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Archived press releases from October 2007

OCT25Ken Davis adds matinee showA special afternoon performance by Christian comedian Ken Davis has been scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 3, at 2:45 in Christ Chapel.
OCT24
Jazz Band and Percussion Ensemble to perform
Jazz Band and Percussion Ensemble to performClassic jazz works and pieces inspired by music from the Far East and South America will be performed at the Nov. 10 concert by the Jazz Band and Percussion Ensemble.
OCT24
Symphonic Band concert to highlight folk music
Symphonic Band concert to highlight folk musicFolk song settings by Perry Grainger will be among the works performed by the Symphonic Band at its Nov. 9 concert.
OCT19Schmidts named Parents of the YearAlan and Kim Schmidt of Arthur, Iowa--parents of five children who have attended Northwestern--have been named the college's 2007 Parents of the Year.
OCT18
Women's Auxiliary hosts breakfast and silent auction
Women's Auxiliary hosts breakfast and silent auctionAs part of Fall Family Weekend festivities, Northwestern's Women’s Auxiliary will host a continental breakfast and silent auction on Nov. 3.
OCT18
Fall Family Weekend set for Nov. 2-4
Fall Family Weekend set for Nov. 2-4Students' siblings, grandparents and parents will gather for Fall Family Weekend on Nov. 2–4.
OCT18
Concert offers musical variety
Concert offers musical varietyVarious NWC musical ensembles will perform at the Fall Family Weekend Concert on Nov. 3.
OCT18
Steinbeck classic on stage at NWC
Steinbeck classic on stage at NWCJohn Steinbeck’s Depression-era classic "The Grapes of Wrath" will be presented by Northwestern College theatre on Nov. 9, 10 and 14–17.
OCT17
Youth ministry leader to speak
Youth ministry leader to speakYouth ministry leader Nick Shepherd of Bristol, England, will speak on campus Oct. 30 and 31.
OCT17
Gallery to display works of Illinois artist
Gallery to display works of Illinois artistDrawings and ceramics by G.E. Colpitts, an art professor at Judson University in Elgin, Ill., will be on display Oct. 30 through Nov. 21 in Te Paske Gallery.
OCT15Vienna Boys Choir to performThe world-renowned Vienna Boys Choir will present a concert at Northwestern’s Christ Chapel on Oct. 29.
OCT12
Stahl receives Wall Street Journal achievement award
Stahl receives Wall Street Journal achievement awardScott Stahl, a senior business administration/finance and agri-business major, has been named Northwestern’s 2007 recipient of the Wall Street Journal Student Achievement Award.
OCT11
Northwestern to host Theatre Preview Days
Northwestern to host Theatre Preview DaysHigh school seniors interested in theatre are invited to Northwestern's Theatre Preview Days on Nov. 16 and 17.
OCT10
Board approves strategic plan
Board approves strategic planNorthwestern's Board of Trustees voted to approve the college’s strategic plan, “Transforming Learning,” at its fall meeting.
OCT10
NWC to host piano and violin recital
NWC to host piano and violin recitalNorthwestern will host a duo-recital featuring violinist Wolfgang David and pianist David Gompper on Oct. 26.
OCT5Northwestern names ninth presidentGreg Christy, vice president for institutional advancement at Dakota Wesleyan University, will become Northwestern's ninth president in January.
OCT4
Spidahl to speak at conference for mission leaders
Spidahl to speak at conference for mission leadersDr. Rod Spidahl, associate professor of religion/missiology, will present a workshop at the Fellowship of Short-Term Mission Leaders conference in Atlanta.
OCT3
Taste of Orange City part of 125-year celebration
Taste of Orange City part of 125-year celebrationNine Orange City eating establishments will sell their specialties during the all-school reunion from 5 to 7 p.m. on Oct. 6.
OCT3
Romanian program director to be honored by alma mater
Romanian program director to be honored by alma materDana Bates, an NWC adjunct faculty member and the onsite program director for Northwestern’s new Romanian Semester, will be honored by Gordon College on Oct. 5.
OCT2Ken Davis to present comedy concertKen Davis, one of the most sought-after speakers in North America, will present his “Unplugged” comedy concert at Northwestern on Nov. 3 as part of Fall Family Weekend.
OCT2NWC to host concert by Matt Wertz and Dave BarnesCritically acclaimed singers/songwriters Matt Wertz and Dave Barnes will bring their “Two Birds/One Stone Tour” to Northwestern on Oct. 28.
OCT1
NWC professors visit schools in rural Mexico
NWC professors visit schools in rural MexicoTwo NWC professors joined 11 other Iowa educators traveling to Villachuato, Mexico, for a cultural and language immersion experience.

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