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Study abroad students in Costa Rica help with conservation

Study abroad students in Costa Rica help with conservation

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During fall term 17 students and Jeff Anstine, associate professor of management, are studying in Costa Rica. They take intensive Spanish and academic courses and live with families in the town of Quepos. On Oct. 3, the team volunteered to plant more than 200 trees in partnership with Titi Conservation Alliance.


Mary McMahon presents workshop for teachers

Mary McMahon presents workshop for teachers

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Mary McMahon, associate professor of mathematics and education certification officer, presented a workshop titled “Introduction to Lesson Study” to teachers from Oak Park Elementary School in East Aurora on Sept. 26 for the ACI/Science Math Learning Collaborative. During the discussion, teachers focused on student learning, reflected on why they teach as they do, and began building a stronger collegial network while they collaboratively planned a lesson on elapsed time.


Clark Teuscher selected for new CoSIDA committee

Clark Teuscher selected for new CoSIDA committee

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John Madormo wins Grand Prize and more for synopsis

John Madormo wins Grand Prize and more for synopsis

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John Madormo, assistant professor of broadcast communications and general manager of WONC-FM 89.1, won two awards at the Reno Manhattan Shorts Film Festival, held in Reno, Nev., Sept. 25-26. The synopsis of his screenplay, Paulie Perkins P.I., won First Place in the Individual Family Film Division and the Grand Prize for Best Overall Synopsis in all categories. Paulie Perkins, P.I., is a story about a 12-year-old private detective.


Paloma Martinez-Cruz leads conference

Paloma Martinez-Cruz leads conference

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Paloma Martinez-Cruz, assistant professor of Spanish, co-led an all-women’s retreat titled “The World on our Own Terms” at Zen Community of Chicago on Oct. 2-4.


North Central College in the news

North Central College in the news

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Naperville Sun: “The Carius coaching tree” [caption id="attachment_426" align="alignleft" width="260" caption="Naperville Sun photo"][/caption] Longtime North Central College coach Al Carius doesn't create great athletes, he molds complete human beings. Current Neuqua Valley girls cross-country coach Tim McCoskey was one of Carius' pupils during North Central's three-year run (1997-99) as national cross-country champions for Division III. McCoskey got more out of that experience than just the national titles and a 2006 induction into North Central's Hall of Fame.


North Central College in today’s local news

North Central College in today’s local news

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Naperville Sun: “Gloria Gaynor: Still Surviving” “Opera singer to perform at NCC’s Wentz Hall" “Cardinals thinking multi-dimensional” “Winning in Reno” John Madormo, assistant professor of broadcast communication, and his screenplay synopsis win big at film festival in Reno.


Brad Spencer to coach Team Stars & Stripes

Brad Spencer to coach Team Stars & Stripes

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Brad Spencer, assistant football coach; coordinator of academic program and coordinator of game/practice management, was selected as one of eight NCAA Division III coaches to take part in Global Football's 2009 Tazon de Estrellas (Bowl of the Stars) on Dec. 19 in Monterrey, Mexico. He will assist with the coaching of Team Stars & Stripes, which will include 50 of the top NCAA Division III players in the nation. More


T.S. Galloway featured in book about jazz

T.S. Galloway featured in book about jazz

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T.S. Galloway, lecturer of music, is featured in chapter four of Sanford Josephson’s new book, Jazz Notes: Interviews Across the Generations, which has been reviewed by AllAboutJazz.com.


Gregory Wolf organizes national workshop

Gregory Wolf organizes national workshop

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Gregory H. Wolf, associate professor of German, organized a national workshop titled “Sustaining the Momentum,” which 15 invited German instructors on secondary and post-secondary education at the Goethe Institut in Chicago on Sept. 11-13. Supported by a grant from the Federal Republic of Germany, the workshop concentrated on program building and strategies to model German programs that would attract and keep students in the language pipeline.


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