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Central Names Five New Trustees

Central Names Five New Trustees

Central College board of trustees has announced five new members: Jason Andringa, Roger Brown, Mike Main, Jana Rieker and Markay Winston.

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Nicole Kaplan Named Weller Distinguished Professor

Nicole Kaplan Named Weller Distinguished Professor

Nicole Kaplan has been awarded the Kenneth J. Weller Distinguished Professorship of the Liberal Arts. Named after Central College’s 18th president, who served 1970-90, the three-year endowed professorship recognizes a distinguished faculty member and provides support for teaching, research and scholarship.

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Keith Yanner wins award for Civic Mission Leadership

Keith Yanner wins award for Civic Mission Leadership

Keith Yanner, Central College professor of political science, won Iowa Campus Compact’s Engaged Campus award for Civic Mission Leadership.

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$550K Gift Supports Further Renovations to Central’s Maytag Student Center

$550K Gift Supports Further Renovations to Central’s Maytag Student Center

Following a $3.125 million gift to Central College two years ago, the Fred Maytag Family Foundation has awarded Central an additional $550,000 for further renovations to the Maytag Student Center. The grant also includes annual support for student scholarships through the Journey Scholarship Fund.

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Faculty Members Honored with Awards

Faculty Members Honored with Awards

Six Central College faculty members received awards this spring for outstanding commitment, energy and innovation.

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Central celebrates the class of 2016

Central celebrates the class of 2016

Central College celebrated commencement May 14. The graduating class included 257 graduates from 21 states. Speaker Chris Hulleman ‘93 presented “Mindsets: Your GPS For Your Future.” Hulleman serves as a research associate professor in the Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning and also the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia.

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Jake Wassenaar receives Fulbright award to Taiwan

Jake Wassenaar receives Fulbright award to Taiwan

Central College senior Jake Wassenaar of Pella has won a 2016-2017 Fulbright U.S. Student Award to Taiwan.

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Central Wins Grant for Recycled Outdoor Furniture

Central Wins Grant for Recycled Outdoor Furniture

The Iowa Grocery Industry Association has awarded Central College a $1,904 grant for recycled outdoor furniture, arriving at Central’s organic garden in June.

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Central Serves 2,523 Hours during Service Day

Central Serves 2,523 Hours during Service Day

Central students, faculty and staff served a total 2,523 hours with community partners throughout Central Iowa during Service Day April 26.

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