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Help those in need as part of MLK Week focus

Help those in need as part of MLK Week focus

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As North Central College focuses on the theme for this year’s MLK Week—“Where do we go from here?”—the campus community is invited to respond to that question by helping those in need in our community.

Throughout Martin Luther King Jr. Week, Jan. 16-20, the College will be collecting gently used winter clothes. The clothes will be donated to the People’s Resource Center in Wheaton as a part of its Clothes Connection program which provides free clothing to needy families and individuals in DuPage County.



Receive emergency text messages about snow events and more

Receive emergency text messages about snow events and more

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On Jan. 12, the College’s Crisis Task Force used the emergency text message alert system to inform subscribers of the decision to remain open during the snow event. This is a friendly reminder that you can sign up to receive emergency text messages via your Merlin account or, if you are already a subscriber, you can update your contact and mobile carrier information via Merlin. If you did not receive the message but believe you are a subscriber, please take a moment to verify your information in Merlin.



Special fine arts offer for faculty, staff ends Jan. 13

Special fine arts offer for faculty, staff ends Jan. 13

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North Central College’s fine arts is offering faculty and staff a 50 percent discount on presented events through the remainder of the 2011-2012 season. This special offer ends Friday, Jan. 13.



This week’s top 5 internships

This week’s top 5 internships

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Check out these new student internship opportunities. To learn more about the top five and more internships, 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.
 
Brookfield Zoo: You’ll help with data collection (mostly outdoors in the park) and data entry and potentially other aspects of ongoing research projects, such as pilot testing new methodologies. Best suited for majors in Spanish, psychology, sociology, marketing.



Reserve your ticket to hear Tavis Smiley

Reserve your ticket to hear Tavis Smiley

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North Central College welcomes Tavis Smiley as keynote speaker for its annual weeklong celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The talk show host, political commentator and entrepreneur will present the multimedia presentation “America I AM: The African American Imprint” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, in Pfeiffer Hall.

Although free to students, faculty and staff, tickets need to be reserved. Visit or call the box office at 630-637-7469.



Athletic department honored with community service awards

Athletic department honored with community service awards

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North Central College’s athletic department has been honored with three awards from the National Association of Division III Athletic Administrators (NADIIIAA) for its vast array of community service efforts for the 2010-2011 academic year.



City fees for parking violations increase Jan. 9

City fees for parking violations increase Jan. 9

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The City of Naperville will increase its fines for all parking violations, including street parking around North Central’s campus, starting Monday, Jan. 9.

At that time, the minimum fine for parking regulation violations will become $50 with a compromise fine of $25 when the citation is paid within 15 days from the date the citation is issued. The previous fine was $30 with a compromise fine of $15.

Parking regulations on most streets around campus have four-hour limits. Violations of this time limit that receive citations will be assessed the increased fee.



Oesterle Library displays faculty publications, history of library

Oesterle Library displays faculty publications, history of library

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During winter term, North Central’s Oesterle Library will feature publications by 10 faculty members and the history of Oesterle Library. The displays are showcased in the library’s lobby.

Community Publications
•    Gerald Gems, professor of health and physical education. “Polish Americans” and “Progressive Era, 1900-1920” in Sports in America: from Colonial Times to the Twenty-first Century: an Encyclopedia, 2011.



Featured holiday Chicago Chamber Musicians concert

Featured holiday Chicago Chamber Musicians concert

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In celebration of the Christmas season, North Central College’s box office has announced special ticket pricing for the Friday, Dec. 9, performance of the Chicago Chamber Musicians. Tickets are $5/person for all seats at the 8 p.m. show in Wentz Concert Hall. Call 630-637-SHOW (7469) to reserve your seat.

The second half of the program will feature a narration by President Harold Wilde of “Three Wise Men” after an opening movement of the title piece. To learn more, click here to read a preview article about the performance in the Naperville Sun.
 



December hours for campus bookstore, dining services

December hours for campus bookstore, dining services

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Hours for the campus bookstore, Kaufman Dining Hall, Rolland Center Boilerhouse Cafe and The Cage vary throughout December, as follows:
 
Bookstore: Click here for complete list of hours in December.
Open D-Term Nov. 28-Dec. 17: Monday through Thursday 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Friday 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Closed Sundays



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