North Central College - Naperville, IL
A math professor, musician and runner, Dr. David Schmitz recently completed his goal of running a marathon in every state.
Dr. Stephen Maynard Caliendo
Stephen Maynard Caliendo, North Central professor of political science and dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, calls 2016 presidential election historic.
Janis Fitzsimmons, North Central College executive director of Urban Education Laboratory, receives Trailblazer in Education Award by the DuPage County NAACP.
Shereen Ilahi, associate professor of history
Shereen Ilahi, North Central College associate professor of history, publishes research in new book titled “Imperial Violence and the Path to Independence.”
Scott A. Witte M '16
North Central College’s Scott Witte M ’16 combines beekeeping and tending turf to form sweet partnership.
Team of students wins AP award for real-time, live broadcast and eye-witness account by a student broadcaster chasing an EF-4 tornado through Rochelle, Ill.
Caitlyn Lee ’17, Dru Rozewicki ’17, Kara Majich ’17
North Central College science majors land three of only six openings for radiation therapy program at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.
Four North Central College biology majors were part of an ongoing research project, studying marine ecosystems and conservation projects in the Bahamas.
North Central College faculty Abigaile VanHorn and Suzanne Chod were featured in a Chicago Tribune article about this year’s presidential campaign.
Jason Sperb, lecturer in communication
Jason Sperb, North Central College lecturer in communication, has a published review of his new book and a published article in The Journal of American Culture.
Brian Lynch
Actors from the community will perform “Seussical,” “Gilbert & Sullivan’s Pirates (and Piracy)” and “Oklahoma” in North Central College’s summer musicals.
North Central College will host the USA Triathlon Central Region Qualifier for the Collegiate National Championships on Labor Day, Sept. 5.
Renee Kosiarek, lecturer in graduate education
Renee Kosiarek, North Central College lecturer in graduate education, published the book “The New Leader: Harnessing the Power of Creativity to Produce Change.”
Colleen Gleason ’16
Graduation is a proud moment for any student, especially for Colleen Gleason ’16. After all, it took her an extra heart to get here.
Neil Nicholson, North Central College assistant professor of mathematics, and Rebecca Rachan ’16 published an article in Involve: A Journal of Mathematics.
Patricia Schacht, associate professor of psychology
Patricia Schacht, North Central College associate professor of psychology, gave a talk to psychology faculty, graduate students at Northern Illinois University.
Eight faculty and administrative staff were recognized this spring with awards for outstanding teaching, leadership, scholarship and administrative service.
Steve Macek, professor of communication
Steve Macek, North Central College professor of communication, contributed online posts to a Chicago roundtable sponsored by Mediapolis.
At this year’s Honors Convocation, the College recognized Jack Ryan as the Outstanding Senior Man and Kori Sye as the Outstanding Senior Woman.
Recent NCC’s Best projects include partnership with Elmhurst coffee company, compostable single-serving coffee, in-house coffee roaster.