North Central College - Naperville, IL

Michelle Arb '13

Michelle Arb is an English and honors English teacher and assistant cheerleading coach at Freeport High School in Freeport, IL. She may be contacted at michelle.arb1@fsd145.org.

Steve Heye '96

Steve Heye is manager of technology at The Cara Program in Chicago. He is responsible for managing the strategy and ongoing operations related to technology for the program. His previous role was at the YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago where he was responsible for managing all aspects of the YMCA’s online presence, including websites, intranet and social networking. Previously, he was with the Technology Resource Group at YMCA of the USA for some 10 years where he provided resources, conferences and training to allow YMCAs nationwide to better leverage business systems and technology.

Mike Eder '01

Mike Eder has published his book, “Elvis Music FAQ: All That’s Left to Know About the King’s Recorded Works,” by Backbeat Books in Milwaukee. For more information visit elvismusicfaq.halleonardbooks.com.

Tony Thompson '90

Tony Thompson is interim head coach of the women’s basketball program at Fisk University in Nashville, TN.

Eric Haren M ’02

Eric Haren M ’02 is the new principal at Manor Hill School in Lombard, IL. He started his educational career in 1997 in Oswego and went to Lombard six years later as a sixth-grade teacher before becoming assistant principal at Glenn Westlake Middle School.

Jeffrey Huebsch '80

Jeffrey Huebsch was appointed as an arbitrator to the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission (IWCC) by Gov. Pat Quinn. Arbitrators enforce the provisions of the Workers’ Compensation Act and are responsible for ruling on claims filed by employees who suffer an injury at work. Huebsch holds a juris doctor from Illinois Institute of Technology/Chicago-Kent College of Law.

Stephanie Felker M ’07

Stephanie Felker M ’07 is assistant principal of Oak Park Elementary School in Oak Park, IL.

Shawn Campbell '93

Shawn Campbell is founder and manager of CHIRP Radio in Chicago. CHIRP is a volunteer-driven, online community radio station that focuses on music, arts and culture. Campbell may be reached at shawnc718@yahoo.com.

College accolades

North Central College has received national recognition from multiple college guides. U.S. News & World Report placed North Central among “America’s Best Colleges” for 2014, ranking it No. 13 among 110 schools in the Midwest. The Princeton Review named North Central a Best Midwestern College, and Forbes ranked North Central among the top 20 percent of colleges in the nation. G.I. Jobs magazine rated North Central College a 2014 Military Friendly School, and North Central was named a “High ROI College” by Affordable Colleges Online.

Glen Krisch '97

Glen Krisch is set to publish a trilogy called “The Brother’s Keeper” with book one, “Arkadium Rising,” to be published December 2014. The book is about a malicious cult that seeks to bring down modern civilization and turn back time. Though written word is banned, a pair of brothers seeks to record the history that unfolds in the book’s post-apocalyptic world. Krisch’s other work has appeared in publications on three different continents over the last decade.