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Jazz musician Gabriel Espinosa selected to Hall of Fame

Gabriel Espinosa, associate professor of music at Central College, has been unanimously selected by the Greater Des Moines Community Jazz Center to receive the Iowa Jazz Hall of Fame award for his years of leadership in jazz music.

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Central College receives grant to train high school teachers

Central College has been awarded a share of a $600,000 grant from the Iowa Department of Education for the next three years. The grant will fund a collaborative project between Central College and Drake University to train high school math teachers from low-income areas.

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New honor society chapter opened at Central College

Central College recently established its first mathematics honor society, Kappa Mu Epsilon (KME), with 12 students and two faculty as charter members.

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Central College joins Alliance for Resilient Campuses

Central College has joined with 35 colleges and universities across America to respond to the challenges of climate change and work to ensure greater community resilience. Central College President Mark Putnam recently signed the Alliance for Resilient Campuses (ARC) statement of purpose, an initiative of nonprofit Second Nature.

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Central College senior Jessica Riebkes holds an endangered Indiana bat caught during her internship with Stantec, an environmental consulting firm.

Beyond Imagination

Jessica Riebkes never imagined she would spend summer nights catching bats in the woods. But when the Central College biology student landed an internship with an environmental consulting firm, this became one of her most memorable college experiences.

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Central College announces Arthur J. Bosch undergraduate summer student research fellows

Five Central College students will undertake summer research projects as the inaugural class of Bosch Undergraduate Summer Research Fellows.

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Campus Compact-Linda Laine and Mark Putnam

Central College faculty and partner receive awards

Central College faculty member Linda Laine, associate professor of communication studies, was recognized by Iowa Campus Compact at the Engaged Campus Awards.

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Cynthia Mahmood named Frank Moore Chair in Anthropology

Cynthia Mahmood will join Central College as the Frank Moore Chair in Anthropology for the coming academic year.

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Central’s Joshua Doležal will read at Writers Reading

Joshua Doležal, associate professor of English, will read from his memoir “Down from the Mountaintop” April 10 at Central College.

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Central’s Walter Cannon reads at Writers Reading

Walter Cannon, professor of English, will read from his new book of poems “The Possible World” for the Writers Readings series Jan. 30.

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