Pella, Iowa 50219
Central: It's what you do, who you meet and who you are on campus. The college nurtures relationships and inspires activity.
From: Mesa, Arizona
High School: Red Mountain
Academic Interests: Physics and Math
Extra-curricular interests: Football
73 academic programs to choose from
More than 100 opportunities to get involved on campus
More than 99 percent of Central students receive financial aid
93 percent are employed, enrolled in graduate school or doing sustained service within a year
Central's first-in-the-nation program is a fusion of campus life and academics. It pairs the classroom with the residence halls, the athletics fields, the laboratories, the stage and student clubs.
11 pre-professional programs in health with shadowing opportunities at Pella Regional Health Center and Broadlawns Medical Center in Des Moines.
Three-quarters of Central students complete at least one internship, gaining real-world experience in Iowa, Chicago, Washington, D.C. and around the globe.
Title: Class dean and director of academic resources
Expertise: “The Simpsons” episodes
Responsibilities: Connecting students to campus resources and advising them on major decisions
You can find him: Meeting with members of the class of 2016 in Maytag Student Center
Founded in 1853 in the heart of Iowa, Central has always been a college with a host of academic and personal possibilities.