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At Central, we are family. We are passionate. We are engaged. We embody the Central "Hoo-rah!" spirit. We celebrate our traditions that connect our past, present and future. We support the success of our current and future students. We are alumni. We are friends of the college. We are... Forever Dutch!
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Journey Scholarship Fund
Thanks to our generous donors, this year 784 students received a Journey Scholarship.
Peace Mall History Garden
Help celebrate the significant moments in the college’s history with a new addition to the centerpiece of Central’s campus.
Be a pipe organ donor and fill the auditorium with incredible sound.
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Join us and other Central family members as we celebrate everything Dutch! Don't forget to bring your "Hoo-rah!"
Central RED – “From Disaster to Hope and Healing”
Thursday, March 23 | 5:30 p.m.
Join Central RED on Thursday, March 23, for a dinner presentation by Mary Glendening.More Info
March 1 - April 11
The 53-Mile Challenge encourages the Central community to practice a healthy lifestyle through movement. Participants can walk, run, bike or swim a total of 53 miles from Wednesday, March 1, until Hoo-Rah Day on Tuesday, April 11. Participants can show their Central spirit during the challenge by using #53MileChallenge on social media.More Info
The Lion King at the Civic Center
April 13 | 7:30 p.m.
Join us on April 13 for a performance of “The Lion King” at the Des Moines Civic Center!More Info
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Central RED society
Central RED Society is Central College's innovative life-long learning program that enriches members' lives through relevant, broad-based learning experiences. Central RED Society will foster creativity, intellectual curiosity and engagement with Central College and the community!