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North Central honors William Gossell ’54 with Outstanding Alumni Award

William Gossell '54, 2014 Outstanding Alumni Award
North Central College to honor 1954 alumnus Major General William Gossell with a 2014 Outstanding Alumni Award during Homecoming Reunion Oct. 18.

North Central College is honoring Major General William Gossell of Farmers Branch, Texas, with a 2014 Outstanding Alumni Award.

Gossell and four others will be honored during the College’s Homecoming Reunion Celebration from 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at the College’s Residence Hall/Recreation Center, 440 S. Brainard St.

Prominent, bestselling authors coming to campus this fall

North Central College hosts several noted authors—some are also recognized actors, TV personalities and a musician—in partnership with Anderson’s Bookshops.

This fall, North Central College welcomes to campus several noted authors—some are also recognized actors and a musician—as part of the College’s partnership with Anderson’s Bookshops in Naperville. The authors will discuss and sign copies of their latest books.

Here’s the lineup:

2014 Athletic Hall of Fame: Andre Coleman ’94, 10-time men’s track & field All-American

Andre Coleman ’94, 2014 Athletic Hall of Fame
North Central College will induct Andre Coleman ’94 into the Athletic Hall of Fame Oct. 18 during Homecoming.

During Homecoming 2014, North Central College will induct Andre Coleman ’94 into the Athletic Hall of Fame on Oct. 18.

North Central honors The Rev. Thomas Babler with Wall of Witness recognition

The Rev. Thomas Babler ’69, 2014 Wall of Witness
North Central College to honor 1969 alumnus The Rev. Thomas Babler with Wall of Witness recognition during Homecoming Reunion Oct. 18.

North Central College is honoring The Rev. Thomas Babler of Naperville with a Wall of Witness recognition during Homecoming.

Babler and four others will be honored during the College’s Homecoming Reunion Celebration from 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at the College’s Residence Hall/Recreation Center, 440 S. Brainard St.

2014 Athletic Hall of Fame: Dan Mueller ’83, six-time men’s swimming All-American

Dan Mueller ’83, 2014 Athletic Hall of Fame
North Central College will induct Dan Mueller ’83 into the Athletic Hall of Fame Oct. 18 during Homecoming.

During Homecoming 2014, North Central College will induct Dan Mueller ’83 into the Athletic Hall of Fame on Oct. 18.

2014 Athletic Hall of Fame: Tim Ehlebracht ’80, four-sport athlete

Tim Ehlebracht ’80, 2014 Athletic Hall of Fame
North Central College will induct Tim Ehlebracht ’80 into the Athletic Hall of Fame Oct. 18 during Homecoming.

During Homecoming 2014, North Central College will induct Tim Ehlebracht ’80 into the Athletic Hall of Fame on Oct. 18.

North Central honors Becky Anderson ’82 Wilkins with Outstanding Alumni Award

Becky Anderson ’82 Wilkins, 2014 Outstanding Alumni Award
North Central College to honor 1982 alumna and Anderson’s Bookshops owner Becky Anderson with a 2014 Outstanding Alumni Award during Homecoming Reunion Oct. 18.

North Central College is honoring Anderson’s Bookshops owner Becky Anderson of Naperville with a 2014 Outstanding Alumni Award.

Anderson and four others will be honored during the College’s Homecoming Reunion Celebration from 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at the College’s Residence Hall/Recreation Center, 440 S. Brainard St.

2014 Athletic Hall of Fame: Eggert Giere ’48, Ph.D., coach and professor

Eggert Giere ’48, Ph.D., 2014 Athletic Hall of Fame
North Central College will induct Eggert Giere ’48, Ph.D., into the Athletic Hall of Fame during Homecoming Oct. 18.

During Homecoming 2014, North Central College will induct Eggert Giere ’48, Ph.D., into the Athletic Hall of Fame on Oct. 18.  

As head coach of the Cardinals’ swimming team, Giere was the first coach to guide a North Central College athletic team to a national championship. He also was an integral part of the campus community and faculty, serving as a professor in the political science department, dean of men and chair of the College’s division of social and behavioral sciences.

G.I. Jobs magazine rates North Central College a Military Friendly School for 2015

Graduate and Student Veteran Lounge
North Central College has been named a 2015 Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs magazine.

G.I. Jobs magazine rates North Central College a 2015 Military Friendly School.

The 2015 Military Friendly Schools list honors the top colleges, universities and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members and veterans as students. This is the third consecutive year North Central College has earned the recognition.

Welcome Week 2014

View the Storify from our 2014 Welcome Week.

North Central College welcomed new students to the 2014-2015 academic year during Welcome Week Sept. 10-14. Events included Cardinal Camps trips to Chicago, Move-In Day, academic receptions, Opening Convocation, the traditional Torchlight Parade, a pep rally, bonfire and much more!

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