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Fall graduate living out NCU’s mission statement

Recent graduate talks about how NCU prepared her for life after college Sixty-two graduates gathered to celebrate and honor their accomplishments of the last years of their North Central journey on Dec. 11. Graduating were 10 students from the College of Missions, 10 from the College of Ministry, 12 from the College of Fine Arts...

The Final Scene – ending the year with a show
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The Final Scene – ending the year with a show

One of North Central’s theater classes performs their final projects It’s that time of the year again; students all over NCU are bustling to get their final projects and papers complete and cramming in all their studying for finals.  For one class in particular, the student’s projects will bring entertainment to the North Central community. ...

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Practice makes perfect

North Central’s theater team prepares for their upcoming musical   Since the beginning of the semester the theater team has been working hard preparing for their fall production. This year the group decided on the Broadway Musical, Little Women.  Having three-hour rehearsals three to four times a week is paying off and finally coming to...

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Sweet Escapes and Sweet Visions

A celebration of being a woman   As French music softly played, excitement bubbled in the air as NCU women floated in and out of clay commons on Thursday evening.  The women’s ministry team, Delta Kappa (DK), held their first event called “Sweet Escape.” The event was an ice cream social with the theme “a...

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North Central introduces new pastoral academy

Three new courses will be offered to help potential pastors become credentialed A proposal of a new pastoral academy was brought to light by President Anderson, Thomas Burkman, vice president of academic affairs, and the Deans council at the beginning of the 2015 spring semester. This proposal is now in the works of becoming a...

North Central takes some laps
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North Central takes some laps

Student starts a swim club through rec and wellness New to North Central this year is its very own swim club.  Roma Dickey, freshman ICS major, started the swimming club. Before coming to North Central, Dickey said she had seen something online saying there was a swim club here, but when she arrived, she realized...

North Central alumna Katie Meyler leaves a mark in Liberia
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North Central alumna Katie Meyler leaves a mark in Liberia

Katie Meyler, an alumna of North Central, was named Time magazine’s Person of the Year in December for her work with the Ebola crisis in Liberia.   In every hallway of North Central, posters stand promoting a new event or information regarding school news, North Central is proud of. Posters were once filled with the...

Delta Kappa aiming to unify
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Delta Kappa aiming to unify

Empowering women to empower others Women from North Central gathered together on the twenty-fifth of October in the Center for Youth and Leadership (CYL) basement to dress up, eat sweets and praise God. The Delta Kappa team put on their third event called Pearls and Girls, featuring Women’s Ministries pastor from Celebration Church, Kim Serbus....

Graduate program to boost enrollment
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Graduate program to boost enrollment

After Board of Regents meeting, faculty and staff meet to discuss future university plans On Nov. 5, faculty and staff met in the FJ Lindquist Sanctuary to hear a recap of the Board of Regents meeting and other relevant information for the upcoming semester. Classes were cancelled for this meeting so all North Central employees could attend. President Gordon Anderson held the floor for the...