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Centre College senior Me Me Khant headed to Stanford University as Knight-Hennessy Scholar

Upon graduation this May, Me Me Khant will leave Centre College for Stanford University, where she’ll pursue a master’s degree in international policy as a Knight-Hennessy Scholar. Khant is Centre’s first recipient of this prestigious award, which provides full funding not just for tuition, room, board, and books but also academic supplies, instructional materials, travel

By |2020-03-05T12:23:34-05:00March 5th, 2020|International Students, News|

Centre College to hire director of sustainability

As the next step in its on-going commitment to the environment, Centre College will begin a national search for a director of sustainability, a new position at the 200-year-old institution that will serve as a nexus for a number of campus departments and offices. Brett Werner, associate professor of environmental studies, will oversee the effort

By |2020-02-27T10:40:33-05:00February 27th, 2020|News, Sustainable Centre|

Centre College partners with American Talent Initiative to graduate more first-generation and lower-income students

A national alliance of leading colleges and universities of which Centre College is a proud member, all pledged to attract, retain and graduate an additional 50,000 low- and moderate-income students by 2025, recently reported its efforts are fully on track. According to a new study by the American Talent Initiative (ATI), 40 percent of the

By |2020-02-19T16:43:44-05:00February 19th, 2020|News|

Centre College names Milton C. Moreland as its new president

VIDEO | Milton Moreland Introduction Milton C. Moreland, provost and vice president of academic affairs at Rhodes College, has been selected to serve as the 21st president of Centre College. A respected scholar of religion and an accomplished archaeologist, Moreland will begin his term on July 1, 2020. He will succeed John A. Roush, whose

By |2020-02-05T10:07:04-05:00February 5th, 2020|News, Presidential Search|

John and Susie Roush Scholarship Fund created to honor commitment to access and opportunity

When he retires on June 30, 2020, as the 20th president of Centre College, one of the lasting legacies of John Roush’s 22-year presidency will be his commitment to make Centre a place of high achievement and high opportunity. Indeed, increasing access to a quality undergraduate education has not only been a hallmark of his

By |2020-02-03T16:01:31-05:00February 3rd, 2020|News|

Centre College honors John and Susie Roush at its winter Board of Trustees meeting

A highlight of each winter meeting of the Centre College Board of Trustees is the annual Centre Associates Dinner, a black-tie gala that recognizes donors for their generous support of the liberal arts institution now entering its third century of service. In appreciation for their enduring leadership and commitment to Centre, President John and First

By |2020-02-03T14:47:18-05:00February 3rd, 2020|News|

Annette Gordon-Reed to give 15th Press Distinguished Lecture at Centre College

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Annette Gordon-Reed will give the 15th Press Distinguished Lecture at Centre College on Feb. 13. It begins at 7 p.m. in Weisiger Theater and is free and open to the public. Her topic is “Talking About the Past.” As she has pointed out, we ask different questions today than scholars did in

By |2020-01-30T10:51:34-05:00January 30th, 2020|Convocation, News|

Colonels mourn the loss of Centre great Joe McDaniel

Former football coach, golf coach and athletic director at Centre College, Joe McDaniel, passed away Monday evening. McDaniel, for whom the Farris Stadium field is named, served Centre athletics for more than two decades, most notably as the Colonel football coach from 1980-1997. He ultimately earned a spot in Centre's Hall of Fame in 2002.

By |2020-01-28T14:25:35-05:00January 28th, 2020|Athletics, News|

New Zealand’s White Island frequent destination for Centre College students

The recent eruption on White Island in New Zealand has been particularly significant for two Centre College professors who regularly teach a course there on the physical science of volcanoes, which always includes a trek to the Whakaari volcano. “I am deeply saddened by the tragedy that has struck the island and the community. My

By |2019-12-16T10:07:40-05:00December 16th, 2019|Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, News, Study Abroad|

Centre College ranked among top-25 best colleges in nation for pre-meds

A new list dubbed “the world’s first ranking of the Best Colleges for Pre-Meds” has Centre College at #22 in the nation in a three-way tie with Harvard and MIT. While this is good company to be in—with five Ivy League schools among the mix, along with prominent institutions such as Duke, Johns Hopkins, the

By |2019-12-13T12:38:51-05:00December 13th, 2019|Academics, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Biology, News, Pre-Med|
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