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Mark Putnam, Fritz Maytag and Ken Maytag

Central College’s Paulina Mena and Fred Maytag Family Foundation Honored by Iowa Campus Compact

Iowa Campus Compact selected two nominations for Central College for the the Presidents’ Civic Engagement Leadership Award and Presidents’ Community Partner Award.

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Central College students enjoying coffee at Smokey Row in Pella.

Where Students Eat Off Campus

In addition to great dining options on campus, Lauren Brown ’24 dishes on Central students’ must-stop food, dessert and drink spots off campus.

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Lauren Brown ’24 celebrates with two of her teammates during a Central College volleyball match.

Student-Athletes: Balancing the Workload

Lauren Brown ’24 gives an inside perspective on what it means to be a student-athlete at Central.

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Caleb Evans '23 pitching in a game versus Loras College.

Can You Do Sports on Top of School?

Caleb Evans ’23 didn’t want to sacrifice academics or athletics, so he found a way to thrive in both at Central.

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A float in the Tulip Time parade

A Touch of Holland

Ellie Roorda ’24 shares the scoop about Pella’s annual Tulip Time festival.

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Hailey Swan ’23 and friends at a Central Dutch football game.

Diary of a Transfer Student

Hailey Swan ’23 never dreamed her educational journey would turn into the ultimate college-to-career adventure.

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Karen Tumlinson, vice president for finance and administration and treasurer at Central College

President Putnam Appoints Karen Tumlinson as Central’s VPFA/Treasurer

Central College President Mark Putnam has announced his appointment of Karen Tumlinson as vice president for finance and administration and treasurer of the college.

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Barbara Little Butler ’58

Former Longtime Central Employee Dies

Barbara Little Butler ’58, a longtime former Central College staff member and active in both the Central and Pella communities, died March 12, 2022, in Pella, Iowa.

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Central College President Emeritus Ken Weller

President Emeritus Ken Weller Dies

One of the most transformative and widely respected figures in Central College history, Kenneth Jay Weller, guided the school through a period of unprecedented growth as president from 1969-90.

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Clothing on display as part of the "What Were You Wearing" exhibition.

“What Were You Wearing” Exhibit to Raise Sexual Assault Awareness

The Central College Art Program and Central’s Students Against Sexual Assault are sponsoring an installation entitled “What Were You Wearing.” The exhibition runs March 2-10.

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