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4 Reasons it’s Smart to Study Business at Central College

One solid foundation, many paths to success. That's business management at Central.

Central Commemorates MLK’s 1967 Visit

Central College marks the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s address on campus March 20-24. The college has planned several events to honor King’s legacy and vision. On March 22, Central will dedicate a new display in the Maytag Student Center commemorating King’s visit to campus.

Eighmy to lead Central advancement team

Central College has named Sunny Eighmy vice president for advancement. Eighmy, a 1999 Central graduate, has served in the position in an interim role since late September. Eighmy will oversee and help execute the college’s fund-raising strategies while cultivating relationships with alumni and other college constituencies.

In Memory of Bruce Heerema

The Central College family was saddened to learn of the passing of trustee emeritus Bruce Heerema ’63. In body, mind and spirit, Bruce maintained a life-long commitment to Central College and serving Central students. We extend our deepest sympathies to Bruce’s many friends and family members.

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Timeline Photos

Do you consider yourself a Central superfan? Have a room decked out in red, a crazy tailgate setup or another example of super Central spirit? We want to hear about it! Post a photo and tell us why you’re a Central superfan for a chance to be featured in an upcoming issue of the alumni magazine.

Timeline Photos

Major Declaration Day 2017

Today was Major Declaration Day on campus! Students can pursue their passions via Central's 73 academic programs.

Major Declaration Day 2017

Brooke Bouma

We have the best alumni! What a great opportunity. Thanks Brooke Bouma!

Brooke Bouma

Central trustee emerita Farver passes away

Central College extends its condolences to the family of trustee emerita Joan Kuyper Farver. Her leadership, caring service and generosity impacted the lives of generations of Central students.

Meet Devin McCain '19!

The best thing about Central: "You’ll always see someone you know or a smiling face while walking to class."

Watch Central Men's Basketball LIVE

The Dutch men's basketball team host Wartburg for tonight the Iowa Conference tournament championship at P.H. Kuyper Gymnasium. Game starts at 7 p.m. Click to watch the game live. Go Dutch!

Stop Trying to Plan Your Career — Manage Your Luck Instead

Career planning often isn't linear and logical, says Pat Joachim Kitzman. Coincidental events can lead to great things.