Centre College names Alex McAllister new associate dean

Alex McAllister, the H.W. Stodghill, Jr. and Adele H. Stodghill Professor of Mathematics and current chair of the science and mathematics division, has been named associate dean of Centre College. His three-year term begins July 1. In announcing his appointment, Ellen Goldey, the incoming vice president for academic affairs and Dean of the College, noted

By |2019-05-17T18:09:57+00:00May 17th, 2019|Academics, 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

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|

Mitchell Collins ’19 receives Fulbright award to Paraguay

After graduation, Mitchell Collins ’19 (Richmond, Kentucky) will embark on a new adventure as an English Teaching Assistant (ETA) in Asunción, Paraguay, as a Fulbright Scholar. He will also lead presentations and cultural programs on U.S.–Paraguay relations and the U.S. at large. “My interest in the Fulbright stems from two different sources,” Collins said. “Since

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

Office of diversity & inclusion host first awareness week on campus

Centre College’s Office of Diversity & Inclusion recently hosted a diversity and inclusion awareness week on campus that added to the success of the Building Bridges and Community Day held this past November. Throughout the week, the office hosted Centre Community Talking Circle events, the New Horizon Scholarship presentations, its inaugural Intercultural Award Ceremony and a banner and video

By |2019-05-14T12:45:16+00:00May 14th, 2019|Academics, Asian Studies, Campus, Diversity, News, Religion|

Campus buildings join Danville–Boyle County registry for historic properties

Centre College recently partnered with Boyle Landmark Trust to dedicate five buildings on campus: the Chenault Alumni House, Craik House, Horky House, Old Carnegie and Old Centre. A plaque dedication ceremony was held on May 7. Boyle Landmark Trust, founded in 1971, works to assure that architectural history is respected, protected and preserved for future

By |2019-05-10T12:15:28+00:00May 10th, 2019|Academics, Buildings, Campus, History, News|

Mitchell Collins ’19: [Honors Convo address]

Mitchell Collins ‘19 (Richmond, Kentucky) and Hannah Gibbs ’19 (London, Kentucky) provided the keynote addresses at Centre College’s annual honors convocation on May 7. Remarks from the speakers, who are selected by tallying votes from the senior class, are always a highlight of the annual celebration of student achievements. I’d like to thank you all for the opportunity this

By |2019-05-09T20:39:34+00:00May 9th, 2019|Academics, Convocation, News|
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