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+00:00September 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+00:00June 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

[VIDEO] A Storied Centre | Part 4: Kentucky College for Women

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

The Story Behind the Name: Farris Stadium

This article originally appeared in the Spring 2019 edition of Centrepiece. Still reveling in the Praying Colonels’ unexpected 6-0 victory over Harvard in 1921, the College made plans in 1923 for a new stadium with concrete stands to line either side of a new football field. The project required 18,000 barrels of cement, each costing

By |2019-04-19T18:35:52+00:00April 19th, 2019|Academics, Admission, Athletics, News|

[VIDEO] A Storied Centre | Part 3: Lost Film from the 1930s

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 |2019-03-27T19:44:37+00:00March 27th, 2019|Academics, Admission, Bicentennial, Buildings, Campus, News|

Centre alumni earn teaching certificates through Teach Kentucky program

Centre College is known for sending its graduates to participate in Teach Kentucky, a Louisville-based non-profit committed to facilitating the launch of careers in education. The College has a total of 18 alumni who are currently teaching in the greater-Louisville area through the organization. “At a pragmatic level, we provide the essential connective tissue for

By |2019-03-08T19:37:24+00:00March 8th, 2019|Admission, Athletics, Careers, Commencement, Education, History, News, Study Abroad|

MONEY magazine ranks Centre College #7 in nation for merit scholarship awards

Prospective college students looking for excellence and value can turn to a new ranking by MONEY magazine of institutions “that provide a top mix of quality and affordability” in terms of their merit aid. From a database of 700-plus colleges and universities, Centre College came in at #7 in the nation in the new “10

By |2019-03-13T18:09:52+00:00February 28th, 2019|Academics, Admission, Careers, News, Performing Arts, Rankings|

Posse Plus Retreat sparks important conversations

Earlier this month, over 100 Centre College community members attended the Posse Plus Retreat held at Lake Cumberland’s 4-H Center in Nancy, Kentucky. “The Posse Plus Retreat annually brings together dynamic people from across the campus community—students, faculty, staff, coaches, administrators—for a weekend away,” said Bob Nesmith, dean of admission and financial aid. “We learn

By |2019-02-27T19:05:25+00:00February 27th, 2019|Admission, Campus, Education, Environmental Studies, News|
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