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Chronicle of Higher Education names North Central a 2015 Great College To Work For

For the fourth time in five years, The Chronicle of Higher Education has named North Central College a “Great College To Work For.”

For the fourth time in five years, The Chronicle of Higher Education  has named North Central College a “Great College To Work For.”

North Central College is among just 86 institutions nationwide recognized in The Chronicle’s eighth annual report on The Academic Workplace. The recognition is based on results of surveys of more than 44,000 employees at 281 colleges and universities.

North Central College celebrated Commencement with record number of graduates

North Central’s 150th Commencement celebrated a record 836 graduates, with presentations of special awards and address by President Emeritus Hal Wilde.

North Central College’s 150th Commencement celebration on June 13 featured many highlights. Among them were 836 students who received degrees, with 100 earning master’s degrees and a record 736 receiving bachelor’s degrees, including a record 41 who completed the College Scholars Honors Program.  

North Central College announces largest fundraising campaign in school’s 154-year history

Students demonstrate chemistry experiments at the kickoff celebration
North Central College has launched its Brilliant Future Campaign—a seven-year, $150 million fundraising effort, the largest in the College’s history.

North Central College has launched its Brilliant Future Campaign—a seven-year, $150 million drive that is the largest fundraising effort in the College’s 154-year history.

Nearly 1,000 students, alumni, trustees, faculty and staff gathered with local and regional elected officials, business leaders and other dignitaries May 15 at a kickoff celebration in the College’s Residence Hall/Recreation Center.

North Central College breaks ground on “transformative” new Science Center

North Central College held a groundbreaking for a new Science Center that ranks among the most transformative facility upgrades in the College’s history.

North Central College on Friday held a ceremonial groundbreaking for a new Science Center that ranks among the most transformative facility upgrades in the College’s 154-year history.

2015 Honors Convocation award winners

North Central recognizes high-achieving students for academic and co-curricular excellence at the College’s 39th annual Honors Convocation.

On May 12, North Central College held its 39th annual Honors Convocation, an annual spring event that publicly celebrates student excellence in the academic and co-curricular life of the College. Some 55 students were introduced by faculty members, who recognized them for their academic achievements. In addition, a record 41 College Scholars, eight Richter Grant recipients and some 30 Scholar All-Americans were recognized for their successes.

North Central to Add Women's Triathlon, Men's Lacrosse in 2016-2017

North Central College is proud to announce plans to expand the College's athletic department to 25 sports programs.

North Central College student Liam Crotty ’18 shares his success story for Autism Awareness Month

Liam Crotty ’18
Liam Crotty ’18 experiences success in academics, football and sports broadcasting despite his autism disability.

It’s a special day when a child commits to attend his or her college of choice. And it was especially memorable for Melissa Crotty in 2014 when she learned that her son Liam wanted to spend four years at North Central College.

“The day I committed to play football [at North Central], my mom made a post about how they didn’t think I would finish high school let alone go to college. You know moms on Facebook, they post those things,” joked Liam, a resident of Sandwich, IL.

Princeton Review rates North Central College among nation’s “greenest” colleges

Baily Gorey '15
North Central College is included in “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 353 Green Colleges: 2015 Edition.”

North Central College’s commitment to sustainability is being recognized with inclusion in “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 353 Green Colleges: 2015 Edition.”

Teuscher is presenter at NCAA seminar and named to CoSIDA committee

Clark Teuscher, sports information director
Clark Teuscher, North Central College sports information director, presented at NCAA Emerging Leaders Seminar and named co-chair of professional committee.

Clark Teuscher, North Central College sports information director, was a presenter and panelist at the NCAA Emerging Leaders Seminar (ELS) held Jan. 29 at the NCAA National Office in Indianapolis. Recently, he also was named the co-chair of the College Sports Information Directors of America’s (CoSIDA) Continuing Education Committee.

Paul Simon Award recognizes North Central’s comprehensive international programs

National award brings prestigious recognition to North Central’s internationalization of campus over 20 years.

North Central College is one of five institutions nationwide to receive a 2015 Senator Paul Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization.

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