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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|

Centre College remains among the nation’s best colleges according to U.S. News

The latest U.S. News & World Report annual Best Colleges guide is out, and Centre College once again distinguished itself among the best in the nation in numerous categories in the 2020 edition. The highest ranking in an individual category was achieved in “alumni giving,” where Centre earned its place as #8 in the nation.

By |2019-09-09T17:39:00+00:00September 9th, 2019|News, Rankings|

Competitive varsity cheer and stunt program being added at Centre College

What has been a club sport for decades at Centre College will soon transition to the varsity level with the addition of a new program in competitive cheer and stunt. To lead the effort, a search will soon be launched to hire a full-time coach. In announcing the addition, Centre AD Brad Fields said that

By |2019-08-07T17:00:06+00:00August 7th, 2019|Athletics, News|

Student-Athlete Haley Akers ’22 dives deep into Cleveland Clinic medical internship  

Teamwork, communication and self-discipline are all skills rising Centre College sophomore Haley Akers ’22 (Danville, Kentucky) says she's gained through her Centre experience—both in the classroom and as a member of the College's swim team—and now she's applying that preparation to her summer medical internship at the Cleveland Clinic in Weston, Florida. Akers was one

By |2019-08-05T13:38:07+00:00August 2nd, 2019|Athletics, Internships, News|
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