Competitive varsity cheer and stunt program being added at Centre College

What has been a club sport for decades at Centre College will soon transition to the varsity level with the addition of a new program in competitive cheer and stunt. To lead the effort, a search will soon be launched to hire a full-time coach. In announcing the addition, Centre AD Brad Fields said that

By |2019-08-07T17:00:06+00:00August 7th, 2019|Athletics, News|

Student-Athlete Haley Akers ’22 dives deep into Cleveland Clinic medical internship  

Teamwork, communication and self-discipline are all skills rising Centre College sophomore Haley Akers ’22 (Danville, Kentucky) says she's gained through her Centre experience—both in the classroom and as a member of the College's swim team—and now she's applying that preparation to her summer medical internship at the Cleveland Clinic in Weston, Florida. Akers was one

By |2019-08-05T13:38:07+00:00August 2nd, 2019|Athletics, Internships, News|

Centre Athletics unveils new logos

The Centre athletic department announced Thursday the addition of new secondary and tertiary logos, to supplement the existing "C" and wordmarks. Inspired by the military rank of Colonel insignia and the Kentucky Colonel pin, Centre's new logos officially replace the vacated "Colonel Head" imagery. The secondary logo (above) – or "Insignia" – features a right-facing eagle and gold

By |2019-07-25T19:06:52+00:00July 25th, 2019|Athletics, News|

Carter Alvey ’22 represents United States in Paralympics Soccer World Cup in Spain

Rising Centre College sophomore Carter Alvey (Mount Washington, Kentucky) recently participated in the Paralympics Soccer World Cup in Spain as a member of the United States national team. Through his participation, Alvey represented the 23 million Americans who have Cerebral Palsy (CP), and he claims that being selected as the goalkeeper for this team is

By |2019-07-19T13:47:32+00:00July 19th, 2019|Athletics, News|

Two-time national champ Rodenfels ready for more as professional athlete

PHOTO GALLERY What does recent Centre College graduate Annie Rodenfels do for an encore after winning both the 3,000-meter steeplechase and the 5,000-meter run at the Division III National Championship Saturday? Easy. She makes her professional debut in the Music City Distance Carnival Saturday night in Nashville hoping to finish in 9 minutes, 50 seconds and

By |2019-05-29T15:36:07+00:00May 29th, 2019|Athletics, News|

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,

STUDENT BLOG: Study abroad travels take Clayton Bell ’21 to new ‘amazing’ destinations

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. Clayton Bell (Liberty Township, Ohio), a sophomore planning to major in mathematics, is a member of the football

By |2019-05-08T13:27:50+00:00May 8th, 2019|Academics, Athletics, Mathematics, News, Study Abroad|

Carnival event brings campus community together

The Centre College community recently gathered along the Campus Center lawn for the College's annual Carnival. Planned and organized by the Student Activities Council (SAC), the event brings together members of the campus community for an afternoon of fun, games, inflatables and music, among other activities. The annual Carnival concert, featuring Waka Flocka Flame, Sptembr

By |2019-05-06T18:01:17+00:00May 6th, 2019|Academics, Athletics, Buildings, Campus, Events, History, News|

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|

Peyton Baer ’19 gains law and criminal justice knowledge during spring internship

“My experience as a student-athlete at Centre College has been incredible, because I was able to be more than just an athlete,” said women’s field hockey player Peyton Baer ’19 (Asheville, North Carolina). “It afforded me the opportunity to study abroad in London, complete an internship and participate in multiple organizations on campus.” Taking advantage

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