Alumni/Friends

Upcoming Alumni Events

MEET US IN D.C.!

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Happy Hour at the District Commons 

located at 2200 Washington Circle in Washington D.C.

Catch up with what is going on at Central College and enjoy happy hour with President Mark Putnam and Sunny Eighmy, our director of college relations.

Monmouth Tailgate

Saturday, September 12, 2015 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

JOIN US IN MONMOUTH, IL!

Look for the Central flag on the grassy area south of Cavanaugh Motors
located on the corner of North Sixth Street and East Jackson.

Food provided by Eddie B's BBQ

Adults - $10
Children (4 - 12) - $5
Toddlers - free

Coach McMartin will stop by with an update on the team.

Yucatan Reunion

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 05:30 PM - 07:30 PM

Join your fellow amigas and amigos for an evening of reminiscing and insight on what is new in Merida with Yucatan Program Director, Valerie Grimsley ' 76 at the home of Jann Freed '77 and John Fisher. An assortment of food and refreshments will be served.

Central College Cover to Cover

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 06:30 PM - 09:30 PM

Where Am I Eating? An Adventure through the Global Food Economy by Kelsey Timmerman

Brian Campbell, Director of Sustainability Education will lead us in discussion. Students of our sustainability program will join us.

From coffee table to chocolate to lobster, Where Am I Eating? chronicles Kelsey Timmerman's quest to understand farmers and fishermen around the world. His travels take him to Columbia, West Africa, Costa Rica, Nicaragua and China.

Locally grown refreshments will be served.

 

London Alumni Event

Monday, September 21, 2015 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Mark Simmons, Director of the London program since 2008 and Mandy Spangler Manning '98 invite you to join them for a reunion at the Americana Restaurant & Lounge located at 1312 Locust Street in Des Moines.

Mark will provide an update on the program. 

Heavy appetizers and cash bar will be available

Let's Go Dutch - For Lunch - Des Moines

Friday, September 25, 2015 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Eatery A located at
2932 Ingersoll Ave in Des Moines

It's the year of sustainability at Central College! Guest speakers Brian Campbell, Director of Sustainability Education and Giselle Bruskewitz, Coordinator of Sustainability Education will be on hand to tell you all about it.

Lunch on US

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

There's no such thing as a free lunch . . .unless you are from the Class of '13, '14 and '15!

Join us at Noah's Ark Ristorante 

2400 Ingersoll Ave in Des Moines

Space is limited to the first 25 - RSVP to reserve your spot!

 

Homecoming Weekend Oct 9, 2015 - Oct. 11, 2015

Friday, October 9, 2015 - Sunday October 11, 2015

All alumni, families and friends are invited to return to campus to enjoy the festivities. Activities are planned for guests of all ages.
We will celebrate the classes of 1955, 1956, 1957 Cluster, 1960, 1961 & 1962 Cluster, 1965, 1970, 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005, 2010 and 2015.

Friday, Oct. 9

Heritage Day reception, worship and luncheon (by invitation only)
The Lemming Race
Alumni/Student Mixer at the Friday Night Barbeque
Alumni Social

Saturday, Oct. 10

Pancake breakfast
Alumni Awards Luncheon
Tailgate under the Big Tent
Central football vs Luther
Party on the Plaza
Gathering of the classes

Sunday, Oct. 11

A Capella Choir assisting in worship at Second Reformed Church
Sunday brunch
Ninth annual Flying Pans Steel Band Concert
A Capella Choir/Symphonic Wind Ensemble Concert
...and much, much more!

We look forward to seeing you on campus!