Phyllis Bornt Plaza dedicated

The new entryway plaza, named after Phyllis Bornt ’51, was dedicated during Homecoming/Family Weekend 2011. The new plaza is part of a larger project that includes three signs on the corners of campus.

Nov 25, 2011

Central Market leaves trays behind

At Central Market, students can choose to place meals on new smaller trays or use the brightly colored Fiesta plates.

Nov 25, 2011

Tungseth named VPFA

Margaret Tungseth has 15 years of experience in higher education, serving most recently as the assistant treasurer and director of risk management at Concordia College.

Nov 25, 2011

Fifteen new faculty members

Central welcomed new faculty in accounting, business management, chemistry, exercise science, library science, music, mathematics, psychology, sociology and Spanish.

Nov 25, 2011

Central Fund becomes Journey Scholarship Fund

The new Journey Scholarship Fund allows alumni to contribute directly to student scholarships.

Nov 25, 2011

Artist Sarah Grant in the Mills Gallery

Des Moines artist Sarah Grant recently held an exhibition at Central College. Although she’s been a painter for 33 years, she still fears the blank paper at the start of each project.

Sep 26, 2011

Jann Freed

Jann Freed Retires

Community service, photography and family inspire Freed as she steps into retirement after three decades at Central.

Aug 8, 2011

Ed Willis

Ed Willis Retires

Arriving on campus with no intention of staying in Iowa, Willis fell in love with Central College and its students during his 44 years here.

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Dale DeWild

Dale DeWild Retires

A world traveler and an advocate of international education, DeWild tried to impress upon his students the importance of social justice.

Aug 8, 2011

New Plaza Entryway to Campus

Three brick-faced signs at campus corners and a plaza entryway outside Central Hall should be completed by Homecoming.

Aug 8, 2011

Fifth Year for Common Read

This year’s community read profiles a poor tobacco farmer whose tumor cells helped launch modern cancer research.

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Geisler statue

Five Million for Scholarships

Endowed by the the Geisler Penquite Foundation, the scholarships will be awarded to students accepted into the teacher preparation program at Central.

Aug 8, 2011

Tom Boat

Boat Receives Honorary Doctorate

Tom Boat ’61 spoke at Commencement in May and moderated a panel during Central’s health science symposium in March.

Aug 8, 2011

Strey Named Dean of Student Life

A former assistant dean of students at Gustavus Adolphus, Charlie Strey brings 30 years of experience to Central.

Aug 8, 2011

Faculty Awards Ceremony

Faculty Awards

Faculty members gathered at a reception in May to recognize the work and dedication of their colleagues.

Aug 8, 2011

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