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Centre’s bicentennial recognized in Congressional Record

Danville’s U.S. representative Brett Guthrie recently recognized Centre College’s 200th anniversary in the Congressional Record, the country’s official record of activity in the U.S. Congress. “We welcomed, of course, Congressman Guthrie’s entry into the Congressional Record in Centre College’s behalf,” President John A. Roush said. “Turning 200 in the course of American higher education is

By |2019-01-18T16:49:53+00:00January 18th, 2019|Bicentennial, News|

Centre bicentennial begins with celebratory Founders Day events

[VIDEO] View the entire Founders Day ceremony here. [VIDEO] View the Bicentennial Celebration here. Centre College held its Founders Day Celebration on Jan. 16, a full-day of on-campus events to kick-off its bicentennial year. The festivities began with the annual Founders Day convocation held in Newlin Hall in the Norton Center for the Arts. The

By |2019-01-18T15:07:21+00:00January 18th, 2019|Bicentennial, News|

Founders Day Convocation: Milton Reigelman

The following remarks were given by Milton Reigelman, Cowan Professor of English, Emeritus, on Jan. 16, 2019 during Centre College's Founders Day Celebration, marking the College's 200th anniversary. [VIDEO] View the entire ceremony here. About 200 years ago in his ominous poem “Ulalume,” Edgar Allan Poe referred to his “most immemorial year.” Poe didn’t specify

By |2019-01-17T18:45:46+00:00January 17th, 2019|Bicentennial, News|

Founders Day Convocation: Crit Luallen ’74

The following remarks were given by Crit Luallen '74 on Jan. 16, 2019 during Centre College's Founders Day Celebration, marking the College's 200th anniversary.  [VIDEO] View the entire ceremony here. Happy Birthday, Centre College!  What an exciting day to join you here on campus as we celebrate the 200th anniversary of Centre’s founding! This is

By |2019-01-17T19:37:52+00:00January 17th, 2019|Bicentennial, News|

Photo exhibit displays pieces of Centre’s history

As part of Centre College’s bicentennial celebration, Director of Library Services Stan Campbell and Archivist Beth Morgan have compiled an exhibit of historical photos from the College titled “Pieces of Time,” dating as far back as 1867. The exhibit will be displayed in the Norton Center for the Arts from Jan. 16 through May 19.

By |2019-01-17T18:31:49+00:00January 17th, 2019|Bicentennial, News|

Kayleigh Farris ’18 ‘makes magic’ through Disney College Program internship

Walt Disney World is known as a place where dreams come true, and for Kayleigh Farris ’18, that statement couldn’t be more true. After graduation, Farris hit the road for Orlando, Florida, where she started an internship with the Disney College Program, working in costuming at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. “I have always loved Disney, and

By |2019-01-17T14:21:09+00:00January 17th, 2019|Alumni, News|

Students study American holidays during CentreTerm

During Centre College’s CentreTerm, a three-week January term that gives students the opportunity to explore unique topics, a group of first-year students are examining the historical development of the American calendar and investigating ways of understanding ritual events surrounding the holidays. “This course examines how America’s holiday calendar came to exist,” said Tara Strauch, assistant

By |2019-01-16T17:53:48+00:00January 16th, 2019|CentreTerm, News|

Brian Daniel selected as CPAK Central Kentucky regional representative

Centre College’s Director of Residence Life Brian Daniel was recently selected as the Central Kentucky regional representative for College Personnel Association of Kentucky’s (CPAK) executive team. CPAK is the state division of the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) and concerns itself with professionals in the varied areas of student affairs, student services, campus life, academic

By |2019-01-16T14:00:17+00:00January 16th, 2019|News|

Father Norman Fischer ’95 reflects on MLK legacy in annual Centre convo

Centre College will reflect on the life and legacy of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. during its annual community convocation on Monday, Jan. 21, 7 p.m. in Newlin Hall at the Norton Center for the Arts. This year’s event will feature Father Norman Fischer '95, who serves as Lexington Catholic High School's chaplain. Fischer

By |2019-01-15T13:58:38+00:00January 14th, 2019|Convocation, News|

Intersection of sports and public policy

This article originally appeared in the Winter 2018 edition of Centrepiece.  Bruce K. Johnson, Centre’s James Graham Brown Professor of Economics, joined former U.S. Senator Bill Bradley in October for a panel discussion of “Sports, Politics, and Public Policy: What Happens When They Intersect” at the University of Kentucky. Bradley was the keynote speaker for

By |2019-01-11T15:15:24+00:00January 11th, 2019|News|
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