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Left to right: Junior Jordan Strumpfer, associate professor of biology Anya Butt, grant proposal writer Valerie Van Kooten, foundation board member and 1964 Central College alumna Ardith Sutphen, associate professor of music Mark Babcock and junior Rachel Frana

Central College awarded grants from Pella Community Foundation

Central College received a combined $3,700 in grants from the Pella Community Foundation to increase sustainability efforts as well as create a summer community choir.

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Gap Medics

A Medical Adventure

Seniors Mycaela Crouse and Rachel Connelly experienced an opportunity of a lifetime—for two weeks, the friends spent time job shadowing doctors in Thailand in several areas of the local hospitals.

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Laflin sisters

A Little Bit of Home

Hannah and Jessica Laflin are sisters, volleyball players and Central Dutch hailing from Arizona. Their friendship is a source of joy in their college experience far from home.

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Central environmental project receives $30,000 grant

In an effort to provide a safer, educational and sustainable alternative to traditional playgrounds, Central College is helping build a natural playscape with the help of a $30,000 3Mgives Eco Grant.

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Mark Putnam, Central College president, and Arthur Bosch, professor emeritus of chemistry, at the 2013 Central College Commencement.

A Research Campus

The Arthur J. Bosch Endowment for Student Research will support students in academic research, intentionally linking students with faculty and alumni partners in collaborative research

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Greg Ellingson

With Honors

Honors students present their year-long senior thesis—a culmination of their work at Central College.

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Rhiley Huntington

Message from a Graduating Senior

Rhiley Huntington reflects on the gift of a Central education and where it will take her and those whose lives she touches.

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Junior Kyle Freischlag (right) gave the closing remarks at the Oxfam Hunger Banquet, encouraging attendees to think about how much food they waste.

Hunger Game

The students of the Epidemiology course organized an Oxfam Hunger Banquet to raise awareness of global food disparity. Those dining on tiny meals got to thinking about what waste and nutrition really mean.

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athena bowen

Central: 2, Cancer: 0

Two Central alumni teamed up to research leukemia in the laboratory. Athena Bowen ’12, aided by her mentor Dr. Nyla Heerema ’63, used the internship to figure out her life goals.

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Digging Organic

The Central College Organic Garden teaches students about sustainable agriculture and provides healthy food for Central Market.

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