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Learn about French politics April 13

Learn about French politics April 13

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North Central College’s French program and department of modern and classical languages will host a presentation about the French presidential elections this May at 7 p.m. Friday, April 13, by Charles Coulon, president of Alliance Française of DuPage County. Coulon will discuss the candidates, issues and French presidential election process. The talk will take place in the Harold and Eva White Activities Center. For more information contact Norval Bard—professor of French, chair of modern and classical languages and director of the Roberta I.



Registration open for Student Leadership Conference

Registration open for Student Leadership Conference

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A Student Leadership Conference—open to all students and especially student leaders at any level—will take place on campus Friday evening and Saturday during the day, April 13 and 14, with guest speakers and breakout sessions.

“It’s an opportunity for all students to develop their leadership skills,” says Jeremy Gudauskas, assistant dean of students and co-coordinator of the conference. “There will be special how-to and skills training sessions for both emerging and advanced leaders, as well as inspiring talks from alumni and community guests.”



Global human rights symposium ends today with keynote, research, performance

Global human rights symposium ends today with keynote, research, performance

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North Central College’s symposium on global human rights concludes today April 12 with two free programs, beginning at 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.



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.



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