Question & Answer with New Full-Time Music Professor Joshua Tompkins

Previously part time, Joshua Tompkins is now a full-time associate professor of music in the college of fine arts Associate professor Joshua Tompkins, who holds a doctor of musical arts degree, has taught piano lessons and music theory at North Central since 2003 and recently accepted a full-time teaching position. He is one of two “new” full-time professors in the...

Question & Answer with New Music Professor Dan Musselman

The college of fine arts hired assistant professor Dan Musselman before the start of the fall 2019 semester North Central University’s college of fine arts hired two full-time professors in the fall of 2019. Assistant professor of music Dan Musselman is one of them. Students might know him from his popular YouTube channel featuring piano music, which now has more...

Question & Answer with New Marketing Professor Mark Skeba

The professor in the college of business and technology shares about his life journey and details how he found a path to classrooms at North Central University. Mark Skeba poses for a moment between classes outside his office in Liechty Hall. Skeba became an assistant marketing professor at North Central University in the fall of 2019. Assistant marketing professor Mark...

Question & Answer with New Theology Professor Sheree Lear

College of Church Leadership hires textual scholar after Professor Buzz Brookman retires and Professor Phil Mayo moves to missions Sheree Lear is the newest addition to the school of Biblical and Theological studies, teaching on the Old Testament. She graduated from Central Bible College with a bachelor’s in Biblical languages. Her master’s in theological interpretation of Scripture and her doctorate...

Kurdish People Pushed Off Syrian Border after President Trump Orders US Troop Withdrawal

North Central students recently visited refugee camps filled with those who fled ISIS advances; Professor Bob Brenneman has spent many years living, working in Kurdish communities A crowd pelted stones and potatoes at U.S. convoys as they traveled from northern Syria to Iraq. One man shouted in Arabic, “Like rats, America is running away,” the Associated Press reported. Several Kurdish...

Cross Country Season Recap

A look at how the Cross Country Teams have improved as the season ends This Cross Country season, Mike Knipe stepped into the head coach position for the first time for both the men’s and women’s teams. Along with assistant coaches Kara Hurst, Bill Green, and Brian Palmer, Coach Knipe and the rest of the team looked forward to their...

NCU Installs New Card Readers

Card readers are installed and updated to improve functionality Beginning in Spring 2019, students began to find that their ID cards weren’t working to unlock the outer doors of North Central University’s buildings. The issues with the card readers began in February and has continued into the fall  semester.  The system that the readers used at the time was found...

Students and Staff Gear Up for Annual Trunk or Treat Event

For the 25th Year, North Central hosts annual Halloween event on Elliot Avenue for neighboring kids and families On Halloween night, Trunk or Treat begins. For more than 25 years this event has brought a multicultural community of neighbors, students and staff onto the campus of North Central. Elliot Avenue will be blocked off from traffic for the event so...

Provost Tucker Steps Down

Provost Don Tucker has left his position thus beginning the search for a new provost The position of provost at North Central University opened in July when Don Tucker, who served in the position for four years, resigned. 17 days later a team was formed to find potential candidates for provost. Greg Leeper has stepped into the role as the...