Holi Festival highlights South Asian culture, philanthropy

Centre College recently hosted the Holi Festival to celebrate the beginning of spring and South Asian culture. Despite the cold weather, the Centre community gathered to watch dance performances, enjoy South Asian food and participate in color throwing on the Festival Lawn. The event followed a Color Run earlier that morning, both of which made

By |2018-05-25T13:12:11+00:00April 19th, 2018|Campus, Community Service, Diversity, News|

DramaCentre performs Twelfth Night to a vaudeville tune, April 18-21

With a vaudeville twist, Centre College’s DramaCentre presents Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare and directed by Jennifer Goff, assistant professor of dramatic arts, April 18-21 at 8 p.m. at Weisiger Theatre in the Norton Center for the Arts. Starting on the shores of the fictional kingdom of Illyria, the comedy centers on the twins Viola and

Students, staff organize integrated event schedule for Black History Month

Centre College has assembled a full schedule to mark the celebration of Black History Month on campus. Organized by a coalition of student organizations and administrators, the planning committee hopes that the special events will engage the Centre community on various subjects concerning black identity. “Black History Month is a time for our community to

By |2018-05-31T19:36:36+00:00February 14th, 2018|Campus, Convocation, Diversity, News|

Centre launches LiveSafe app to campus community

Centre College’s Department of Public Safety (DPS) has recently launched a new free mobile app, called LiveSafe, for the campus community. According to Director of DPS Kevin Milby, the app provides a convenient platform to increase the level of safety for those on campus. “We understand the prominence of mobile devices in the everyday lives

By |2018-05-30T15:48:59+00:00November 20th, 2017|Campus, News|

Centre encourages social dialogue on and off campus with Human Library

Centre College’s Grace Doherty Library recently hosted a Human Library designed to facilitate conversations between students, faculty, staff and members of the larger Danville community. The event, in its second year, allowed individuals to “check out" human “books” for thirty minutes of conversation about whatever topic the “book” had prepared. Carrie Frey, the associate director

By |2018-05-30T19:51:25+00:00November 7th, 2017|Campus, News, Special Event|

Heart of Kentucky United Way campaign kicks off at Centre, Oct. 31

Centre College’s Heart of Kentucky United Way (HKUW) campaign, an annual effort that gives back to our regional community, kicks off Oct. 31, with a breakfast in Cowan Dining Commons. HKUW is an organization that serves more than 30 agencies and impacts the lives of thousands in Boyle, Garrard, Mercer and Lincoln counties each year,

By |2018-05-29T13:52:47+00:00October 30th, 2017|Campus, Community Service, News|

Fall Farm-to-Table Banquet a treat for students

Sixty Centre College students will take part in the Centre Environmental Association (CEA) fall Farm-to-Table Banquet on Thursday, Oct. 26, at 5 p.m. Catered by Sodexo on the patio in front of Campus Center, this popular Sustainability Month event features a variety of sustainable, ethical and locally sourced foods. Students sign-up for the event on

By |2018-05-29T14:27:26+00:00October 26th, 2017|Campus, News, Sustainable Centre|

New Centre club celebrates diversity with Latin American Cultural Festival

Marking Hispanic Heritage Month, Centre College hosted several events to celebrate its Hispanic and Latino students and to support those impacted by the cancellation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Building off of a convocation on migration held in September, students and faculty recently organized a rally in support of DACA students

By |2018-05-29T18:38:39+00:00October 9th, 2017|Campus, Diversity, Latin American Studies, News|

New history department podcast aims to make academic subjects more accessible

The course History and Video Games was taught this CentreTerm by Assistant Professor of History John Harney. The course focused how video games tell history, considering such issues as historical accuracy and depictions of race, class, and gender over time." Two Centre College history professors have created a podcast called Centre Trail to discuss topics

By |2018-05-24T15:16:52+00:00September 22nd, 2017|Academics, Campus, History, News|

CENTRE RESEARCH | Becky Fulton ’18 prepares to publish research on ‘running the Flame’

As Centre College’s bicentennial approaches, Becky Fulton ’18 has dived into the College’s history for the summer, particularly the campus tradition of “running the Flame.” After an independent study during Centreterm, a three-week winter term, and a presentation at the Research, Internships and Creative Endeavors (RICE) symposium during the spring term, Fulton will spend the

By |2018-05-24T15:17:06+00:00July 27th, 2017|Art History, Campus, News, Research|
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