News Releases


Central accepts Welsh students for “American Year”

May 29, 2012

Central and Bangor University recently made an agreement to allow selected students to insert an “American Year” into their studies. The agreement is expected to last for the foreseeable future, bringing five students to Central each fall.


Baccalaureate and commencement ceremonies

April 27, 2012

On May 12, 323 seniors will graduate from Central College. The baccalaureate service will begin at 9:30 a.m. in First Reformed Church. The commencement ceremony will be held at 2 p.m. in H.S. Kuyper Fieldhouse.


Theatre Central presents “Natural Selection”

April 16, 2012

Set in in the near future, “Natural Selection” depicts a North America where technology rules supreme and the artificial has replaced the natural. Performances are April 25-28 in Kruidenier Center.


Students volunteer for campus-wide Service Day

April 12, 2012

On April 24, Central College students, faculty and staff will join together to work on dozens of volunteer projects as part of Service Day. Classes will be cancelled all day to allow students to participate.


Author Clint McCown to read at Writers Reading

April 5, 2012

Clint McCown is the only writer to have won the American Fiction Prize twice, and he has received three nominations for the Pulitzer Prize.


“Going Global” week celebrates Argentina

April 3, 2012

The evening will begin at 6 p.m. with an international dinner with the theme of “A Tango from Argentina.” Dinner will be followed by music and dancing led by renowned Argentinian band Los Pinguos at 7:30 p.m.


Mayo Clinic professor hosts discussion about personal medical care

April 2, 2012

Dr. Cory Ingram ’91 will give an interactive presentation titled “The ‘Art’ of Personal Caring,” a heartfelt exploration of what it means to give and receive the most personal care possible when a family is living with serious illness.


“Little Princes” named 2012 common reading book

April 2, 2012

“Little Princes” retells Grennan’s decision to travel the world in 2004 and his subsequent discovery of rampant child trafficking while volunteering at an orphanage in Nepal. The memoir tracks the author’s initial reluctance to involve himself in a country struggling through civil war and his eventual steadfast resolve to aid the children.


Dance team places twice at national competition

March 30, 2012

The Central College dance team was twice recognized as a place winner at its first national competition appearance March 24 at the University of North Texas.


Area students compete at Central’s History Day

March 23, 2012

Either individually or as a group, participating students create a documentary, exhibit, paper, performance or website about a historical event, person, issue or idea related to an annual theme. The 2012 theme is “Revolution, Reaction, Reform in History.”