Arbor Day Foundation Honors Centre College with 2018 Tree Campus USA® Recognition

Centre College’s commitment to beautification and effective urban forest management has been acknowledged yet again with a 2018 Tree Campus USA® recognition for the 8th year in a row by the Arbor Day Foundation. "Tree Campuses and their students set examples for not only their student bodies but the surrounding communities, showcasing how trees create a healthier

By |2019-02-19T16:06:47+00:00February 19th, 2019|Campus, News, Sustainable Centre|

The film Rust Creek to receive premiere on campus of fictional heroine

Described by one critic as a “slow-burn survival thriller that defies expectations,” the film “Rust Creek” will have its Danville-area premiere on the campus where some of the footage was shot and that is home to its lead character, Sawyer Scott. The 7 p.m. screening will take place Wednesday, Feb. 20, in Valhkamp Theater in

By |2019-02-15T14:11:29+00:00February 15th, 2019|Campus, Academic Affairs, Events, News, Performing Arts|

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

Centre College undertakes campus wide lighting retrofit to reduce carbon footprint

A new partnership between Centre College and Nashville-based Tenzing Energy Solutions will retrofit the majority of campus buildings with more efficient and safer lighting, achieving significant emissions reductions and cost savings estimated in excess of $1 million over the next five years. In making the conversion to LED lighting, Centre will realize continued savings well

By |2019-01-30T21:06:16+00:00January 30th, 2019|Campus, News, Sustainable Centre|

Centre’s Rodmon King to pursue new opportunity at SUNY Oswego

Dr. Rodmon King, who has served as the Centre College associate vice president for academic affairs and diversity initiatives since November 30, 2015, is leaving this summer to pursue a similar role at the State University of New York at Oswego beginning July 2. As the chief diversity and inclusion officer, King will report directly

By |2018-05-25T13:07:00+00:00April 19th, 2018|Campus, Diversity, News|

Holi Festival highlights South Asian culture, philanthropy

Centre College recently hosted the Holi Festival to celebrate the beginning of spring and South Asian culture. Despite the cold weather, the Centre community gathered to watch dance performances, enjoy South Asian food and participate in color throwing on the Festival Lawn. The event followed a Color Run earlier that morning, both of which made

By |2018-05-25T13:12:11+00:00April 19th, 2018|Campus, Community Service, Diversity, News|

DramaCentre performs Twelfth Night to a vaudeville tune, April 18-21

With a vaudeville twist, Centre College’s DramaCentre presents Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare and directed by Jennifer Goff, assistant professor of dramatic arts, April 18-21 at 8 p.m. at Weisiger Theatre in the Norton Center for the Arts. Starting on the shores of the fictional kingdom of Illyria, the comedy centers on the twins Viola and

Students, staff organize integrated event schedule for Black History Month

Centre College has assembled a full schedule to mark the celebration of Black History Month on campus. Organized by a coalition of student organizations and administrators, the planning committee hopes that the special events will engage the Centre community on various subjects concerning black identity. “Black History Month is a time for our community to

By |2018-05-31T19:36:36+00:00February 14th, 2018|Campus, History, Diversity, News|

Centre launches LiveSafe app to campus community

Centre College’s Department of Public Safety (DPS) has recently launched a new free mobile app, called LiveSafe, for the campus community. According to Director of DPS Kevin Milby, the app provides a convenient platform to increase the level of safety for those on campus. “We understand the prominence of mobile devices in the everyday lives

By |2018-05-30T15:48:59+00:00November 20th, 2017|Campus, News|

Centre encourages social dialogue on and off campus with Human Library

Centre College’s Grace Doherty Library recently hosted a Human Library designed to facilitate conversations between students, faculty, staff and members of the larger Danville community. The event, in its second year, allowed individuals to “check out" human “books” for thirty minutes of conversation about whatever topic the “book” had prepared. Carrie Frey, the associate director

By |2018-05-30T19:51:25+00:00November 7th, 2017|Campus, News, Special Event|
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