Fall internships highlighted at student showcase

As part of the Centre Commitment, every Centre College student is guaranteed an internship or mentored research opportunity. This fall, 45 students held internship positions in various locations locally and abroad. Several interns recently presented their work on Dec. 4 at the Fall Internship Showcase held at the College’s Norton Center for the Arts. “I’m

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 |2019-12-06T16:21:22+00:00December 6th, 2019|Academics, Campus, News|

Centre holds groundbreaking ceremony for Olin Hall renovation and expansion

Centre College held a symbolic groundbreaking ceremony on Nov. 19. at Olin Hall, where construction has been well underway for several months. Olin Hall was originally built in 1988 and is home to a number of the College’s science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) classrooms and offices. Dr. Ellen Goldey, dean and vice president for

By |2019-11-21T17:53:17+00:00November 21st, 2019|Academics, Buildings, Campus, Engineering, Mathematics, News|

Poverty and Homelessness Week to bring awareness to Centre community, Nov. 18-23

In the spirit of Thanksgiving just around the corner, the Centre College community will hold its annual Poverty and Homelessness Week, Nov. 18-23, to help bring awareness and combat these issues on a local, state, national and international scale. “Poverty and Homelessness Week is a decades long tradition of focused initiatives to raise campus and

By |2019-11-15T18:00:00+00:00November 15th, 2019|Campus, Convocation, News|

Allotey ’21 explores the UK, ‘language of the universe’ at University of Reading

Princess Allotey, a Centre College junior with a declared major in Mathematics & Data Science and a minor in Education, is studying abroad at the University of Reading this semester. Her activities on campus include serving as a Centre Ambassador, a member of the International Students Association (ISA), the Poverty and Homelessness Committee and the

By |2019-11-11T15:24:51+00:00November 11th, 2019|Academics, Campus, Data Science, Education, Mathematics, News, Study Abroad|

Humanities 120 mural displayed in Northside Residence Hall

A new mural created by students in Humanities 120 in the Spring 2019, taught by Ken Keffer, H.W. Stodghill, Jr. and Adele H. Stodghill Professor of French and German Emeritus, is now on display in the new Northside Residence Hall. The purpose of painting the mural is to display how the hasty experience of outdoor

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

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