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  • 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.”

  • North Central profs to talk politics Sep 23, 2014 9:43 AM
    North Central College’s political science department will sponsor its first Topics in Politics lecture of the year from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, in the theater at Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 S. Ellsworth St.

  • High expectations again for North Central College Sep 2, 2014 11:22 PM
    Many of the names may be different, but the results are expected to be more of the same in the CCIW this year.

  • Roosevelt move part of 'tectonic shift' in education Sep 1, 2014 7:40 AM
    The market forces prompting Roosevelt University to significantly scale back programming at its Schaumburg campus are being experienced throughout Illinois in higher education, experts say. “We're seeing a tectonic shift in higher education,” said James Applegate, executive director of the Illinois Board of Higher Education. “The collar counties of Chicago are suffering a bit, but Chicago itself is on the upswing.”

  • North Central student studying economic impact of World Cup on Brazil Aug 19, 2014 8:56 AM
    A North Central College student headed to Brazil during the World Cup, but not solely as a soccer fan. Miguel Colell conducted interviews and statistical research to understand the tournament's impact on residents.

  • Does Naperville need its own Freedom Trail? Aug 15, 2014 3:27 PM
    Could Naperville pull off its own version of Boston's famed Freedom Trail? Early ideas for such a historic path include a “brickyard to beach” trail showing Centennial Beach’s progression from an industrial quarry to a swimming hole; a “town and gown” trail highlighting North Centra Collegel‘s presence since 1870; or a trail looking at the history of Naperville before it was settled in 1831.

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