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North Central’s new mock trial team gaining experience

North Central’s mock trial team took 10th place this year at the regional competition held Feb. 21 through 23 at Hamline University.  The team, created in January of 2018, is still young in comparison to other schools’ teams. Along with finishing a second year of competition, two team members, Sarah Welch, a junior social work...

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New Director for Spring Play has Long Resume

Norah Long directs ‘Into the Woods’  She has received rave reviews and Artist of the Year awards, her work has won a Regional Emmy, she had over 100 lead roles and performed on stages around the world, but for actress and professional vocalist Norah Long, it took coming back to North Central to launch her...

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...