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Central announces back-to-back smallest price rate increase

Sensitive to the economic challenges facing working families and the rapidly escalating cost of higher education, for the second year in a row, Central College has announced its smallest price rate increase in more than 40 years.

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Flipping the Logic

Looking into a private college education, but it seems too expensive? Central’s commitment to affordability is top priority—find out how affordable your Central education can be!

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Hundreds of students to visit Central during Iowa Private College Week

During Iowa Private College Week August 5-9, Central College will welcome about 500 high school student, parents and guests to campus.

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Central announces smallest price rate increase in 40 years

Total price for tuition, room, board and fees will be just 3.95 percent higher in 2013-14, well under the national average annual increase of 7.5 percent over the past 35 years.

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Fall Internship Fair

Intern Extravaganza

More than 150 students and 40 employers participated in this year’s Internship Fair, which connected students with potential internships and offered networking for all.

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“Little Princes” named 2012 common reading book

“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.

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Area students compete at Central’s History Day

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.”

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Freiburger named director of admission

Chevy Freiburger has worked at Central since 2003, most recently as the associate director of admission.

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Hundreds of students will visit during Iowa Private College Week

Central will celebrate the week by inviting prospective students to tour campus, eat at Central Market and meet with faculty and coaches.

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Summer orientation prepares Central students for academic challenges

Central finished its final orientation of the summer, preparing 419 new students for life at the college.

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