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 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.
Central's B.S. degree in engineering is designed to be completed in four years (eight semesters) and leads directly to jobs in the field and graduate school.
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: Professor of English
Specialty: British colonial literature in Africa and the Americas
Research: The rediscovery of Buddhist origins by the British in 19th century India
Recently awarded: A Fulbright grant to study in India
You can find him: Climbing among the sacred sites of ancient Buddhism
Founded in 1853 in the heart of Iowa, Central has always been a college with a host of academic and personal possibilities.