posted on 8/16/22

Central College will host a hands-on STEM Visit Day for high school students Friday, Sept. 30.

The event allows prospective students to make connections, tour campus, get their hands dirty and discover what Central has to offer. Students will explore science, technology, engineering and mathematics and work side-by-side with Central professors.

Students can choose from five sessions with topics in chemistry including liquid nitrogen and making an alloy and polymer synthesis; thermal imaging and hidden structures; discovering the why and what of breathing and exercise; programming robots and computer science; and using data science to discover health factors.

For more information or to register for STEM Visit Day, visit

Central College of Pella, Iowa, is a private, four-year liberal arts college. Central is known for its academic rigor and leadership formation and for cultivating diversity of thought and culture through the arts and sciences, professional fields of study and experiential learning.