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All-campus input sessions on April 12 for presidential search

All-campus input sessions on April 12 for presidential search

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This week the Presidential Search Committee will begin to define the desired profile for North Central College’s 10th president by conducting a series of input sessions on campus. The input sessions will provide the campus an opportunity to share thoughts about the challenges and opportunities envisioned for the next president to address and the ideal qualities and qualifications he or she should possess.

The sessions will be facilitated by search consultants Dennis Barden and Elizabeth Bohan from Witt/Kieffer and will be attended by search committee members.



Chinese Movie Night features documentary Tuesday, April 10

Chinese Movie Night features documentary Tuesday, April 10

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The film “Mulberry Child,” the story of the persecution and survival of a family during the Chinese Cultural Revolution, will be shown at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, in Smith Hall at Old Main. After the documentary screening, the story’s main characters, Jian Ping and her daughter Lisa, will speak and answer questions.

North Central’s Cultural Events, Chinese language, and gender and women’s studies programs are event sponsors.



Seder service led by College faculty

Seder service led by College faculty

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The campus community is invited to share in the Passover Seder Service led by Brian Hoffert, associate professor of religious studies and history and coordinator of East Asian studies, on Monday, April 9.



HR Brown Bag learning sessions for faculty and staff

HR Brown Bag learning sessions for faculty and staff

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North Central’s Office of Human Resources will host its first Brown Bag learning session of spring term for faculty and staff on Thursday, April 5, in room 10 at the White Activities Center. Two sessions about understanding Blue Cross and Blue Shield services are offered: noon to 12:50 p.m. and 1 to 1:50 p.m. Bring your lunch for one of the sessions and learn about BCBS discounts, reward programs, 24-hour nurse line, viewing claims and more.

For more information and to RSVP contact laforsythe@noctrl.edu or 630-637-5759.



SIFE presents NCC’s Best Easter Gift Event

SIFE presents NCC’s Best Easter Gift Event

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Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE) will host its NCC’s Best Easter Gift Event, presenting quality gift items and products for a sustainable future, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, April 4, on the front lawn of the 116 S. Brainard House.

Students will have great Easter gift items on display and available for purchase, either by cash or check, with free gift wrapping and samples of Conscious Bean Coffee.



This week’s top internships and law enforcement workshop April 4

This week’s top internships and law enforcement workshop April 4

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Check out these new student internship opportunities, including a workshop on law enforcement April 4. To learn more, contact Marlene Starzyk, assistant director of Career Development and internship coordinator, at 630-637-5143 or mstarzyk@noctrl.edu, or stop by her office in WAC, room 101.



Oesterle Library presents spring term exhibits, newsletter

Oesterle Library presents spring term exhibits, newsletter

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During spring term, North Central’s Oesterle Library will feature publications by faculty members, the history of Cornerstone Day and highlights of the College’s Sesquicentennial Celebration. The displays are showcased in the library’s lobby.

Community Publications
David Fisher, professor of philosophy.
•    “Law and Revenge Violence: From Saga to Modern Fiction” in Teaching Law and Literature, 2011.



All-campus tornado drill April 3

All-campus tornado drill April 3

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North Central College will conduct an all-campus tornado drill at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 3. This tornado drill will coincide with the monthly Naperville siren test and last approximately 15 minutes. During Tuesday’s drill, the College will simultaneously test its Outdoor Alert System and network pop-up notification system.

When the siren sounds, each person on campus should move to a designated tornado safe area. These areas are identified on the emergency information cards located in each classroom, office and residence hall room.



Spring term contemplative series begins April 4

Spring term contemplative series begins April 4

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North Central’s department of religious studies invites students, faculty and staff to attend any or all of the series of events this spring focusing on the contemplative dimension of human experience. Short presentations by practitioners from diverse traditions will be followed by contemplative exercises; participation in the exercises is entirely optional.

The following events will take place at 4 p.m. in room 36 at Goldspohn Hall:

•    Mindfulness Meditation: Wednesdays on April 4, April 18, May 2



Bulandr selected to receive NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

Bulandr selected to receive NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

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North Central College’s Peter Bulandr ’12, an economics and finance major, was selected as one of 58 fall student-athletes across all three divisions from the 2011 season to receive a NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship. The scholarship program promotes and encourages education by rewarding the Association’s most accomplished student-athletes. Bulandr was named CCIW Defensive Player of the Year in football.



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