Thea Lunning '23

For the Love of Sports

Central College students have a lot going on. Thea Lunning ’23 is no stranger to involvement opportunities on campus, and it’s her love for all she does that drives her.

Apr 14, 2023

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Love Through the Decades

Just like the Central College experience, each Central love story is unique. Small class sizes can lead to all sorts of strong relationships — even marriage!

Apr 14, 2023

Central College Sweethearts

A Dutch Letter is sweet, but a Central love story is even sweeter.

Apr 14, 2023

That’s Curious

An ambition for lifelong learning embraces curiosity, engages in community and explores widely. This is what opens doors for a lifetime.

Apr 14, 2023

Tammy Strawser, lecturer of education, meets with a student in her office.

Heart Work

Central College faculty share details about their courses that teach interpersonal strategies to better cultivate connections.

Apr 14, 2023

Central College welcomed 200 Iowa-based TRIO students to campus for a leadership conference.

Around the Pond – Spring 2023

Read up on the latest updates from around Central.

Apr 14, 2023

Lucas ’16 and Makaye Smith Hamilton ’15 redefining “home” with their children Theodore and Eloise.

Home: Defined

Parting Shot: Lucas ’16 and Makaye Smith Hamilton ’15 redefining “home” with their children.

Apr 14, 2023

In Memorium: Tony Bethards ’72

Longtime Central College employee Tony Bethards ’72, passes.

Apr 14, 2023

Letter to the Editor – Spring 2023

Read the latest letters to the editor submissions.

Apr 14, 2023

Deepest Appreciation

Sally Anderson ’69 created two endowed scholarships at Central College honoring long-time employees of the college: Alice Lammers and Harriet Heusinkveld ’39.

Apr 14, 2023

Former Central College Presidents Arend D. “Don” Lubbers, Ken Weller and Irwin Lubbers share a moment outside Central Hall.

The Life and Stories of Arend D. Lubbers

Arend (Don) Lubbers, former Central College president, came to Pella as a three-year-old and went on to serve the college as the youngest collegiate president in the nation at that time.

Apr 4, 2023