Centre College receives $3 million grant from Austin E. Knowlton Foundation for important capital renovation and expansion

The Austin E. Knowlton Foundation of Cincinnati, Ohio, will give a $3 million grant to Centre College to support the renovation and expansion of Franklin W. Olin Hall, home to chemistry, environmental studies, mathematics and physics, along with Centre’s newest program in data science, which will offer both a major and minor beginning fall of

By |2019-04-23T12:45:52+00:00April 22nd, 2019|Campus, News|

12th annual RICE symposium celebrates student research and creative endeavors

Centre College recently hosted the 12th annual Research, Internships and Creative Endeavors (RICE) symposium with a week-long celebration of research, featuring different events each day. “I think RICE went very well this year,” said Amy Frederick, RICE co-chair and assistant professor of art history and humanities. “The quality of the presentations, the posters and the symposium

‘Cultural ambassador’ John Newton ’19 to teach in Japan as part of competitive JET program

John Newton ’19 (Wilkesboro, North Carolina) was recently accepted into the Japan Exchange Teaching program (JET), a competitive employment opportunity that allows young professionals to live and work in cities, towns and villages throughout Japan. The program gives individuals an opportunity to work and represent the U.S. as cultural ambassadors to Japan. Most participants serve

By |2019-04-11T21:35:30+00:00April 11th, 2019|Academics, Campus, Careers, CentreTerm, Education, English, Japanese, News, Study Abroad|

Alltech Artist-in-Residence Gregory Turay to perform Easter oratorio, April 13

Centre College’s Alltech Artist-in-Residence Gregory Turay will perform the Easter oratorio “Thy Will Be Done” with 90 classical musicians from the Central Kentucky Youth Orchestra, 120 members of the Lexington Singers and 14 featured international opera soloists in Newlin Hall at the Norton Center for the Arts on Saturday, April 13 at 7 p.m. Now

Centre to host Affrilachian poetry celebration and workshop

Bernard Clay Centre College will host an Affrilachian Poetry Celebration and Workshop featuring Bernard Clay, Danni Quintos, Frank X Walker and Keith S. Wilson on Friday, April 12 at 7:30 p.m. in Vahlkamp Theater. Members of the campus community will also have an opportunity to write and work alongside the poets as part of

By |2019-04-09T19:13:10+00:00April 9th, 2019|Academics, African Studies, Campus, Creative Writing, News|

Centre College to celebrate 12th annual undergraduate research with RICE symposium, April 8-12

Across campus, Centre College students are working hard to prepare for the 12th annual Research, Internships and Creative Endeavors (RICE) symposium, April 11. The RICE symposium will be part of a week-long celebration of research, featuring different events each day. The symposium is an opportunity for students in all disciplines and class years to display

Camille Dungy to present Bastian Lecture, April 4

Centre College will welcome poet, essayist and editor Camille Dungy to campus on Thursday, April 4, as this year’s English program’s Bastian Lecture speaker. She will present on “The Environmental Writing of Our Time.” The event is a convocation and will take place at 8 p.m. in Vahlkamp Theater. Dungy’s debut collection of personal essays

By |2019-04-01T18:20:57+00:00April 1st, 2019|Academics, African Studies, Campus, Creative Writing, English, News|

Katherine Diaz Garcia ’21 selected as Newman Civic Fellow

Centre College’s mission is to prepare its students for lives of learning, leadership and service. Bonner Leader Katherine Diaz Garcia ’21 (Nashville, Tennessee) is diving deep into the College’s values and will have the opportunity to learn ways to effect change in communities as a Newman Civic Fellow with Campus Compact. The yearlong fellowship recognizes

By |2019-04-01T15:59:24+00:00April 1st, 2019|Academics, Campus, Community Service, News|

Centre students make an impact during spring break service days

For many college students, spring break is recognized as week of sun and sand, but for some students at Centre College, it meant a time of service. The College recently organized two days of community outreach and service for students who remained on campus during spring break. “We wanted to focus on opportunities in Boyle

By |2019-04-01T17:36:10+00:00April 1st, 2019|Academics, Campus, News|

Afrikania Cultural Troupe of Ghana to perform at Centre, April 2

Afrikania Cultural Troupe of Ghana featuring Master Drummer Gideon Alorwoyie will bring their authentic traditional drumming and dance from the Ghana region of West Africa to Combs Center for a convocation on Tuesday, April 2. A drumming and dancing workshop begins at 5:30 and the performance starts at 7 p.m., and students can receive convocation

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