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Central College senior Jake Wassenaar of Pella has won a 2016-2017 Fulbright U.S. Student 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 College has preserved more than 125 years of history through its student newspaper and yearbook, now available online.

Archives Preserve Student News Since 1876

Central College has preserved more than 125 years of history through its student newspaper and yearbook, now available online.

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Central College will celebrate commencement May 14, 2016.

Central College Students Graduate May 14

Central College will celebrate commencement May 14, 2016, with 256 students participating.

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Grant Seuferer is a winner of the 2015 Elijah Watt Sells Award, earned by .08 percent of 2015 CPA candidates.

Grant Seuferer ’14 Recognized for Top CPA Exam Performance

Grant Seuferer is a winner of the 2015 Elijah Watt Sells Award, earned by .08 percent of 2015 CPA candidates.

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Pictured (left to right): Andrew Green, professor of political science and coordinator of mock trial; Steve Cooper ’06, attorney coach; John ’87 and Julie Fisher ’90; Dr. Donald P. Racheter; President Mark Putnam.

Mock Trial Gift Honors Racheter

The Dr. Donald P. Racheter Mock Trial Invitational has been established at Central through a lead gift from John ’87 and Julie ‘90 Fisher.

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Central’s Extraordinary Education Majors

Experience in the classroom sets these teachers apart.

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It was an exciting year at Central College. What were you most interested in? Take a look back with us — our most popular stories of 2015, based on your interaction on Facebook and Twitter.

The Year’s Biggest News

It was an exciting year at Central College. What were you most interested in? Take a look back with us — our most popular stories of 2015.

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The Central family just got a bit bigger — and younger. Central is one of five Iowa colleges and universities to adopt a grade at Findley Elementary, a.k.a. Dreamer Academy.

Dreaming Young

The Central family just got a bit bigger — and younger. Central is one of five Iowa colleges and universities to adopt a grade at Findley Elementary, a.k.a. Dreamer Academy.

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Central board room honors Bill Rankin and Lori Nakahara

Central’s Graham Annex board room has been named the Rankin Nakahara Board Room in honor of longtime Central supporters William (Bill) L. Rankin ’69 and Lori F. Nakahara.

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Libby Elmitt, now a second grade teacher at Lincoln Elementary in Pella, jump started her career long before graduation through Central Teaching Academy.

Our Fabulous First Year

So, what is it like being a brand-new teacher? One year after graduation, four education majors from Central tell about their first years as teachers.

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