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Seeking Inspiration from Centre’s Past: 2019 Centre College Commencement Address

Stuart W. Sanders is a 1995 Centre graduate and is the author of four books, including the forthcoming The Ohio Belle Murder, which looks at interpersonal violence, Southern honor culture, and vigilante justice through the lens of the steamboat Ohio Belle, which will be published by the University Press of Kentucky in March 2020. He

By |2019-05-23T15:30:05+00:00May 23rd, 2019|Academics, Campus, Commencement, News|

Centre commissions two students during ROTC ceremony

At Centre College’s 196th Commencement, Clark Smith ’19 (Lexington, Kentucky) not only received a bachelor’s degree from the College but also graduated from the Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) program. John Grise ‘19 (Bowling Green, Kentucky) was also commissioned as a Second Lieutenant after completing a marine corps program. As part of Commencement festivities, Centre

By |2019-05-21T11:54:15+00:00May 21st, 2019|Academics, Commencement, Economics & Finance, News, ROTC|

Class of 2019 says ‘thank you’ during Honor Walk, May 18

VISIT COMMENCEMENT HEADQUARTERS Members of the Centre College Class of 2019 will gather to honor the people who have made a significant impact on their lives during the College’s annual Honor Walk, Saturday, May 18 at 7 p.m. Now in its 17th year, the event has quickly become a cherished tradition of Centre Commencement weekend.

By |2019-05-17T11:53:17+00:00May 17th, 2019|Campus, Commencement, Events, News|

Students experience a variety of ‘War Stories’ in spring course

“The representation of contemporary war is one of my primary research areas,” said Stacey Peebles, associate professor of English and director of film studies. “I was in graduate school writing a dissertation about World War II and Vietnam War literature when Sept. 11 happened, and I realized that this whole understanding of modern war and

By |2019-05-17T13:57:00+00:00May 16th, 2019|Academics, English, Film Studies, History, News|

New general education curriculum adopted at Centre College

After a long process dating back to 2016, the Centre College faculty voted on May 6 to adopt a new general education curriculum. The updated model will replace current requirements created in 2001. All students arriving in the fall of 2020 will begin using the new curriculum, allowing faculty an additional year to make decisions

Commencement 196 to be streamed live on Centre website

Commencement Headquarters | Live Stream Centre College’s 196th Commencement, featuring an expected 332 graduates, will take place at 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 19, in Newlin Hall of the Norton Center for the Arts. The 2019 graduation exercises will begin with the Baccalaureate ceremony, which will take place in the same location at 11 a.m. that

Siera Hanks ’18 explores ‘sense of self’ as Fulbright Scholar in Mongolia

Centre College graduate Siera Hanks ’18 recently received a Fulbright award to teach English at Ider University in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. In addition, she will be organizing linguistic and cultural exchange events in the city, as well as facilitating positive relationships between young people from the U.S. and Mongolia. “I have always held the Fulbright in

By |2019-05-16T13:42:45+00:00May 16th, 2019|Education, English, News|

Hope Springs Yard Sale returns, May 24

For the 17th consecutive year, Centre College will host the end-of-year Hope Springs Yard Sale on Friday, May 24, starting at 7:15 a.m. in Chowan Hall. Hope Springs was created to raise money for financial assistance for local citizens with multiple sclerosis. Almost all items in the sale are donated by Centre students as they move

By |2019-05-16T11:41:20+00:00May 16th, 2019|Campus, Events, News|

Ryan Collins ’19 receives Fulbright award to teach in Spain

Soon-to-be Centre College graduate Ryan Collins ’19 (Lexington, Kentucky) will exchange his diploma for a passport, as he was recently awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to Spain. Collins will be working as an English teaching assistant (ETA) and U.S. cultural ambassador to faculty and students in Galicia. Collins said Spanish has always been a defining characteristic

By |2019-05-15T17:13:28+00:00May 15th, 2019|Academics, Careers, Education, History, News, Spanish, Study Abroad|
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