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Heading to ‘Downton Abbey’ with Heritage Lace co-CEOs Daniel De Cook ‘95, and Tim Heerema ’88

Featured in: Des Moines Register

Heritage Lace, a Pella company run by former Central students Daniel De Cook ‘95, and Tim Heerema ’88, will soon sell a line of licensed “Downton Abbey” products.

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Michelle Bahl Raymer ’06 goes on a benevolent path

Featured in: Juice

Michelle Bahl Raymer ’06 , found herself drawn to nonprofit work at Central, where she studied Spanish, international studies and political science. Juice highlights Raymer as a young professional in the nonprofit sector in Des Moines.

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Coach helps D.M. North team rise through challenges, in and out of gym

Featured in: Des Moines Register

At North High, the buzzer never sounds: The North High boys basketball team has banded together to post the school’s best start in recent memory, with the potential for the Polar Bears’ first state tournament berth since 1991.

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Angela Palmersheim ’13 uses tech to help students study

Featured in: Des Moines Register

Angela Palmersheim, a 2013 graduate,  is featured on the Des Moines Register’s website where she talks about how technology helps students study. Watch the video here.  

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Power Roundtable: STEM

Featured in: Des Moines Business Record

Central College President Mark Putnam was one of five experts invited to a Des Moines Business Record panel discussion on STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) in the state of Iowa.

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Tej Dhawan ’91 named to the Des Moines Register’s 14 People to Watch in 2014

Featured in: Des Moines Register

Tej Dhawan ’91 co-founded StartupCity Des Moines in 2011 and has become  a recognized leader of the Central Iowa startup scene. He has been named to the Des Moines Register’s 14 People to Watch in 2014. Read more.

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Central student’s video takes on bullying

Featured in: KCCI-TV

Central students Stacia Klaas ’17 and Sydney Embray ’17 talk with KCCI-TV about their PSA on cyber bullying for Katie Gaebel’s foundations of education class.

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Danny Beyer ’04 wins the YPC’s YP of the Year

Featured in: Des Moines Register

Danny Beyer ’04 was named the Young Professionals Connection’s Young Professional of the Year, partly thanks to a YP summit and a charity gala he helped organize.

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Loebsack Visits Red Rock Capstone Project

Featured in: KNIA KRLS

On Saturday, Congressman Dave Loebsack met with Central College students, Vermeer workers and representatives from the Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Red Rock to view the construction of the natural playscape project which was delayed last month due to the partial government shutdown. Workers from Vermeer are participating as a way to celebrate the company’s 65th anniversary. Also on hand were Central students, Pella elementary students and other volunteers.

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Volunteers to work on playscape tomorrow

Featured in: Journal Express

Lake Red Rock — As reported last night, 3M is donating $30,000 to the Red Rock Lake Association on Monday to aid in the development of a natural playscape at North Overlook at the lake. A volunteer service day has been confirmed for Saturday. – See more at: http://journalexpress.net/local/x134995772/Update-Volunteers-to-work-on-playscape-tomorrow#sthash.5ZhEME8r.dpuf

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