Central’s campus has transformed many times over its 160 year history.

Feb 22, 2013 | 2 Comments

Mark His Words

President Mark Putnam talks about the strategic plan and what Central might look like in 10 years.

Nov 27, 2012

Time Warp

What will Central look like in 10 years?

Nov 27, 2012

From the Cradle to the Grave

Michele Sadler ’91 is an old-time country doctor who delivers babies, cares for children, works in the ER and aids the elderly all in one small town.

Nov 27, 2012

Pep and Passion in Pella

Tim Dykstra ’91, M.D, enjoys working in the ER because he never knows who is going to work through the door. But, as a family man, he excels at occupational health.

Nov 27, 2012

Days of Delivery

Sarah Stockton Massey ’06, D.O., is chief resident in the OBGYN department of two Ohio Hospitals. Her days of delivering babies are filled with both sadness and joy.

Nov 27, 2012

Six Degrees of Central

It’s not just the Internet that connects humanity, it’s also the ground we stand on. With more than 18,000 alumni in 15 countries and all 50 states, it’s not surprising that some cross paths—for the first time or after many years apart.

Sep 1, 2012

The Best Summer I Ever Had

College is the best time of your life, right? Yet somehow the summers are even better. These current and former students explored the world and their future during days of fun and fantasy.

Sep 1, 2012

The Philosopher Candidate

John Hospers ’39 was a college professor one day and a candidate for the nation’s highest office the next.

Sep 1, 2012 | 2 Comments

The People’s Servant

Janie Morrison ’71 works on issues such as food stamps, childcare, Medicare and Medicaid, counseling, veteran’s benefits and loan refinancing in the 33rd district of Illinois.

Sep 1, 2012

The Capitol’s Chief

As chief of staff for Governor Terry Branstad, Jeff Boeyink ’85 is serving a lifelong political hero—as well as the people of Iowa.

Sep 1, 2012

Yes We Can

Families face developmental disabilities, learning their own strengths and their capacity for joy.

May 9, 2012 | 1 Comment

Growing Modern

In Iowa, agriculture has a deep and rich history that speaks to people’s hearts. But it can be a double-edged sword—leading to unfair stereotypes.

May 9, 2012 | 2 Comments

Centered on Service

After earning her degree in her 40s, Cheri Trout Doane ’98 has piloted Central’s Center for Community-Based Learning for 14 years, building relationships that serve the community and offer students real-world learning.

May 9, 2012 | 2 Comments

To the Very Limits

In the mountains, the jungle and the library, alumni turn fever dreams into life-changing routines.

May 8, 2012 | 1 Comment

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