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Around the Pond President Mark Putnam helped dedicate the Helen Jean Hislop Center, along with Greg MacMillian (Hislop’s cousin) and wife Patty. dropShadow

Dedication of Helen Hislop Center Honors Years of Service

Central held a dedication ceremony for the Helen Jean Hislop Center Nov. 1.

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Central College Around the World

Central students continue to immerse themselves in off-campus learning opportunities in Iowa and around the globe.

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Moving to the Beat

Zach Benson’s break-dancing talents have landed him on a TV show and allowed him to support himself as he travels the globe.

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Central 11th in NCAA Men’s Cross Country

Central secured its third straight national top-12 finish at the NCAA Division III men’s cross country meet at Mason, Ohio Nov. 22.

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Reflections on Wales

Jon Dressel served as resident director of Central’s study abroad program in Wales, and he shares his memories of the program.

Apr 8, 2015|1 Comment

Fitness after Fifty students Alayna Bailey ’14, Jason Breon ’13 and Philip Heisterkamp ’13 helped Vriendschap Village residents exercise to avoid falls — the leading cause of injury for Americans over 65.

Fitness After 50

The Fitness after Fifty class gives students the knowledge they need to develop safe and effective exercise programs for older adults.

Feb 24, 2015

Chemistry students conduct original research. Front row: Carlin Michalek, Marissa Brandt, Nathaniel Holte, Shara Sosa, Ellie Miller. Second row: Andrew Johnson, Ben Palmer, Steven Kibby, Ashley Cruikshank, Alex Mandi, Hailey Benson, Taylor Sanders, Karlee Rock. Back row: Chase Kooyman, Zach Miller, Chris Askren, Austin Boldt, Brett Rozeboom, Joe Morrett, Sam Palmer, Aleksandar Glavas, Kevin Jack.

Setting a Record

Central students are setting a record for chemistry research.

Feb 24, 2015


Des Moines: Great Place, Great People

Central grads are leading in Des Moines — filling top roles in companies and serving with community organizations to make the area an even better place to live.

Feb 24, 2015