Centre to host IdeaFestival, March 29

Centre College will host IdeaFestival Student Day, highlighted by Career Maker Faire, for the first time on March 29, in the Norton Center for the Arts. The event is presented by the Bluegrass Higher Education Consortium, an initiative of Bluegrass Tomorrow, and is a cooperative effort between Centre College and Asbury University. “The IdeaFestival is an

By |2018-05-29T15:07:36+00:00March 22nd, 2018|Events, News|

Centre to host Affrilachian poetry celebration

As part of the Creative Common series, Centre College will host an Affrilachian Poetry Celebration & Workshop featuring Danni Quintos, Bernard Clay and Dorian Hairston. The trio will present an evening of poetry on the theme of “Identity and Place," on Monday, March 26, from 8-10 p.m. in Vahlkamp Theater in Crounse Hall. Danville native

By |2018-05-29T17:08:03+00:00March 16th, 2018|Convocation, Creative Writing, Events, News|

Centre to host personal reflections of war convocations and events

Centre College’s Doherty Library and Norton Center for the Arts will host a series of programs titled Personal Reflections of War, Feb. 8-9. The events are part of the Norton Center’s Exploring Conflict: An Artististic Perspective series.  The program combines classical music, fiction and poetry that each reflect on stories of the human condition and

By |2018-05-31T19:50:58+00:00February 8th, 2018|Convocation, Events, News, Norton Center for the Arts|

Kentucky historian Stuart W. Sanders salutes 200 years of service at Founders Day

Stuart W. Sanders ’95, the history advocate for the Kentucky Historical Society, saluted Centre’s long tradition of service in his Founders Day address at Centre College on Jan. 17. “Two themes that have resonated throughout the College’s 200-year history are service and the national impact made by the College and its alumni,” he told the

By |2018-05-31T19:36:45+00:00January 19th, 2018|Events, News|

Dr. Justin Rose 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. 15, 7 p.m. in Newlin Hall at the Norton Center for the Arts. This year’s event will feature Dr. Justin Rose, assistant professor of politics at Hobart and William Smith

By |2018-05-31T20:03:45+00:00January 11th, 2018|Events, News|

Spring Internship Showcase allows students to share internship experiences

During their four years at Centre College, 88 percent of students take advantage of the opportunity to test drive a career by engaging in research or an internship, one of three guarantees of the Centre Commitment. A sampling of those internships were recently shared during the Spring Internship Showcase, giving the campus community a chance to learn about the

Centre College to host Safiya Sinclair poetry reading April 21

The Centre College English and creative writing programs will host a poetry reading by award-winning poet Safina Sinclair on April 21 at 4:30 p.m. at the Vahlkamp Theater. Safiya Sinclair was born and raised in Montego Bay, Jamaica. She received her MFA in poetry writing from the University of Virginia and is currently pursuing her PhD in literature

By |2018-06-18T14:41:46+00:00April 20th, 2017|Creative Writing, English, Events, News|

Centre College alumni host Worldwide Centre Social

Ranked as the #1 happiest graduates in the nation, Centre College’s alumni celebrated their alma mater on March 30 during the 8th annual Worldwide Centre Social. This year, 350 alumni gathered in 40 different locations across five countries, including several in Kentucky along with Albuquerque, Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore and Chicago, in addition to international locations, including

By |2018-06-19T13:53:19+00:00April 7th, 2017|Alumni, Events, News|

Community invited to Passover meal on campus

Centre College's Jewish Student Organization, the Religious Life Office and the Diversity Office is inviting the community together for a Passover Seder meal on April 12. The dinner will take place on the first floor of the Combs Centre Warehouse from 5-7 p.m. The catered Seder meal will include brisket, grilled vegetable sauté, matzah-ball soup and dessert.

By |2018-06-19T14:06:13+00:00April 6th, 2017|Events, News, Religion, Religious Life|