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|

[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|

[VIDEO] A Storied Centre | Part 1: Origins

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 |2019-01-30T21:22:11+00:00January 30th, 2019|Bicentennial, News|

[VIDEO] “A Storied Centre” to be released on bicentennial website

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 |2019-01-24T19:22:04+00:00January 24th, 2019|Bicentennial, News|

Centre’s bicentennial recognized in Congressional Record

Danville’s U.S. representative Brett Guthrie recently recognized Centre College’s 200th anniversary in the Congressional Record, the country’s official record of activity in the U.S. Congress. “We welcomed, of course, Congressman Guthrie’s entry into the Congressional Record in Centre College’s behalf,” President John A. Roush said. “Turning 200 in the course of American higher education is

By |2019-01-18T16:49:53+00:00January 18th, 2019|Bicentennial, News|

Centre bicentennial begins with celebratory Founders Day events

[VIDEO] View the entire Founders Day ceremony here. [VIDEO] View the Bicentennial Celebration here. Centre College held its Founders Day Celebration on Jan. 16, a full-day of on-campus events to kick-off its bicentennial year. The festivities began with the annual Founders Day convocation held in Newlin Hall in the Norton Center for the Arts. The

By |2019-01-18T15:07:21+00:00January 18th, 2019|Bicentennial, News|

Founders Day Convocation: Milton Reigelman

The following remarks were given by Milton Reigelman, Cowan Professor of English, Emeritus, on Jan. 16, 2019 during Centre College's Founders Day Celebration, marking the College's 200th anniversary. [VIDEO] View the entire ceremony here. About 200 years ago in his ominous poem “Ulalume,” Edgar Allan Poe referred to his “most immemorial year.” Poe didn’t specify

By |2019-01-24T14:41:33+00:00January 17th, 2019|Bicentennial, News|

Founders Day Convocation: Crit Luallen ’74

The following remarks were given by Crit Luallen '74 on Jan. 16, 2019 during Centre College's Founders Day Celebration, marking the College's 200th anniversary.  [VIDEO] View the entire ceremony here. Happy Birthday, Centre College!  What an exciting day to join you here on campus as we celebrate the 200th anniversary of Centre’s founding! This is

By |2019-01-17T19:37:52+00:00January 17th, 2019|Bicentennial, News|
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