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New Centre College Governor’s Scholar Pledge matches public university cost

Centre College’s emphasis on offering a premier education at an affordable price has been a longstanding priority for the College. Now, that value proposition is further reinforced by a recent announcement that backs Centre’s commitment to making the Commonwealth’s best education accessible for the state’s brightest students. The new Governor’s Scholar Pledge is a promise

By |2019-11-22T18:53:35+00:00November 22nd, 2019|News|

Centre College alumna Jacqueline Coleman ’04 elected to serve as lieutenant governor of Kentucky

For the second time in the last five years, a Centre College graduate will serve as lieutenant governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, continuing a long tradition of alumni pursuing public service at the highest levels of local, state and federal government. Jacqueline Coleman ’04, a fifth-generation native of Mercer County, will follow in the

By |2019-11-15T14:08:22+00:00November 14th, 2019|News|

Centre College to host Active Shooter Training Exercise, Nov. 12

On Tuesday, Nov. 12, from approximately 3:30-5 p.m., the Centre College Department of Public Safety, working with local law enforcement, Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center and other emergency services officials, will conduct a campus-wide active shooter drill. The purpose of this notice is to inform the public of the exercise in order to alleviate any

By |2019-11-11T16:20:06+00:00November 11th, 2019|News|

Wilson elected to SHECP governing board

Mindy Wilson, Centre College’s associate director for the Center for Career & Professional Development (CCPD), is blending her love of academics and passion for social justice by joining the governing board of the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty program (SHECP). The organization focuses on the complex study of poverty by providing educational opportunities for

By |2019-10-04T16:01:52+00:00October 4th, 2019|News|

Centre students create award-winning music streaming app, The Que

Three Centre College students have worked to create an award-winning music streaming app that allows listening to become a more social and democratic experience. John Nickell ’22 (Morehead, Kentucky), Jacob Ballard ’22 (Lexington, Kentucky) and George Merhoff ’21 (Louisville, Kentucky), along with Nikhil Krishna, a colleague from McGill University, spent their summer developing and marketing

By |2019-10-04T14:28:17+00:00October 4th, 2019|News|

Centre’s LUX on the Lawn Music Festival to feature alumni bands, headliner Walker Hayes on October 11

In continuation of its bicentennial celebration, Centre College will present the LUX on the Lawn Music Festival, a FREE public event kicking off Homecoming weekend on Friday, October 11 for Centre alumni and the Danville–Boyle County community. "As we celebrate the College's 200th anniversary, we recognize that Centre would not be what it is today without

By |2019-10-01T18:53:06+00:00September 30th, 2019|Alumni, News|

Centre College seeking nominees to serve as its next president

Candidates are now being sought to serve as the 21st president of Centre College, succeeding current President John A. Roush, who is set to retire on June 30, 2020, after 22 years of leadership. The full position and candidate specification is available on the Centre College website (click here). In addition to the nationwide search

By |2019-10-07T16:57:45+00:00September 27th, 2019|News, Presidential Search|

Centre Seniors Evan Aroko and Eric Maloney produce feature for short film contest

Motivated by their love of film and inspired by the film studies classes the filmmaking duo has taken throughout their Centre College education, Evan Aroko ’20 and Eric Maloney ’20 recently co-directed the short film Off the Page, to be entered into the My Rode Reel short film competition. Evan Aroko ’20 “I

By |2019-09-19T19:21:26+00:00September 19th, 2019|News|

Centre’s first student of African descent Nana Timothy Aye Kusi ’65 to host convocation, Sept. 25 

Nana Timothy Aye Kusi ’65, the first student of African descent to attend Centre College, will return to campus after 50 years to host a convocation focusing on his personal experience as an international student and as a student of color at the College. The event, sponsored by Centre's Bicentennial Committee, the Diversity Office and

By |2019-09-19T12:56:48+00:00September 19th, 2019|Diversity, News|

Madeleine Wattenberg ’12 is finalist in 2019 National Poetry Series 

Centre College alumna Madeleine Wattenberg ’12 (Louisville, Kentucky) has been recognized for her creative writing skills by becoming a finalist in the 2019 National Poetry Series for her manuscript entitled “Hinge.”  Wattenberg, who was reading in a coffee shop when she initially discovered she was finalist, claims she felt an “immediate sense of lightness.” She

By |2019-09-18T19:23:46+00:00September 18th, 2019|Alumni, Creative Writing, News|
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