Centre recognized for producing top number of Fulbright student awards

Centre College was recently recognized on The Chronicle of Higher Education’s list of Top Producers of Fulbright U.S. Scholars and Students, 2018-19. Five Centre graduates from 2018 received Fulbright student awards. Each year, the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announces the top-producing institutions for the Fulbright Program, the U.S. government’s flagship

Danville named Kentucky’s most beautiful college town

Centre College is often acknowledged and ranked for its academic excellence, but Centre can also claim being located in the most beautiful college town in Kentucky, according to MSN’s recent list of most beautiful college towns in every state. According to the listing, Danville is a "sweet, small town" with charming neighborhoods to explore, a

Centre grad among first inductees to Oceanography Hall of Fame

This article was originally published in The Advocate-Messenger.  A former Danville resident and Centre College graduate was one of three inductees in the first class of the Naval Oceanography Hall of Fame. Dr. Donald Durham '64 served as Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command’s technical/deputy director from 1989 to 2002, along with being the senior civilian

By |2019-02-06T15:41:59+00:00February 6th, 2019|Alumni, Centre In The News, News|

ALUMNI IN THE NEWS | Couple’s perfectly planned proposal shoot ruined when cyclist rides through key moment

This article originally appeared in Mirror.  A couple's perfectly planned proposal photoshoot was ruined when a cyclist rode through key moment in the romantic scene. Blake Martin '16, 25, had spent months planning the proposal - choosing to pop the question to his girlfriend Shannon Keene '16, 24, on a wooden bridge in a park

By |2018-12-06T13:55:31+00:00December 5th, 2018|Centre In The News|

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 |2019-01-31T20:53:16+00:00March 7th, 2018|Centre In The News, News, Pre-Law|

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 |2019-03-11T13:37:04+00:00November 21st, 2017|Academics, Centre In The News, News, Psychology, Research, Social Justice|

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|
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