North Central College - Naperville, IL

State honors North Central College for its commitment to sustainable practices

North Central College is the first suburban Chicago school to achieve gold status through the Illinois Campus Sustainability Compact.

North Central College’s commitment to environmentally friendly practices has earned gold-level recognition through the Illinois Campus Sustainability Compact.

New North Central College residence hall to feature apartment-style suites

A new residence hall on North Central College’s 65-acre campus will offer desirable suite-style housing for upperclassmen.

A new residence hall on North Central College’s 65-acre campus will offer desirable suite-style housing for upperclassmen.

The 229-bed residence hall is being built directly south of Ward and Patterson halls and across from Merner Field House and Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium. The five-story residence hall—the College’s first since the Residence Hall/Recreation Center opened in 2009—is scheduled for completion by August 2015.

Athletic Hall of Fame: Amanda Orsburn ’02, record holder in basketball, soccer

North Central College will induct Amanda Orsburn ’02 into the Athletic Hall of Fame Oct. 18 during Homecoming.

During Homecoming 2014, North Central College will induct Amanda Orsburn ’02 into the Athletic Hall of Fame on Oct. 18.

2014 Athletic Hall of Fame: Amanda Talley ’01, multiple record holder for softball

Amanda Talley ’01, 2014 Athletic Hall of Fame
North Central College will induct Amanda Talley ’01 into the Athletic Hall of Fame Oct. 18 during Homecoming.

During Homecoming 2014, North Central College will induct Amanda Talley ’01 into the Athletic Hall of Fame on Oct. 18.

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.

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.

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

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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.

North Central College begins academic year with near-record number of students

North Central College began the 2014-2015 academic year Sept. 15 with a near-record number of students.

North Central College began the 2014-2015 academic year Sept. 15 with a near-record number of students.

Total enrollment is a near-record 2,800 undergraduates and 250 graduate students—3,050 total—eclipsing the 3,000 mark for the third straight year. The College welcomed 860 new full-time undergraduate students, up from 852 a year ago. That includes 580 first-year students, up from 529 a year ago. The 860 new undergraduates would be second only to the record-number 882 welcomed in fall 2010.

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