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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’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 College’s department of visual and performing arts performing "That Day in Tucson"

Central College’s Department of Visual and Performing Arts to Present “That Day in Tucson” with Playwright Panel Discussion

Central College’s department of visual and performing arts will present “That Day in Tucson” from Nov. 17-20 in Kruidenier Theatre on Central’s campus.

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Central to Host Virtual Midwest Sports Analytics Meeting

Russ Goodman, professor of mathematics at Central College, will host the sixth annual Midwest Sports Analytics Meeting from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, via Zoom.

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Central Partners with Pella Community Schools to Create Central Little Dutch Academy

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.

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Professor Linda Laine Appointed Faculty Fellow for Interdisciplinary and Faculty-Led Programs

Linda Laine, Kenneth J. Weller Distinguished Professor of the Liberal Arts and professor of communication studies at Central, has been appointed as Faculty Fellow for Interdisciplinary and Faculty-led Programs at the college.

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Professor Paulina Mena Named Faculty Fellow for Diversity and Inclusion

Paulina Mena, associate professor of biology at Central College, has been appointed as Faculty Fellow for Diversity and Inclusion at Central.

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Central Lecture Series to Focus on History of Indigenous Iowa

Kevin Mason, associate professor of history at Waldorf University in Forest City, Iowa, will present “Toward Understanding Indigenous Iowa: Public Memory, Environmental Methodology, and Putting the Past in Perspective” from 7-8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 25, in the Boat/Moore rooms of Maytag Student Center.

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Central Gives Back to Community for Annual Service Day

Central held its annual Service Day on Oct. 5 with more than 630 volunteers taking part in 43 projects. Service Day has been a cornerstone of the Central experience since 2006.

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Linda Laine Installed as Weller Distinguished Professor

Linda Laine, professor of communication studies at Central, was installed as the Kenneth J. Weller Distinguished Professor of the Liberal Arts on Sept. 29.

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