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 Work Centre College Student Life Office Campus Center Work 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.

Kiera Bowman

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Coordinator for Student Activities and Community Standards Work Centre College Student Life Office Campus Center Work 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.

Liz Brandt

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Community Service Coordinator Work Centre College Student Life Office Campus Center Work 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.

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Gregory Chery

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Director of Community Service and the Bonner Program Work Centre College Student Life Office Campus Center Work 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.

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Kendrick Durham

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Assistant Dean, Director of Campus Activities Work Centre College Student Life Office Campus Center Work 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.

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Kiana Fields

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

Kiana is from Georgetown, KY, and a 2015 Centre College graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in History. She joined the Student Life Office in July 2015. Kiana 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 at Centre, Kiana served as the President of Alpha Delta Pi sorority, Rho Gamma, Student Government Association representative, Orientation Leader, Resident Assistant, and interned at the National Archives at Philadelphia.

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Sarah Scott Hall

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Director of the Grissom Scholars Program • Coordinator of Centre Scholarship Programs Work Scholarship Programs Combs Center - 2nd Floor, Room 205 Work Phone: 859.238.6086
Biography

Sarah re-joined Centre College in 2001, serving as Associate Dean and Director of Residence Life. She is a Centre graduate from 1993 and worked as co-director of Greek Life and Student Activities after graduating. She received her master’s degree in counseling psychology in 1997 from the University of Kentucky and served as Director of Counseling and Health Services at Georgetown College from 1997-2001. After working in the Student Life Office for 15 years, she is now working in Admission as Director of the Grissom Scholars Program for first-generation college students, and coordinates other scholarship programs on campus. Sarah has served the SACCOC accreditation organization as a reviewer for over ten years. She is a Strengths Coach, trained by the Gallup organization, and provides leadership consulting based on the strengths approach. Sarah started the Leadership Certificate Program at Centre College and she is currently working on her doctorate in Leadership and Higher Education from Bellarmine University.

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Randy Hays

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Vice President and Dean of Student Life Work Centre College Student Life Office Campus Center Work 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….

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Chelsea Shields

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Coordinator for Student Organization and Campus Events Work Centre College Student Life Office Campus Center Work Phone: 859.238.5532
Biography

Chelsea is a 2015 Centre graduate from Louisville, KY with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. As a Student Life Coordinator, Chelsea 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 at Centre, Chelsea served as the Panhellenic Council President, was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta, assisted her advisor with research in the Psychology department and studied abroad in Israel.

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Alycia Tidrick

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Director of Greek Life and New Student Orientation Work Centre College Student Life Office Campus Center Work Phone: 859.238.5479
Biography

Alycia joined the Student Life Staff in August of 2013. She advises Centre’s ten fraternities and sororities and coordinates New Student Orientation. She is also responsible for coordinating educational and leadership programming for the Greek community and advising the executive boards of the Interfraternity Concil, Panhellenic Council, and Order of Omega. Alycia earned her bachelors degree in Psychology from DePauw University and her master’s degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs from the Ohio State University. She is originally from Lexington, KY.

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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