Centre students create Minecraft Graduation Ceremony for Class of 2020

For the first time, a group of Centre College students recently created and held a Minecraft Graduation Ceremony to celebrate the Class of 2020. Attendees could either watch the livestream event, or, if they had a Minecraft account, they could join and be a part of the ceremony. The program included speakers Cruz Avendaño Dreyfuss

[VIDEO] Centre holds virtual Senior Celebration for Class of 2020

On May 24, the originally scheduled date for Commencement, Centre College held a virtual Senior Celebration to honor the 352 members of the Class of 2020. President John and First Lady Susie Roush recognized the graduating class live on Zoom from the stage of Newlin Hall. Roush will retire at the end of June after

Honors Celebration Address | Evan Aroko ’20

Watch the entire Honors Celebration and senior Evan Aroko's speech here.  Evan Aroko '20 (Salem, Massachusetts) and Grant Spicer '20 (Indianapolis, Indiana) provided the keynote addresses for Centre College’s annual honors celebration, this year delivered virtually. Remarks from the speakers, who are selected by tallying votes from the senior class, are always a highlight of

Honors Celebration address | Grant Spicer ’20

Watch the entire Honors Celebration and senior Evan Aroko's speech here. Grant Spicer '20 (Indianapolis, Indiana) and Evan Aroko '20 (Salem, Massachusetts) provided the keynote addresses for Centre College’s annual honors celebration, this year delivered virtually. Remarks from the speakers, who are selected by tallying votes from the senior class, are always a highlight of

Centre graduates first cohort of Grissom Scholars

During Commencement 196, Centre College graduated its first cohort of Grissom Scholars, who achieved a 100 percent graduation rate. The inaugural Class of 2019 includes Allysson Becker, Thomas Case, Liz Chavez, Jon Jones, Leah Kelly, DeMontre’ Lewis, Valeria Garcia Lopez, Mariama Minteh, Bre Olson and Emmely Ovalle. The Grissom Scholars Program offers 10 first-generation college

By |2019-05-30T12:46:10-04:00May 30th, 2019|Academics, Bicentennial, Commencement, News|

Seeking Inspiration from Centre’s Past: 2019 Centre College Commencement Address

Stuart W. Sanders is a 1995 Centre graduate and is the author of four books, including the forthcoming The Ohio Belle Murder, which looks at interpersonal violence, Southern honor culture, and vigilante justice through the lens of the steamboat Ohio Belle, which will be published by the University Press of Kentucky in March 2020. He

By |2019-05-23T15:30:05-04:00May 23rd, 2019|Academics, Campus, Commencement, News|

Commencement 196 by the numbers

Three hundred and twenty-seven seniors were granted degrees at Centre College’s 196th Bicentennial Commencement, held on Sunday, May 19, at the Norton Center for the Arts. The Class of 2019 leaves a legacy of impressive accomplishments and countless life-changing experiences on campus and across the globe. As we bid them farewell, here’s a final look

Centre Commencement Day features speakers Stuart Sanders ’95 and Naomi Tutu

Kentucky historian Stuart Sanders, Centre College Class of 1995, and the Rev. Canon Naomi Tutu both received honorary degrees and spoke during Centre’s 196th commencement exercises on Sunday, May 19. The outgoing Student Government Association president, Walker Morrell ’19, gave the response for the class. The 327 graduates in the bicentennial Class of 2019 come

By |2019-06-24T19:20:48-04:00May 21st, 2019|Commencement, News|

Centre commissions two students during ROTC ceremony

At Centre College’s 196th Commencement, Clark Smith ’19 (Lexington, Kentucky) not only received a bachelor’s degree from the College but also graduated from the Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) program. John Grise ‘19 (Bowling Green, Kentucky) was also commissioned as a Second Lieutenant after completing a marine corps program. As part of Commencement festivities, Centre

By |2019-05-21T11:54:15-04:00May 21st, 2019|Academics, Commencement, Economics & Finance, News, ROTC|
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