Oxfam Hunger Banquet to be held Nov. 20 at Central College
Half the guests at Central College’s Oxfam America Hunger Banquet will eat a meager dinner, seated on the floor. The event will be a highlight of the college’s Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, which runs Nov. 15–20 and is sponsored by the Center for Community-Based Learning.
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.
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.
Central College developing strategic vision for undergraduate sustainability education
Central College announced plans to develop and implement a strategy for sustainability education for the next decade. The goal is to accelerate the impact of deep, long-standing commitments to undergraduate sustainability education in an integrated manner. Highlights of the plan include aggressive support for course development in sustainability; undergraduate research opportunities in sustainability; the development…