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Legacy Luncheon

Saturday, Aug. 24 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Incoming legacy students who followed their family’s path to Central College will be celebrated at the annual Legacy Lunch!

All incoming legacy students and their families are invited to attend. After lunch, pose for a group photo for Civitas, the alumni magazine.

Advance reservation is required. Dress is casual.

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Move-In Day Meet and Greet!

Saturday, Aug. 24 | 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

THIS EVENT IS FULL

Spend your morning sharing your Hoo-Rah spirit with incoming students and members of their family during the excitement of Move-in Day at Central College!

Reserve your spot at Gaass/Pietenpol and choose a time slot:

  • 9:30 – 11 a.m.
  • 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

It’s fun, it’s easy and we’ll reward you with a free Central T-shirt!

Don’t delay—time slots and locations fill up fast!

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Moving Made Easy on Move-In Day!

Saturday, Aug. 24 | 9.am. – noon

Help continue the Go Dutch tradition of welcoming incoming students to campus!

Upperclassmen will join you and your friends in making sure the newest members of our Central College family do not lift a finger. You’ll leave with a free Central College T-shirt and the appreciation of our students and their families.

Sign up for one of these available time slots:

  • 9 – 10 a.m.
  • 10 – 11 a.m.
  • 11 a.m. – noon

When you arrive, visit our welcome tent, located in front of Scholte Hall, for instructions.

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Central RED Society-Kick Off Celebration

Tuesday, Aug. 27 | 5:30 p.m.

Dave and Ardie Sutphen Common Room, Graham Annex 

Cost: $15 Dinner & Cash Bar

Celebrate the start of our 2019-2020 year with a gathering to socialize and gear up for the fall
classes. This event will also be open to the public to come and learn about Central RED. Please bring
friends to hear about our great classes!

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Join Us on the Course!

Friday, Aug. 30 | 1-4 p.m.

As one of the legends of Central Golf, you are invited to join our current team at Bos Landen Golf Club in Pella for the annual men’s golf outing!

We’re planning on a four-person scramble with the team member making five total. Sign up as a group or individually and we’ll assign you to a four-some.

  • 1 p.m. Tee time
  • Cost $75/person

At the completion of play, join us for conversation and drinks at the Sports Page Grill.

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Central RED – A Day in Newton

Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019

Leave Pella at 9:30 a.m. Limited Bus seats available

Cost: $15 includes box lunch and entrance fees; class limit 40

Enjoy a day in Newton touring the Centre for the Arts and Artists where we will have the pleasure
of meeting Nick Klepinger, who has gifted our community with several of his pieces of sculpture.
Nick will enlighten us on his inspirations and techniques in creating his works. We will also meet
Herman Deaton a 91 year old sculptor who, along with the help of Rick Stewart, has completed a
life size sculpture of a horse that will be displayed at the Newton Historical Museum. We will tour
the center and meet other working artists. A box lunch will be served at the Centre with more
opportunity to visit with Nick, his wife, Linda, and Herman and his family. Our next stop will be the
Newton Historical Museum, noted as one of the best small town museums in Iowa. We will there be
able to view the Deaton work and spend time touring the museum. It will be a great day of culture
and history. Limited transportation available from Central, on a first-come, first–served basis.

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Volleyball Alumni Celebration

Saturday, Sept. 21

Join in the fun as we celebrate our three NCAA National Championship volleyball teams. Cheer on the Dutch during the two-game invitational tournament and stay for the alumni match. Whether you participate or watch, you won’t want to miss this opportunity to reconnect with your teammates.

Players from ’98, ’99 and ’00 teams will be introduced prior to the second match.

  • 11 a.m. – Central vs. Alverno
  • 3 p.m. – Central vs. Concordia-Chicago
  • Immediately following the 3 p.m. game – Alumni Match

Take the celebration to the next level by joining fellow Dutch volleyball alumni at The Peanut Pub, 629 Franklin St., Pella, for drinks and conversation following the alumni match.

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Volleyball Championship Teams

Saturday, Sept. 21 | 11 a.m.

P.H. Kuyper Gymnasium

Relive the special moments you shared with teammates as we celebrate our three NCAA National Championship Volleyball teams!

Following the first match, join us for a reception in the Chip Griffith Room, P.H. Kuyper Gymnasium, second level. Players from the ’98, ’99 and ’00 teams will be introduced prior to the second match.

  • 11 a.m.: Central vs. Alverno
  •  3 p.m.: Central vs. Concordia-Chicago
  • Immediately following the 3 p.m. game: Alumni match

Take the celebration to the next level by joining fellow Dutch volleyball alumni at the Peanut Pub, 629 Franklin St., Pella, for drinks and conversation following the alumni match.

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Schipper – Forever Dutch Golf Tournament

Friday, Sept. 27 | 8:30 a.m.

$65.00 per person for 18 holes and cart, with box lunch included

Mulligans – $1 each

  • Registration – 8:30 a.m.
  • Tee Time – 9:30 a.m.
  • Golf – 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

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Homecoming

Friday, Sept. 27 - Sunday, Sept. 29

All alumni, families and friends are invited to return to campus September 27–29, 2019, to enjoy the festivities planned for Homecoming 2019.

Activities are planned for guests of all ages. Look for more information soon on how to register for Homecoming activities.

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