North Central College - Naperville, IL

Students, staff present at LEV-cosponsored conference on faith, justice and civic learning

Steve Oliveri
North Central College’s Leadership, Ethics and Values (LEV) program recently co-sponsored the first National Faith, Justice and Civic Learning Conference.

July 1, 2011—North Central College’s Leadership, Ethics and Values (LEV) program recently cosponsored the first National Faith, Justice and Civic Learning Conference with DePaul University, providing students and staff the opportunity to present three sessions on various topics.

SEA Conference connects emerging artists with needed business skills and connections

North Central College hosts the 16th annual Self Employment in the Arts (SEA) Conference Feb. 26-27 to help aspiring artists become successful entrepreneurs.

North Central College’s 16th annual Self Employment in the Arts (SEA) Conference Feb. 26-27 will help aspiring artists learn to become successful entrepreneurs.

North Central College junior directs original production “The Cherub’s Mask”

Jack Morsovillo ’17 directs “The Cherub’s Mask,” an original production, cowritten with John Lindberg ’17 about a family’s struggles with divorce and illness.

North Central College features the original production “The Cherub’s Mask,” directed by junior Jack Morsovillo and written by Morsovillo and sophomore John Lindberg. Staged Feb. 11-13, the play explores the effects of divorce on a family.

Explore cultures from around the world at Feb. 14 International Festival

North Central College welcomes the local community to celebrate another year of cultural diversity at its 20th annual International Festival Feb. 14.

North Central College welcomes members of the community to attend its 20th annual International Festival on Feb. 14. Hosted by the College’s Office of International Programs, the festival celebrates Naperville’s cultural diversity and offers opportunities for community members to explore cultures from around the world.

Grammy, Dove-nominated singer Anita Wilson headlines Gospel Extravaganza Feb. 6

North Central College presents its 28th annual Gospel Extravaganza Feb. 6, featuring gospel singer Anita Wilson, students and local ensembles.

North Central College presents its 28th annual Gospel Extravaganza Feb. 6, featuring gospel singer Anita Wilson and local ensembles.

The performance begins at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, in the College’s Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave. Tickets are $20/adults and $15/students and seniors and free to the North Central community; call the North Central College Box Office at 630-637-SHOW (7469) or visit northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.

Cullors encourages audience to “reclaim” the legacy of Martin Luther King

Patrisse Cullors, cofounder of Black Lives Matter
Patrisse Cullors of #BlackLivesMatter shares her perspective on community activism with North Central College audience.

Nearly 500 people of varied ages, races and hometowns listened as Patrisse Cullors, cofounder of Black Lives Matter, shared her view of the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and the need for continued social activism and community organizing.

“This is our holiday,” she said of the observance of King’s birthday on campus and across the country. “Community activists don’t have many holidays.”

#DTerm Travels

Enjoy snapshots from various student and faculty experiences, in the U.S. and abroad.

Enjoy snapshots from various student and faculty experiences, in the U.S. and abroad. Some of the trips included visiting the Middle East, Spain, Italy, Greece, Peru, Appalachia and Naperville.

Black Lives Matter cofounder Patrisse Cullors gives MLK Week keynote Jan. 19

Patrisse Cullors
North Central College’s annual MLK Week features keynote address by Patrisse Cullors, social activist and cofounder of the Black Lives Matter movement.

A prominent and passionate voice for those afflicted by social injustice and discrimination is Patrisse Cullors, cofounder of Black Lives Matter.

North Central College has invited Cullors to be its keynote speaker Jan. 19 during the College’s Martin Luther King Week celebration. In 1960, King spoke to North Central students when he visited campus. Like King, Cullors educates and inspires others to stand together to transform society into a world where the lives and contributions of all individuals are recognized equally.

Faculty adapt Shakespeare’s comedy set in the 1590s to American culture in the 1950s

North Central College students to stage William Shakespeare’s “The Merry Wives of Windsor,” a renaissance romp with a 1950’s twist Jan. 7-10.

North Central College students will stage William Shakespeare’s “The Merry Wives of Windsor,” a renaissance romp with a 1950’s twist Jan. 7-10.

The performance begins at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 7-10 in the College’s Madden Theatre at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave. Tickets are $10/adults and $8/students and seniors; call the North Central College Box Office at 630-637-SHOW (7469) or visit northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.

North Central students dig into Frozen Assets

D-Term Verandah course gives students opportunities to explore the culture and history of locally made frozen treats.

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! North Central College students investigated the history and business behind this cold dessert as part of a D-Term Verandah course, Frozen Assets.

This frozen treat dates back to 3000 B.C. in Asian cultures, when it was discovered crushed ice could be combined with flavorings for dessert. Since then, the treat evolved through the centuries into a popular sweet option for all ages.

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