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Weeklong events celebrate the legacy of Dr. King

Dr. Cornel West, MLK Week keynote speaker
North Central College celebrates the life and legacy of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a full week of special events, Jan. 17-24.

North Central College celebrates the life and legacy of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a full week of special events, Jan. 17-24, that honor and remember one of the most important figures of the 20th century. King spoke in North Central College’s Pfeiffer Hall in 1960.

Events include a keynote address by Dr. Cornel West, service project, prayer breakfast, films, gospel music concert, and community forum featuring panelists from the campus and local communities. This year’s theme for MLK Week is “A Journey Defined.”

Jan. 30 Snow Bowl fundraiser to benefit Tyson Education Curriculum Resource Center

The fifth annual Snow Bowl Jan. 30 at Brunswick Zone XL in Naperville will benefit the Dr. Lora L. Tyson Education Curriculum Resource Center.

The fifth annual Snow Bowl to benefit North Central College's Dr. Lora L. Tyson Education Curriculum Resource Center will take place from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30, at Brunswick Zone XL, 1515 W. Aurora Ave., Naperville.

Students present paintings, drawings, sculpture, mixed media through Jan. 31

North Central College features the artwork of seniors Liz Havenga and Drew French in “Organic Anomalies” in campus gallery.

North Central College presents the creative artwork of seniors Liz Havenga and Drew French in “Organic Anomalies,” through Jan. 31.

“Organic Anomalies” showcases paintings, drawings, sculpture and mixed media that draw inspiration from the sublime potential of nature, which can often overwhelm or deviate from expectations of how it should act.

Explore world cultures at International Festival and support international study

Come indoors where it’s warm and have fun exploring world cultures at North Central College’s family-friendly International Festival Sunday, Feb. 8.

Come indoors where it’s warm and have fun exploring various world cultures at North Central College’s family-friendly International Festival Feb. 8.

Artists showcase their work to raise awareness of human rights issues

"Anticipation" by Paula Kloczkowski Luberda
North Central College presents exhibition Feb. 9-April 4, featuring fine art by 18 artists nationwide to raise awareness, dialogue of human rights issues.

North Central College will showcase an exhibition Feb. 9 through April 4, featuring high-quality fine art by 18 artists nationwide to raise awareness of human rights issues.

The exhibit, titled “The Art of Influence: Breaking Criminal Traditions,” 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 in the gallery from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13; complimentary refreshments will be served.

College’s Student Directed Series showcases direction by senior Erik Burke in “True West”

from left, Jack Lindberg ’18, Alex Moerer ’17
North Central College stages “True West,” written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Sam Shepard and directed by senior Erik Burke on Feb. 5-7.

North Central College’s Student Directed Series features the drama “True West,” written by celebrated Pulitzer Prize-winner Sam Shepard and directed by senior Erik Burke Feb. 5-7.

Three performances will be presented at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 5, 6 and 7 in North Central’s Madden Theatre at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave. Tickets are $5/adults and $3/students and senior citizens; call the North Central College Box Office at 630-637-SHOW (7469) or visit northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.

New documentary by North Central faculty promotes cross-cultural understanding

Years in the making, “The Rays of the Sun” documentary by North Central students and faculty Matthew Krystal and Hale Ekinci will premiere on campus Feb. 4.

North Central College faculty members Matthew Krystal, associate professor of anthropology, and Hale Ekinci, assistant professor of art, will present their new documentary film, “The Rays of the Sun,” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 4, in the College’s theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall.

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New survey ranks North Central College No. 8 among state’s colleges and universities

A new survey ranks North Central College No. 8 among all institutions of higher learning in Illinois.

A new survey ranks North Central College No. 8 among all institutions of higher learning in Illinois.

Academics without borders

Heidi Brick
North Central's commitment to interdisciplinary studies has served alumni and students, who combine their interests for professional, personal fulfillment.

Unique combinations of majors, minors, research and travel are among the hallmarks of a North Central College education. A commitment to the philosophy of interdisciplinary studies that began in the 1970s continues to serve our alumni and students, who’ve combined their unique interests and studies for professional and personal fulfillment.

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