Photo of honeycomb.

The Honors Quest

Bridge, board games and bees — oh, my! These are just a few of the honors topics students could select for the 2020-21 academic year.

Jan 15, 2021

In One Door, Out Another

New normals greet students, faculty and staff.

Jan 15, 2021

Brian Peterson

The Diary of a Class Dean

Brian Peterson shares his experience

Jan 15, 2021

In the first phase of the $18 million Forever Dutch® initiative in 2017, P.H. Kuyper Gymnasium was expanded and received an exterior facelift.

Victory! Central Completes Fundraising for Forever Dutch® Initiative

In it’s most ambitious athletics capital initiative in its 167-year history, Central College has completed fundraising for the $18 million Forever Dutch® initiative.

Jan 15, 2021

An expansive new women’s locker room provided much-needed space and was constructed in the second phase and opened this fall, matching the men’s locker room that was added in 2017. Central’s women’s athletics program didn’t exist when P.H. Kuyper Gymnasium was constructed in 1969.

It’s About the Relationships

Central is a family affair for Curt ’88 and Mary Holden Blythe ’90.

Jan 15, 2021

Football practice at Central in a pandemic meant face masks and small-group workouts, like Assistant Coach Austin Mercer put his cornerbacks through.

Pandemic Athletics: Central Navigates a New Way To Play

Central athletics has been a mixture of triumphs and setbacks during a global pandemic. Yet, coaches and athletes continue to find the silver lining.

Jan 15, 2021

President Mark Putnam greets students during Welcome Week in August 2020 with enthusiasm for learning and safety measures for navigating campus during the pandemic.

It’s Complicated

The advance of technological innovation and globalization are yielding greater societal complexity. At the same time some things seem easier for the same reason. Suffice it to say … it’s complicated.

Jan 15, 2021

Yana Rouse ’21, left, and Marin Harrington ’21, right, are helping lead an effort to build a culture of inclusion at Central.

From Moment To Movement

Yana Rouse ’21 and Marin Harrington ’21 are helping lead an effort to build a culture of inclusion at Central.

Jan 15, 2021

Students from the Class of 2020 look on as Kellie Gorsche Markey ’88 addresses them during her Commencement speech in September.

2020: Where Are They Now?

It’s been less than a year since they graduated, but members of Central’s Class of 2020 are already making their mark in the world.

Jan 15, 2021

Students working near the pond during Service Day 2020.

Around the Pond – Winter 2021

Read up on the latest updates from around Central.

Jan 15, 2021