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Elizabeth Cullen Dunn discusses global refugee crisis during convocation, 9/24

“The Global Refugee Crisis: Why People are On the Move” Virtual convocation featuring Elizabeth Cullen Dunn, Phi Beta Kappa 2020-21 visiting scholar Thursday, September 24 at 7:30 p.m. Register here In a virtual convocation to be hosted September 24 at Centre College, Elizabeth Cullen Dunn, professor of geography at Indiana University and Phi Beta Kappa’s

By |2020-09-24T10:20:49-04:00September 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|

Centre completes 10-month campus lighting and sustainability project

Centre College’s largest single sustainability project to date has been completed. The College made an institutional commitment in its 2009 Climate Action Plan, led by former President John Roush, to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040. One major step was taken in the past year: upgrade campus lighting to improve the durability and efficiency of lighting

By |2020-09-14T16:02:56-04:00September 14th, 2020|News|

New student academic success center at Centre College to be directed by Brian Cusato

While Centre College has devoted significant time and energy to prepare its campus to safely open and operate during a global pandemic, numerous projects unrelated to the coronavirus are underway as well. Key among them is a new center for student academic success known as the Centre Learning Commons (CLC). The CLC is already operating

By |2020-09-09T09:59:06-04:00September 8th, 2020|Academics, News|

After months of careful planning, fall semester begins smoothly at Centre College

Fall classes are underway at Centre College, with instruction starting on Wednesday, Aug. 26. Students and faculty are fully engaged in a hybrid combination of in-person and remote classes in traditional and non-traditional classroom spaces, including a number of tents set up across campus. The positive start to the year is the result of the

By |2020-08-29T15:51:40-04:00August 28th, 2020|News|

History Professor Sara Egge featured in multiple documentaries and podcasts

Claude D. Pottinger Associate Professor of History Sara Egge was recently interviewed for two documentaries, three radio interviews and a podcast discussing woman suffrage in a particular state or in the Midwest region as a whole. The themes of woman suffrage and citizenship, particularly in the Midwest, have been the focus of Egge’s research and

By |2020-08-25T14:26:23-04:00August 25th, 2020|History, News|

CentreWorks kicks-off Resilience Boot Camp

The hectic uncertainty of living during a pandemic is something that has impacted us all. And, while many are looking to pre-pandemic life with envy, Andrew Patrick, assistant professor of history and associate director of CentreWorks, has begun to look toward the future with co-directors Andrea and Anthony Margida. Over the summer, CentreWorks announced the

By |2020-08-10T16:23:06-04:00August 10th, 2020|COVID-19, News|

Centre offers career experience through remote summer internships

Internship and Research Spotlight page on Tumblr As routine plans continued to be altered due to the ongoing pandemic, Centre College students and faculty were uncertain as to whether summer internships would be offered. The College's Center for Career and Professional Development (CCPD) worked to answer this question and meet the need, offering 23 remote

By |2020-08-10T16:04:06-04:00August 6th, 2020|Careers, Internships, News|

Centre’s Beta Theta Pi Chapter Chosen as One of the Top Six Chapters in North America

Centre College’s Beta Theta Phi recently won the Chapter Award of Distinction given by the North American Interfraternity Conference (NIC). This is a distinction that the NIC only awards to six chapters in all of North America. According to the NIC, the Chapter of Award Distinction recognizes exceptional fraternity collegiate chapters demonstrating excellence in operations,

By |2020-08-06T10:23:11-04:00August 6th, 2020|News|

Governor’s Scholars concludes successful, modified program at Centre

While the Kentucky Governor's Scholars Program (GSP) worked to modify its structure to promote the health and safety of those participating in this summer's program, GSP organizers said that as it finished out the past five weeks on Centre's campus, the precautions put in place to protect students and faculty against the pandemic had made

By |2020-08-06T17:06:17-04:00August 5th, 2020|News|

Centre students participate in Partners in Health pandemic advocacy campaign

While summer plans for many Centre students were unfortunately altered or canceled due to COVID-19, those who are part of Partners in Health Engage have taken the opportunity to participate in a summer advocacy campaign regarding the pandemic. (l to r) Rebecca Markham '20, Natalie Hagan '20, and Anna Cate Brown '21 Partners

By |2020-08-03T10:21:11-04:00August 3rd, 2020|COVID-19, News|
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