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Student Jacqueline Roller hosts first solo art exhibit

Student Jacqueline Roller hosts first solo art exhibit

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North Central student Jacqueline Roller hosted her first solo art show July 16 at the Naperville Art League. The Naperville resident plans to complete her studies in 2012 with a double-major in studio art and psychology.



Naperville Art League, Riverwalk Fine Art Fair winners exhibit at North Central College

North Central College hosts an exhibit of works by members of the Naperville Art League and winners of Riverwalk Fine Art Fair awards.

“Current Visions,” an exhibit of works by members of the Naperville Art League and winners of the annual Riverwalk Fine Art Fair awards, will be shown through July 31 at North Central College.

The exhibit opened June 24 and is free and open to the public in the College’s Schoenherr Gallery at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville.

Campus Safety officers to take part in July 29 Special Olympics lunch

North Central College Campus Safety officers will participate in a July 29 lunch that will benefit Special Olympics.

North Central College Campus Safety officers will participate in a July 29 lunch that will benefit Special Olympics.

Diners are invited to join Naperville-area law enforcement officers for lunch between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Friday, July 29, at Texas Roundhouse, 2856 Patriot’s Lane, Naperville. Officers will serve a lunch of a pulled pork sandwich, a side dish and nonalcoholic beverage. There is no charge for the meal, but 100 percent of donations will go to Special Olympics Illinois.

North Central stages “Annie,” featuring community actors

Some 115 community actors star in “Annie,” North Central College’s Summer Musical Theatre, in six performances July 15-17 and July 22-24.

North Central College’s Summer Musical Theatre presents the delightful family musical “Annie” July 15-17 and July 22-24, featuring some 115 actors from the community.

Six performances will be staged at 7:30 p.m. July 15, 16, 22 and 23 with two Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. July 17 and 24 in Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave., Naperville. Tickets are $15/adults and $10/students and senior citizens; call the North Central College Box Office at 630-637-SHOW (7469) or visit northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.

Course on College's archives among fall 2011 Community Education programs

North Central College is offering the opportunity to learn about the College’s extensive archives through a course in the Community Education program.

North Central College is offering the opportunity to learn about the College’s extensive archives. A course about the College’s archives is among the offerings this fall through North Central’s Community Education program.

“With the college celebrating its Sesquicentennial this fall, our on-campus archivist will be running a course on the history of the College and showing many of the artifacts that have been maintained throughout the years,” said Deanna Taylor, the College’s community education program director.

Top artists featured in Hot Jazz-6 Cool Nites concert series July 16-22

Janice Borla
Jazz vocalists and recording artists Janice Borla, Jay Clayton and Rosana Eckert headline the annual Hot Jazz—6 Cool Nites concert series at North Central.

Jazz vocalists and recording artists Janice Borla, Jay Clayton and Rosana Eckert headline the annual Hot Jazz—6 Cool Nites concert series July 16-22 at North Central College.

Naperville utilizes North Central student researchers to conduct survey

Mary Galvan, associate professor of marketing
Four students in the Marketing Research class partner with the City of Naperville to conduct survey of utility customers about City’s smart grid initiative.

July 11, 2011—As the City of Naperville moves forward with implementing the Naperville Smart Grid Initiative (NSGI), the City recently recognized its partnership with North Central College and its students in conducting a survey to gauge utility customers’ existing understanding and perceptions of the NSGI.

Former board chair Dick Norenberg receives Swing Award

At Commencement, North Central honored Dr. Richard Norenberg, College Life Trustee and 1955 alumnus, with the Gael D. Swing Award for Meritorious Service.

July 7, 2011—During Commencement exercises on June 11, North Central College honored Dr. Richard Norenberg, College Life Trustee and 1955 alumnus, with the Gael D. Swing Award for Meritorious Service.

Established in tribute to the College’s eighth president Gael D. Swing, the award is a rare honor and recognizes alumni, trustees and friends whose extraordinary service to the College exemplifies the quality and integrity that were hallmarks of Swing’s tenure as president.

Parents can still register kids for summer camps at North Central

There’s still time this summer for parents to enroll their children in academic and athletic camps at North Central College.

There’s still time this summer for parents to enroll their children in academic and athletic camps at North Central College.

Registrations are accepted until the day before a camp begins, and remaining camps continue through July. Visit northcentralcollege.edu/summercamps to register online or call the Office of Community Development at 630-637-5560 for course fees and other details.

Remaining 2011 Summer Camps include:

Spiritual growth important to college students, researchers tell NAC&U members

Helen and Alexander Astin
Alexander and Helen Astin delivered the keynote address for The New American Colleges and Universities’ 2011 Summer Institute at North Central College.

June 23, 2011—Colleges and universities can do a better job encouraging undergraduates to explore spirituality, preeminent higher education researchers Alexander and Helen Astin said during the keynote address for The New American Colleges and Universities’ 2011 Summer Institute at North Central College.

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