Maytag Student Center has been under heavy construction as it received a $3.1 million renovation.Read More
Being a guest in the Central College house in Merida, Yucatan, in January for three weeks made me so happy I could not sleep the first couple of nights I spent in the “faculty room.” I was on sabbatical from my home institution, Allegheny College, where I teach comparative and Latin American politics, and I was in Merida doing research for a new project. Val Grimsley, the resident director, graciously invited me to stay in the house during my time in Merida, which gave me a marvelous vantage point to reflect on the impact of Central’s study abroad programs on my life, during this 50th anniversary year.Read More
It is five years after graduation from Central College, and I find myself living in a town similar to Pella. It is a small community in the Midwest, with cornfields just outside of town. The liberal arts college there draws students from across the country and around the world, and downtown is full of local businesses and landscaped flowers (but there are no fines for picking tulips).Read More
Central junior Eli Horton is continuing his ascent to national track and field prominence.
The standout distance runner was tabbed the USTFCCCA Central Region outdoor track athlete of the year for the second time after also receiving the indoor honor as well as a similar award from the Iowa Conference.Read More