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 |2019-05-29T15:36:07-04:00May 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 |2019-05-08T13:27:50-04:00May 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 |2020-01-31T08:52:38-05:00May 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 |2019-04-19T18:35:52-04:00April 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

Centre alumni earn teaching certificates through Teach Kentucky program

Centre College is known for sending its graduates to participate in Teach Kentucky, a Louisville-based non-profit committed to facilitating the launch of careers in education. The College has a total of 18 alumni who are currently teaching in the greater-Louisville area through the organization. “At a pragmatic level, we provide the essential connective tissue for

By |2019-03-08T19:37:24-05:00March 8th, 2019|Admission, Athletics, Careers, Commencement, Education, History, News, Study Abroad|

Danville named Kentucky’s most beautiful college town

Centre College is often acknowledged and ranked for its academic excellence, but Centre can also claim being located in the most beautiful college town in Kentucky, according to MSN’s recent list of most beautiful college towns in every state. According to the listing, Danville is a "sweet, small town" with charming neighborhoods to explore, a

Mason becomes winningest coach in Centre men’s basketball history with win 383

Three hundred eighty-three. That's how many wins head coach Greg Mason ’94 has after Centre College's 62-49 victory over Hendrix Sunday—more than any other coach in program history. Mason, who has averaged just over 19 wins per season since taking over in 1999, passes his former coach and Centre Hall of Famer, Tom Bryant. The

By |2019-02-04T21:28:06-05:00February 4th, 2019|Athletics, News|
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