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Issue of LGBTQ Ordination may Split Methodist Denomination
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Issue of LGBTQ Ordination may Split Methodist Denomination

Reverend Judy Zabel’s church, Hennepin Avenue United Methodist, is the easily recognizable church at 511 Groveland Avenue across from the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden. Some Methodist pastors and congregants want to see all an embrace of LGBTQ ordination and marriage, but the issue will likely split the denomination at the general conference meeting in Minneapolis this...

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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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Momentum Week 2019 Begins

The Student Success Center is holding events to help students through the last week of the semester Friday the 6th kicks off the start of Momentum Week as well as Finals period with early morning prayer at 6:30 in the Anderson Chapel. With so many students the Student Services has many avenues of help for...

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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 was made a full-time professor of music in Fall 2019, but students at North Central already knew him from his deep involvement in in the college of fine arts: teaching music theory...

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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...

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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...

VSCO Girls
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VSCO Girls

Cliche, passing trend, or world savers A new stereotype has arisen in popular culture. A trend that blows tide pods and the area 51 raid out of the water. You may have picked up on buzzings around campus and in your neighborhood about a new type of girl. Girls wearing baggy shirts, covered head to...

Wayne Matthews Stars in General Mills Cheerios Commercial
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Wayne Matthews Stars in General Mills Cheerios Commercial

Professor Wayne Matthews starred in a national broadcasted Cheerios commercial with his granddaughter over the summer of 2019. North Central University assistant theater professor gets national recognition by starring in a national broadcast commercial over the summer. Professor Wayne Matthews acted in the main role for a Cheerios Commercial that aired over 4,582 times in...

Study Abroad Trips Commence this Summer.
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Study Abroad Trips Commence this Summer.

Students continue their education through upcoming study abroad trips.   This summer, 38 North Central University students will travel overseas to continue their education in a new culture.  They’ll trade trips back home for plane tickets across the world. Some students will go with Youth Studies Professor Adam Sikorski to Israel from May 13 to...

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Recapping of North Central’s Mr. NCU 2019

Collin Johnson Takes Home The Title of Mr. NCU 2019 Mr. NCU 2019 Competitors By: Kyle Crowell Ten competitors entered North Central University’s Annual Mr. NCU competition this year, and on the evening of April 5th, Collin Johnson stepped away as the victor. Amongst the other musical acts, sketches, and even a motivational speech, his...