[VIDEO] Centre holds virtual Senior Celebration for Class of 2020

On May 24, the originally scheduled date for Commencement, Centre College held a virtual Senior Celebration to honor the 352 members of the Class of 2020. President John and First Lady Susie Roush recognized the graduating class live on Zoom from the stage of Newlin Hall. Roush will retire at the end of June after

Caili Harris ’23 and Tory Parker ’16 participate in the Kentucky Theatre Association’s Quarantine Bake-Off

Caili Harris ’23 (Lexington, Kentucky) and alumna Tory Parker ’16 recently participated in the Kentucky Theatre Association’s (KTA) Quarantine Bake-Off. Harris won first place in the college division for her play “To Grow a Garden,” and Parker won third in the first-timers category for her entry “Groundskeepers.” Jennifer Goff, assistant professor of theatre, also participated

By |2020-05-15T09:25:08-04:00May 15th, 2020|Alumni, Drama, News, Remote Learning|

Three Centre College students to teach English in Japan as part of competitive JET program

Three Centre College seniors have been accepted into the Japan Exchange Teaching Program (JET), a competitive employment opportunity that allows young professionals to live and work in cities, towns and villages throughout Japan. This is also first time in several years that the College has had back-to-back awards two years running. As part of the

D. Christopher Brooks ’92 offers remote teaching expertise

Dr. D. Christopher Brooks ’92 is director of research at EDUCAUSE, a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the goals of higher education through the use of information technology. He earned a Ph.D. in political science from Indiana University and taught comparative politics and political theory at St. Olaf College for a few years before pursuing

By |2020-04-23T12:11:55-04:00April 23rd, 2020|Alumni, History, International Studies, News, Politics, Remote Learning|

Coronvirus cuts short Centre’s Peace Corps volunteers’ service

The mission of Centre College is to prepare students for lives of learning, leadership and service in a global society, with over 85 percent of Centre students volunteering on a regular basis. And after graduation, many of those service-oriented students opt to continue their work in the Peace Corps. As defined on its website, "The

By |2020-04-20T11:44:05-04:00April 20th, 2020|Alumni, French, History, International Studies, News, Remote Learning|

Father Marc Bentley ’11 continues to serve amid social distancing

Marc Bentley ’11 is parochial vicar at St. Michael Catholic Church in Paintsville, Kentucky, as well as the coordinator of spiritual programs at the Father Beiting Appalachian Mission Center (FBAMC) in Louisa, Kentucky. He, like church leaders all over the U.S., has had to find creative new ways to serve the spiritual, physical and emotional

By |2020-04-09T12:57:33-04:00April 9th, 2020|Alumni, English, News, Religion, Remote Learning|

Centre-in-Washington remote internship enhances Will Dyekman’s ’21 writing skills

History and politics double major Will Dyekman ’21 (Elizabethtown, Kentucky) has the privilege of continuing his Centre-in-Washington communications internship with the Stimson Center remotely. As an international defense and climate change non-profit think tank in Washington, D.C., the Stimson Center promotes international security, shared prosperity and justice through applied research and independent analysis, deep engagement

Kevin Chapman ’00 advises everyone to FIGHT (COVID)

Kevin Chapman ’00 is a licensed clinical psychologist, founder and director of The Kentucky Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders (KY-CARDS) in Louisville, and a diplomate of the Academy of Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies. He treats anxiety and related disorders in adults and adolescents, and as an expert in the field, he shares some unique

By |2020-04-07T12:33:50-04:00April 7th, 2020|Alumni, News, Psychology, Remote Learning|

Director West Hyler ’99 talks coding, Coronavirus, and ‘Shrek’

West Hyler ’99 is a prolific and award-winning director and writer who, like the rest of the world, has found his busy theater and family life disrupted by the advent of the COVID-19 global pandemic. He and his wife, Shelley Butler, also a successful director, have careers that span the country and the globe. In

By |2020-04-02T13:06:36-04:00March 30th, 2020|Alumni, News, Performing Arts, Remote Learning|

Angie Evans ’91 named a Woman of Distinction 2020

WATCH VIDEO Centre College board of trustees member Angie McDonald Evans ’91 was honored with a Woman of Distinction 2020 award by The Center for Women and Families (CWF) at the 33rd annual Celebration of Service & Survival on Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, in Louisville. Since 1988, CWF has recognized outstanding women in the community

By |2020-03-02T15:54:08-05:00February 28th, 2020|Alumni, Community Service, English, News|
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