Director of Career and Professional Development Jessica Klyn de Novelo ’05 (right) meeting with a student.

Connect Four

Lasting relationships open doors between students and alumni.

Feb 14, 2020

President Mark Putnam, center, and Associate Professor of Music Gabriel Espinosa ’79 congratulate Jeremy Vester ’19 following graduation.

Cycle of Generosity Key to Scholarships at Central

With our new annual tuition, scholarships at Central are more important than ever.

Feb 14, 2020

The members of Styx, after Tommy Shaw joined the band, are shown in a 1970s promotional photo, clockwise from far left: Chuck Panozzo, John Panozzo, Dennis DeYoung, Shaw and James "JY" Young.

The Best of Times With Styx and Central’s Most Explosive Concert

Special Guest Editor Kyle Munson ’94 looks back on the band’s 1975 concert in Douwstra.

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Jon Alberts ’20 kicking during a Central football game.

Dutch Kicking Star Alberts Clutch in Classroom

Kicker Jon Alberts ’20 gets high marks, whether he’s tested on the field or in the classroom.

Feb 14, 2020

Eleanor Witt, Madeline Allen and Elizabeth Pearson pose for a photo following Commencement 2019.

2019: Where Are They Now?

It’s less than a year since they graduated, but members of Central’s Class of 2019 are already making their mark in the world.

Feb 14, 2020

Kyle Munson ’94 sits in Douwstra Auditorium holding the Spring 1994 issue of Central Bulletin, then the alumni magazine. As a senior, Munson wrote an editorial titled “Now What?”

‘Now What’ for Local News and the Liberal Arts?

Special guest editor Kyle Munson ’94 revisits his 1994 alumni magazine essay.

Feb 14, 2020

Central College President Mark Putnam smiles during the annual Endowed Chairs Conference.

A Faculty Is a Learning Community

At Central, we are blessed with a remarkable faculty.

Feb 14, 2020

Football team celebrates a victory

Athletics Updates – Winter 2020

Read the fall sports wrap-up for Dutch athletics.

Feb 14, 2020

Students walking on Peace Mall during snowy weather.

Around the Pond – Winter 2020

Read up on the latest updates from around Central.

Feb 14, 2020

Earl Simmelink

Donor Profile — Earl Simmelink

A Wisconsin dairy farmer who never attended Central College gave hundreds of thousands of dollars to ensure generations of students would benefit from the education he never received.

Feb 14, 2020

Joyce Schipper with former Central President David Roe at the naming of the Ron & Joyce Schipper Stadium in 2006.

In Memoriam: Central Stadium Namesake Joyce Schipper Dies

Joyce Schipper, wife of Central College’s late College Football Hall of Fame coach Ron Schipper, passed away Dec. 29 in Holland, Michigan.

Dec 30, 2019