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Paintings of Midwest landscapes featured in exhibit

Paintings of Midwest landscapes featured in exhibit

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The exhibit “A Thousand Acres” opens Jan. 10 and features paintings and watercolors by artist Carole Hennessy, who’s been creating Midwest landscapes on canvas for more than 30 years. Her exhibit runs through Feb. 18 in the Gallery of Oesterle Library, with an artist’s reception from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 10.


Grand Opening of Carius Track & Gramarosso Gallery Jan. 8

Grand Opening of Carius Track & Gramarosso Gallery Jan. 8

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Alumni and the campus community are invited to attend the Grand Opening celebration of Carius Track and Gramarosso Gallery at the Res/Rec Center. A special program begins at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 8, as part of the 26th Annual Alumni Indoor Track & Field Meet, which kicks off at 5:30 p.m. The Grand Opening festivities include raising the Men’s Cross Country National Championship banner, special remarks from coaches and President Wilde and a ceremonial first lap around the new Carius Track.


Cardinals in the news

Cardinals in the news

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Northcentralcardinals.com: “Wrestlers 10th in latest rankings


Campus status during severe weather

Campus status during severe weather

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With freezing temperatures and recurring snowfalls this winter, members of the campus community are reminded to visit the College's homepage to learn whether classes or events are canceled or offices are closed. In the upper right corner, select the Campus Status box and you'll be linked to a page with detailed information.


Intramural sports for faculty, staff start Jan. 17

Intramural sports for faculty, staff start Jan. 17

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The College’s new recreation and wellness coordinator Corey Bitzer is recruiting faculty and staff for intramural sports leagues that begin Jan. 17. Form your own team or join a co-ed basketball or volleyball team, men’s basketball, women’s volleyball or bags team. Visit www.northcentralcardinals.com/recsports or contact Bitzer at clbitzer@noctrl.edu. Fitness classes will begin Feb. 1.


"Out of Order" brings laughter, love to the stage

"Out of Order" brings laughter, love to the stage

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Senior Alyssa Digges will direct Out of Order, a comedic farce by British playwright Ray Cooney, Jan. 7, 8 and 9 as part of North Central’s Student Director Series. It's an adult comedy about a romantic evening that goes terribly awry. The plot line features Richard Willey, the Junior Prime Minister, who plans to spend an evening with Jane, a secretary for the Opposition, in the Westminster Hotel in London. Things go disastrously wrong, beginning with the discovery of a body trapped in the hotel room’s unreliable window.


Human Resources to host session on diversity

Human Resources to host session on diversity

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Cardinals ranked 22nd in final fall Directors' Cup standings

Cardinals ranked 22nd in final fall Directors' Cup standings

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North Central College is ranked 22nd among all NCAA Division III programs in the final fall Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup all-sports standings, released by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics Dec. 23. North Central is the top-ranked school in the CCIW, with Illinois Wesleyan University at 39th with 103 points and Wheaton College at 53rd (89 points).


New Community Publications Display in library

New Community Publications Display in library

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Oesterle Library will feature the following publications during winter term in its Community Publications Display in the lobby:
  • Gerald Gems, professor of health and physical education: “The German Turners and the Taming of Radicalism in Chicago” in International Journal of the History of Sport, October 2009.
  • Tom Gill, instructional media coordinator in Oesterle Library: Photographs in Northern Indiana Lakes, September/October 2009.
  • David Gray, assistant professor of accounting, and Gerald Hamsmith, professor of accounting emeritus: “Patterson


Students, faculty blog about D-Term in Germany

Students, faculty blog about D-Term in Germany

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During D-Term, several students traveled to Germany as part of their course titled Exploring Berlin, Germany: A Cultural, Multicultural and Historical Treasure. Visit their blog to view photos and read about their adventures, along with posts by Gregory Wolf, associate professor of German, and Kevin McCarthy, area hall director and housing coordinator, Schneller Hall, who accompanied students.


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