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Students create, direct, stage original musical "Tell Me Truly"

Students create, direct, stage original musical "Tell Me Truly"

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Chad Comello ’10 and Taylor Martin ’11 have written and composed Tell Me Truly, an exciting, guitar-driven original musical that will be staged this weekend Feb. 11-13 and presented by The Company, a student club with members who want to explore new theatrical ideas. Under the direction of Comello, Tell Me Truly centers on Adam (played by Martin), a 20-something musician whose wide-eyed ambition drives him to tour America in search of his big break. The night before he leaves, Adam learns his girlfriend Kendra is pregnant with his child.


Karl Kelley and students to present paper at psychology convention

Karl Kelley and students to present paper at psychology convention

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Karl Kelley, professor and chair of psychology, and psychology majors Camille Heneghan ’10 and Lyndsey Pojman ’12 have co-authored a paper, titled “Status and Success: Perceptions of Employees Requesting Family Leave Using Video Vignettes,” which has been accepted for presentation at the 2010 >Association for Psychological Science (APS) Annual Convention May 27-30 in Boston.


Log on for Feb. 24 film premiere

Log on for Feb. 24 film premiere

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Bookmark www.missioncoffeecan.com and mark your calendar for Wednesday, Feb. 24, for the viral premiere of the first of 14 weekly episodes, featuring North Central’s Students In Free Enterprise. Follow their stories as they learn about growing and marketing coffee, the coffee community and sustainability, and important lessons about themselves. The videos are produced by Sinnott Productions and sponsored by Bunn-O-Matic Corporation. Photo: Some of the 13 students featured in the video series, on location in Guatemala.


History of women’s sports and athletes at North Central

History of women’s sports and athletes at North Central

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When the College celebrated National Girls and Women in Sports Day Feb. 2, NCTV17 was there and recorded a comprehensive story, which began in 1921, of women’s sports at North Central. View the video at http://www.nctv17.com/napervillenews17/article.php?id=344.


Men’s track & field remains No. 2 in USTFCCCA rankings

Men’s track & field remains No. 2 in USTFCCCA rankings

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For the third straight week, North Central College is the second ranked squad in the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Top 25 Rankings, released Feb. 3. Defending Division III Indoor National Champion University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh remains the No.1 team in the country, garnering 172.26 points with the Cardinals closing the gap, amassing 155.34 points in this week’s rankings. More The men return to action Friday, Feb.


The Union features art with a purpose

The Union features art with a purpose

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"The Union is a venue or series of events that are focused on live music for the most part, but we also show documentary films or art exhibits, all centering around the theme of supporting social causes, or raising awareness of social issues. We call it a venue for social change," said Jeremy Gudauskas, director of ministry and service, in a Feb.


Faculty and staff: Send us your professional news

Faculty and staff: Send us your professional news

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Record 32 students to present at NCUR

Record 32 students to present at NCUR

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A record 32 students from North Central were chosen to participate at the 24th National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) April 15-17 at the University of Montana.


Special offer for employees to hear Harlem Gospel Choir

Special offer for employees to hear Harlem Gospel Choir

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The fine arts department is offering a special ticket price of $10/person for faculty and staff to attend an inspirational concert by the world-famous Harlem Gospel Choir at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5, in Wentz Concert Hall. The Harlem Gospel Choir is a gathering of the finest singers and musicians from various black churches in Harlem. The choir travels the globe, sharing its joy of faith through its music and, whenever possible, raising funds for children’s charities.


Rick Spencer describes College's success on NCTV

Rick Spencer describes College's success on NCTV

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Hear Rick Spencer, vice president for institutional advancement, talk with NCTV’s executive director Liz Spencer about North Central College’s successes in the past and plans for the future, including its 150th anniversary celebration and science center. The interview is featured in a recent “Business Connection” program and also highlights the good working relationship between the College and city of Naperville.


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