Centre College victorious in Kentucky’s Battle of the Bumpers

The Association for Independent Colleges and Universities (AIKCU) received more than $57,000 from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet for the 2018 sales of their Independent Higher Education specialty license plate series. Of that, more than $10,000 was for the purchase of Centre College-themed plates, the largest total among all independent colleges and universities in the state.

By |2019-08-08T18:09:30+00:00August 8th, 2019|Alumni, News|

Beau Weston to give lecture on new book “Between Bohemia and Suburbia: Boburbia in the USA”

Centre College’s Beau Weston, John M. and Louise Van Winkle Professor of Sociology, recently published “Between Bohemia and Suburbia: Boburbia in the USA” and will give a lecture about the main findings of the book at the Highlands Public Library in the Mid-City Mall in Louisville, Kentucky, on Aug. 14 at 7 p.m. “I wanted

Katy Cremer ’14 named a Peace Corps Paul D. Coverdell Fellow

Katy Cremer ’14 has been named a Peace Corps Paul D. Coverdell Fellow, a graduate fellowship program that offers financial assistance to returned Peace Corps Volunteers. Cremer's 27 months of Peace Corps service in Namibia began in April of 2015 and ended in 2017. Coverdell Fellows receive tuition remission and a stipend. Cremer was offered a fellowship

By |2019-06-18T19:02:11+00:00June 18th, 2019|Alumni, Anthropology/Sociology, Biology, News|

Sean Smith ’04 to release debut comedy album

Sean Smith ’04, a stand-up comedian based out of his hometown of Louisville, is releasing his debut comedy album, "You Don't Look Funny," on May 31, 2019. Smith has been performing his mostly observational and personal material since 2006 at clubs and college campuses throughout the midwest. The self-distributed compilation features a diverse collection of

By |2019-05-29T19:42:28+00:00May 29th, 2019|Alumni, Anthropology/Sociology, News|

Commencement 196 by the numbers

Three hundred and twenty-seven seniors were granted degrees at Centre College’s 196th Bicentennial Commencement, held on Sunday, May 19, at the Norton Center for the Arts. The Class of 2019 leaves a legacy of impressive accomplishments and countless life-changing experiences on campus and across the globe. As we bid them farewell, here’s a final look

What’s Next for the Class of 2019?

On the day of their graduation from Centre, the Class of 2019 participated in the What’s Next? campaign, an eagerly anticipated feature of Commencement day. The new alumni shared their post-graduation plans, as they now join the 97 percent of Centre alumni who either attend graduate school or are employed within a year of graduation. While their post-Centre pursuits vary,

Zach Throne ’16 to debut first feature film

Zach Throne ’16, a dramatic arts and politics graduate, is gearing up for the debut of his first feature film, "Cadia: The World Within." Throne is serving as co-executive producer for the film that stars Corbin Bernsen, best known for his roles in "Psych," "L.A. Law," and "Major League," and James Phelps, the actor who

By |2019-05-13T18:01:01+00:00May 7th, 2019|Alumni, Drama, News, Politics|

Centre professors to share academic success with campus community, April 3

Centre College’s Student Government Association is hosting a Professor Symposium on Wednesday, April 3 at 7 p.m. in Young Hall 113. The event is an opportunity for the campus community to hear about the academic and scholastic careers of three faculty members who graduated from Centre. John Kinkade, Hazelrigg Associate Professor of English

STUDENT BLOG: Hesed Payocong ’20 maps out life-after-Centre plans in D.C.

This is a weekly installment in a series of blog posts submitted by a team of Centre College students studying away or abroad throughout the spring semester. Learn more about Centre’s nation-leading study abroad program, a guarantee of the Centre Commitment.  Hesed Payocong (Louisville, Kentucky) is a junior economics and finance major at Centre. Throughout the semester, she

By |2019-04-02T19:11:52+00:00April 2nd, 2019|Academics, Alumni, Internships, News, Study Abroad|

Centre recognized for producing top number of Fulbright student awards

Centre College was recently recognized on The Chronicle of Higher Education’s list of Top Producers of Fulbright U.S. Scholars and Students, 2018-19. Five Centre graduates from 2018 received Fulbright student awards. Each year, the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announces the top-producing institutions for the Fulbright Program, the U.S. government’s flagship

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