Centre professors to share life stories with students
RELEASED: April 2, 2009
DANVILLE, KY—Centre College will feature three faculty members in its annual "Life Stories" convocation on Tuesday, April 7 at 7 p.m. in Newlin Hall. The convo will feature Dr. Rosa Slegers, assistant professor of philosophy; Dr. Paul Sikkel, visiting assistant professor of biology; and Dr. Amos Tubb, assistant professor of history.
Sponsored by Omicron Delta Kappa Honorary Society, this event showcases Centre faculty and staff members discussing various aspects of their childhoods, experiences in school and their favorite Centre moments.
Centre often has been recognized for the extraordinary relationships that develop between professors and students that often last a lifetime. The Yale Insider's Guide says, "The 'accessible' and 'really amazing' professors at Centre" are "known for the personal attention that they give to students." Because they get to know their students personally, professors help them stretch to achieve their very best. "Life Stories" gives select professors the opportunity to share their life lessons and experiences on a more personal level.
During the convocation, students learn about and get to know their professors as individuals, not just as teachers. This longstanding tradition allows the Centre community to celebrate and fortify the strong student-professor relationships that the College cultivates and is famous for.
To learn more about these Centre faculty members and others, go to Centre's faculty Web page at http://www.centre.edu/web/academic/faculty/faculty.html.
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Founded in 1819, Centre College is ranked among the U.S. News top 50 national liberal arts colleges. Consumers Digest ranks Centre No. 1 in educational value among all U.S. liberal arts colleges. Centre alumni, known for their nation-leading loyalty in annual financial support, include two U.S. vice presidents and two Supreme Court justices. For more, visit http://www.centre.edu/web/elevatorspeech/
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