Centre again named ‘Best College in Kentucky’ by Forbes

Forbes recently ranked Centre the best in Kentucky in its annual listing of the top colleges in each state. The designation confirms Centre’s reputation as the Commonwealth's premier college, offering the best value in terms of affordability, opportunity and achievement. To explain Centre's distinction on the list, Forbes referenced the Centre Commitment  as something that

[VIDEO] A Storied Centre | Part 6: Integration

Award-winning documentary producer Tom Thurman ’84 and the students in two CentreTerm film classes have created a 73-minute bicentennial documentary titled, “A Storied Centre.” The documentary was designed to be broken into 12 segments. Throughout the course of Centre College’s bicentennial, segments of the documentary will be released on the bicentennial website on the last

By |2019-06-26T13:16:28+00:00June 26th, 2019|Academics, Bicentennial, Buildings, Campus, History, News|

Centre graduates first cohort of Grissom Scholars

During Commencement 196, Centre College graduated its first cohort of Grissom Scholars, who achieved a 100 percent graduation rate. The inaugural Class of 2019 includes Allysson Becker, Thomas Case, Liz Chavez, Jon Jones, Leah Kelly, DeMontre’ Lewis, Valeria Garcia Lopez, Mariama Minteh, Bre Olson and Emmely Ovalle. The Grissom Scholars Program offers 10 first-generation college

By |2019-05-30T12:46:10+00:00May 30th, 2019|Academics, Bicentennial, Commencement, News|

[VIDEO] A Storied Centre | Part 5: C6-H0

Award-winning documentary producer Tom Thurman ’84 and the students in two CentreTerm film classes have created a 73-minute bicentennial documentary titled, “A Storied Centre.” The documentary was designed to be broken into 12 segments. Throughout the course of Centre College’s bicentennial, segments of the documentary will be released on the bicentennial website on the last

By |2019-05-29T18:24:32+00:00May 29th, 2019|Bicentennial, Campus, History, 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

Class of 2019 expresses gratitude during Honor Walk ceremony

Now in its 17th year, Honor Walk has quickly become a cherished tradition of Centre College’s Commencement weekend, as members of the Class of 2019 gathered to honor the people who have made a significant impact on their lives. At the beginning of the fall semester, President John A. Roush presents each member of the

By |2019-05-20T17:19:18+00:00May 20th, 2019|Bicentennial, Buildings, Campus, Commencement, Events, 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,

Naomi Tutu and Stuart Sanders to speak on Centre’s 2019 commencement day 

Two speakers will participate in Centre’s commencement ceremonies on Sunday, May 19. The Rev. Canon Naomi Tutu will give the baccalaureate sermon at 11 a.m. She is the daughter of Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Her son, Mpilo Ngomane, is in the graduating class. Stuart Sanders, a 1995 Centre graduate and the history advocate for the Kentucky

By |2019-05-07T13:59:57+00:00May 6th, 2019|Academics, Bicentennial, Commencement, News|

[VIDEO] A Storied Centre | Part 4: Kentucky College for Women

Award-winning documentary producer Tom Thurman ’84 and the students in two CentreTerm film classes have created a 73-minute bicentennial documentary titled, “A Storied Centre.” The documentary was designed to be broken into 12 segments. Throughout the course of Centre College’s bicentennial, segments of the documentary will be released on the bicentennial website on the last

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