Centre to host modified Governor’s Scholars Program in summer 2020

The Kentucky Governor’s Scholars Program (GSP) will be returning to Centre College again this summer, marking the 31st year the College has hosted the program. A modified approach, fully attentive to issues of health and safety, was approved recently by Gov. Andy Beshear. Due to COVID-19, and in keeping with the mission to remain committed

By |2020-06-05T11:14:21-04:00June 5th, 2020|Campus, News|

Construction continues at Centre’s Franklin W. Olin Hall

Work remains fully underway at Centre College to renovate and expand Franklin W. Olin Hall, originally built in 1988 and home to a number of the College’s science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) classrooms and offices. Construction is underway at Franklin W. Olin Hall where concrete was recently poured. Even in the midst

By |2020-05-20T10:57:15-04:00May 20th, 2020|Buildings, Campus, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, News|

Seniors Evan Aroko and Eric Maloney create short-film ‘Stay Centred: In-Depth’ in the midst of COVID-19

Centre College seniors Evan Aroko (Salem, Massachusetts) and Eric Maloney (Brookfield, Connecticut) created a film titled “Stay Centred: In-Depth,” a short visual piece that allows a few of the students left on campus, as well as faculty members to share their thoughts and feelings regarding the unexpected atmosphere shift on campus due to COVID-19. As

Centre College’s Stuart Hall once again called into service

Centre College's Stuart Hall, a student residence at 517 W. Main, has a long and storied history. Completed in 1876, it has been a private home, fraternity house, funeral home, bookstore and cafe and, briefly, a language hangout. Now it can add quarantine headquarters to its long list of service. Since the first days of

By |2020-05-05T10:54:46-04:00May 5th, 2020|Campus, News, Remote Learning|

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 |2020-04-24T14:16:45-04:00April 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|
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