|News from Central College, Pella, Iowa|
|News Releases - Education & Schools|
|Written by Rachel Vogel Quinn|
|Friday, 03 May 2013 14:34|
Local Students Participate In Education Senior Showcase at Central College
PELLA, IA (05/03/2013)(readMedia)-- Local students participated in the Education Department Senior Showcase at Central College in Pella, Iowa, on April 29. Students presented their portfolios, student teaching experience and progress monitoring projects. The event was meant to honor and celebrate Central's student teachers.
The following senior majors participated:
Emily Huegel of Bettendorf, Iowa, elementary education major
Nancy Huddleston of Muscatine, Iowa, mathematics major
Stephanie Hasken of Davenport, Iowa, exercise science major
Kevin Templeton of Muscatine, Iowa, music education - vocal major
Allison Garman Presents Social Research at Central College
PELLA, (05/03/2013)(readMedia)-- Allison Garman, a native of Bettendorf, Iowa, presented a group semester-long research project at Central College on April 29. The research was done as part of the Methods of Social Research course. The presentation was titled: "Grief Among College Students."
Garman is a sophomore sociology and English major at Central College.
Patricia Braun Presented Senior Honors Thesis at Central College
PELLA, (05/03/2013)(readMedia)-- Patricia Braun of Davenport, Iowa presented a senior honors thesis at Central College in Pella, Iowa, on Thursday, April 25. The title of the thesis was: "Chlamydial RodZ Homolog CT009 Interacts with Actin-Like Protein MreB using Conserved Interaction Residues when Localized to the Inner Membrane Chlamydial RodZ Homolog CT009 Interacts with Actin-Like Protein MreB using Conserved Interaction Residues when Localized to the Inner Membrane."
A senior thesis is a yearlong, specialized, independent study course carried out within the student's major discipline. Braun, a biology, Spanish and international studies major, was awarded an honors designation on their final transcript.
Honors at Central College provides a distinct, but flexible plan encouraging student creativity, intellectual engagement and leadership. Beginning broadly the first year, Honors gradually focuses by helping students move towards greater independence, more advanced work in a discipline and increased leadership responsibilities.
Central College is a residential liberal arts college dedicated to the education of 1,500 undergraduate students. Guided by its ecumenical Christian tradition, the college community engages in vigorous, free, open inquiry in pursuit of academic excellence. Founded in 1853, the college is affiliated with the Reformed Church in America and NCAA Division III athletics.
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