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Central selected for Business Horizons summer program

February 16, 2012

Business Horizons, a program of the Iowa Association of Business and Industry (ABI) Foundation, is a hands-on, action-oriented experience for high school students who want to learn about what their future holds in the business world.

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International dinner to feature Sudanese cuisine

February 15, 2012

The menu will feature traditional Sudanese dishes. The menu was planned and will be introduced by students Judy James and Omer Ali, both originally from Sudan.

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Music department hosts Stringfest ’12

February 15, 2012

Orchestra students from three area high schools will attend Stringfest ’12 Feb. 23, spending the day in workshops and rehearsals before capping off the event with a performance in Douwstra Auditorium.

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Theatre Central presents “Guys and Dolls”

February 13, 2012

The production of “Guys and Dolls” is a joint effort between Theatre Central and the Central music department. Theatre majors and minors are collaborating with a wide spectrum of the student body, including the Central College Chamber Singers, to bring the production to life.

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Central receives environmental grant from area businesses

February 8, 2012

Central has been awarded an Environmental Enrichment Grant by the businesses that sponsor the annual Earth Day eCycling Event. The grant is intended to support activities that promote recycling and environmental stewardship.

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Poet Keith Ratzlaff at Writers Reading

February 7, 2012

The Writers Reading series welcomes Central’s own professor of English, Keith Ratzlaff, as the second featured presenter of the spring semester. He will read mostly new poems written during his travels to Italy, Virginia and Chicago during his sabbatical two years ago.

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Stephanie Lanter sculptures on display in Mills Gallery

February 7, 2012

Lanter described her exhibit as embodying “psychological themes of dysfunction, loneliness, obsession, absurdity, ambivalence and interpersonal connection.” She explained that it is intended to investigate personal interactions.

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Renowned educators Harry and Rosemary Wong speak at Central

February 3, 2012

Harry and Rosemary Wong are a highly sought-after speaking duo, having delivered over 3,500 presentations on education across the globe. The workshop is made possible by the generosity of the Geisler Penquite Foundation through the Geisler Penquite Education Excellence Fund.

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A Cappella Choir and Chamber Singers perform in Des Moines

February 3, 2012

The ensembles will be featured as guest choirs in the Choral Evensong, a series of events for the whole community hosted by the Cathedral Church of St. Paul that is designed to encourage spiritual and artistic growth.

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High school choral students attend Singfest ’12

January 30, 2012

Nearly 150 students from 20 Iowa high schools will attend Central’s Singfest 2012 on Feb. 9 for a day of choral instruction and performance.

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