One of the founders of Central Academy, Gordon ‘Gordy’ Burstein passed away on January 1, 2015. He was a driving force behind the Academy through his vision, boldness, tenacity and love. He helped lead the Academy until his retirement in 2000.
The National Journal profiled Des Moines as a hot destination for young professionals. The article highlight the tech startup scene, the DSM Social Club, and job opportunities for recent grads. Read the full article HERE.
We had a fantastic turnout at the alumni reunion in Des Moines!!! Thanks to all who attended. Check out the ALUMNI REUNION PHOTOS
Check out the Register’s great article on the upcoming alumni reunion
Attention all CA alumni, teachers, etc! See detailed information in photos below about how to RSVP to the “30 Years of Central Academy” alumni reunion! PLEASE RSVP BY JULY 15TH so we can get an accurate count for dinner in one of the two ways detailed below.
The Washington Post shined some positive light on the state of Iowa today, listing 12 reasons why Iowa rules. Great to see our home state getting national attention beyond politics. World class education is key to Iowa’s bright present and future. Read the full article HERE
More economic accolades for our home state. Fortune Magazine named Iowa the #5 best state for young job hunters. The article cites low unemployment, tech investment, and the low cost of living as positive indicators for young professionals. Check out the full article HERE!
Bookmark this “Iowa Innovation” page from the Register. Some awesome stuff in here about Iowa’s evolving tech scene. Enjoy!
Forbes recently ranked Des Moines as the best city in the US for business and careers, citing low business costs, a highly educated workforce, and the influx of high tech investment. Check out the full article HERE
Remember Weighty Words from English class? Let’s see if we can remember all of them. Post one at a time on our Facebook group (Central Academy Alumni Network), and if you’re feeling creative, use the word in a sentence to describe Central. I’ll start us off and fill in blanks as needed. Go go go!!!