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“I relay for …” video, pizza fundraiser and more

“I relay for …” video, pizza fundraiser and more

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This year’s Relay for Life is April 29-30. To kick things off, view “I relay for …” featuring many North Central folk sharing their reasons why they relay.



Alumnus Daniel Newman named CEO of United Visual

Daniel Newman, Chief Executive Officer of United Visual, Inc
Daniel Newman, who earned his M.B.A. and taught a course in international marketing at North Central, is named CEO of United Visual, Inc.

March 29, 2011—Daniel Newman, who earned his M.B.A. from North Central College, has been named Chief Executive Officer of United Visual, Inc.

College hosts reunion of ETS alumni

College hosts reunion of ETS alumni

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As part the 150th anniversary of its founding in 1861, North Central College is hosting a three-day reunion of Evangelical Theological Seminary (ETS) alumni March 23-25. Many North Central College graduates went on to study at ETS and prepare for careers in the ministry.



A Legacy of Building Friendships Abroad

From as early as 1875, the College had developed ties with Japan and China through the mission work of the Evangelical Church.

From as early as 1875, the College had developed ties with Japan and China through the mission work of the Evangelical Church. The exposure to the Church encouraged students in Japan and China to attend North Central College for their education. Henry Tayama, Class of 1893, became the first student from Japan to graduate. Fumiko Miyagi ’24 returned to Tokyo to become a renowned artist and humanitarian and a professor of art at Japan Women’s University.

College hosts three speakers during April

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Guest speakers give talks in April on comparisons between New Orleans and Chicago, adventures along the Appalachian Trail, and bicycling advocacy.

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

March 15, 2011—North Central College has invited three speakers to campus in April to give talks on various topics. All lectures are free and open to the public.

Sesquicentennial and College legacy website

Sesquicentennial and College legacy website

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North Central College is proud to kick off its yearlong Sesquicentennial celebration with special activities starting this May during Cornerstone week and the launch of dedicated pages on the College’s website. From the College’s homepage, select the red button and Sesquicentennial logo, 150 Years: A Promising Start. It’s your window to North Central’s 2011-2012 Sesquicentennial celebration.



Concert Choir takes first-ever European tour

The Concert Choir will embark on its first tour in Italy March 16-24 and sing at concerts in Florence, Venice and Siena and masses at the Vatican in Rome.

March 4, 2011—North Central College’s Concert Choir will embark on its first-ever European concert tour March 16-24. Some 36 students of the nearly 60-voice mixed choir have raised their own financial support and will participate in the American Celebration of Music tour to various sites in Italy.

Directed by Professor of Music Jeordano Martínez, the Concert Choir will sing during Catholic masses at St. Peter’s Basilica at Vatican City in Rome and at St. Mark’s Basilica in Venice, and at concerts in Florence, Venice and Siena.

Men's Track & Field Back-to-Back National Champions

The North Central College men's track & field team's second straight national title came by the thinnest of margins.

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Contact: Mark Albanese, Assistant Sports Information Director, 630-637-5324

NCAA Division III Indoor Championship Results

Jazz studies alum performs on “The Late Show with David Letterman”

Grant Gustafson, a 2010 graduate who majored in jazz studies, performed with Jessica Lea Mayfield on a network television show.


March 10, 2011—North Central alumnus Grant Gustafson recently performed on “The Late Show with David Letterman.”

Gustafson, a 2010 graduate who majored in jazz studies, appeared on the Feb. 25 broadcast playing electric bass behind up-and-coming singer-songwriter Jessica Lea Mayfield. In this photo, he's the second from the left.

Local United Methodist churches to celebrate Lenten service March 23 in Wentz Concert Hall

The public is invited to participate in a Lenten worship service with local Methodist churches as part of North Central College’s Sesquicentennial Celebration.

Contact: Ted Slowik, director of PR and media relations, 630-637-5307

March 10, 2011—The public is invited to participate in a Lenten worship service March 23 with members of four Naperville United Methodist congregations as part of North Central College’s Sesquicentennial Celebration.

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