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.
Favorite movie: “The Matrix” series
Favorite professor: Mark Johnson because he is goofy and very good at programming.
Why I love my major: I can use my logic skills with computer skills to create new programs.
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 supports programs around the world, enabling students to pursue study and internships while experiencing another culture. Students become global citizens, building a worldwide network of connections.
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: Associate professor of physics
Specialty: Condensed matter physics and superconductivity
Fun fact: He was born in the former Czechoslovakia, now Slovakia
His mission: To show that science, especially physics, is for everyone
You can find him: Helping students build simple rollercoasters in the Vermeer Science Center
Founded in 1853 in the heart of Iowa, Central has always been a college with a host of academic and personal possibilities.