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New Fine Arts Professor Is Bringing His Musical Style To North Central
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New Fine Arts Professor Is Bringing His Musical Style To North Central

Ellington Porter Using His Experiences To Inspire NCU Music Programs North Central University’s College of Fine Arts hired a new professor at the beginning of fall semester, bringing his musical style and gospel influence to campus. The new associate professor of fine arts, Ellington Porter, is a recording artist with more than 10 albums. He...

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North Central’s Miller Hall Hit With Bed Bugs

North Central women’s dormitory had a room invaded with bed bugs By: Weston Cregut During the day on March 22, it was discovered that there was a bed bug infestation in a room at the end of Miller Hall Five South. When alerted of the issue, Facilities Management  brought in an outside company to help...

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NCU Men’s Basketball Season is in full swing.

A Promising Basketball season starts for the Rams By Zachary Lemmon The 2018/2019 men’s basketball season started for North Central Nov. 8. After the season road opener win against Moody Bible Institute, the team paves the way to a hopefully successful season. “We have a lot of heavy hitting competition this year in schools like...

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Assistant Athletic Director Says Goodbye After 12 Years at North Central University

Allison Meadows leaves North Central University for Concordia University Allison Meadows said goodbye to North Central on Friday, Jan. 11, after working for 12 years as Associate Athletic Director and Senior Woman Administrator. Meadows was hired mid-December at Concordia University, located in St. Paul, Minnesota as a Division II Associate Athletic Director for Compliance and...

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North Central Implements New Grading Scale

Plus-Minus Grade System Beginning Fall 2018 By Westin Cregut Starting this fall 2018 semester, North Central has implemented a new plus-minus grade scale for classes to abide by. The new grading scale splits each letter grade into different tiers, to include pluses and minuses. The tiers give students more possibilities to raise their GPA with...

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Cracked Pipes in Orfield 810 and 923 Fixed

Repairs in the Apartments Raise Questions of the Buildings’ Longevity By Kyle Crowell NCU Facilities recently replaced cracked pipes that had been leaking into the basements of the Orfield 810 and 923 Apartments for some time. The leaking in 923 had been going on for a while, but had recently gotten exponentially worse; This prompted...

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NCU’s Big Budget Purchase is New Behind-The-Scenes Helper

Ellucian Software Introduced to NCU to Improve Class Registration Process By Kyle Crowell In December of 2017, staff at North Central started in­vestigating what Ellucian integration software could do for the university, determining whether or not to imple­ment a form of Ellucian software known as an “ERP.” Ellucian is a company that makes various forms...

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Songs of the Season Adds First Annual Silent Auction

By Jordan Aker The concert began with an interactive entrance where Director and Assistant Professor of the School of Worship Arts Vinnie Zarletti led the audience in song as the choir took their places. The Festival Chorus sang three songs, including two solos by Senior Music Pastor major Elijah Land and Sophomore Music Pastor major...

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NCU First College Chancellors Appointed

College of Church Leadership Renamed By Roger Busse North Central University has elected Senior Pastors Rich and Robyn Wilkerson of Trinity Church in Miami as its first college chancellors, who are scheduled to be inaugurated Jan. 1, 2019. In addition, the College of Church Leadership will also be renamed to be the “Rich and Robyn...

North Central promotes discussion about presidential election
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North Central promotes discussion about presidential election

Panel discussions give students biblical context for upcoming election With the Nov. 8 presidential election quickly approaching, North Central recently provided opportunities for students to consider the election in light of a biblical worldview. For many college students, this election marks their first time voting for a president, and the tumultuous campaign season thus far makes...