is completed by the end of May.
To celebrate Earth Day, which officially falls on Sunday, April 22, the student club Green Scene will host two “green” events on April 24 and 26. Both campus events are free and open to all students, faculty and staff.
North Central College’s Dissinger Awards provide an annual occasion to honor and reward faculty and staff who distinguish themselves and the College by their excellence in teaching, scholarship and/or their performance of a job “above and beyond the call of duty.”
“The Vagina Monologues” will be performed at 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 20-21, in Heininger Auditorium at the Larrance Academic Center. Tickets are $5/adults and $3/students.
This award-winning play is based on V-Day founder/playwright Eve Ensler’s interviews with more than 200 women. With humor and grace the piece celebrates women’s sexuality and strength. Ensler’s experience performing “The Vagina Monologues” inspired her to create V-Day, a global movement to stop violence against women and girls.
This Thursday, April 19, students have a special opportunity to win free tickets to see and hear the popular alternative rock band Switchfoot on campus in the Res/Rec Center at 6 p.m. Sunday, May 20.
From 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Thursday on the front lawn of Old Main, staff from the Office of Student Involvement will raffle off 25 sets of tickets (two tickets per winner) while playing music by Switchfoot and offering free snacks for everyone to enjoy.