Centre offers virtual campus tours and seminars

Given challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, Centre College has taken measures to provide opportunities to “visit” campus in a responsible and safe way. Centre’s admission office will be offering Virtual Tours and Professor Seminars to keep prospective students connected with the College.  This does not mean that on-campus tours will stop entirely but offers more avenues to engage with

By |2020-07-06T13:34:12-04:00July 6th, 2020|Admission, Campus, News|

Honors Celebration address | Grant Spicer ’20

Watch the entire Honors Celebration and senior Evan Aroko's speech here. Grant Spicer '20 (Indianapolis, Indiana) and Evan Aroko '20 (Salem, Massachusetts) provided the keynote addresses for Centre College’s annual honors celebration, this year delivered virtually. Remarks from the speakers, who are selected by tallying votes from the senior class, are always a highlight of

Centre College reopens admission process for students whose fall 2020 plans are changing

While the spread of the novel coronavirus has required everyone to reimagine the best-laid plans of even a few weeks and days ago, the disruption of COVID-19 has been particularly hard on high school seniors, complicating their college search process. Recent surveys suggest that as many as 1 in 4 seniors have had their choices negatively

By |2020-04-29T16:53:39-04:00April 29th, 2020|Admission, News, Remote Learning|

Centre offers new virtual reality campus tour

With coronavirus shelter-in-place orders restricting travel and making the college search process difficult, prospective Centre students now have the opportunity to visit campus through a new virtual reality (VR) experience created by the Admission Office. Spearheaded by Anne Evans, assistant director of admission for communication, admitted students who have visited campus less than twice since

By |2020-04-13T12:47:37-04:00April 13th, 2020|Admission, News, Remote Learning|

Centre College moves to test optional for next three years

In recognition of challenges associated with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Centre College will join the ranks of institutions that are test optional, for at least the next three admission cycles. Other schools that have made a similar move recently include Amherst, Williams, Pomona, Davidson and Rhodes colleges, among others. This means that for the 2021, 2022 and 2023

By |2020-04-10T11:15:58-04:00April 10th, 2020|Admission, News, Remote Learning|

Centre adds virtual campus tour through Guidebook

Centre College’s Admission Office recently added a virtual campus tour through Guidebook, an innovative way to help prospective students connect with, see and experience campus from afar. “Guidebook is very user friendly and keeps a lot of information in one place,” said Admission Counselor Lauren Samuelson ’16. “It’s free for students and families to download,

By |2020-04-02T13:31:24-04:00April 2nd, 2020|Admission, News, Remote Learning|

Centre offers new cost estimator to assist with college planning

> ESTIMATE YOUR COST HERE Centre College recently launched a new tool to help prospective students and their families determine their estimated cost of attending the College. The tool offers a new calculators called MyinTuition Cost Estimator. "Understanding college cost can be daunting," said Kevin Lamb, director of financial aid. "We wanted to provide a

By |2019-09-20T18:23:55-04:00September 20th, 2019|Admission, News|

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

Governor’s Scholars Program returns to Centre for 30th year

The Kentucky Governor’s Scholars Program (GSP) will be returning to Centre College after a six-year hiatus, marking the 30th year that the College will host the program. With a mission to remain committed to the academic and personal growth of Kentucky’s next generation of civic and economic leaders, GSP will welcome 343 participants to campus on

By |2019-06-13T19:33:45-04:00June 13th, 2019|Admission, News|

JCY Scholar Veronique Similien ’19 examines ‘access-storytelling’ in higher education

This article is part of a series featuring Centre College’s 2019 John C. Young (JCY) Scholars. Centre’s JCY program, now in its 29th year, is designed to serve highly motivated seniors, allowing them to engage in independent study, research or artistic work in their major discipline or in an interdisciplinary area of their choosing. Veronique Similien

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