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Central Honors Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Central Honors Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Central will begin the Spring 2022 semester by honoring the spirit and work of Martin Luther King, Jr. on Jan. 17.

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Central Graduate Dean Furness Named 2022 Commencement Speaker

Central Graduate Dean Furness Named 2022 Commencement Speaker

Dean Furness, a 1994 Central College graduate, will speak at the college’s Commencement ceremony at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 14, 2022, at Ron and Joyce Schipper Stadium.

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Central’s Top Stories of 2021

Central’s Top Stories of 2021

Central College had a lot to celebrate in 2021. As we look ahead to a new year with optimism and purpose, we look back at some of the most impactful Central stories of 2021.

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Central Names Kristin Lewis Director of Pre-College Programs

Central Names Kristin Lewis Director of Pre-College Programs

Kristin Lewis has been named director of pre-college programs at Central College. She oversees Central’s Talent Search, Upward Bound I and Upward Bound II.

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Central Receives Gift from Estate of Newton Resident Helen Diehl

Central Receives Gift from Estate of Newton Resident Helen Diehl

Central received a gift of more than $860,000 from the estate of Helen Diehl, a longtime friend of the college, to make a Central education possible for students from Jasper County, Iowa.

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Professor Papakonstantinidis Publishes Research on Women Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries

Professor Papakonstantinidis Publishes Research on Women Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries

Stavros Papakonstantinidis, associate professor of communication studies, has co-authored a chapter published in “The Emerald Handbook of Women and Entrepreneurship in Developing Economies.”

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Jeremy Burke to Serve as Central’s New Pre-Health Advisor, Career Services Specialist

Jeremy Burke to Serve as Central’s New Pre-Health Advisor, Career Services Specialist

Central has hired Jeremy Burke as the college’s pre-health advisor and career services specialist.

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Central Surpasses Scholarship Fund Goal on Giving Tuesday

Central Surpasses Scholarship Fund Goal on Giving Tuesday

Central alumni and friends showed strong support for the college and its students on Giving Tuesday.

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Central Education Program to Offer New STEM Endorsements, Project Lead the Way Training

Central Education Program to Offer New STEM Endorsements, Project Lead the Way Training

Central’s education program is now one of eight institutions in the state of Iowa to offer STEM endorsements for students majoring in elementary education and secondary education.

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Central RED Society to Present “Origami for Anyone and Everyone!”

Central RED Society to Present “Origami for Anyone and Everyone!”

Central College’s Central RED Society will present “Origami for Anyone and Everyone!” with Russ Goodman, professor of mathematics, on Monday, Dec. 6, in Dave and Ardie Sutphen Common Room in Graham Annex.

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