North Central College - Naperville, IL

Degenhardt is interviewed in Chicago Tribune article

Marguerite Degenhardt, pre-professional health program coordinator
Marguerite Degenhardt, North Central College pre-professional health program coordinator, is quoted in Chicago Tribune about careers as radiation therapists.

Marguerite Degenhardt, North Central College pre-professional health program coordinator, was featured in an Oct. 27 Chicago Tribune article, titled “Radiation therapists among highest earners in health care support positions” in the Healthcare business section.

Gems shares expertise about history of sport, locally and globally

Gerald Gems, professor of health and physical education
Gerald Gems, North Central College professor of health and physical education, publishes article in journal, interviewed about history of the marathon and more.

Gerald Gems, North Central College professor of health and physical education, was interviewed by Naperville Community Television (NCTV) about the history of the marathon, its importance to Boston and its relevance to Patriots Day. His interview was part of a telecast by NCTV on the weekend of the Edward Hospital Naperville Marathon and Half Marathon, Nov. 10.

North Central College names Colin Loeffler its 2013 Lincoln Laureate

Colin Loeffler
Senior Colin Loeffler, a theatre and English literature double major and a leader in many campus programs, is North Central College’s Lincoln Laureate.

Colin Loeffler has been named North Central College’s 2013 Lincoln Laureate. A senior from Sun Prairie, Wis., Loeffler is double majoring in theatre and English literature and active in the music department and many campus programs.

“Colin is a formidable scholar, whose work in classes is often graduate level. He excels as an artist and student leader and is an extraordinary role model in all his endeavors,” says Lisa Long, professor of English at North Central College.

Registration open for 2013 D-Term Verandah experiences

The Field Museum Chicago, Verandah Experience
D-Term Verandahs offer 12 opportunities for students of any major to pursue informal, experiential learning in small groups with faculty members.

Registration is underway for all 12 D-Term Verandah experiences that are open to any major. No special skills or experience are necessary to participate. Students can explore Chicago theatre, film music, different cultures, contemporary drama, a museum exhibit about propaganda, sustainability solutions, square dancing, Spanish culture and more. Some experiences are on campus, some off campus.
 
The D-Term Verandahs and their faculty instructors are:

Macek and Brian Failing ’14 present paper at conference

Steve Macek, Daniel Ellsberg, Brian Failing ’14
Steve Macek, North Central College associate professor of speech communication, and Brian Failing ’14 present paper on film censorship at national conference.

Steve Macek, North Central College associate professor of speech communication and coordinator of urban and suburban studies, and Brian Failing ’14, double major in history and urban and suburban studies, presented a paper at the conference titled The Point is to Change It: Media Democracy and Democratic Media in Action.

Language professors Bard and Wolf give presentations

Norval Bard, professor of French; Gregory Wolf, professor of German
North Central College Professor of French Norval Bard and Professor of German Gregory Wolf presented at a state conference about foreign language pedagogy.

Norval Bard, North Central College professor of French, and Gregory Wolf, professor of German, gave presentations at a conference focusing on pedagogy in the foreign language classroom. The conference was the annual meeting of the Illinois Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ICTFL), which took place in Tinley Park Oct. 17-19.

North Central College hosts NAC&U Innovation Summit to explore collaboration

North Central College hosted faculty from New American Colleges and Universities (NAC&U) schools at an Innovation Summit to share ideas about collaboration.

North Central College on Nov. 7-8 hosted 40 faculty members from New American Colleges and Universities (NAC&U) schools at an Innovation Summit to share ideas about how the institutions could collaborate.

Naperville Community Television to provide live coverage of Sunday’s Naperville Marathon

Naperville Community Telelvision (NCTV17) will air live coverage of Sunday’s Edward Hospital Naperville Marathon that begins and ends at North Central College.

Naperville Community Telelvision (NCTV17) will air live coverage of Sunday’s Edward Hospital Naperville Marathon and Half Marathon that originates and concludes at North Central College.

Naperville residents will be able to watch the broadcast on Channel 17 on Comcast and WOW! and Channel 99 on AT&T. Viewers worldwide may follow a live stream at NCTV17.com.  

Anstine’s research to be published in business and economics journal

Diane Bruce Anstine, Mary Schneller Rosar Professor of Economics
Diane Bruce Anstine, North Central College Mary Schneller Rosar Professor of Economics, presents research on attendance at women’s basketball games.

Diane Bruce Anstine—North Central College’s Mary Schneller Rosar Professor of Economics, associate professor of economics, and chair of the Division of Economics and Business—presented a paper titled “What determines attendance at women’s college basketball games? Is men’s basketball a substitute or complement to the women’s program?” at the International Academy of Business and Economics conference in Las Vegas Oct. 13-15.

North Central College awarded federal School Leadership grant for principal preparation

Education faculty visit with alumni who teach at East Aurora High School
North Central College will participate in a $4.6 million federal School Leadership grant to help prepare future principals.

North Central College will participate in a $4.6 million federal School Leadership grant to help prepare future principals.

The five-year grant will directly benefit children in East Aurora School District 131, one of five area public school districts North Central College partners with to create educational opportunities.