Yana Rouse ’21 became Central’s first female minority student senate president in Fall 2020.

Multi-Talented Leader

Central College student body president and track thrower Yana Rouse ’21 balances athletics, academics and campus life.

Apr 7, 2021

Rev. Edwin ’51 and Luella Rozeboom Mulder ’51

A Legacy of Love and Scholarships

Central College always held a special place in the hearts of Rev. Edwin ’51 and Luella Rozeboom Mulder ’51.

Apr 7, 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

Images of the Winter 2020 issue of Civitas magazine.

Letters to the Editor – Spring 2021

Read the latest letters to the editor submissions.

Apr 7, 2021

Donald Meyer ’57

In Memoriam: Donald Meyer ’57

Donald Meyer ’57, professor emeritus of mathematics at Central College, died Dec. 17, 2020, in Pella, Iowa. He was 85.

Apr 7, 2021

In Memoriam: James T. Schulze

James T. Schulze, associate professor emeritus of psychology at Central College, died Dec. 23, 2020, in Pella, Iowa. He was 78.

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Aerial shot of the new Peace Mall renovations.

Around the Pond – Spring 2021

Read up on the latest updates from around Central.

Apr 7, 2021

In the first phase of the $18 million Forever Dutch® initiative in 2017, P.H. Kuyper Gymnasium was expanded and received an exterior facelift.

Athletics Updates – Spring 2021

Read the Spring 2021 wrap-up for Dutch athletics.

Apr 7, 2021

Photo of honeycomb.

The Honors Quest

Bridge, board games and bees — oh, my! These are just a few of the honors topics students could select for the 2020-21 academic year.

Jan 15, 2021

In One Door, Out Another

New normals greet students, faculty and staff.

Jan 15, 2021

Brian Peterson

The Diary of a Class Dean

Brian Peterson shares his experience

Jan 15, 2021

In the first phase of the $18 million Forever Dutch® initiative in 2017, P.H. Kuyper Gymnasium was expanded and received an exterior facelift.

Victory! Central Completes Fundraising for Forever Dutch® Initiative

In it’s most ambitious athletics capital initiative in its 167-year history, Central College has completed fundraising for the $18 million Forever Dutch® initiative.

Jan 15, 2021

An expansive new women’s locker room provided much-needed space and was constructed in the second phase and opened this fall, matching the men’s locker room that was added in 2017. Central’s women’s athletics program didn’t exist when P.H. Kuyper Gymnasium was constructed in 1969.

It’s About the Relationships

Central is a family affair for Curt ’88 and Mary Holden Blythe ’90.

Jan 15, 2021

Football practice at Central in a pandemic meant face masks and small-group workouts, like Assistant Coach Austin Mercer put his cornerbacks through.

Pandemic Athletics: Central Navigates a New Way To Play

Central athletics has been a mixture of triumphs and setbacks during a global pandemic. Yet, coaches and athletes continue to find the silver lining.

Jan 15, 2021

President Mark Putnam greets students during Welcome Week in August 2020 with enthusiasm for learning and safety measures for navigating campus during the pandemic.

It’s Complicated

The advance of technological innovation and globalization are yielding greater societal complexity. At the same time some things seem easier for the same reason. Suffice it to say … it’s complicated.

Jan 15, 2021

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