Centre community reacts to the 2012 Vice Presidential Debate [VIDEO]
May 24, 2012
Since the announcement last year that Centre will host the sole 2012 Vice Presidential Debate on Oct. 11, the Centre community has been abuzz with anticipation. In the video above, students, faculty and staff speak about what it will mean for the College to be in the national spotlight once again.
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Video by Web and Communications Assistant John Rusnak. With comments by: Wendie Austin-Robinson ’94, head women’s basketball and softball coach; Jessica Chisley ’04, assistant women’s soccer and lacrosse coach; William Frentz ’13; Sarah Goodrum, associate professor of sociology; Lori Hartmann-Mahmud, associate professor of international studies; Patrick Kagan-Moore, professor of dramatic arts; John Kinkade ’95, assistant professor of English; Ben Knoll, assistant professor of government; Parker Lawson ’15; Sophia Mahmood ’15; and Patrick Noltemeyer ’01, associate dean and director of community service and Bonner program.
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Centre College, founded in 1819 and chosen to host its second Vice Presidential Debate in 2012, is ranked among the U.S. News top 50 national liberal arts colleges, at 42nd in the nation, and ranks 27th for best value among national liberal arts colleges. Forbes magazine ranks Centre 34th among all the nation’s colleges and universities and has named Centre in the top five among all institutions of higher education in the South for three years in a row. Centre is also ranked fourth in the nation by U.S. News for its study abroad program. For more, click here.