Most successful campaign in Centre history exceeds goal, concludes with $210 million

Campaign Chair Jim Seabury ’87 announces the Third Century Campaign total. The Third Century Campaign, a five-year drive to raise $200 million to support Centre’s third century of service, successfully concluded Dec. 31, 2018, on the eve of Centre’s bicentennial that begins in 2019. The campaign generated gifts and pledges of $210,184,128, more

By |2019-02-19T14:21:03+00:00February 18th, 2019|Alumni, Bicentennial, News|

Centre grad among first inductees to Oceanography Hall of Fame

This article was originally published in The Advocate-Messenger.  A former Danville resident and Centre College graduate was one of three inductees in the first class of the Naval Oceanography Hall of Fame. Dr. Donald Durham '64 served as Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command’s technical/deputy director from 1989 to 2002, along with being the senior civilian

By |2019-02-06T15:41:59+00:00February 6th, 2019|Alumni, Centre In The News, News|

[PHOTO GALLERY] Centre alumni participate in service weekend

Centre College’s alumni and development office recently held a Centre Service three-day weekend with alumni, both nationally and internationally, hosting service projects during Martin Luther King, Jr. Day weekend. To mark both Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and the College’s long-standing commitment to giving back, the service weekend closed out a bicentennial-related giving campaign. “Centre

By |2019-02-04T14:33:00+00:00February 4th, 2019|Alumni, Bicentennial, News|

Kayleigh Farris ’18 ‘makes magic’ through Disney College Program internship

Walt Disney World is known as a place where dreams come true, and for Kayleigh Farris ’18, that statement couldn’t be more true. After graduation, Farris hit the road for Orlando, Florida, where she started an internship with the Disney College Program, working in costuming at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. “I have always loved Disney, and

By |2019-01-17T14:21:09+00:00January 17th, 2019|Alumni, News|

Centre alumni invited to participate in bicentennial social media, service campaign

Centre College, established in 1819, is celebrating its bicentennial this year, and to help recognize Centre’s past achievements and to look ahead to for another 200 years of service, the alumni and development office has several days of fun activities planned in an effort to collect 1,819 gifts. Each day, between Wed., Jan. 16 and Mon.,

By |2019-01-15T14:03:55+00:00January 15th, 2019|Alumni, Bicentennial, News|

2018 Top News Stories: Alumni

As 2018 draws to a close, we’re taking a look back at the most popular web stories this year based on analytics from Centre’s website. Click below to view ten of the top stories featuring Centre College alumni. Centre to recognize distinguished alumni during Homecoming 2018 ALUMNI IN THE NEWS | Couple’s perfectly planned proposal

By |2018-12-20T19:51:26+00:00December 20th, 2018|Alumni, News|

Unique Cuban travel experience offered by Centre Alumni Travel 

Centre College Alumni Travel, led by Genny Ballard, associate professor of Spanish, and Marie Petkus, Ewing T. Boles Associate Professor of Economics, as well as Cuba Educational Travel (CET), will offer a unique opportunity for Centre Alumni to experience Cuba in a way only possible through the College, March 16-24. The deadline to register is November 10.

By |2018-10-31T18:50:50+00:00October 31st, 2018|Alumni, News|

Centre alumni take the spotlight during Homecoming Weekend 2018

See the full schedule of events for Homecoming 2018 here. Centre College’s Homecoming weekend 2018, Oct. 25-27, is full of reunions, performances, sporting events and dedications. “Homecoming weekend is a special time each year when the campus fills with energy from hundreds of Centre alumni returning to campus to spend time with friends and classmates,

By |2018-10-24T14:10:26+00:00October 24th, 2018|Alumni, News|

Centre hosts convocation in Washington, D.C., Oct. 18

Centre College’s Center for Career & Professional Development (CCPD) and the Office for Global Citizenship (CGC) will be hosting the Centre-in-Washington Convocation and Reception on Oct. 18 in Washington, D.C. The event is for students who are currently participating in the program, as well as alumni who live in the area. Kyle Anderson, director of

By |2018-10-18T15:26:09+00:00October 18th, 2018|Alumni, Internships, News|

Centre to recognize distinguished alumni during Homecoming 2018

Gail Mitchell Hoyt ‘88 Centre College will recognize four graduates for their accomplishments and contributions by naming them Distinguished Alumni at its annual recognition ceremony, Oct. 27, as part of the Homecoming 2018 campus festivities. The College will also induct four alumni into Centre’s Athletic Hall of Fame. Distinguished alumna Gail Mitchell Hoyt

By |2018-09-25T19:53:38+00:00September 25th, 2018|Alumni, News|
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