North Central College - Naperville, IL

Record number of students to present at national research conference

A record 38 students from various academic areas will represent North Central at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research this spring.

 

Contact: Nancy Dunker, associate director of public relations, 630-637-5306

NAPERVILLE, Ill. (Jan. 31, 2011)—For the second year, a record number of North Central College students have been chosen to participate in the nation’s leading conference on undergraduate research.

D-Term courses take students around the globe

In December, students take advantage of life-changing study abroad opportunities.

Jan. 24, 2011—North Central College’s trimester format offers students a break from regular classes between Thanksgiving and the new year. During December—or D-Term—students can take advantage of North Central’s study abroad opportunities.

Caliendo publishes two majors works on race

Professor of Political Science Stephen Maynard Caliendo is co-author and co-editor (with Charlton McIlwain) of two recently published books.

Jan. 24, 2011—Professor of Political Science Stephen Maynard Caliendo is co-author and co-editor (with Charlton McIlwain) of two recently published books: "The Routledge Companion to Race and Ethnicity," published November 2010, and "Race Appeal: How Candidates Invoke Race in U.S. Political Campaigns," available Jan. 21, 2011.

King's short stories in national competitions

Patricia King, adjunct assistant professor of English, recently placed two of her short stories as finalists in two different national competitions.

Patricia King, adjunct assistant professor of English, recently placed two of her short stories as finalists in two different national competitions. “A Luck that Will Save Her” was a 2010 finalist in the New Letters’ Alexander Patterson Cappon Prize for Fiction. “The Death of Carrie Bradshaw” was a finalist for the 2010 Indiana Review Fiction prize. As a finalist, her short stories may be published in New Letters and Indiana Review.

Andrei Guruianu gives reading, talks from his memoir

Andrei Guruianu, assistant professor of English, gave a reading and talk from his memoir “Metal and Plum."

Andrei Guruianu gives reading, talks from his memoir

Tom Gill's photographs find wide appeal

Tom Gill has had a number of his photographs published and/or used for webpages, magazines, newspapers and calendars.

Tom Gill's photographs find wide appeal

Tribune's Blair Kamin to give talk at North Central College

Kamin will discuss his newest book, “Terror and Wonder: Architecture in a Tumultuous Age.”

Contact:  Nancy Dunker, associate director of public relations, 630-637-5306, nadunker@noctrl.edu. A high-res image is available.

Fundraiser to benefit resource center for North Central College education students

Community members are invited to join in an evening of bowling, networking and fundraising to support a valuable resource for North Central education students.

Jan. 12, 2011—Community members are invited to join in an evening of bowling, networking and fundraising to support a valuable resource for North Central College education students.

The inaugural Snow Bowl to benefit the Dr. Lora L. Tyson Curriculum Center will take place from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 28, at Brunswick Zone XL, 1515 W. Aurora Ave., Naperville. Costs range from $20 to $30 per person; contact Laura Bentley in North Central’s education department at 630-637-5740 or labentley@noctrl.edu to register.

Wis is guest conductor at choral festival

Ramona Wis, professor and chair of music, was the guest director of the East Tennessee Vocal Association 2010 Honors Women’s Choir.

Ramona Wis, Mimi Rolland Professor in the Fine Arts, professor and chair of music, was the guest director of the East Tennessee Vocal Association 2010 Honors Women’s Choir in Oak Ridge, Tenn., Nov. 18-20. Mounting an ambitious and varied program of women’s chorus repertoire, Wis and the select 120-voice high school ensemble worked for three days as part of the annual festival that brings guest conductors from around the country to work with mixed, men’s and women’s auditioned ensembles and present a public performance as the culminating event.

Two students showcase their art April 6-May 9

Artwork by Patrick Tyler Buchenot (left), Melissa Massey (right)
Seniors Melissa Massey and Patrick Tyler Buchenot present their art in “Phantasm,” an exhibit featuring two-dimensional work, drawings and mixed media.

April 5, 2011—North Central College seniors Melissa J. Massey and Patrick Tyler Buchenot will showcase their artwork in a two-person exhibit titled “Phantasm,” featuring two-dimensional work, drawings and mixed media.

The free exhibit runs April 6 through May 9 at the College’s Oesterle Library Gallery, 320 E. School St., Naperville. The artists will greet visitors during an opening reception from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 12. Complimentary refreshments will be served.

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