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Central College's Central RED Society will present "Liberal Arts in Prison Program" with Emily Guenther at 6 p.m. Monday, April 6 in the Dave and Ardie Sutphen Common Room in Graham Annex. Dinner will begin at 5:30 p.m., and a cash bar will be available.

Kathy Korcheck, professor of Spanish at Central College, will present "From Empathy to Engagement: Mobilizing Public Space in Buenos Aires in #Niunamenos and Beyond" at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, in the Boat-Moore rooms of Maytag Student Center.

Central College's Central RED Society will present "Exploring the World by Bicycle," a presentation by Susan Carpenter set for noon Tuesday, March 24 in the Dave and Ardie Sutphen Common Room in Graham Annex. Lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m.

Central College's music department will host its Alumni Recital featuring tenor Tristan Miedema, a 2018 graduate, at 7 p.m. Monday, March 30, on Hoekstra Stage in Douwstra Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.


The musical “Cabaret” debuted over 50 years ago, but Theatre Central is showcasing how relevant it’s themes of love, sacrifice, survival and complacency still resonate in today’s society.

Jay Wackerly, associate professor of chemistry at Central College, was the primary author of research published in “Chemistry – A European Journal” earlier this year. Wackerly was joined by former and current students from Central, as well as faculty and students from the University of Iowa.

Central College will welcome the works of Russ Nordman, professor of media arts at the University of Nebraska Omaha. The exhibit will run from Feb. 19 through March 12 in the Mills Gallery in the Lubbers Center for the Visual Arts.

Central College enjoyed a strong final fundraising month of 2019, continuing strong support from alumni and friends through the first half of the college’s fiscal year. Central’s fiscal year runs July 1 to June 30.

Central College's music department will present its 41st annual Jazzmania concert at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, in the Recital Hall of Cox-Snow Music Center. It is free and open to the public.

Central College students Wyatt Crosby, junior, and Terry Hefel, sophomore, spent the week prior to the spring semester at Leighton State Bank. They were two of 44 students to take advantage of Central College’s Career Kickstarter program.

Central College and its accounting faculty and students are offering free income tax preparation services for Marion County residents. This assistance is made possible through a grant from the Iowa Center for Economic Success.

Central College's Central RED Society invites its members to sit in on three presentations of "The January Series," a collection of speakers at Calvin University in Michigan that is designed to provoke "deep thought and conversations about important issues of the day in order to inspire cult…

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