Commencement speaker Steven Van Wyk ’81

Alumni Honors

Central College bestowed special honors on three of its own during its annual commencement ceremony May 18.

Aug 15, 2019

Dave Sutphen ’61, second from right, and his wife, Ardie Pals Sutphen ’64, second from left

Lifetime Achievement Award

Dave ’61 and Ardie Pals Sutphen ’64 were honored by Central College’s student-athletes at the Dutchies award event.

Aug 15, 2019

Jeremy Vester ’19 and Dave Sutphen ’61 pose together on Hoo-Rah Day.

Celebrating Hoo-Rah! Day

Central College celebrated its third-annual Hoo-Rah! Day Wednesday, April 10.

May 14, 2019

Leslie Duinink ’90

Duinink Named Registrar

Interim registrar and associate professor of exercise science Leslie Duinink ’90 has been appointed registrar.

May 14, 2019

Steve Van Wyk ’81

2019 Commencement Speaker

Steve Van Wyk ’81 will speak at Central’s 2019 commencement Saturday, May 18

May 10, 2019

Rob Lindley ’95 wasn’t a standout on the Central College stage. That may be one reason he’s so successful—and so generous-spirited—now.

An Actor and a Gentleman

Rob Lindley ’95 on acting and authenticity.

Feb 8, 2019

Former roommates: Melanie Hopkins ’12 and Abby Lukensmeyer Bobst ’12

Winning the Roommate Lottery

Four pairs of roommates share stories of lasting—and life-altering—friendships.

Feb 8, 2019

Vandon House residents on their fancy night out. Photo courtesy of Sara Richardson Perez ’02.

Last Night in London

For one golden moment, the city was ours forever.

Feb 8, 2019

From left to right, front row to back row: Lynn Hinga Branderhorst ’79, Callie Gardeman ’18, Ann Hinga Klein ’80, Professor of Chemistry Cathy Hinga Haustein ’76, Professor of Art Treva Reimer, Michelle Stam and Sarah Purdy ’16.

Children’s Book Collaboration

Central alumni, faculty and local business owners are collaborating to create a children’s picture book.

Aug 17, 2018

Karleigh Miller ’13

Playing Defense

Karleigh Miller ’13 shines in the courtroom as a criminal defense attorney.

May 23, 2018

Attendees also gathered for a group photo, recreating a pose photographed during the fraternity’s early days.

Theta Kappa Alpha Celebrates 52 Years of Thetas on Founders Day

Theta Kappa Alpha alumni returned to campus February 24 to join the fraternity’s current members for “Founders Day.”

May 23, 2018

Grand Lemmings John Mitchell ’95 and Troy Den Herder ’92 returned for the 2017 Lemming Race.

Grand Lemmings Unite

Looking back at 40 years of Lemming Races, Grand Lemmings share their stories.

Nov 15, 2017

Guide to Dutch Tailgating

Take your own tailgating to the next level with a quick guide to tailgating at Central.

Sep 5, 2017 | 1 Comment

Prepared to Serve

Central names 2017 Alumni Award recipients.

Aug 17, 2017 | 1 Comment

Heiting-Doane balances volunteering with his job and family time with wife Jana and their two children.

Setting an Example

Heiting-Doane ’04 provides legal help to immigrants.

Aug 17, 2017

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