News Releases


Artist Shaila Christofferson displays sculptures in Mills Gallery

January 22, 2013

Through February 14, the Mills Gallery at Central College will host sculptures by Shaila Christofferson. The exhibit, titled “Extended Play,” examines material culture and the contemporary landscape through sculpture media.


Central students participate in spring music performances

January 22, 2013

Central College is known in the Pella community and throughout Iowa for its exemplary music program, which allows majors and non-majors alike to participate in 18 vocal and instrumental ensembles. During the spring semester Central students will host a variety of concerts on campus and in Pella.


Central alumna to read at Writers Reading

January 18, 2013

As a part of the Geisler Library Writers Reading series, Sara Perez will read from her collection of creative nonfiction and lyric essays on Jan. 24 in the Geisler Library reading room.


Central continues campus entry redevelopment with Graham Center

December 19, 2012

In the next phase of a strategy intended to create a more welcoming environment for campus guests and visitors, Central College is giving an interior makeover to the Graham Conference Center.


Zach Wahls speaks on campus about same-sex marriage

November 30, 2012

On Monday, Dec. 3, Zach Wahls, a same-sex marriage advocate, will be on campus. The event is sponsored by Central College One Iowa, the Office for Student Involvement and the Intercultural Life Office.


SWE performs with guest saxophonist and Merida musicians

November 26, 2012

The Central College Symphonic Wind Ensemble and College Community Band, both under the direction of Mitchell Lutch, associate professor of music, will present a concert with several special guest soloists Sunday, Dec. 2 in Douwstra Auditorium at 4 p.m.


Music ensembles host annual Christmas concerts

November 21, 2012

As the holiday season approaches, Central College celebrates with various musical concerts to ring in the season.


Central collecting donated instruments for Yucatan orchestra

November 19, 2012

Led by assistant professor of music Mitch Lutch, Central College is sponsoring an instrument donation initiative to benefit the Yucatan Youth Orchestra Program, a music education program based in Merida, Mexico, for students with otherwise limited exposure to music opportunities.


Iowa Public Radio reporter to speak at Writers Reading

November 8, 2012

The Central College Writers Reading series will host Rob Dillard, a Des Moines based correspondent for Iowa Public Radio (IPR).


Sustainability advocate hosts convocation

November 2, 2012

James Farrell, professor of history, American studies, environmental studies and American conversations at St. Olaf College, will visit Central on November 15.