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Laurel White is Outstanding Senior Woman

North Central College has named Laurel White of Bloomington, Ill., Outstanding Senior Woman, the highest award presented to a member of the class of 2010.

Contact: Nancy Dunker, Associate Director of Public Relations, 630-637-5306

June 2, 2010--North Central College has named Laurel White of Bloomington, Ill., Outstanding Senior Woman, the highest award presented to a member of the class of 2010.

White will graduate June 12 with a double major in English writing and interactive media studies and a minor in social change/public advocacy. She is the daughter of William and Kay White of Bloomington and a graduate of University High School.

All invited to watch “Toy Story” on the lawn May 29

All invited to watch “Toy Story” on the lawn May 29

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The College Union Activities Board is hosting a free screening of “Toy Story” on the big screen at 8:15 p.m. Saturday, May 29, on the lawn at Jefferson Plaza near Seager and Schneller Halls. Bring your chairs, blankets and own food if you wish; free popcorn will be served. For more information about CUAB’s final event of the year contact Colleen White at cewhite@noctrl.edu. The screening is open the entire campus community and neighbors.


SIFE products now on sale at Anderson’s Bookshop

SIFE products now on sale at Anderson’s Bookshop

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Thanks to the efforts of SIFE leader Cathy Utterback ’11, Anderson’s Bookstore has purchased an inventory of NCC’s Best alternative-trade products to sell in its Naperville store, starting May 26. With the closing of SIFE’s campus store, shoppers will still be able to purchase the following items, now at Anderson’s: Conscious Bean coffee and textiles from Guatemala, scarves and jewelry from Kenya, wooden bowls and hand-painted booklets from Costa Rica, necklaces and bracelets from Uganda and tote bags from Wheaton.


Sunny Gill is the 2010 Outstanding Senior Man

Sunny Gill is the 2010 Outstanding Senior Man

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Kept a secret till the end of Honors Convocation May 18, President Wilde announced Sunbir Gill as the Outstanding Senior Man. “Sunny” has been a familiar face and respected leader on campus since his freshman year. He served as president of Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE) his senior year and his strong work ethic and hands-on approach to leading have been instrumental in opening the SIFE store and leading his team to the national championships for two years.


Laurel White is Outstanding Senior Woman

Laurel White is Outstanding Senior Woman

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Laurel White was named the 2010 Outstanding Senior Woman. Earlier during Honors Convocation, she was also recognized as the Outstanding Student in the Arts & Letters Division and Outstanding Student in English and received the Megan Sweeney Award for achieving the highest level of academic excellence. A College Scholar, White will graduate with a double major in English writing and interactive media studies and a minor in social change/public advocacy. She is president of the English honor society Sigma Tau Delta, a tutor in the Writing Center, two-time presenter at the National C


Episode 13: SIFE team in home stretch at nationals

Episode 13: SIFE team in home stretch at nationals

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Episode 13 of Mission Coffee Can debuts today. Lost luggage and pesky video editing mistakes make the stress feel insurmountable as students head to Philadelphia for SIFE's national competition. Check out www.missioncoffeecan.com.


Seniors choose Susan Mack to give Last Lecture

Seniors choose Susan Mack to give Last Lecture

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North Central seniors voted to invite Susan Mack, visiting instructor of education, to present the CUAB-hosted Last Lecture to students at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 20, in Meiley-Swallow Hall. The entire campus community is invited. Her talk is titled “The Education of a Person: A Curricular Narrative.” Mack is a 1968 graduate of North Central College and has been a member of its faculty since 2005.


North Central hosts Latin Film Festival, features several films

North Central College's student club Fusión Española is sponsoring the showing of several films during its Latin Film Festival.

Contact: Nancy Dunker, associate director of public relations, 630-637-5306

May 3, 2010--North Central College's student club Fusión Española is sponsoring the showing of several films during its Latin Film Festival May 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 20 and 25. All screenings are free and will be shown in the College's Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 S. Ellsworth St., Naperville.

Free screening highlights North Central students' work in coffee trade

The public is invited to a free screening of the Mission Coffee Can documentary series.

Contact: Ted Slowik, Director of PR and Media Relations, 630-637-5307, tjslowik@noctrl.edu

April 29, 2010—The public is invited to a free screening of the Mission Coffee Can documentary series that chronicles North Central College students’ journey to Guatemala to learn about growing and marketing coffee.

Forensics team places in top 10 at national competition

North Central College's forensics team placed in the top 10 at the 2010 National Forensic Association national tournament at Ohio University.

Contact: Ted Slowik, Director of PR and Media Relations, 630-637-5307

April 28, 2010--North Central College's forensics team placed in the top 10 at the 2010 National Forensic Association (NFA) national tournament April 15-19 at Ohio University, finishing No. 8 in the President's I Team Sweeps.

More than 100 colleges and universities participated in the national championship tournament, which gave awards in 10 individual events and Lincoln-Douglas debate. Team awards are given in several divisions, based on the entry size of each school.

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