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

[VIDEO] A Storied Centre | Part 3: Lost Film from the 1930s

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 |2019-03-27T19:44:37+00:00March 27th, 2019|Academics, Admission, Bicentennial, Buildings, Campus, News|

Curating Centre: 200 Years in the Bubble exhibit celebrates Centre’s bicentennial

The upper-level Curating Centre art history course has put together an exhibition titled Curating Centre: 200 Years in the Bubble, celebrating Centre College’s bicentennial through artifacts that are not typically seen around campus. The exhibit will be on display in the AEGON Gallery in the Jones Visual Arts Center until March 29. Assistant Professor of

[VIDEO] A Storied Centre | Part 2: Old Centre

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 |2019-03-13T18:16:06+00:00February 27th, 2019|Bicentennial, News|

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|
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