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Pursuing a purpose-driven education has never been needed more in our world

Dear Centre College Community: It is an honor and privilege to officially join the Centre College community today as your twenty-first president. Over the past months, I have increasingly grown to appreciate the interconnected and dedicated support network made up of Centre alumni, students, families, faculty, staff, and many other friends of the College. Your

By |2020-07-01T16:32:13-04:00July 1st, 2020|News, Presidential Search|

Centre alumni and faculty collaborate to publish research

Assistant Professor of Biology Kelly O’Quin, along with 12 Centre graduates, are among the co-authors of a paper that has recently been published in the journal BMC Biology. The paper is about the group’s work identifying genetic mutations in mycobacteriophages, viruses that infect soil bacteria, and these mutations’ impact on viral reproduction. Some of the

By |2020-07-01T10:43:26-04:00July 1st, 2020|Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Biology, News, Research|

Centre mathematics program offers summer activities

Even in the midst of the uncertain times caused by COVID-19, Centre College’s mathematics program remains committed to providing its students with meaningful summer experiences. The department is offering a myriad of opportunities this summer, including virtual research groups and alumni talks. Associate Professor of Mathematics Ellen Swanson and Assistant Professor of Mathematics Michael Lamar

By |2020-06-19T10:49:12-04:00June 19th, 2020|Mathematics, News|

Centre College Statement of Solidarity & Commitment to Change

Drafted by representatives from Centre College faculty and staff, the College's Statement of Solidarity and Commitment to Change was publicly released on June 11, 2020, with the support of 275 faculty and staff signatures, as well as 630 students, alumni and friends of the College. While this statement was intended as a way for Centre

By |2020-06-11T13:41:25-04:00June 11th, 2020|Diversity, News|

Centre College’s Statement on Community During These Challenging Times

Dear Members of the Extended Centre College Family & Community: Centre College’s story is filled with people deeply committed to the world in which they live and lead. Centre is about family, community, and being a place that welcomes and affirms all people. But we can and must always do better. We acknowledge that our

By |2020-06-10T14:58:01-04:00June 10th, 2020|News|

Eric Maloney ’20 creates documentary on CentreTerm 2020 course in Finland

Robert Schalkoff, director of the Lincoln Scholars Program, discusses Centre senior Eric Maloney's documentary about the Rovaniemi, Finland: Destination Arctic Circle CentreTerm 2020 course.  A little over three months ago, 14 students and I finished Rovaniemi, Finland: Destination Arctic Circle, our CentreTerm 2020 study abroad course. The course was interdisciplinary in nature and designed to

By |2020-04-30T17:20:23-04:00April 30th, 2020|News|

Centre College reopens admission process for students whose fall 2020 plans are changing

While the spread of the novel coronavirus has required everyone to reimagine the best-laid plans of even a few weeks and days ago, the disruption of COVID-19 has been particularly hard on high school seniors, complicating their college search process. Recent surveys suggest that as many as 1 in 4 seniors have had their choices negatively

By |2020-04-29T16:53:39-04:00April 29th, 2020|Admission, News, Remote Learning|

Centre College names Lori Hartmann director of its Center for Global Citizenship

After serving in an interim role since July 1, Lori Hartmann has been named the permanent director of the Center for Global Citizenship at Centre College, long recognized as one of the nation’s top and most innovative international study programs. Hartmann joined the Centre faculty in 1999 and is currently the Frank B. and Virginia

By |2020-04-28T14:49:36-04:00April 28th, 2020|Academics, News, Study Abroad|

Centre College adopts flexible block schedule for fall 2020

In response to the challenges presented by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Centre College will adopt a “block” style approach to courses for the fall 2020 semester. The unique approach divides the normal academic term of 13 weeks and four courses into two blocks of two courses, each six weeks plus two days long. According to

By |2020-05-11T11:49:11-04:00April 20th, 2020|Academics, News, Remote Learning|

Centre College moves to test optional for next three years

In recognition of challenges associated with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Centre College will join the ranks of institutions that are test optional, for at least the next three admission cycles. Other schools that have made a similar move recently include Amherst, Williams, Pomona, Davidson and Rhodes colleges, among others. This means that for the 2021, 2022 and 2023

By |2020-04-10T11:15:58-04:00April 10th, 2020|Admission, News, Remote Learning|
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