William Frentz ’13 competes on USA Deaf Men’s National Soccer Team

William Frentz ’13 was part of the USA Deaf Men's National Soccer Team that won the Deaf Pan American Games in Temuco, Chile, during tournament play, Nov. 10-18. "We won all four games, serving as a qualifier for the 2020 Deaf World Cup in South Korea and 2021 Deaflympics," Frentz says. "The top three teams

By |2019-11-20T14:04:03+00:00November 20th, 2019|Alumni, History, News|

Alumni relive their Centre experience during Homecoming 2019

For Centre College alumni, Homecoming is an exciting time to return to campus, as well as relive and reminisce about their Centre experience. The College's bicentennial Homecoming allowed alumni to honor distinguished peers and outstanding athletes, see current student-athletes in action and take in art and musical performances. Centre’s graduating classes ending in ‘4 and

By |2019-10-17T18:45:45+00:00October 17th, 2019|Alumni, Campus, News|

Centre’s LUX on the Lawn Music Festival to feature alumni bands, headliner Walker Hayes on October 11

In continuation of its bicentennial celebration, Centre College will present the LUX on the Lawn Music Festival, a FREE public event kicking off Homecoming weekend on Friday, October 11 for Centre alumni and the Danville–Boyle County community. "As we celebrate the College's 200th anniversary, we recognize that Centre would not be what it is today without

By |2019-10-01T18:53:06+00:00September 30th, 2019|Alumni, News|

Madeleine Wattenberg ’12 is finalist in 2019 National Poetry Series 

Centre College alumna Madeleine Wattenberg ’12 (Louisville, Kentucky) has been recognized for her creative writing skills by becoming a finalist in the 2019 National Poetry Series for her manuscript entitled “Hinge.”  Wattenberg, who was reading in a coffee shop when she initially discovered she was finalist, claims she felt an “immediate sense of lightness.” She

By |2019-09-18T19:23:46+00:00September 18th, 2019|Alumni, Creative Writing, News|

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,

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