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North Central College presents oil paintings of artist Pamela Hart March 29-May 29

North Central College will showcase paintings by artist Pamela Hart in the exhibit “Through New Eyes” March 29 through May 26.

North Central College will showcase paintings by artist Pamela Hart in the exhibit “Through New Eyes” March 29 through May 26.

The exhibit is free and open to the public in the College’s Schoenherr Gallery at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave. An artist reception will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 5; complimentary refreshments will be served.

King publishes article about American poet’s Spanish Civil War experiences

Patricia King, adjunct assistant professor of English
Patricia King, North Central College adjunct assistant professor of English, has article about poet Muriel Rukeyser published in international literary journal.

Patricia King, North Central College adjunct assistant professor of English, had her article, titled “‘The World is a Field of the Spanish War’: Traumatic Memory in Muriel Rukeyser’s Spanish Civil War Poetry,” published in “TAB: The Journal of Poetry and Poetics” (Vol. No. 3, 2013).

North Central trustee, alumnus coaches team to NCAA Sweet 16

La Salle University men's basketball coach John Giannini ’84 certainly hasn’t forgotten his alma mater.

North Central College alumnus and Trustee John Giannini ’84 is enjoying the spotlight that comes with guiding an NCAA Division I basketball team to the Sweet 16, but he certainly hasn’t forgotten his alma mater.

“I’ll tell you how much I love North Central,” says Gianini, head basketball coach for the La Salle University Explorers. “I talked with four people this morning. Mike and Mike on ESPN radio, Coach K (Duke University head coach Mike Krzyzewski) and Rick Spencer (North Central College’s vice president for institutional advancement).”

SGA hosts fireside chats with President Hammond

SGA hosts fireside chats with President Hammond

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North Central’s Student Governing Association (SGA) is hosting a series of six “fireside chats” to give students the opportunity to meet and interact with President Troy Hammond, who became the College’s 10th president on January 1.  

The six sessions or chats are open to all students but are organized by different campus groups and academic divisions to better accommodate everyone. They are:

Tuesday, March 26, Harold and Eva White Activities Center (WAC), second floor



North Central College student awarded Soros Fellowship for New Americans

Etienne Mashuli
North Central College student Etienne Mashuli was been awarded a prestigious Soros Fellowship for New Americans for graduate school.

North Central College senior Etienne Mashuli has been awarded a prestigious Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans, which he will apply to graduate school. Mashuli is considering graduate programs at Yale University, the University of Notre Dame and Johns Hopkins University but his choice is undecided.

Macek presents paper on politics of film censorship in mid-1900s Chicago

Steve Macek, associate professor of speech communication
Steve Macek, North Central College associate professor of speech communication, presents paper at Society for Cinema and Media Studies annual conference.

Steve Macek, North Central College associate professor of speech communication and coordinator of urban and suburban studies, presented a paper at the Society for Cinema and Media Studies annual conference held March 6-10 in Chicago.

Cardinals bow out in semifinals

Cardinals bow out in semifinals.

Anthony Schlorff M '11

Anthony Schlorff M ’11 is technology coordinator for the Community Consolidated School District 93, serving portions of Bloomingdale, Carol Stream and Hanover Park, IL. He was involved in the “1:1 Learning Initiative” that aims to put a computer in the hands of every student by 2015. So far, the program has provided a new MacBook Air laptop to each of the district’s 450 sixth graders and an iPad to 300 kindergartners.

Cardinals advance to final four

Cardinals advance to final four

Students majoring in business present at international conference

Six North Central College students author presentations about international relations and globalization at annual international conference.

North Central College students gave presentations at the 49th annual MBAA International Conference held Feb. 27-March 1 in Chicago.

Drawing some 800 participants from the United States and around the world, the conference and its presenters focused on different business disciplines, including marketing, finance, international business, legal studies, ethics, entrepreneurship and health management.