Central College Platinum LEED Building

March 24, 2010

Totally awesome!!! Yea!! Here’s the news release:

PELLA — Central College was awarded a platinum Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating from the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) for its newly constructed education, psychology and communication studies building, which opened this past fall. The building received 55 out of 69 possible credits for incorporating environmentally friendly building design and construction practices. Read more by clicking on the news release!!

Here’s more words towards the bottom middle of the page under Private Colleges on the CampusGreenBuilder website. It is also mentioned on New College Sustainability Efforts on The Dernogalizer. The KNIA/KRLS radio station blog also has an article. Here are some photos I took last Fall when Grandpa Ron and I were there.

The Education, Psychology and Communication Studies building is really beautiful!

Frog Rainspout and Pool of Water

Close up of Frog

Inside Entry

Screen of Recycled Wood

Mural

Check out more ideas and activities to do with kids on https://mygrandmasue.wordpress.com by a Central College alumna and the author of the award-winning children’s book Grandpa, Do It! I Do It, Too! 🙂


Dallas Party

March 8, 2010

Looks like the planning for the Dallas Party is coming along nicely for David and Betsy Roe. Cool!

From the Central Alumni page:
Help us celebrate David and Betsy Roe’s retirement and move to DALLAS with a Texas-sized party in P.H. Kuyper Gymnasium, Saturday, April 17, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. A program will begin at 6:45 p.m. Student meal plans will be in effect. Come to bid farewell to the Roes, hear great stories from featured speakers, enjoy the legendary delicacies of Central Dining Services and free entertainment courtesy of the Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Steel Pans and Jazz Combos. Attire for the event is Texas themed. Registration is required. RSVP by picking up your free tickets at the Maytag Information Booth after March 22. Or, register now online, call 800-447-0287 or e-mail alumni@central.edu.

The Roe party continues with a dance at the Pella Opera House Saturday, April 17, from 8:30-11:30 p.m. Cost is $15 per person and registration is required. RSVP by purchasing your tickets at the Maytag Information Booth after March 22. Or, register now online, call 800-447-0287 or e-mail alumni@central.edu.

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