As we look forward to the 200th anniversary of the College’s founding on January 21, 2019, a committee of faculty, staff, and students have been hard at work preparing an array of events to educate, commemorate, and celebrate the College’s history. This is a list of events that have been scheduled so far, and we will revise this document as new events and opportunities arise.

February 7, 2019
Faculty and Staff Bicentennial Luncheon #1
“Working at Centre”
The Soul of America book by John MeachamFebruary 12, 2019
Press Distinguished Lecture
7 p.m. in Newlin Hall
The speaker is Pulitzer Prize winning author Jon Meacham, who will be speaking on the “Soul of America.” More….
February 25, 2019
AEGON Gallery exhibit: “Curating Centre” (through March 29)

March 26, 2019
Faculty and Staff Bicentennial Luncheon #2
“Working with Students, Here and Abroad”

April 23, 2019
Faculty and Staff Bicentennial Luncheon #3
“Trading Spaces: The Campus of Centre College”

April 26, 2019
Spring Campus Carnival
Festival and concert on campus.

May 19, 2019
Baccalaureate and Commencement

August 25, 2019
Opening Convocation

September 28, 2019
Family Weekend
DramaCentre play related to the Bicentennial.

October 12, 2019
Concluding celebration: Homecoming
Music festival on the lawn. Historical walking tours.