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STUDENT BLOG: Clayton Bell ’21 takes in the sights, sounds of Strasbourg

This is the second in a series of weekly blog posts submitted by a team of Centre College students studying away or abroad throughout the spring semester. Learn more about Centre's nation-leading study abroad program, a guarantee of the Centre Commitment.  Clayton Bell (Liberty Township, Ohio), a sophomore planning to major in mathematics, is a member

By |2019-02-19T16:31:47+00:00February 19th, 2019|French, International Studies, News, Study Abroad|

Most successful campaign in Centre history exceeds goal, concludes with $210 million

Campaign Chair Jim Seabury ’87 announces the Third Century Campaign total. The Third Century Campaign, a five-year drive to raise $200 million to support Centre’s third century of service, successfully concluded Dec. 31, 2018, on the eve of Centre’s bicentennial that begins in 2019. The campaign generated gifts and pledges of $210,184,128, more

By |2019-02-19T14:21:03+00:00February 18th, 2019|Alumni, Bicentennial, News|

The film Rust Creek to receive premiere on campus of fictional heroine

Described by one critic as a “slow-burn survival thriller that defies expectations,” the film “Rust Creek” will have its Danville-area premiere on the campus where some of the footage was shot and that is home to its lead character, Sawyer Scott. The 7 p.m. screening will take place Wednesday, Feb. 20, in Valhkamp Theater in

By |2019-02-15T14:11:29+00:00February 15th, 2019|Campus, Drama, Events, News, Performing Arts|

STUDENT BLOG: Hesed Payocong ’20 explores career possibilities in nation’s capital

This is the first in a series of weekly blog posts submitted by a team of Centre College students studying away or abroad throughout the spring semester. Learn more about Centre's nation-leading study abroad program, a guarantee of the Centre Commitment.  Hesed Payocong (Louisville, Kentucky) is a junior economics and finance major at Centre. Throughout the

By |2019-02-20T15:13:30+00:00February 8th, 2019|Hispanic Studies, News, Study Abroad|

Centre College #4 in nation for retention rate according to Chronicle of Higher Education

Retention rates, which calculate the percentage of students who continue from their first-year to sophomore year, are generally perceived as a measure of student happiness and success, as well as a strong barometer for an institution’s inevitable graduation rate. In a new report, the Chronicle of Higher Education highlights high retention rates among institutions that

By |2019-02-08T20:26:38+00:00February 8th, 2019|News, Rankings|

Mason becomes winningest coach in Centre men’s basketball history with win 383

Three hundred eighty-three. That's how many wins head coach Greg Mason ’94 has after Centre College's 62-49 victory over Hendrix Sunday—more than any other coach in program history. Mason, who has averaged just over 19 wins per season since taking over in 1999, passes his former coach and Centre Hall of Famer, Tom Bryant. The

By |2019-02-04T21:28:06+00:00February 4th, 2019|Administrative Facilities, News|

Patricia Joan Stafford: A remembrance

Patricia Joan Stafford, 88, died Jan. 27, 2019, in Medina, Ohio. A Michigan native with two degrees in music, she was a longtime resident of Danville. She endowed the Stafford Memorial Fund at the Norton Center for the Arts in memory of her late husband, Jack, after his untimely death in 1980.  "The Norton Center

By |2019-02-04T21:23:19+00:00February 4th, 2019|News, Norton Center for the Arts, Performing Arts|

Centre earns several national innovative college rankings this year

Following a #28 national ranking this year for most innovative colleges by U.S. News & World Report, Centre College has recently earned two additional and similar distinctions. The first came from College Consensus, which ranked Centre #17 in the nation, while the second, international in nature, came from Y-Axis, the world’s largest business-to-consumer (B2C) immigration

By |2019-01-31T15:06:29+00:00January 31st, 2019|French, News, Rankings|

[VIDEO] A Storied Centre | Part 1: Origins

Award-winning documentary producer Tom Thurman ’84 and the students in two CentreTerm film classes have created a 73-minute bicentennial documentary titled, “A Storied Centre.” The documentary was designed to be broken into 12 segments. Throughout the course of Centre College’s bicentennial, segments of the documentary will be released on the bicentennial website on the last

By |2019-01-30T21:22:11+00:00January 30th, 2019|Bicentennial, News|

Centre College undertakes campus wide lighting retrofit to reduce carbon footprint

A new partnership between Centre College and Nashville-based Tenzing Energy Solutions will retrofit the majority of campus buildings with more efficient and safer lighting, achieving significant emissions reductions and cost savings estimated in excess of $1 million over the next five years. In making the conversion to LED lighting, Centre will realize continued savings well

By |2019-01-30T21:06:16+00:00January 30th, 2019|Campus, News, Sustainable Centre|
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