IN THE NEWS: Poland tells Rotary about a different ‘triple crown’

Kyle Poland graduated from Danville High School, with six varsity letters. At Centre College, he was a “most valuable” cross-country runner, and “most valuable” swimmer for three years. After graduating from Centre, Poland moved to Ohio where he continued to pursue triathlons, but also earned his securities licenses and his Ohio life and health insurance

By |2018-05-25T13:52:05+00:00April 13th, 2018|Alumni, Centre In The News, News|

IN THE NEWS: National Jurist recognizes Alison Epperson ’15 as “Law Student of the Year”

Alison Epperson is a 2015 Centre graduate and was an international studies and politics major.  The third-year law student with “unparalleled character” at Case Western Reserve University rose to national prominence through her work on chronic traumatic encephalopathy. Near the end of her first semester in law school, Alison Epperson’s long-time boyfriend took his own

By |2018-05-29T17:37:15+00:00March 7th, 2018|Centre In The News, News|

IN THE NEWS | ‘Fake news’ class at Centre aims to create responsible citizens

This article was originally published in The Advocate-Messenger. A new Centre College “Centre term” class focusing on “fake news” is teaching students how to discern fact from fiction in order to become well-informed, responsible citizens in a global world. Dr. Michael Strysick, chief communications officer at the college, is teaching the course, which is a

By |2018-05-31T18:50:43+00:00January 23rd, 2018|Centre In The News, News|

IN THE NEWS | Psychology professor featured for jury bias expertise

Centre College's Mykol Hamilton, H.W. Stodghill, Jr. and Adele H. Stodghill Professor of Psychology, recently offered her expert opinion to two investigative journalists, Steve Horn and Curtis Waltman, for an article on jury bias in a case against a Dakota Access Pipeline protestor. The protestor, Red Fawn Fallis, was charged with possession of a firearm

By |2018-05-30T15:42:17+00:00November 21st, 2017|Academics, Centre In The News, News, Psychology, Research|

Longtime friends return to Centre for book signing

In the fall of 1964, seven women arrived at Centre College for their first year, unaware that a friendship would bloom among them, and more than a half-century later, they would still be friends. All members of the Class of 1968, Jo Diffey Alexander, Lindy Lyndon Boeck, Leslie Lawton Greenwood, Pam Racke Rogers, Carol Maddox

By |2018-05-29T15:17:06+00:00October 19th, 2017|Centre In The News, News|

IN THE NEWS: Danville alum Poland swims second leg of marathon swimming “Triple Crown”

This story originally appeared in The Advocate-Messenger. Dozens of marathon swimmers took to the waters around Manhattan Island last weekend for the 20 Bridges Swim — a 28 1/2 mile marathon swim around the island. Danville and Centre College alum Kyle Poland was one of them. Poland finished the 20 Bridges Swim in seven hours,

By |2018-05-24T15:04:11+00:00July 27th, 2017|Centre In The News, News|

In the news: Centre College's President John Roush on higher education, the American dream

In the first of a series of regular columns for The Advocate-Messenger, Centre College President John A. Roush talks higher education, the American dream and the power of philanthropy.  He is a regular contributor to professional journals in the areas of leadership, governance and finance in higher education, and intercollegiate sport. ROUSH: Higher education and the

By |2015-07-23T14:08:54+00:00July 23rd, 2015|Centre In The News, News|

Centre named one of Chronicle’s 2015 Great Colleges to Work For

Centre College has once again been lauded as a premier educational institution, this time for its outstanding reputation as an employer. It is among 86 schools identified as one of the Great Colleges to Work For, excelling in several of 12 categories that also qualifies it as one of only 42 Honor Roll Institutions. The results,

By |2015-07-20T10:30:00+00:00July 20th, 2015|Careers, Centre In The News, News, Rankings|

Centre College: A top-30 most promising place to work in student affairs

Centre College has once again been recognized as a top-30 Promising Place to Work in Student Affairs by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education magazine. This is the second year in a row that the College has received this recognition. The ranking comes from a partnership between Diverse magazine and the American College Personnel Association (ACPA),

By |2015-03-09T10:44:47+00:00March 9th, 2015|Centre In The News, News, Rankings|

IN THE NEWS: Centre football team exemplifies spirit of service during winter storm

At 502 Grant Street in Danville, Susan MeGilligan opened her door early Tuesday morning to dozens of young men outside her door. All of them were hard at work. “Amazing...all these wonderful boys working out here,” she said. A senior Centre College player decided he wanted to spend his Tuesday morning helping others. “It was

By |2015-02-18T16:39:23+00:00February 18th, 2015|Athletics, Centre In The News, News, Uncategorized|
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