North Central College - Naperville, IL

Publications recognize North Central College for academic excellence

U.S. News & World Report ranks North Central College as a top-20 institution in its annual list of “America’s Best Colleges.”

Contact: Ted Slowik, Director of PR and Media Relations, 630-637-5307, tjslowik@noctrl.edu

Aug. 17, 2010—U.S. News & World Report ranks North Central College as a top-20 institution in its annual list of “America’s Best Colleges.”

Blues Traveler performs its classic jam band, rock sounds Oct. 16

Blues Traveler will give jam-band and mainstream rock fans an early fall treat when it performs Oct. 16 at North Central College.

Aug. 18, 2010--Blues Traveler will give jam-band and mainstream rock fans an early fall treat when it performs Oct. 16 at North Central College.

Not every band stakes out new musical territory and embraces fresh challenges more than 23 years into its career, but that's the case with Blues Traveler. Known for its improvisational live performances, the band is influenced by a variety of genres, including blues rock, folk rock, soul and Southern rock.

Exhibit features renowned family collection of American self-taught art

One of the nation’s foremost collections of 20th century American self-taught art will be displayed this fall North Central College.

Contact: Ted Slowik, Director of PR and Media Relations, 630-637-5307, tjslowik@noctrl.edu

Aug. 25, 2010—One of the nation’s foremost collections of 20th century American self-taught art will be displayed this fall North Central College.

“Say Rah! Chicago Self-Taught Art from the Arient Family Collection” is free and open to the public from Oct. 1 through Nov. 7 in Schoenherr Art Gallery at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville.

Chicago Symphony Orchestra performs Oct. 21 in Wentz Concert Hall

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra will in North Central College’s Wentz Concert Hall Oct. 21.

Contact: Ted Slowik, Director of PR and Media Relations, 630-637-5307, tjslowik@noctrl.edu

Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons to perform at North Central

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame artists Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons will delight audiences with two shows Oct. 23 and 24 at North Central College.

Contact: Ted Slowik, Director of PR and Media Relations, 630-637-5307, tjslowik@noctrl.edu

Aug. 26, 2010—Rock and Roll Hall of Fame artists Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons will delight audiences with two shows Oct. 23 and 24 at North Central College.

"Charlotte's Web" comes to life with two matinees Oct. 24

North Central will feature "Charlotte's Web," a children's play based on the book by E.B. White, with two matinee performances at 1 and 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 24.

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

Aug. 27, 2010--North Central College will feature "Charlotte's Web," a treasured children's play based on the book by E.B. White, with two matinee performances at 1 and 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 24.

Community invited to celebrate Homecoming Oct. 21-24

North Central College invites community members to celebrate Homecoming 2010 Oct. 21-24.

Contact: Ted Slowik, Director of PR and Media Relations, 630-637-5307, tjslowik@noctrl.edu

Sept. 2, 2010—North Central College invites community members to celebrate Homecoming 2010 Oct. 21-24 with public events that include performances by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, family-friendly theatrical productions, a parade and, of course, a football game.

The public is welcome to participate in the following Homecoming weekend festivities:

Oct. 21-24

"The Sleepy Hollow Plays," an original play by Chicago artists

Matthew Miller will guest direct an original collection of one acts titled "The Sleepy Hollow Plays," for North Central for four performances, Oct. 21-24.

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

Sept. 9, 2010--North Central College welcomes Matthew Miller, guest director and producer of an original collection of one acts titled "The Sleepy Hollow Plays," for four premiere performances Oct. 21-24.

Moscow State Symphony Orchestra performs Nov. 6 at North Central

The Moscow State Symphony Orchestra, one of the world’s foremost interpreters of classic Russian composers, will perform Nov. 6 at North Central College.

Contact: Ted Slowik, Director of PR and Media Relations, 630-637-5307, tjslowik@noctrl.edu

Sept. 9, 2010—The Moscow State Symphony Orchestra, one of the world’s foremost interpreters of classic Russian composers, will perform Nov. 6 at North Central College.

Higher Learning Commission accreditation report praises North Central

North Central College has been approved for continued accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Assoc. of Colleges and Schools Board.

Contact: Ted Slowik, Director of PR and Media Relations, 630-637-5307, tjslowik@noctrl.edu

Sept. 20, 2010—The Board of Trustees of the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools has approved the continued accreditation of North Central College, with the next comprehensive evaluation by the commission scheduled for a decade from now.

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