North Parker Spring 2011

Spring 2011 North Parker

Pres. David Parkyn

The First Word: People and Place

President David L. Parkyn introduces this issue of the magazine, reminding us of the importance of people and place in our North Park University experiences.
GA Spotlight

Graduate Assistant Spotlight

Graduate assistants heighten the level of competitiveness of the North Park Vikings athletic teams, along with preparing graduate students to be successful head coaches. By Kevin Shepke, Sports Information Director
20th Anniversary

School of Adult Learning Celebrates 20 Years

Since 1991, North Park's School of Adult Learning has served thousands of students. It continues to offer a rich variety of programs and will begin to offer an online degree option in 2012.
Campus Stories

I Was There…

Classic stories from our ever-changing campus pay tribute to the people and places that stand out in the memories of North Park alumni and friends. By Kris Bruckner C'79
Significance of Science

The Significance of Science: Profiles in Lives of Service

North Park's science education is integrated with the liberal arts, producing students who are prepared to lead lives of significance and service. By Andrew Freeman C'2005 S'2009
Chad Eric Bergman and his family


A professor of communication arts, North Park's Chad Eric Bergman shares his and his wife's story of adoption. By Chad Eric Bergman, Professor of Communication Arts
Dr. Calla Holmgren C'95

Taking Her Skills Abroad

An interview with Dr. Calla Holmgren C'95, who is living a life of significant service as she practices medicine around the world. By Elizabeth Lamberti G'2009
Bengston Family

A North Park Family History

The Bengston family shares their memories of North Park's deep and rich meaning for their family. By Stan Friedman S'93
Byron Gustafson

Alumni Tribute: Byron Gustafson's Lifetime of Music

A tribute to North Park alum Byron Gustafson C'76, whose love of music touched the lives of distinguished performing ensembles and artists, including Midori and Wynton Marsalis. By Charles Peterson C'73, Dean of University Faculty
Spring 2011

Spring 2011 North Parker Print Edition

View the print edition of the entire magazine online.