Built in 1967, renovated and expanded in 2005 as part of the College Centre project. Named for Mr. and Mrs. George P. Crounse of Paducah, Ky.
The Grace Doherty Library, named for Grace Doherty of Catlettsburg, Ky., includes classrooms, faculty offices, College archives, including records, oral history interviews, photographs, historical papers, and other materials from Centre's history. The lobby features works of art by students, professionals, and world renowned artists including glass artist Lino Tagliapietra.
The Library was automated in 1994. Recent additions to the library include new books by professors, and a digital search station to locate all available texts both at Centre and other colleges around the nation. Students have access to library computers at all operating hours to check e-mail, work on projects, write a paper, or just wind down before the next class. The Grace Doherty Library Home.
Located on the basement level, the Vahlkamp Theatre boasts 170 seats and plays host to guest lecturers, class film viewings, and even mainstream movies.
Also located on the basement level, is The Center for Teaching & Learning. (CTL) offers a variety of instructional support, academic technology services, workshops, and assistance with equipment and reservations to any member of the Centre community. CTL also manages and provides support for campus-wide systems such as Moodle, Centre radio, Channel 12 programming, Webconferencing virtual room, VBrick Video on Demand and Live Broadcast system, and the Channel 12 Messaging System. The Center for Teaching & Learning.
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