Student Life

 

Contact Student Life Office

Mailing Address:
Centre College
Student Life Office
600 West Walnut Street
Danville, KY 40422
 
Telephone:
859.238.5471
 
Office:
Campus Center (2nd Floor)
 
Office Hours:
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Monday – Friday, excluding College holidays
 
After Hours Emergency:
859.236.4357 (HELP)

Student Life Staff

The Student Life staff is here to help you with your questions and concerns about life on campus. The Student Life Office helps meet student needs including residence life and housing, health and safety, community involvement, and campus activities. They are closely involved with students and concerned with their well-being and safety.

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Anita Bertram

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Executive Administrative Assistant to the Vice President and Dean of Student Life Address Centre College Student Life Office Campus Center Phone: 859.238.5473
Biography

Anita, a Danville native, joined the Student Life staff in 2001. She comes to Centre from a local manufacturing facility where she was a Human Resources Assistant for 16 years. One of her major responsibilities in the Student Life Office is the publication of the student handbook which is given to each student. She also publishes the yearly Centre College Directory.

Email: anita.bertram@centre.edu

Kiera Bowman

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Coordinator for Student Activities and Community Standards Address Centre College Student Life Office Campus Center Phone: 859.238.6026
Biography

Kiera is from Florence, Ky., and a 2016 Centre College graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in International Studies. She joined the Student Life Office in July of 2016. She co-advises the Student Activates Council, manages Campus Activities programming, and assists with student conduct. While at Centre, Kiera served as the Leadership Chair for Alpha Delta Pi sorority, served as an executive member on Student Activities Council, and was a Student Government Association representative. She studied abroad in China and Thailand, and had an internship in China with Shanghai Green Antiques.

Email: kiera.bowman@centre.edu

Liz Brandt

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Community Service Coordinator Address Centre College Student Life Office Campus Center Phone: 859.238.6915
Biography

Liz is from Lawrenceburg, Ky., and graduated from Centre College in 2015 with a BA in anthropology/sociology. She joined the Student Life Office as the Community Service Coordinator in July 2016. In this role, she helps manage the Bonner Scholars Program and assists in all community service engagement on campus. While at Centre, Liz was a Bonner Scholar and served as the Bonner Congress Representative and Senior Intern. She was the co-President of CentrePeace, a TA for Intro Anthropology courses, and studied abroad in Ghana, Guatemala, and Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Email: elizabeth.brandt@centre.edu

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Gregory Chery

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Director of Community Service and the Bonner Program Address Centre College Student Life Office Campus Center Phone: 859.238.8752
Biography

Greg, a native of Port-Au-Prince, Haiti by way of Boston, Mass., joined the Student Life Staff in 2016. He came to Centre in 2007 as a Posse Scholar and graduated in 2011 with a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy. Prior to joining the Student Life Staff, Greg spent five years in Centre’s Admission Office, mainly focusing on diversity recruiting, and also advising the Diversity Student Union. Now, He serves as the Director of Community Service and The Bonner Program.

Email: gregory.chery@centre.edu

Cody Cook

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Assistant Director of Residence Life Centre CollegeStudent Life Address Centre College Student Life Office Residence Life Office, Nevin Hall Phone: 859.238.5477
Biography

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Kendrick Durham

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Assistant Dean, Director of Campus Activities Address Centre College Student Life Office Campus Center Phone: 859.238.5743
Biography

Kendrick joined the Student Life staff in August of 2011. He oversees the Student Activities Council, Student Government Association, and numerous registered student clubs and organizations. Kendrick also supervises the Campus Center student staff along with coordinating the Campus Center facility. Kendrick earned his bachelor’s degree in Communications from Bellarmine University in Louisville and his master’s degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs from the University of South Carolina. Kendrick is originally from Liberty, Ky.

Email: kendrick.durham@centre.edu

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Randy Hays

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Vice President and Dean of Student Life Address Centre College Student Life Office Campus Center Phone: 859.238.5471
Biography

Randy was promoted to the position of Vice President and Dean of Student Life in 2000 after serving since 1993 as Director of Residence Life and Counseling and Associate Dean of Student Life. As Vice President and Dean of Student Life, Randy continues to have an “open door” policy, which invites all students to call upon him for advice or direction here at Centre College. His philosophy for the Student Life Office is that each student deserves to have the best “outside the classroom” experience along with the best education while at Centre College. Randy earned a bachelor’s degree from Berea College and a master’s in Higher Education Administration from the University of Kentucky.

 

Vice President and Dean of Student Life Randy Hays receives “Dr. Fred Rhodes Outstanding Service” award at CPAK Conference

Feb. 2, 2016

Vice President and Dean of Student Life Randy Hays was recognized with the “Dr. Fred Rhodes Outstanding Service” award at the 2016 College Personnel Association of Kentucky (CPAK) Conference held on Centre College’s campus on Jan. 29.

The award commends outstanding professionals who have made significant professional contributions or achievements on a campus, or at the state or regional level. Nominees also demonstrate professional ethics, dedication and commitment to the principles of the college personnel profession. More….

Email: randy.hays@centre.edu

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Alicia Kalbfleisch

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Coordinator for Greek Life and Shuttle Services Centre CollegeStudent Life Address Centre College Student Life Office Campus Center Phone: 859.238.6519
Biography

Alicia is a 2017 Centre graduate from Louisville with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. Alicia co-advises the executive boards of the Interfraternity Council, Panhellenic Council, Order of Omega, and Gamma Sigma Alpha, works with the Rho Gamma team for sorority recruitment, oversees the Greek house managers, assists in coordinating educational programming for the Greek community, works closely with the director of Greek life, and manages the shuttle service. While a student at Centre, Alicia served as the director of standards and ethics of Alpha Delta Pi sorority, a Rho Gamma, played four years for Centre’s field hockey team, and interned at Sunrise Children’s Services.

Email: alicia.kalbfleisch@centre.edu

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Gracie Nilsson

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Coordinator for Student Organizations and Campus Events Centre CollegeStudent Life Address Centre College Student Life Office Campus Center Phone: 859.238.5532
Biography

Gracie is a 2017 Centre graduate from Louisville with a bachelor’s degree in English. As a student life coordinator, Gracie co-advises the Student Government Association, manages the Campus Center reservation system, assists in campus activities programming, and supervises the Campus Center student staff. While a student Centre, Gracie served as the Panhellenic Council President, was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma, and studied abroad in Strasbourg, France.

Email: grace.nilsson@centre.edu

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Scotty Rainwater

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Director of Greek Life & New Student Orientation Centre College Address Campus Center Phone: 859.238.5479
Biography

Scotty joined the Student Life staff in June 2017. Scotty oversees the administrative aspects of fraternity and sorority life on campus as well as advises the Interfraternity and Panhellenic councils. In addition to Greek Life, he coordinates the new student orientation and supervises the orientation leaders. Scotty earned a bachelor’s degree in Public Communication from the University of North Alabama and a master’s degree in Higher Education Administration from Georgia Southern University. Scotty is a member of the Delta Chi Fraternity and originally from Guntersville, Ala.

Email: scotty.rainwater@centre.edu

HELPFUL INFORMATION
Student Handbook
About Student Life (PDF)

Centre Student Life Office recognized among the 2016 Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs

Learning at Centre College is a total experience that goes beyond the classroom, with a campus environment where students can develop intellectually, socially, physically and spiritually. With these goals in mind, the College’s Student Life staff is dedicated solely to the student experience, and their work hasn’t gone unnoticed. Again this year, Centre’s Student Life Office has been recognized among the nation’s Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs, making the list for the third year in a row. More…

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