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Central College to host Jeff Link ’89 at annual meeting of political scientists

Central College will host the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Iowa Association of Political Scientists Feb. 28–March 1. The meeting will feature a reception, panels and project presentations for registered attendees, plus a keynote with Jeff Link ’89 that is open to the public.

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Martin Luther King at Central College

Central celebrates Martin Luther King Day with two alumni speakers

In celebration of Martin Luther King Day, Central College will host a convocation featuring two Central alumni Jan. 20.

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Central alum and poet Curtis Bauer featured at Writers Reading

Poet and 1992 Central College graduate Curtis Bauer will read from his poetry and translations at the Writers Reading program Oct. 24.

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Homecoming Tailgate 2012

Homecoming/Family weekend

Central welcomes alumni, family and friends to campus Sept. 27-29 for Homecoming/Family Weekend.

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Central honors three at Alumni Award Presentation & Lunch

In conjunction with 2013 Homecoming/Family Weekend, Central College will present alumni awards to two graduates and a longtime staff member with illustrious careers and legacies of service.

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Journey Scholarship Fund meets $1.4 million goal

Thanks to the generous support of donors, Central College’s Journey Scholarship Fund surpassed its goal of $1.4 million for the 2012-13 fiscal year. Helping the college reach this milestone, two anonymous alumni provided a $50,000 matching gift. “Since joining the advancement team three months ago, I have experienced great admiration for what this group has…

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Bette Brunsting lends name to fireside lounge

In honor of Bette Brunsting ‘56—alumna, dean, long-time communication faculty member and friend of Central College—the Graham Hall fireside lounge has been named the Brunsting Fireside Lounge.

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Melinda Vermeer Papadeas, Nancy Vermeer, Michael Vermeer and Luann Vermeer De Haan stand with their mother Bernice at the dedication ceremony.

Extravagant Givers in Graham

The Harry and Bernice Banquet Hall in Graham Conference Center was dedicated to the legacy of a couple who served the community of Pella their whole lives.

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Trust in their Talents

Bernadette Allen ’78, Jeff Oliver ’79, Steve Sikkink ’83, Kathy Sikkema ’84 and Clay Thompson ’90 will be new members of the Central College board of trustees.

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Advancement office announces key staffing changes

After the recent appointment of Bill Northup to vice president of advancement, Central College continues to make strategic moves in the staffing of the advancement office.

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