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150 Moments: President Henry H. Rassweiler, 1883-1888

150 Moments: President Henry H. Rassweiler, 1883-1888

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The second president of North Central College, Henry H. Rassweiler, was born in Orwigsburg, Pa., in 1842. In 1857, his family left Pennsylvania for Illinois, where Rassweiler began his teaching career at age 17.

He enrolled at Plainfield College in 1862 and continued to teach grammar school while pursuing his studies until he graduated in 1868 as the first student with a bachelor of science degree. Immediately after his graduation from North-Western College, he was appointed professor of mathematics and natural science.



Opening night of “Distracted” includes talk-back with actors, faculty

Opening night of “Distracted” includes talk-back with actors, faculty

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Psychology and theatre faculty are hosting a noncredit Verandah opportunity and Q&A after the Thursday, Oct. 20, opening night production of “Distracted.” The play will be staged this weekend at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 20, 21 and 22, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23, in Madden Theatre.



150 Moments: President Augustine A. Smith, 1861-1883

150 Moments: President Augustine A. Smith, 1861-1883

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On Nov. 11, 1861, the Evangelical Association opened a new institution—Plainfield College—in Plainfield, Ill., and called upon Augustine A. Smith to be its first president.

Smith was born and raised in Massachusetts and started teaching at age 17. He served at two Evangelical institutions in Ohio, as a principal at the Grand River Institute in Austinburg and as president of Greensburg Seminary.



Be central. Go global. Study abroad.

Be central. Go global. Study abroad.

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Students have an opportunity to check out the many study abroad choices during the College’s Annual Study Abroad Fair, which takes place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 18, on the second floor of the White Activities Center. The Office of International Programs offers more than 50 study abroad programs to students of all majors. Be sure to stop by and learn more.



National Freedom of Speech Week exhibit in Oesterle Gallery

National Freedom of Speech Week exhibit in Oesterle Gallery

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Faculty and students in the speech communication department are hosting a weeklong display in the Oesterle Library Gallery during the 2011 National Freedom of Speech Week Oct. 17-23. The campus community is invited to visit the exhibit and view, read and listen to the various items on display.
 



150 Moments: First Homecoming

150 Moments: First Homecoming

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In this edition of 150 Moments, leading up to North Central College’s 11.11.11 Sesquicentennial Celebration, the College’s first Homecoming is spotlighted.



Cardinal football is a family affair

Cardinal football is a family affair

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A recent segment of “The Red Zone,” a weekly football highlight produced by Naperville Community Television, featured the family aspect of the Cardinals’ football program—its five sets of brothers on the team and its coaching staff that includes a set of brothers, a father-son combo and a father of two recent alumni. The story about family connections starts around the five-minute mark of the 10-minute edition; the first half of the video reviews the Cardinal win against Augustana, 24-3, on Oct. 8.



Green Cleaning system gives new life to old things

Green Cleaning system gives new life to old things

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This fall North Central College announced it was shifting to a Green Cleaning system. This change brought not only new cleaning products that use fewer chemicals, but also new dispensers to accommodate eco-friendly products. All old cleaning products and dispensers around campus were removed and replaced with new greener products and dispensers.



150 Moments: Plainfield College

150 Moments: Plainfield College

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In the final weeks leading up to North Central College’s 11.11.11 Sesquicentennial Celebration, North Central Pride will present moments from our College’s 150-year history. This moment features the birth of Plainfield College.



New campus signage to be installed during October

New campus signage to be installed during October

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Installation of new way-finding, building identification, house address and campus map signs will begin in October.

The College’s maintenance staff will remove the existing building signs and install newly designed signs in front of campus buildings (photo). In addition, pedestrian way-finding signs will be added at 10 locations throughout campus and “you are here” campus map signs will be added in six locations. Campus houses will soon receive updated street address signs.



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