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Al Carius named national coach of the year

Al Carius named national coach of the year

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For the second time in three years North Central College men’s cross country head coach Al Carius was honored Nov. 23 by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCA), winning the 2011 NCAA Division III National Coach of the Year Award.



Men’s cross country claims national title, football wins round one

Men’s cross country claims national title, football wins round one

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The Cardinal men’s cross country team claimed its 14th national title on Nov. 19 at the Lake Breeze Golf Course in Wisconsin. Rallying from an early setback, the men returned to No. 1 in the nation for the second time in three years at the NCAA Division III National Championships.

For the second straight season the national title came down to a battle between the Midwest Region Champion Cardinals and the Haverford College (Pa.) Fords, champions of the Mideast Region. The Cardinals tallied 110 points with the runner-up Fords team finishing with a score of 172.



Cross country, football teams in national championship contests Saturday

Cross country, football teams in national championship contests Saturday

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The men’s and women’s cross country teams—both are 2011 CCIW champions—travel to Winneconne, Wis., for the NCAA Division III National Championships Saturday, Nov. 19. The women start out at 11 a.m. and the men run at noon.



North Central’s photo gallery showcases Sesquicentennial Celebration, Homecoming

North Central’s photo gallery showcases Sesquicentennial Celebration, Homecoming

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Thousands of photos were taken during North Central’s Sesquicentennial Homecoming Celebration and most are now posted online for viewing. Visit the College’s Flickr gallery to view sets of images, from the Homecoming parade to the football game to reunions and to the big 11.11.11 Sesquicentennial Celebration and much more.

Click here to view the gallery. Photos are organized in sets by event or topic. Check back often; photos are still being added.



Women’s Chorale announces raffle prize winner

Women’s Chorale announces raffle prize winner

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The Women’s Chorale has been raising funds during fall term toward its concert tour to Ireland June 12-19, 2012. The fundraiser—which included a raffle prize of a four-day, three-night trip to Paris for two—culminated in a drawing by Benna Wilde after the Homecoming Concert on Sunday, Nov. 13. The winner was Sharon Falco.

When the Women’s Chorale embarks on its second tour abroad, the ensemble will give performances in Dublin, Galway and Killarney and visit the Cliffs of Moher, the Aran Islands, the Ring of Kerry and the urban life of Dublin.



Luncheon to raise funds for international scholarships, discuss human rights

Luncheon to raise funds for international scholarships, discuss human rights

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Join the Office of International Programs for its annual International Roundtable Lunch noon-2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, in the Banquet Hall at the Harold and Eva White Activities Center. Tickets are $5/person and can be purchased at the luncheon or in advance from students who will be visiting campus offices. This event is a fundraiser for international and study abroad student scholarships, so if you're unable to attend, please consider donating to the effort.



Hear authors discuss new history book, attend book signings

Hear authors discuss new history book, attend book signings

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With the unveiling of a new history book about the College—“North Central College: 150 Years. A Promising Start.”—the campus community will have multiple opportunities during the weekend-long Sesquicentennial and Homecoming Celebrations to hear from the authors, purchase the book and have the authors sign copies.



Cardinal football program is feature story in Naperville Sun

Cardinal football program is feature story in Naperville Sun

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During the Cardinal football team’s final week of regular season play, the Naperville Sun featured a story about North Central College’s football program and its priorities on faith, family and character both on and off the field.



Little Brass Bell stays at North Central College as Cardinals crush Wheaton

Little Brass Bell stays at North Central College as Cardinals crush Wheaton

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North Central College’s football team (8-1, 6-0 CCIW) locked down its second straight playoff bid and at least a share of its sixth straight CCIW Championship on Nov. 5, shaking down the 12th-ranked Wheaton College Thunder, 33-7, at Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium.



Cardinal Close-Up features standout student-athletes

Cardinal Close-Up features standout student-athletes

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Each week be sure to check out Cardinal Close-Up, a weekly online feature series about North Central student-athletes at northcentralcardinals.com.



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