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COVID-19 Closure Hits Campus Housing; North Central Quickly Converts All Classes to Online; No Return From Spring Break; All Sports, Trips, Conferences, Meetings Canceled

North Central President Scott Hagan announced the suspension of all on-campus classes, activities, and spring sports for the remainder of the semester March 18 to protect the North Central community from the global COVID-19 pandemic.  In an email sent to the campus in March, Hagan said that it would be safer for students, faculty and staff to...

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A Better Connection

NCU Plans to Upgrade Wi-Fi It’s no secret that North Central University’s Wi-Fi has not been steady. Frequently, the system would experience outages campus-wide, resulting in stressed students, faculty, and staff. But in chapel, President Scott Hagan announced that North Central would be getting a new Wi-Fi system.  He explained the system currently, and why...

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Increase in auto thefts for Elliot Park Neighborhood in 2019 leaves some students without transportation

A North Central student had his car stolen from a campus Jan. 13 in a crime all too familiar with other students and Elliot Park residents. According to the Minneapolis Police department, auto thefts are not uncommon on North Central’s campus and its surrounding neighborhood. Sophomore business major David Englar parked his car in the...

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Drinking and Snapping: Students caught in alcohol violation after sharing party video on SnapChat

A group of students who shared pictures of themselves drinking alcoholic beverages at an on-campus party have prompted administrators to move two students to different halls.  The party was held in a men’s suite in Phillipps Hall. In a shared Snapchat video, nine men and women can be seen together drinking out of clearly-labeled bottles in...

North Central student passes away on campus; funeral held in F.J. Lindquist Sanctuary
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North Central student passes away on campus; funeral held in F.J. Lindquist Sanctuary

President Scott Hagan comforts Steve Pennington in the F.J. Lindquist Sanctuary at North Central University during Micah Pennington’s funeral service on Jan. 18, 2020. Senior at North Central, Micah Pennington, passed away at his residence in Carlson Hall due to natural causes. A senior interdisciplinary studies major at North Central University who was nine credits...

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Wi-Fi Outages Continue

NCU continues to experience Wi-Fi outages, keeping students struggling to turn in homework Throughout the semester, students and faculty have noticed a continuing problem with Wi-Fi outages. Multiple times this semester, the Wi-Fi has gone out, leaving people frustrated as they are unable to finish their work.  Although Wi-Fi outages have happened on campus in...

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English Professor Leslie Evens Retires

After 38 years of teaching poetry, grammar, literature, and writing classes, Professor Evens is retiring from North Central Professor Leslie Evens announced her retirement this December. The long-serving English professor has taught at North Central for 38 years. She will not return full-time in the spring semester, but said she may still adjunct various English...

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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,...