Spring 2019 Athletics Updates

Read up on the latest in Central Dutch athletics.

May 10, 2019

Edna Boot Van Zee '31 and Monica Powers '18

Central DNA

Eighty-five years separates them. Central connects them.

May 23, 2018

Cory McCleary ’18 and Jacob Challen ’18 demonstrate their robotic snow blower.

Degrees of Engineering

Central is where undergraduates become engineers.

May 23, 2018 | 1 Comment

Chris Weaver '10

From Dutch to Dream

Chris Weaver ’10 will put a spell on you.

May 23, 2018

Students at Adulting 101 session.

Adulting 101

Students gain insight into going out into the world on their own.

May 23, 2018

Karleigh Miller ’13

Playing Defense

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

May 23, 2018

Will Daniels ’20 captured the NCAA Division III heptathlon crown while teammate Ryan Kruse ’18 placed third. Daniels also secured seventh in the high jump, giving the Dutch a tie for ninth in national team standings.

National Champ! Central’s Daniels Takes NCAA Heptathlon Crown

Adding to Central’s distinctive track and field legacy, Will Daniels ’20 captured the program’s 17th individual NCAA title.

May 23, 2018

C.J. Pestano ’18 was undefeated at 125 pounds in the regular season and finished his career as Central’s second three-time all-America honoree.

Pestano a Three-Time Wrestling All-American

C.J. Pestano ’18 became the second three-time All-America performer in Central wrestling history.

May 23, 2018

Jamel McKnight ’19

Central Reaches Third Straight League Men’s Basketball Tourney Title Game

Yet another wild Iowa Conference tournament run capped a rollercoaster men’s basketball season.

May 23, 2018

Emily Dine ’18

Dine Shatters Women’s Basketball 3-Point Mark

Guard Emily Dine ’18 blew past the Central women’s basketball 3-point goals records.

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

Central’s Upward Bound program serves 190 high school participants annually with academic advising, college preparatory curriculum, tutoring, college visits, ACT preparation and assistance with college and financial aid applications.

Grant Prepares Low-Income High School Students for College

Central received a grant from the John Deere Foundation to support the college’s longstanding Upward Bound program.

May 23, 2018

Mary Strey, David Timmer and Mark Putnam

Who’s Responsible

In February, David Timmer was installed as the Dr. Jacob ’25 and Gela ’27 Schnucker Sessler Chair in Philosophy and Religion.

May 23, 2018

Return to campus to see a completely renovated Douwstra Auditorium during Homecoming, Sept. 28-30.

Save the Date to Celebrate Updates to Douwstra Auditorium

Renovation of historic Douwstra Auditorium continues.

May 18, 2018

The Augie Lugo International Tennis Tournament featured tennis squads from Central College and the Universidad Marista de Mérida. Central alumni, along with friends and family of the late Augie Lugo ’84, attended the tournament.

Central Tennis Participates in International Memorial Tournament

Members of Central’s men’s and women’s tennis teams traveled to Mérida to participate in the Augie Lugo International Tennis Tournament.

May 18, 2018

PPI Gift Supports Scholarships and Campus Updates

Precision Pulley & Idler (PPI) of Pella continues its longstanding support of Central with gifts in service of academics and athletics.

May 18, 2018

Mark Putnam, Central College President

The Central Difference

It’s always a unique privilege to see guests in our midst who have no prior experience with the college.

May 17, 2018 | 1 Comment