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  • Neighbors foot tax bill for North Central College president's home Jan 7, 2015 5:23 AM
    Before it became North Central College President Troy Hammond's home in 2013, the house at 409 E. Chicago Ave. in Naperville was responsible for more than $30,000 a year in property taxes. Now, the three-story, Victorian-style house that had a $1.2 million “fair market value” when it became part of the private college's campus is exempt from property taxes. Here's why.

  • Cornel West, Felipe Calderón coming to suburbs this year Jan 1, 2015 7:11 AM
    A provocative national civil rights activist and a Latin American former head of state are among the notable speakers coming to the suburbs in 2015. Naperville’s North Central College will host author, academic and civil rights activist Cornel West Jan. 23 during Martin Luther King Jr. Week. And former Mexican President Felipe Calderón will be the keynote speaker at the fifth annual Judson University World Leaders Forum March 12 in Elgin.

  • Undefeated North Central having lots of fun Dec 12, 2014 12:28 AM
    North Central women’s basketball team is playing a fun brand of basketball, and its 7-0 record so far is the result.

  • North Central students help coffee shop owner relaunch business Dec 11, 2014 1:50 PM
    Four North Central College business students were offered an opportunity of a lifetime — to make a difference in one man’s homegrown Naperville coffee shop and help rebuild and restructure his business plan.

  • North Central art exhibit to open in December Nov 26, 2014 11:32 AM
    Naperville’s North Central College will showcase a collection of artwork by Matthew Litteken in an exhibit titled “And, And & And” Dec. 14 through Feb. 5.

  • Naperville leaders review sound system, dorm, Riverwalk Nov 21, 2014 4:20 PM
    Downtown Naperville leaders gathered this week to talk about projects other than shopping and celebrating. “Downtown is much bigger than just the commercial shopping, social area,” said Steve Rubin, who leads the city’s downtown advisory commission. Discussion included a downtown sound system, Riverwalk improvements and North Central College's new dorm.

  • NIU baseball coach returns to North Central Nov 20, 2014 2:00 PM
    Northern Illinois University head baseball coach Ed Mathey has resigned and will take over as head coach at North Central College, a position he held before joining NIU in 2003.

  • ‘Build Her a Myth’ exhibit coming to North Central Nov 11, 2014 1:29 PM
    North Central College this winter will showcase a collection of couture dresses by Chicago multimedia artist Carrie Ann Schumacher.

  • North Central jazz faculty plans Christmas concert Nov 3, 2014 1:12 PM
    Members of the internationally acclaimed North Central College Jazz faculty will perform their second annual Christmas Concert Dec. 12, at 8 p.m. in the college’s Madden Theatre at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville.

  • Celtic Woman planning two holiday concerts at North Central Oct 30, 2014 12:49 PM
    Irish music sensation Celtic Woman plans to return to North Central College next month with “Home for Christmas, The Symphony Tour,” two performances of music and holiday cheer.

  • North Central, Elmhurst receive state grants for projects Oct 29, 2014 12:36 PM
    A future park along the Naperville Riverwalk at North Central College and a science center that needs renovations at Elmhurst College both received a boost of state support this week. Gov. Pat Quinn announced a total of $4.3 million in state grants for the two projects as well as other capital improvements already completed at North Central College. “Investing in human minds is just as important as investing in roads and bridges,” Quinn said.

  • Wheaton defeats North Central on final play Oct 25, 2014 11:29 PM
    A local rivalry, with both college football teams ranked nationally, first place in the CCIW on the line, battling for a playoff berth — sounds like a recipe for a game that is won on the final play.

  • North Central exhibit shows photography in ‘Another Light’ Oct 24, 2014 8:03 AM
    The images in the “Another Light” photography exhibit opening soon at North Central College have an ethereal feel that makes them look almost as if the images were taken in another world.

  • Naperville’s North Central College getting new dorm Oct 22, 2014 7:00 PM
    A new dorm soon will join the landscape at North Central College in downtown Naperville. The five-story dorm with a walkout basement will be the first new residence hall built on the private college’s campus since 2009, and it’s scheduled to open by August 2015. "It's exciting to keep more of our student population on campus, said Mike Hudson, assistant vice president for business operations.

  • CCIW lead on the line Oct 21, 2014 11:29 PM
    Familiarity may breed rivalry, but for Wheaton College and North Central College it has also bred respect. Over roughly a half century the two schools have been playing for The Little Brass Bell trophy, and this year it once again has playoff implications.

  • Naperville updates Riverwalk improvement priorities Oct 14, 2014 5:30 AM
    Stewards of Naperville’s Riverwalk have updated a document of guidelines for future development to reflect top priorities for improvements along the 1.75-mile path. Three locations are the focus: the future Water Street District between Main and Webster streets, a property owned by North Central College north of the Burger King on Washington Street and from the Riverwalk’s southern edge at Hillside Road to Martin Avenue.

  • Change in the air for North Central Sep 30, 2014 10:49 PM
    North Central’s football team has had an emotional week. Days after the team lost its first regular-season game in almost two full years, coach John Thorne announced he will step down at the end of the calendar year.

  • Thorne to succeed Thorne at North Central Sep 29, 2014 5:41 PM
    North Central College football coach John Thorne announced he will step down following the 2014 season.

  • Smaller science center approved for North Central in Naperville Sep 26, 2014 5:30 AM
    The $60 million science center North Central College is building to propel the Naperville institution into the age of education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics shrunk slightly Thursday night. “We want to lower it a little bit, change how it looks a little bit and hopefully make it a little more palatable, even though it’s going to be a big building,” said Paul Loscheider, North Central's vice president for business affairs.

  • North Central College’s dorm plans wins preliminary approval Sep 29, 2014 11:49 AM
    North Central College’s plan to build a five-story dorm with a walkout basement that exceeds the area’s 50-foot height limit by 18 inches has won unanimous support from Naperville’s planning and zoning commission. The college wants to build the dormitory immediately south of two other dorms on Chicago Avenue at Brainard Street. “I don’t see a problem with this; I think it’s completely reasonable,” plan Commissioner Sean Hastings said. “I think it’s a wonderful building.”

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