North Central administrator takes Iowa position
A longtime vice president at Naperville's North Central College, Laurie Hamen, has been named the ninth president of Mount Mercy University in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Mount Mercy University names new president
Mount Mercy University announced Friday that Laurie Hamen will be the university's ninth president.
Friday Dec 6
The Rochester Sentinel
DeVon Loyd Overmyer
DeVon Loyd Overmyer, 90, Kewanna, died at 2:11 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, at the home of his daughter and son-in-law, Jane and Tom Johnson.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Naper Settlement volunteer receives Copenhagen Schoolhouse Scholarship
Emily Deahr, a teen volunteer at Naper Settlement, is the recipient of the 2013 Copenhagen Schoolhouse Scholarship, established by Naperville residents Eve and Tom Hushek.
Community colleges join to train workers to build Boeing's 777X
A model of Boeing's 777X aircraft, manufactured by Boeing Co., sits on display at the company's stand during the 13th Dubai Airshow at Dubai World Central in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on Monday, Nov. 18, 2013.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
ENGAGEMENT - Green-Walsh
GREEN WALSH ENGAGEMENT Alison Elizabeth Green, of Peoria, and Brian Michael Walsh, of Woodridge, will be married Dec. 14 at the Cathedral of St. Mary's of the Immaculate Conception in Peoria.
Wal-Mart's hottest Black Friday seller was a 29-cent towel
The must-have item at Wal-Mart on "Black Friday" wasn't a mega TV, sleek tablet or the latest giggling Elmo.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
The Daily Vidette
ISU's CSEP has been awarded research grant
ISU's Center for the Study of Education Policy was recently awarded the U.S. Department of Education Leadership Grant for the amount of $4.6 million.
JJC Offering a Selection of Inexpensive Holiday Entertainment
The following article was written by Patch Editor Karen Sorensen: Joliet Junior College's upcoming holiday-related entertainment is easy on the wallet but guaranteed to set the mood of the season.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Kent North Central offense put up big numbers
North Central College junior running back Ryan Kent has opted for the bearded look since the start of football training camp.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Naperville police probe latest wave of catalytic converter thefts
Naperville police are urging residents and visitors to the city to be alert, in the wake of another rash of catalytic converter thefts from vehicles.
The Des Moines Register
Junior leads Central to record finish
Central College finished sixth at the championships. Both finishes are the best in Central history.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
The Southtown Star
Reverend aims to make impact
The Rev. Tracy Malone, superintendent of the Chicago Southern District of the Northern Illinois Conference of the United Methodist Church, sits at a desk at the Korean United Methodist Church in Flossmoor.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Stephanie Penick Plenty to give thanks for this year and always
When Mitch Albom appeared recently at North Central College's Meiley-Swallow Hall for a book signing event arranged by Anderson's Bookshop, I sat in the balcony of the thrust theater where I've watched many memorable presentations in recent years.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
More colleges have harder time filling slots
A growing number of colleges nationwide are scrambling to fill classes, a trend analysts say is driven by a decline in the number of students graduating from high school and widespread concern among families about the price of higher education.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Parking solutions spark conversations in downtown Naperville
City council members this week asked North Central College to help solve a parking problem some downtown business owners brought up when the college sought permanent permission to continue using the Naper Place building at 119 S. Main St. as student dorms.
DuPage Symphony Orchestra announces 57th annual Young Artist Auditions
The DuPage Symphony Orchestra will hold its 57th Annual Young Artist Auditions on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014 at the Wentz Fine Arts Center on the campus of North Central College, 171 E. Chicago St., Naperville.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
School of Performing Arts present "Shrek, the Musical"
MainStage Musical "Shrek, the Musical," performances take place November 30 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., and December 1 at 1:30pm at North Central College's Pfeiffer Hall in Naperville.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
NCC awarded federal grant
North Central College has been awarded a federal grant to address gender-based violence.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Author Mitch Albom to hold event in Naperville
One of America's favorite writers, Mitch Albom, author of best-selling books like "Tuesdays with Morrie," "For One More Day" and "The Five People You Meet in Heaven," is coming to Naperville Saturday and will appear at 2 p.m. in the Wentz Concert Hall on the North Central College campus.