Central has partnered with Drake University, Grand View University, Simpson College and William Penn University to form the BIPOC Coalition. The coalition seeks to foster a sense of community, cultivate leadership and provide mutual support for Black, Indigenous and people of color.
Central will welcome the works of Delano Dunn to the Mills Gallery in the Lubbers Center for the Visual Arts from Nov. 8 to Dec. 10. His exhibit is titled “Delano Dunn: Dreams and Other Fables.” A virtual presentation with Dunn will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18.
Jim Zaffiro, professor of political science at Central College, will present “Nurturing Global Citizenship Through Community-Based Human Rights and Social Justice Education” from 7-8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 15, in the Boat/Moore rooms of Maytag Student Center.
The Career Academy of Pella is hosting Gov. Kim Reynolds for a public event to launch a high school-registered apprenticeship in patient care at 11:15 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 9, at the Career Academy of Pella.
Central’s education department has partnered with Pella Community Schools to create Central Little Dutch Academy, an early out program for third and fourth grade students focused on social emotional learning and STEM education.