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Central College to host Jann Freed for De Cook Lecture

Central College will present the 2014 De Cook Lecture, featuring Jann Freed, professor emerita, April 14.

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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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Kate Ricke (far left) and Kaity Sharp (third from left) meet Prince Andrew with other staff members from DeMarquette Fine Chocolates.

A Royal Treat

Central students studying abroad in London get a surprising Valentine’s Day gift—meeting Prince Andrew at their internship at DeMarquette Fine Chocolates.

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Central students invest money in own businesses through Start-up Semester

Budding entrepreneurs at Central College are enrolling in the Start-Up Semester course this spring. It’s an innovative course with few lectures and textbook. Instead, students invest $100 of their own money in their own start-up.

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Central receives environmental grant from area businesses

Central has been awarded an Environmental Enrichment Grant by the businesses that sponsor the annual Earth Day eCycling Event. The grant is intended to support activities that promote recycling and environmental stewardship.

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Dennis King of Vermeer presents on global markets

As part of Central College Abroad’s International Week, Dennis King, regional manager for Latin America at Vermeer Manufacturing, will present on global markets Nov. 16.

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The 2011 Yankee Doodle Pops. Photo credit: Chris Maharry, courtesy of the Des Moines Symphony

The Man Behind the Music

As the operations manager for the Des Moines Symphony, John Roloff ’10 has found an unexpected way to live out his passion for music.

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