Central has established a Sigma Chapter of Alpha Alpha Alpha, a national honor society for first-generation college students.
Alpha Alpha Alpha, or Tri Alpha, was founded in March 2018 at Moravian College in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Central is the first college in Iowa to have a chapter of Alpha Alpha Alpha and currently one of just 22 in the country.
The following criteria is needed to qualify for induction:
Induction of the first group of Tri Alpha members at Central will be during the 2019-20 academic year. Membership is for life and offers the chance to meet and connect with other first-generation students.