John Roslien, associate professor of kinesiology and kinesiology department chair, in classroom. He will teach strength and conditioning courses

PELLA, IOWA (August 11, 2022) — Central College will launch a new strength-and-conditioning major beginning in Fall 2022. Strength and conditioning majors are a new undergraduate option to address changes in the health and wellness industry.

PELLA, IOWA (August 2, 2022) — Central College has been awarded a $35,000 grant from the US Department of State's Increase and Diversify Education Abroad for US Students (IDEAS) Program.

Central is one of 44 colleges and universities across the United States and the only college in Iowa to receive the IDEAS grant to create, expand and/or diversify American student mobility overseas in support of US foreign policy goals.

PELLA, IOWA (July 28, 2022) — Terence Kleven, the Jacob and Gela Schnucker Sessler Endowed Chair of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Central College, obtained an extension of the Fulbright US Scholar Program award he received to conduct research in Arabic political philosophy at the University of Jordan in Amman, Jordan.

PELLA, IOWA (July 14, 2022) — Central College is proud to announce this year's recipients of full-tuition Kuyper Scholarships, Rolscreen Foundation Scholarships, and the Thomas Ross Smith Scholarship, the most prestigious awards granted at the college.

PELLA, IOWA (June 7, 2022) — More than 330 students were named to the Central College dean's list for Spring 2022.

The honor is awarded to full-time students who achieve a 3.5 GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale while taking twelve or more graded credit hours for the semester.

Austin Andresen of Davenport

Layken Bytnar of Bettendorf

Peyton Bytnar of Bettendorf

Rachel Daniels of Geneseo

Dominic DeLaPaz of Davenport

Caleb Evans of Davenport

PELLA, IOWA (May 17, 2022) — Central College student Allison Miller of Geneseo is participating in a Summer 2022 internship with Katsch Boutique in Geneseo, Illinois.

Central College of Pella, Iowa, is a private, four-year liberal-arts college. Central is known for its academic rigor and leadership formation and for cultivating diversity of thought and culture through the arts and sciences, professional fields of study, and experiential learning.

PELLA, IOWA (May 13, 2022) — Rachel Daniels, of Geneseo, Illinois, was one of 34 Central College students inducted into the college's chapter of The National Society of Leadership and Success.

Central College of Pella, Iowa, is a private, four-year liberal-arts college. Central is known for its academic rigor and leadership formation and for cultivating diversity of thought and culture through the arts and sciences, professional fields of study, and experiential learning.

PELLA, IOWA (May 4, 2022) — Central College hosted a weeklong Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creative Inquiry event to showcase the many projects by Central students during the 2021-2022 academic year.

Layken Bytnar, of Bettendorf, presented The Genetics of Spice Tolerance.

Rachel Daniels, of Geneseo, presented The Effect of Wingate Testing on BESS Test Performance.

Elizabeth Hurlbut, of Muscatine, presented Concussion: A Live Group Discussion.

PELLA, IOWA (May 3, 2022) — Central College students and donors were recognized during the annual scholarship dinner.

Clayton Hunn of Muscatine received the Lewis and Dorothy Furda Scholarship in Music and the T Kent Jager Endowed Music Scholarship for the 2021-22 academic year for a high commitment to academic achievement. Hunn is a member of the class of 2022 at Central in Pella, Iowa.

PELLA, IOWA (April 20, 2022) — Clayton Hunn, of Muscatine, Iowa, is a member of the Central College Symphonic Wind Ensemble.

Central College of Pella, Iowa, is a private, four-year liberal arts college. Central is known for its academic rigor and leadership formation and for cultivating diversity of thought and culture through the arts and sciences, professional fields of study, and experiential learning.

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