A thoughtful Central community member fitted The Quest, Central’s bronze likeness of Harold Geisler, with a mask while studying and practicing physical distancing on the Peace Mall.

College During Coronavirus

How the Central community is innovating its way through a pandemic.

Nov 16, 2020

2020 Central graduate with "Better Late Than Never" on her mortarboard.

Better Late Than Never

In some ways, this is a story about what wasn’t. There were plans for Homecoming and Commencement and then there was 2020.

Nov 13, 2020

A model of Old Central Hall made by Central Industries shares a tabletop with a photo of student workers posing with cultivators made by the Industries.

The Factory Factor

In 1935, Central College went industrial to help students fund their education.

Nov 13, 2020

A rare color photograph of Paul Metcalf, flight instructor, ready for takeoff.

A Pivot to Pilots

Between Spring 1941 and June 1944, Central taught hundreds to fly for the Army and Navy.

Nov 13, 2020

Thom Summitt ’74 jokes with former Central volleyball player Erin Dilger ’20 prior to a Dutch men’s basketball game. Summitt, a longtime favorite of Central student-athletes, retired as the men’s and women’s basketball announcer in February after 30 years. He previously announced at home volleyball and softball contests as well.

Summitt Has Dutch P.A. Career Mic Drop

After 30 years, the well-known voice of Central College athletics is turning off the mic.

Nov 13, 2020

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