September 19, 2014
Central College will host its first Gaard scholar-in-residence, Tommy Vietor, to discuss the importance of global citizenship from Oct. 8-10. Vietor’s 7 p.m. address on Oct. 9 will be open to the public in the Cox-Snow Recital Hall.
September 12, 2014
Central College will host award-winning author Chitra Divakaruni Sept. 24-26. Divakaruni’s keynote address, “My Amazing Journey,” is open to the public at 11 a.m. on Sept. 25 in Douwstra Auditorium.
August 28, 2014
Central College will host its first volunteer event of the year Sept. 6 at Lake Red Rock. Students will gather trash, plant trees and collect prairie seed to help the Red Rock Lake Association.
August 22, 2014
Registration is now open for alumni, family and friends of Central College to attend homecoming Oct. 3-5.
August 20, 2014
Three Central College alumni—and one honorary alumna—will receive awards on Oct. 4 during Central’s homecoming. The award winners include Jeff Link ’89, Kirk Kolenbrander ’83, Markay Winston ’87 and Marlyn Rietfeld Ebbers, who will be honored for professional achievements and dedication to Central.
July 14, 2014
Iowa Private College Week (IPCW) will bring hundreds of high school students and parents to visit Central College in the first full week of August.
July 8, 2014
Central College has been awarded a share of a $600,000 grant from the Iowa Department of Education for the next three years. The grant will fund a collaborative project between Central College and Drake University to train high school math teachers from low-income areas.
July 7, 2014
Central College recently established its first mathematics honor society, Kappa Mu Epsilon (KME), with 12 students and two faculty as charter members.
July 2, 2014
Central College has joined with 35 colleges and universities across America to respond to the challenges of climate change and work to ensure greater community resilience. Central College President Mark Putnam recently signed the Alliance for Resilient Campuses (ARC) statement of purpose, an initiative of nonprofit Second Nature.
June 18, 2014
Five Central College students will undertake summer research projects as the inaugural class of Bosch Undergraduate Summer Research Fellows.