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News Highlights

Community Service Honor Roll

North Park University Honored for Community Service

North Park University was again cited for outstanding community service and named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.
North Park Seminary

Grant Addresses Economic Challenges for Ministers

Lilly Endowment, Inc., provided a $250,000 grant to the Seminary to help students reduce educational debt and become more financially literate.
Board of Trustees

Financial Milestones Announced, Annual Fund Donors Grow

Good news about many University initiatives and programs was discussed at the February 2013 meeting of the board of trustees.
North Park University Graduates

Graduate Studies Tuition Grants Now Available to Alumni

Alumni enrolling in graduate programs at North Park University may be eligible for grants covering up to 20 percent of their tuition costs.
Bach Week Festival 2013

North Park University Hosts Bach Week Festival Concert

North Park University hosted a performance of J.S. Bach's Magnificat on May 5 to conclude the 40th annual Bach Week Festival, marking the first time the festival has ventured from its Evanston roots into the city of Chicago.
Wilfredo De Jésus

North Park Theological Seminary Graduate on TIME "100 Most Influential People" List

Seminary graduate Rev. Wilfredo De Jésus was named by TIME as one of the world's 100 most influential people and was also featured in the magazine's April 15 cover story on the growth of Latinos in evangelical Protestant churches.
Matt Peterson, Kevin Tomasiewicz, and Zak Worsley will run the Chicago Marthon to raise funds for charity.

Baseball Players, Coach to Run Chicago Marathon for Charity

Two North Park University baseball players and an assistant coach will run the 2013 Bank of America Chicago Marathon to raise money for Team One Step, a charity providing outdoor opportunities to children living with cancer.
Timothy Ahlberg and Sam Auger

Three North Park Students Earn Fulbright Awards

Graduating seniors Timothy Ahlberg, Sam Auger, and Bailey Schwartz earned Fulbright awards in 2013, giving North Park a total of 11 Fulbright recipients in the last five years.
General Education

Faculty Revises Core Curriculum for Fall 2013

University faculty approved a significant revision of the Core Curriculum for undergraduate students to go into effect the fall semester of the 2013-2014 academic year.
Minnehaha Academy

North Park Recognizes Minnehaha Academy Centennial

Several notable members of the North Park University community joined Minnehaha Academy in Minneapolis as the private Christian school celebrated its 100th year this April.
Student Mary Ellis

Biology Major Named Best Student Presenter at Scientific Meeting

North Park University junior Mary Ellis was named the top undergraduate presenter at a regional meeting of the American Society of Plant Biologists.
Shadae Gatlin

Nursing Major Named Student Laureate

Chicago native Shadae Gatlin was recognized as North Park University's Student Laureate by the Lincoln Academy of Illinois during a statewide ceremony held in Springfield in Novemeber.