Jon Witt

Innovative Academics: Relevant Programs for Today’s World

During the past two years, we’ve dealt with many complex issues — not the least of which was navigating through a global pandemic.

Oct 15, 2021

Sunny Gonzales Eighmy ’99 and husband Nathan Eighmy ’99 during their time at Central.

Thank You for Being Forever Dutch®

Athletics holds a special place in my heart. I’ve been an athlete, coach and fan at Central and loved every role.

Jul 15, 2021

Tiffany Van Gilst ’23

Young Climate Activists Like Me Need Support From Older Generations

Climate change is the problem we young climate activists are trying to fix, and we need your help.

Apr 7, 2021

Yana Rouse ’21, left, and Marin Harrington ’21, right, are helping lead an effort to build a culture of inclusion at Central.

From Moment To Movement

Yana Rouse ’21 and Marin Harrington ’21 are helping lead an effort to build a culture of inclusion at Central.

Jan 15, 2021

John Wesselink

History Repeats

The Class of 2020 missed its spring Commencement. The Class of 1930 would have empathized.

Nov 13, 2020

Marin Harrington ’21 in London’s Trafalgar Square.

It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times

“This might be the happiest I’ve ever been,” I told my friends. The news I had to leave London arrived one week later.

May 20, 2020

Kyle Munson ’94 sits in Douwstra Auditorium holding the Spring 1994 issue of Central Bulletin, then the alumni magazine. As a senior, Munson wrote an editorial titled “Now What?”

‘Now What’ for Local News and the Liberal Arts?

Special guest editor Kyle Munson ’94 revisits his 1994 alumni magazine essay.

Feb 14, 2020

Brandon Rosas ’20 with one of the paintings he produced over the summer.

Major Adventures of an Art Minor

One Central student with a passion for painting sets out to learn from the best.

Nov 15, 2019 | 2 Comments

Arend D. Lubbers was one of the country’s youngest college presidents when he assumed the office at Central in 1960 at age 29.

50 Years Ago at Central

The times, they are a-changin’.

Aug 15, 2019

“Landscape” by Herman Salftleven (1609-1685)

Central’s Great Art Heist

Thirty-five years ago, 11 works of art by Dutch masters disappeared from the college’s collection. They have yet to be found.

May 14, 2019

“Nostalgias De Mi Vida” by Gabriel Espinosa

Faculty Publications

Four members of the Central College faculty recently published new works.

Feb 8, 2019

Humanities art

Humanists Present

Five Central students presented original research at the eighth annual Midwest Undergraduate Conference in the Humanities.

Feb 8, 2019

University of Vienna

Having a Ball in Vienna

When studying abroad, the semester you experience is often not the semester you planned. That’s kind of the point.

Nov 18, 2018

Photo by Matt Rauch

Little Labyrinth on the Prairie

Central students proposed the college create a labyrinth—a path for walking meditation—during a first-year seminar.

Nov 14, 2018

Douwstra Auditorium

Douwstra: Transformed

The Central family and Pella community got a sneak peek at the results of the $2.2-million first phase of the renovation of Douwstra Auditorium in August.

Nov 13, 2018

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