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Smile! Naperville Community Television filming on campus this week and next

Smile! Naperville Community Television filming on campus this week and next

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Today through Friday, April 20, Carl Schultz of Naperville Community Television (NCTV17) will be on campus at various times filming exterior footage for use in a documentary about the College. His work should not interfere with any campus activities.
 
Next week, the Office of Marketing and Communications will coordinate with various academic and administrative offices and departments to arrange filming of interior footage at various locations.



Chance to win FREE Switchfoot tickets this Thursday

Chance to win FREE Switchfoot tickets this Thursday

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This Thursday, April 19, students have a special opportunity to win free tickets to see and hear the popular alternative rock band Switchfoot on campus in the Res/Rec Center at 6 p.m. Sunday, May 20.

From 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Thursday on the front lawn of Old Main, staff from the Office of Student Involvement will raffle off 25 sets of tickets (two tickets per winner) while playing music by Switchfoot and offering free snacks for everyone to enjoy.



Hemlata Mistry ’05 passion for Korea earns a Fulbright

Hemlata Mistry ’05 watches news reports about North Korea with a special fascination. She developed an academic passion for the Korean culture and language while at North Central, and now her hard work and advanced studies have resulted in a prestigious Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA). She will begin the orientation process in July and then receive an assignment to teach English in South Korea while engaging in cultural exchange programs and furthering her own Korean language studies.

Walk, remember, raise funds at Relay for Life

North Central College invites members of the community to join Relay for Life, an American Cancer Society fundraising event hosted by the College April 27-28.

For the ninth year, North Central will host Relay for Life, an American Cancer Society event that gives people in communities a chance to celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and raise funds to fight the disease.

Hoffert presents, moderates at conference and meeting

Brian Hoffert, associate professor of religious studies and history
Brian Hoffert, North Central College associate professor of religious studies and history, participated at Chinese thought conference, Asian studies meeting.

Brian Hoffert, North Central College associate professor of religious studies and history and coordinator of East Asian studies, participated as presenter and moderator at the 8th Annual Midwest Conference on Chinese Thought at Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind., April 13-15. North Central College hosted the conference in 2011.

Two Commencement speakers, honorary degree recipients earn major awards

Major awards were announced today for two people who were awarded honorary degrees and who delivered Commencement addresses at the College.

Major awards were announced today for two people who were awarded honorary degrees from North Central College and who delivered Commencement addresses at the College.

North Central to premiere conclusion of documentary about 150-year history

North Central College on May 16 will premiere of the final part of a documentary produced with NCTV that chronicles the College’s 150-year history.

April 26, 2012—North Central College invites the public to the free premiere of the final part of a documentary series produced with Naperville Community Television that chronicles the College’s 150-year history.

“Moving Into the 21st Century” is the final segment of the five-part documentary series “A Promising Start,” which commemorates the College’s Sesquicentennial. The segment will premiere at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 16, in Madden Theatre at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave. Complimentary refreshments will be served.

Harp Ensemble showcases talents in spring recital

Harp Ensemble showcases talents in spring recital

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The North Central College Harp Ensemble will present its Spring Recital at 7 p.m. Monday, April 16, in Wentz Concert Hall. The ensemble features Tia Johnson ’14, Mary Kizior ’12, Laura Kizior ’12 and Nichole Luchs, instructor of music. The repertoire includes music by Bach, Debussy, Andres and more. The event is free with a reception to follow. For more information contact Luchs at nicole@harpmelodies.com.



North Central College scholarship honors educator, public servant Mary Lou Cowlishaw

The new The Mary Lou Cowlishaw Scholarship for Lederman Scholars honors the legacy of the late legislator and North Central College faculty member.

A new North Central College scholarship honors the legacy of the late educator and public servant Mary Lou Cowlishaw.

The Mary Lou Cowlishaw Scholarship for Lederman Scholars will help offset tuition costs for academically gifted high school students who earn college credit by enrolling in North Central College’s Lederman Scholars program.