Centre again named ‘Best College in Kentucky’ by Forbes

Forbes recently ranked Centre the best in Kentucky in its annual listing of the top colleges in each state. The designation confirms Centre’s reputation as the Commonwealth's premier college, offering the best value in terms of affordability, opportunity and achievement. To explain Centre's distinction on the list, Forbes referenced the Centre Commitment  as something that

Centre launches new alumni success survey, July 23

Centre College’s Center for Career & Professional Development (CCPD) will launch a new survey conducted through the Career Leadership Collective, a higher education solutions group. The National Alumni Career Mobility (NACM) Survey is an annual national benchmark report on alumni career pathways and mobility at the five and 10-year mark. The survey will be open

By |2019-07-18T12:45:13+00:00July 16th, 2019|Academics, Careers, News|

WEISIGER THEATRE: The Story Behind the Name

This article originally appeared in the Summer 2019 edition of Centrepiece.  Emma Weisiger's 1952 bequest—including $40,000 specifically toward a building—prompted construction of the Emma Weisiger art and music building on the Kentucky College for Women Campus. With the 1962 merger of the men’s and women’s campuses and the 1973 opening of the Regional Arts Center

By |2019-07-11T14:06:45+00:00July 11th, 2019|Academics, Art History, Buildings, Campus, Music, News, Studio Art|

2020 Fiske Guide to Colleges recognizes Centre as a ‘Best Buy’

Centre College has once again been named a “Best Buy” in the annual Fiske Guide to Colleges, placement that offers familiar recognition for the College, as it has made regular appearances in the guide throughout the past 20-plus years. Distinguished as one of 20 institutions nationally to be included in the 2020 edition—only 10 of

By |2019-07-16T19:07:49+00:00July 11th, 2019|Academics, Internships, News, Research, Study Abroad|

Summer internship at Asheville Art Museum gives Makrina Nayfa ’20 glimpse of career as a curator

Centre College rising senior Makrina Nayfa is putting her art history major to work as an intern at the Asheville Art Museum, a non-profit organization that specializes in 20th and 21st century American Art.  Nayfa is learning to handle the day-to-day operations of the museum, such as membership renewals, mailing lists and attending meetings with corporate

By |2019-07-10T18:26:16+00:00July 10th, 2019|Academics, Art History, Careers, Internships, News|

Olivia Wilkinson ’21 and Sullivan Blackburn ’20 perform on New York City Stage

Two Centre College students, Olivia Wilkinson ’21 (Memphis, Tennessee) and Sullivan Blackburn ’20 (Louisville, Kentucky), recently took the stage in Kimberly Belflower’s John Proctor is the Villain in The Alchemical Studios in New York City. The performance, on June 3rd,  was part of The Farm Theater’s College Collaboration Project, a program that allows for students

By |2019-06-28T18:19:14+00:00June 28th, 2019|Academics, Drama, News, Pre-M.B.A.|

 Olivia Marcum ’22 receives perfect AP Art score

Olivia Marcum ’22, an intended Studio Art major and current Brown Fellow at Centre College, recently was recognized as one of just 18 students—out of 21,000 worldwide who submitted their work—to receive a perfect AP score on her art portfolio. Marcum’s feat also garnered recognition as one of Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer’s Outstanding Seniors in 2018.

By |2019-07-02T13:19:20+00:00June 28th, 2019|Academics, Art History, News, Studio Art|

CUE internship sets Kate Dutton ’21 on track for medical career

Kate Dutton ’21 (Shelbyville, Kentucky) is taking advantage of the Centre Uniting with Ephraim McDowell Health Program (CUE) this summer as an intern at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville. The collaborative partnership provides expanded opportunities for students interested in entering the medical field. The internship program is geared toward pre-med students who are

[VIDEO] A Storied Centre | Part 6: Integration

Award-winning documentary producer Tom Thurman ’84 and the students in two CentreTerm film classes have created a 73-minute bicentennial documentary titled, “A Storied Centre.” The documentary was designed to be broken into 12 segments. Throughout the course of Centre College’s bicentennial, segments of the documentary will be released on the bicentennial website on the last

By |2019-06-26T13:16:28+00:00June 26th, 2019|Academics, Bicentennial, Buildings, Campus, History, News|

Hannah Ely ’21 leaves ‘positive footprint’ on the world during Shepherd internship

As part of the Shepherd Internship Program, Hannah Ely ’21 (Barre, Vermont) will learn how to address such issues as community building, economic development, healthcare, homelessness, job placement and nutrition, while spending eight weeks at the Common Earth Gardens with Catholic Charities of Louisville. There, Ely is working with refugees through a network of community

By |2019-06-24T18:52:52+00:00June 24th, 2019|Academics, Economics & Finance, Internships, News|
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