Centre College Board of Trustees hold virtual spring meeting

For the first-time ever, in response to challenges arising from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Centre College Board of Trustees met virtually via teleconference. While the usual in-person meetings occur over two consecutive days each winter, spring and fall, this year’s digital spring meeting was spread out over five days, beginning with committee discussions Monday,

By |2020-04-06T16:39:05-04:00April 6th, 2020|Campus, News, Remote Learning|

Centre hosts Kentucky Student Council Association spring conference

Centre College’s Student Government Association (SGA) recently hosted the Kentucky Student Council Association’s (KYSCA) spring conference, which is an opportunity for the organization to expand its programming, grow its membership and strengthen student voices across the state. “Strong leaders mean a bright future for Kentucky,” said SGA President Henry Snyder ’20. “The KYSCA is an

By |2020-03-10T11:44:05-04:00March 10th, 2020|Campus, News|

Arbor Day Foundation Honors Centre College with 2019 Tree Campus USA® Recognition

The national Arbor Day Foundation has designated Centre College a 2019 Tree Campus USA®, the ninth year in a row the College has been honored for its commitment to beautification and effective urban forest management. The national program was created in 2008 to honor colleges and universities and their leaders for promoting healthy trees and

By |2020-02-20T12:48:39-05:00February 20th, 2020|Campus, News, Sustainable Centre|

Centre class homes in on transportation as major economic development obstacle for Boyle County

This article was originally published in The Advocate-Messenger. A struggle to get around What is holding Boyle County back on economic development? According to a class of Centre College students who spent three weeks intensively researching the topic, a lot of the biggest obstacles to further economic success for the area come back to something

By |2020-02-07T13:44:31-05:00February 6th, 2020|Academics, Campus, CentreTerm, Economics & Finance, News|

CentreTerm students study Canada–U.S. trade relationship and its impact on Kentucky

Every January, Centre College’s three-week CentreTerm gives students and faculty the chance to explore unique topics and faraway places through immersive courses, studying abroad or completing an internship or research project. A new course titled “Canada, the U.S. and Kentucky,” taught by Rahim Mohamed, visiting assistant professor of international studies, allows students to study the

Former Centre president Richard L. Morrill to speak on Founders Day

Richard L. Morrill, Centre College’s 18th president (1982-88), will deliver the annual Founders Day address on Wednesday, Jan. 22, at 11 a.m. in Newlin Hall of Centre’s Norton Center for the Arts. The event is free and open to the public. Morrill left Centre to become president of the University of Richmond (1988-98), then later

By |2020-01-20T13:38:37-05:00January 20th, 2020|Academics, Campus, News|

The Art of Sheldon Tapley Celebrated at the Norton Center

Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts is proud to present the stellar works of renowned artist and Centre College’s Stodghill Professor of Art, Sheldon Tapley. “Sheldon Tapley: Painter and Draftsman” will be on display through May 31 in the Norton Center Grand Foyer. This retrospective exhibit provides an overview of Tapley’s illustrious and varied

By |2020-01-17T10:09:38-05:00January 17th, 2020|Campus, News, Norton Center for the Arts|

Centre’s United Way campaign wraps up another successful year

Centre College’s annual Heart of Kentucky United Way (HKUW) 2019 campaign came to a close in December, and the committee recently reported that a total of $31,826.20 was raised through the generous spirit of the campus community. “Every year, the main goal of the campaign is to showcase the amazing work the HKUW is doing

By |2020-01-15T11:28:53-05:00January 15th, 2020|Campus, News|

Centre #1 in Kentucky, #8 nationally for ‘best colleges for financial aid’ by LendEDU

Centre College was recently ranked #8 in the nation for “Best Colleges for Financial Aid” by LendEDU, just behind other top institutions, including Denison University, Rhodes College and The College of Wooster. Institutions were also ranked on a state-level for students who are interested in colleges only in specific states. In this category, Centre was

By |2020-01-15T11:13:49-05:00January 15th, 2020|Academics, Campus, News|

Garden Club springs to life at Centre College

Centre students Annemieke Buis ’21 (Christiana, Tennessee) and Cat Uritis ’19 are the driving force behind a community-wide effort to breathe new life into the Centre College Garden Club, providing a forum for gardening, companionship and sustainability initiatives on campus. The Centre garden has an ebb-and-flow history, in part because classes are not in session

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