Central College will feature the work of artists Lee Emma Running and Andrew Kaufman from Nov. 20 through Dec. 13 in the Mills Gallery in the Lubbers Center for the Visual Arts.
A data analyst and coordinator with the NFL’s Minnesota Vikings will be one of three keynote speakers Central College will bring to campus for the fourth annual Midwest Sports Analytics Meeting.
Russian playwright Ivan Viripaev’s “Illusions” was the perfect, blank canvas for the Central College Department of Theatre to put a unique spin on an intricate tale of life.
Seven-year-old Sophia Bell, of Lynnville-Sully, was all smiles as she signed a letter of intent as Central College Softball’s newest team member during an inspirational Team IMPACT Draft Day celebration.
Central College held its annual Service Day on Oct. 29 with more than 600 volunteers taking part in nearly 50 projects. Service Day has been a cornerstone of the Central experience since 2006.
Central College’s Central RED Society will present “Armistice Day: Remembering World War I” by Mark Barloon, senior lecturer of history.
Central College’s Flying Pans Steel Band will present “Steel Graffiti” over three days to kick off an array of music performances in November.
Central College students are standing up against injustice and bringing awareness to human trafficking during their annual Walk for Freedom.
Central College will welcome Rafael Rosado, a prolific storyboard and graphic novel artist, to showcase his work from Oct. 23 to Nov. 15 in the Mills Gallery in the Lubbers Center for the Visual Arts.
Central College’s Central RED Society will hold a Lunch ‘n’ Learn session focusing on the Central Teacher Academy on Tuesday, Oct. 22 in the Dave and Ardie Sutphen Common Room in Graham Annex.
Maria Andrade, a native of the Cape Verde Islands and the 2016 recipient of the World Food Prize, will present Central College's annual World Food Prize lecture.
Central College’s music department will have four performances in October, including two shows that bring middle school and high school kids to campus.
Central College’s Central RED Society will present “Women of Yucatán: Thirty Who Dared to Change Their World,” a presentation by Jann Freed.
Central College announced Tej and Karen Dhawan, both 1991 graduates of the college, have established the Franks-Mahmood Fund for Undergraduate Research. The news was shared at a faculty endowed chairs’ conference dinner on campus Sept. 20.
Central College is proud to welcome back Eoin Breadon, Central College class of 1997, for an alumnus art exhibition Sept. 25 to Oct. 18 in the Mills Gallery in the Lubbers Center for the Visual Arts.
Central College received a $100,000 gift from the estate of Nancy Kruidenier Shepard, a Des Moines native from a family with long ties to Central.
News of Central College’s $20,000 decrease in annual tuition was mentioned by Senator Chuck Grassley on the Senate floor in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, Sept. 12.
Central College will host alumni, family and friends for Homecoming from Sept. 27-29, welcoming everyone to participate in a fun-filled and family-friendly three days of activities on campus.
Central College’s music department will kick off its performances for the academic year with five shows before the end of September. The first four are part of Central’s Homecoming festivities.
Central College has established a Sigma Chapter of Alpha Alpha Alpha, a national honor society for first-generation college students.
The Pella Community Common Reading Experience will welcome Kent Stock to Central College. Stock is the former baseball coach at Norway High School, which won a state championship in 1991 and inspired the motion picture “The Final Season.”
Central College is proud to announce this year’s recipients of full-tuition Kuyper Scholarships and Rolscreen Scholarships, the most prestigious awards granted at the college.
Central College’s Forever Dutch® 48-Hour Challenge was a huge success, surpassing the $220,000 funding goal needed to complete renovations of the lower level of P.H. Kuyper Gymnasium.
Central College faculty and a student have used the labor of love to re-create the Central labyrinth on the south side of the Central cross country course.
Central College recently announced changes to its board of trustees, including the addition of four new members and the retirement of two others.
Central College received a gift of $300,000 from alumni Dave and Ardie Pals Sutphen toward the Forever Dutch® initiative, which funds updates for athletics facilities.
PELLA — Cosmopolitanism is something leading philosophers Kwame Anthony Appiah and Martha C. Nussbaum are talking about. Anna Christensen, lecturer in philosophy at Central College, now will talk about it, too.
Vermeer Corporation and Des Moines Area Community College representatives will meet on Monday afternoon to sign a course partnership for a horizontal directional drilling class.
PELLA — Bill Stowe, CEO and general manager of Des Moines Water Works, will speak about nitrates, water quality and the DMWW lawsuit Oct. 27 at Central College. His 11 a.m. presentation is free and open to the public in Cox-Snow Recital Hall.
Central College hosts Ora Uzel for a residency Sept. 11-13 as part of the college’s Learning for Justice Series. Uzel, a 2003 Central graduate, will present piano music, lead several sessions with students and speak about her experiences as a transgender woman. Her improvisational piano perf…
Iowa Campus Compact has named Central College President Mark Putnam to its board of directors. Putnam will serve a three-year term, helping the nine-member board set direction and vision for the statewide association.
Central College’s Nicole Kaplan will be installed Sept. 13 as Kenneth J. Weller Distinguished Professor of the Liberal Arts. Her public lecture and reception are in the Central College Chapel at 4 p.m. Kaplan’s presentation is titled “Forever Relevant: The Enduring Value of the Humanities in…
Central College freshmen began moving into their dorms bright and early this morning beginning at 8 a.m. The dreary, rainy weather did not deter any of the students or move-in crew from quickly and efficiently moving students into their dorms.
Four alumni award winners — and one honorary alumna — will be honored Oct. 1 during Central’s homecoming. The award winners include Glenn and Shirley Borgman, Thomas Gaard, Steve De Cook and Berta Van Ekeren.
Central College board of trustees has announced five new members: Jason Andringa, Roger Brown, Mike Main, Jana Rieker and Markay Winston. Their terms begin July 1. Former members Vernon Den Herder, Robert Vermeer and Stan Poortinga retired from Central’s board of trustees.
Following a $3.125 million gift to Central College two years ago, the Fred Maytag Family Foundation has awarded Central an additional $550,000 for further renovations to the Maytag Student Center. The grant also includes annual support for student scholarships through the Journey Scholarship Fund.
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