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Spring 2010 North Parker

The First Word: A Place with Soul

President David Parkyn reflects on the people of North Park—the students, faculty, staff, parents, and friends—that give the University its soul. This issue of the North Parker tells the story of North Park's people.

Haiti on Our Hearts

Three North Park alumni—two Haitian natives and one missionary—reflect on the tragic earthquake that devastated the impoverished country of Haiti. By Stan Friedman S'93 and Jessica Allen Bernthal

International Intelligence

North Park students and faculty come to Chicago from all over the world. Learn more about some of North Park's own international faculty members and the rich perspectives they bring to the classroom. By Jessica Allen Bernthal

Making a Scene

Stephanie Weber C'2011 has got talent. In 2010 her play, Legitimate Geniuses, was the spring performance for North Park's theatre program. In addition to training with North Park's Chad Eric Bergman, she has taken classes with nationally recognized Second City Conservatory and Annoyance Theatre. By Stan Friedman S'93

Who Is My Neighbor?

After the devastating earthquake in Haiti, French professor Jennifer Morrissey challenges the definition of "neighbor" and what it means to help those in need. Whether it be an actual neighbor, or a poor country thousands of miles away, Morrissey insists "it is worth considering the toll of ignoring our neighbors in need."

Agents of Change

Alumni and President's Club members Randy C'61 and Judy (Gotberg) Johnson C'63 look back on their time at North Park with fondness. By giving to North Park they seek to make a meaningful difference in the lives of students. By Melissa Velez-Luce C'2004

Double Play

Head of North Park Security Dan Gooris C'73 talks about his love for baseball and his experience playing in the Men's Senior Baseball League (MSBL) and coaching North Park women's softball. By Jessica Allen Bernthal

Extreme Cycling

Read about Matt Kelly C'2006 who has set out to bike over 18,000 miles—from Alaska to the southernmost tip of Argentina—all on his own. By Stan Friedman S'93

Serenading the Sox

Nancy (Peterson) Faust C'69 spent 41 seasons as the organist for the Chicago White Sox. Read about the "sweetheart of Comiskey Park" and her successful career with the Sox. By Stan Friedman S'93
The North Parker Spring 2010

Spring 2010 North Parker Print Edition

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