Centre graduates three students from ROTC program

At Centre College’s 195 Commencement ceremonies, Josiah Farley ’18 (Lexington, Kentucky), Austin Glang ’18 (Fayetteville, Georgia) and Bradley Sampson ’18 (Durham, North Carolina) not only received bachelor degrees from the College but also graduated from the Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) program. Centre students may participate in the ROTC programs of either the U.S. Army

By |2018-05-24T17:40:22-04:00May 24th, 2018|Commencement 2018, News, ROTC|

Former Morehouse College president addresses Centre Class of 2018

Robert M. Franklin Jr., president emeritus of Morehouse College and current professor of moral leadership at Emory University, urged the record 330 graduates in the Centre College Class of 2018 to “befriend America’s highest ideals” in a commencement address on Sunday, May 20. In remarks titled “The Vocation of Friendship,” he spoke about the importance

By |2018-06-04T14:20:35-04:00May 24th, 2018|Commencement 2018, News|

[Baccalaureate Sermon] Dangerous Memory: Dr. Rick Axtell

Rick Axtell, professor of religion and college chaplain, delivered the baccalaureate sermon on Sunday, May 20, 2018, in Newlin Hall at the Norton Center for the Arts. This was his tenth baccalaureate sermon at Centre College. Texts: Exodus 3: 1-10, 14: 21-29 and Qur’an Sura 20; Deuteronomy 6: 10-12, 20-24; Amos 9: 5-7; Babylonian Talmud, Megillah 10b

By |2018-07-31T19:41:43-04:00May 23rd, 2018|Commencement 2018, News|

2018 Commencement Address: Robert M. Franklin, PhD

An address delivered at the commencement ceremony of Centre College, May 20, 2018. Greetings to President Roush with appreciation for your distinguished leadership here. To the trustees, faculty, staff, alumni, families and friends of Centre College. And, to the esteemed class of 2018. You are the reason that we gather today. It is an enormous

By |2018-05-23T19:47:57-04:00May 22nd, 2018|Commencement 2018, News|

Robert Franklin to address 2018 Centre Commencement, May 20

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 |2018-05-23T20:36:28-04:00May 14th, 2018|Commencement 2018, News|