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Step Ahead this Summer: Research and Writing Intern

Step Ahead this Summer: Research and Writing Intern

English major Lindsey Greer ’16 writes about her summer experience as research and writing intern for the Iowa United Nations Association.

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Step Ahead this Summer: Sports Marketing and Game Day Intern

Step Ahead this Summer: Sports Marketing and Game Day Intern

Central student and athlete Maddi Hennessey ’18 writes about her summer experience as sports marketing and game day operations intern for the Des Moines Menace.

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Step Ahead this Summer: Tax Intern

Step Ahead this Summer: Tax Intern

Accounting major Jane McKown ’17 writes about her summer experience as tax intern at Jeanne M. Matter CPA Ltd. in Delano, Minn.

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Five Ingredients, Endless Meals

Five Ingredients, Endless Meals

Richard Phillips, director of dining services, recently taught a cooking class that sparked a series to continue next year.

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Central Hosts New Kids’ Camp

Central Hosts New Kids’ Camp

Know a kid who loves food and cooking — or wants to learn? Kids ages 9 to 11 can cook and make memories at Central College during Fun With Food camp July 25-29.

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Central Names Five New Trustees

Central Names Five New Trustees

Central College board of trustees has announced five new members: Jason Andringa, Roger Brown, Mike Main, Jana Rieker and Markay Winston.

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Nicole Kaplan Named Weller Distinguished Professor

Nicole Kaplan Named Weller Distinguished Professor

Nicole Kaplan has been awarded the Kenneth J. Weller Distinguished Professorship of the Liberal Arts. Named after Central College’s 18th president, who served 1970-90, the three-year endowed professorship recognizes a distinguished faculty member and provides support for teaching, research and scholarship.

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Keith Yanner wins award for Civic Mission Leadership

Keith Yanner wins award for Civic Mission Leadership

Keith Yanner, Central College professor of political science, won Iowa Campus Compact’s Engaged Campus award for Civic Mission Leadership.

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$550K Gift Supports Further Renovations to Central’s Maytag Student Center

$550K Gift Supports Further Renovations to Central’s Maytag Student Center

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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