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

WEISIGER THEATRE: The Story Behind the Name

This article originally appeared in the Summer 2019 edition of Centrepiece.  Emma Weisiger's 1952 bequest—including $40,000 specifically toward a building—prompted construction of the Emma Weisiger art and music building on the Kentucky College for Women Campus. With the 1962 merger of the men’s and women’s campuses and the 1973 opening of the Regional Arts Center

By |2019-07-11T14:06:45+00:00July 11th, 2019|Academics, Languages, Economics and Finance, Campus, Library, News, Studio Art|

[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, Economics and Finance, Campus, History, News|

John C. Young Scholar Olivia Murrell ’19 explores ‘passion for biodiversity conservation’

This article is part of a series featuring Centre College’s 2019 John C. Young (JCY) Scholars. Centre’s JCY program, now in its 29th year, is designed to serve highly motivated seniors, allowing them to engage in independent study, research or artistic work in their major discipline or in an interdisciplinary area of their choosing. As a

Hope Springs yard sale raises $10,693 for local charities

For the 17th consecutive year, Centre College hosted the end-of-year Hope Springs Yard Sale in May, bringing in a total of $10,693.30. Hope Springs was created to raise money for financial assistance for local citizens with multiple sclerosis. Almost all items in the sale are donated by Centre students as they move out of the residence

By |2019-06-06T17:56:57+00:00June 6th, 2019|Campus, Events, News|

Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts announces 2019/20 Season

Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts announces its 2019/2020 season of live performances today. Along with a boldly diverse lineup of internationally acclaimed artists, patrons can expect new adventurous events and series subscription options with deeper discounts and more flexibility. “The Norton Center has always been a community gathering place,” said Steve Hoffman, Norton

By |2019-06-05T18:09:17+00:00June 5th, 2019|Campus, News, Norton Center for the Arts|

Class of 2019 international student outcomes

Centre College’s Class of 2019 recently graduated 24 international students—one from Canada, 17 from China, one from Germany and five from Vietnam. “I admire each class of international students who have joined the Centre family,” said Stephen Swan, assistant director for the Center for Global Citizenship and international student services. “For many of them, when

By |2019-05-30T16:27:06+00:00May 30th, 2019|Academics, Campus, International Students, 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|

Andrea Abrams to participate in diversity fellows program

Centre College’s Andrea Abrams, associate vice president for diversity affairs and special assistant to the president, will participate in The National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education’s (NADOHE) Chief Diversity Officer Fellows Program (CDOFP) for the 2019-20 academic year. CDOFP is a professional leadership program that mentors for new and early career chief diversity

By |2019-05-29T11:43:07+00:00May 29th, 2019|Academics, Campus, Careers, Diversity, News|
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