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Winter Commencement 2014

North Park University Confers 254 Degrees at 2014 Winter Commencement

December 15, 2014
President David Parkyn challenges attendees to follow the example of Dr. Paul Carlson who "set out to find and serve God in every person he met." - Read More...
ACI Forum 2014

Peer-Mentoring Programs Responding to the Needs of Students

December 10, 2014
COMPASS and Lighthouse shared as models for student success to audience of community and higher education leaders at Associated Colleges of Illinois’s annual public forum. - Read More...
LessonsandCarols

North Park University to Present Annual Festival of Lessons and Carols

December 2, 2014
Collaboration between University and neighborhood youth musicians begins at 4:00 pm, December 7, at Our Lady of Mercy in Albany Park. - Read More...
MarisolMartinez

Marisol Martinez to be Honored with 2015 Seminary Alumni Award for Distinguished Service

November 25, 2014
Martinez is the president of the Covenant Church of the Central and South Districts of Mexico. - Read More...
JohanEldebo

Humanitarian Advisor and '07 Alum Returns to North Park

November 20, 2014
Johan Eldebo, senior humanitarian policy advisor at World Vision, spent a week speaking with students across campus. - Read More...
Joseph Schupbach

Alum Returns to Direct Fall Play, Roustabout

November 12, 2014
Alumnus Joseph Schupbach returns to direct Roustabout: The Great Circus Train Wreck! for the North Park Theatre Company. Performances run through November 15. - Read More...
Short Girls

Common Read Encourages Reading for Pleasure

November 11, 2014
In its second year, North Park's Common Read initiative reminds new students that reading is also for pleasure, and books invite readers into larger conversations about life and relationships. - Read More...
John Swinton Teaser

John Swinton Discusses Caring for People With Mental Illness Ahead of Symposium

November 6, 2014
The keynote, plenary address, and two workshops from the symposium, "Being Present: A Faithful Response to Mental Illness," will be available to watch live on Saturday, November 8. - Read More...
Monica Eng

WBEZ's Monica Eng to Help North Park Explore 'What Is Food?'

October 22, 2014
The host of the "Chewing the Fat" podcast, and former food reporter at the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times, will share what she's learned through reporting on food culture and food policy since the late 1980s. - Read More...
William Anderson C'68 led North Park's football team from 1978-1985, part of a 42-year coaching career.

Hall of Fame Ceremony Marks Homecoming Week for North Park Athletics

October 22, 2014
There will be four opportunities to cheer for the Vikings this week, with home games on the schedule for women's and men's soccer, volleyball, and football. - Read More...
Brian McCaskey

North Park Alum Shares His Path to Success with the Chicago Bears

October 16, 2014
Brian McCaskey, senior director of business development for the Bears, encouraged students to pursue their dream careers in a lecture on Monday in the Johnson Center. - Read More...
Danish gymnastics team

Danish Gymnastics Team Performs for Hibbard Elementary School

October 15, 2014
Danish Gymnastics Team returns to North Park University for the third time to perform for 1,200 Hibbard Elementary School students. - Read More...
Bobby Broom

Bobby Broom to Present Master Class October 16 at North Park University

October 9, 2014
School of Music jazz guitarist and practitioner faculty Bobby Broom will present a master class in Anderson Chapel on October 16. The performance includes a question and answer session with the artist and his band, and is free and open to the public. - Read More...
Choir Singing

Fall Tour Unites Audiences with "Songs of Love and Loss"

October 3, 2014
University Choir and Chamber Singers will visit churches, a high school, and a retirement home in Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan October 17–19. - Read More...
MMCP

School of Music Launches Master of Music in Collaborative Piano

October 2, 2014
The new two-year program specializes in vocal coaching, with classes for language diction, repertoire development, and vocal performance studies. Auditions for the Fall 2015 class will held February 8. - Read More...
Klyne recieves

Four Decades of Bridge-Building

September 25, 2014
Dr. Klyne Snodgras, Paul W. Brandel Professor of New Testament Studies, will receive a Festschrift written in his honor at North Park Theological Seminary's annual Symposium after more that four decades of scholarship and teaching. - Read More...
Classroom in the Johnson Center

Record Enrollment for Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate Programs

September 24, 2014
This fall, North Park University's traditional undergraduate program, graduate business and nonprofit program, and master's nursing program each recorded their highest enrollments to date. - Read More...
President Parkyn with university faculty

University Convocation Honors North Park Faculty and Staff

September 23, 2014
President David Parkyn presided over the annual University Convocation ceremony, honoring faculty and staff for their accomplishments, including promotion, tenure, and publication. - Read More...
Johnson Center Ribbon cutting

Officially Open for Learning

September 18, 2014
North Park's community of students, alumni, friends, donors, staff, and faculty gathered to celebrate the opening of the Johnson Center for Science and Community Life with a ceremonial ribbon-cutting and other festivities. - Read More...
Smart Classroom in the Johnson Center

Johnson Center Provides Best Equipment and State-of-the-Art Technology, Transforms Lab Management Program

September 12, 2014
Big-picture thinking helped North Park design the Johnson Center to provide state-of-the-art classroom and lab technology to enhance teaching and learning. - Read More...
Johnson Center

Dedication and Community Open House to Celebrate Nancy and G. Timothy Johnson Center for Science and Community Life

September 11, 2014
North Park University, on Chicago’s North Side, announces the opening of the $45 million Nancy and G. Timothy Johnson Center for Science and Community Life, and will celebrate with activities Sept. 12-13. - Read More...
Johnson Center Roof

Sustainability a Priority at North Park University Johnson Center for Science and Community Life

September 9, 2014
With sustainability and stewardship at the forefront of the design and construction process, the Johnson Center is on track to achieve LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. - Read More...
Axelson Awards

Application Period Open for Axelson Center’s Annual Nonprofit Management Awards

September 8, 2014
Applications are now being accepted for the 2015 Alford-Axelson Award for Nonprofit Managerial Excellence and the 2015 Excellent Emerging Organization Award. - Read More...