Alumni relive their Centre experience during Homecoming 2019

For Centre College alumni, Homecoming is an exciting time to return to campus, as well as relive and reminisce about their Centre experience. The College's bicentennial Homecoming allowed alumni to honor distinguished peers and outstanding athletes, see current student-athletes in action and take in art and musical performances. Centre’s graduating classes ending in ‘4 and

By |2019-10-17T18:45:45+00:00October 17th, 2019|Alumni, Campus, News|

The Story Behind the Name: The Combs Center

This article originally appeared in the Fall 2019 edition of Centrepiece. In 1994, Centre completed the first part of a strategic plan to develop new Greek houses along Walnut Street and resolved a pressing need for a campus gathering space by converting an old warehouse at the end of Walnut into a student center. The

By |2019-10-11T20:11:28+00:00October 7th, 2019|Buildings, Campus, News|

Centre’s Norton Center for the Arts displays Wright Angle exhibit

In celebration of Centre College’s 200th anniversary, a new exhibit, on display at The Norton Center for the Arts, explores the building's distinct design and its relationship to architectural pioneers Frank Lloyd Wright and William Wesley Peters. The Wright Angle exhibit examines how Centre partnered with the Taliesin Foundation, one of the 20th century’s most

By |2019-09-12T18:15:18+00:00September 12th, 2019|Campus, News, Norton Center for the Arts|

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, Art History, Buildings, Campus, Music, 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, Buildings, 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

By |2019-06-07T12:59:01+00:00June 7th, 2019|Academics, Asian Studies, Biology, Campus, Philosophy, Internships, News, Research|

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|
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