Robert Franklin to deliver 2018 Commencement address at Centre College

The Rev. Dr. Robert M. Franklin Jr., the inaugural James T. and Berta R. Laney Chair in Moral Leadership at the Candler School of Theology at Emory University, will deliver the 2018 Commencement address at Centre College on Sunday, May 20. In addition to his faculty appointment, Franklin serves as a senior advisor to Emory

By |2018-05-24T20:55:10+00:00April 23rd, 2018|Commencement 2017, News|

What’s Next for the Class of 2017?

On the day of their graduation from Centre, the Class of 2017 participated in the What's Next? campaign, an eagerly anticipated feature of Commencement day. The new alumni shared their post-graduation plans, as they now join the 97 percent of Centre alumni who either attend graduate school or are employed within a year of graduation. While their post-Centre

By |2018-06-07T18:25:17+00:00May 23rd, 2017|Academics, Commencement 2017, News|

New York Times best-selling author J.D. Vance addresses Centre Class of 2017

Three hundred and twenty-five members of the Class of 2017 graduated on Sunday, May 21, at Centre College’s 194th Commencement ceremony in Newlin Hall at the Norton Center for the Arts. New York Times best-selling author J.D. Vance delivered the Commencement address. The Class of 2017, representing 24 states and four foreign countries, not only ranks

By |2018-06-07T18:46:47+00:00May 22nd, 2017|Commencement 2017, News|

New York Times best-selling author J.D. Vance to address 2017 Centre Commencement, May 21

New York Times best-selling author J.D. Vance will address the 2017 graduates of Centre College during Commencement exercises on Sunday, May 21. The Class of 2017 features an expected 325 graduates hailing from four foreign countries—China, Myanmar, South Korea and Vietnam—and 24 American states. Collectively, the class boasts a four-year graduation rate of 84 percent.

By |2018-06-13T18:03:24+00:00May 18th, 2017|Commencement 2017, News|

Commencement 194 to be streamed live on Centre website

Centre College’s 194th Commencement will take place at 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 21, in Newlin Hall of the Norton Center for the Arts. The 2017 graduation exercises will begin with the Baccalaureate ceremony, which will take place in the same location at 11 a.m. that morning. The Class of 2017 features an expected 325 graduates

By |2018-06-13T18:07:34+00:00May 18th, 2017|Commencement 2017, News|

J.D. Vance to deliver 2017 Commencement address at Centre College

New York Times best-selling author J.D. Vance will address the 2017 graduates of Centre College during Commencement exercises on Sunday, May 21. Vance’s “Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis” has now spent 36 consecutive weeks on the New York Times best sellers list, where it is currently #2. Dating back

By |2018-06-19T13:38:41+00:00April 11th, 2017|Commencement 2017, News|