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Dr. Leslie Evens Retires

After 38 years of teaching Dr. Evens is retiring from education Dr. Leslie Evens has announced her retirement after teaching at North Central University as an English Professor for 38 ½ years! Beginning in 1981 and hired right out of her undergraduate degree, she was offered a one-semester full-time contract at North Central. After her...

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Four New Policies Have Been Approved For North Central University

North Central’s Policy Advisor Committee put forward new polices that affect employees and prospective students of the University The Policy Advisor Committee at North Central University announced four new issue  policies that were approved by the President’s Council on November 11, 2019.  These new policies are Admission for Undergraduates; established admission criteria for potential students,...

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Augustana Has Sold it’s Nursing Home to the Catholic Charities

The Catholic Charities arerenovating the building to be a clinic and shelter for the homeless in Elliot Park. The Augustana Health Care Center is closing its doors. Catholic Charities has bought the building and has plans to do a 65 million dollar housing project. This housing project entails moving the current residents to a new...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

North Central Launches A New Online Program
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North Central Launches A New Online Program

North Central launches a new online program in partnership with churches nationwide. To begin the fall 2019 semester, North Central University launched their new online opportunities that would allow students to major in one of five degree programs from the convenience of their home.  With 11 different academic partnerships with churches across the US, North...

NCU Opens a MultiCultural Center
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NCU Opens a MultiCultural Center

Bill Green Discusses the new MultiCultural Center For those returning to North Central University there may be a change in scenery when they walk by the Director of Multicultural Engagement Bill Green’s new office. The change of pace started with the vacancy of the office Director Green now resides in. This led to the birth...