North Central College - Naperville, IL

Strong communities are safer communities

Kimberly Sluis, vice president for student affairs and dea
North Central College works to foster a campus culture where people look out for one another and take action when someone’s safety is jeopardized.

Strong communities are safer communities. This principle guides North Central College in its efforts to foster a campus culture where people look out for one another and take action when they notice something that jeopardizes the safety of the community or any member of it.

Campus, local, state, national guests celebrated the Science Center "topping out"

North Central College’s Science Center reached a construction milestone with the placement of a ceremonial final beam in Topping-Out Celebration March 14.

North Central College’s Science Center reached new heights during its construction when the campus community celebrated the hoisting and placement of a ceremonial final steel beam during a Topping-Out Celebration March 14.

Traditional among ironworkers, the ceremony is sometimes called Capping Off, or Topping Off, or Topping Out. Regardless, said President Troy D. Hammond during his remarks, “It’s a significant construction milestone that we’ve reached only because of the dedication and hard work of many, many people.”

North Central College helps set record at Feed the Need! MobilePack

In helping pack more than 1 million meals for starving children worldwide, students said, “We want to be involved and know we’re making a difference.”

More than 500 North Central College students, employees, alumni, friends and family members were among the 5,100 community volunteers who gathered on campus Feb. 20-21 for a common goal: to pack nutrient-rich meals as part of the Feed My Starving Children Feed the Need! MobilePack worldwide effort.

“We want to be involved and know we’re making a difference,” said students about why they volunteered. “We’re a service community and like to come together and serve others.” All total, 1,053,216 meals were packed, feeding 2,885 kids for an entire year.  

Music and motion come together in Chords for Kids concert for children with autism

North Central College will host Chords for Kids, the 10th annual free concert for children with autism and other special needs and their families, on March 5.

North Central College will host Chords for Kids, the 10th annual free concert for children with autism and their families, on March 5.

The concert begins at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 5, in North Central’s Wentz Concert Hall at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave. Wheelchair seating is available. Admission is free, but tickets are required; call the North Central College Box Office at 630-637-SHOW (7469) or visit northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.

Registration is open for North Central’s summer campus, workshops, theatre

North Central College presents summer camps for children and adults, ranging from athletics and performing arts to academics and faith-based.

Registration for North Central College’s 2016 Summer Camps and Workshops opens Monday, Feb. 15. Among the many opportunities are summer camps for children and adults, ranging from athletics and performing arts to academics and faith-based.

Jack Ryan ’16 exemplifies integrated learning as part of NAC&U panel in Washington

Jack Ryan ’16
College Scholar Jack Ryan ’16 presented his mathematics and theatre research at the National Press Club during a press briefing on interdisciplinary studies.

A rare but intriguing combination of mathematics and theatre research by Jack Ryan ’16 resulted in an invitation to speak this week at a Washington, D.C., press briefing at the National Press Club. Ryan was invited to present his research along with other undergraduate scholars as a way to support the mission of the Association of American Colleges and Universities (NAC&U), which sponsored the event.

Addition of solar thermal panels raises College to new level of ‘green’

North Central College advances mission to introduce renewable technologies and integrate sustainability initiatives by adding solar thermal panels to New Hall.

North Central College’s mission to integrate sustainability into all facets of campus life reached another milestone this week with the installation of state-of-the-art, solar thermal panels to its newest residence hall.

North Central stages range of holiday music, theatre shows in December

North Central College presents a celebrated lineup of holiday performances during the Christmas season in its Naperville venues.

North Central College presents a celebrated lineup of holiday performances during the Christmas season. Music ranges from jazz, brass and tunes from “Peanuts,” to vocal quartets, choirs and a full orchestra. Theatre performances feature the fanciful ballet “The Nutcracker” and a twist on the Dickens’ classic featuring Jacob Marley.

Transfer students invited to information sessions

North Central College hosts two visit programs, Nov. 24 and Dec. 4, for transferring students interested in learning more about undergraduate degree programs.

North Central College will host two visit programs, on Nov. 24 and Dec. 4, for prospective transfer students interested in learning more about the College’s undergraduate degree programs.

College joins other smoke- and tobacco-free campuses nationwide

North Central College adopts new smoke- and tobacco-free policy on campus, beginning Dec. 1, 2015.

Beginning December 1, 2015, North Central College will initiate its smoke- and tobacco-free policy on campus. The College will join more than 1,000 other smoke- and tobacco-free campuses nationwide.

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