Katherine Diaz Garcia ’21 selected as Newman Civic Fellow

Centre College’s mission is to prepare its students for lives of learning, leadership and service. Bonner Leader Katherine Diaz Garcia ’21 (Nashville, Tennessee) is diving deep into the College’s values and will have the opportunity to learn ways to effect change in communities as a Newman Civic Fellow with Campus Compact. The yearlong fellowship recognizes

By |2019-04-01T15:59:24+00:00April 1st, 2019|Academics, Campus, Community Service, News|

Centre students make a difference at local African-American cemetery

During New Student Orientation, first-year students participate in Service Plunge, an annual event that gives first-years the opportunity to make a difference in the local region through service at a variety of sites across town. The Shelby City African-American Cemetery has been a place students have served at for three years. This year, a group

By |2018-09-20T13:19:51+00:00September 20th, 2018|Community Service, News|

Holi Festival highlights South Asian culture, philanthropy

Centre College recently hosted the Holi Festival to celebrate the beginning of spring and South Asian culture. Despite the cold weather, the Centre community gathered to watch dance performances, enjoy South Asian food and participate in color throwing on the Festival Lawn. The event followed a Color Run earlier that morning, both of which made

By |2019-03-21T16:10:39+00:00April 19th, 2018|Campus, Community Service, Diversity, Latin American Studies, News|

Students engage in service and learning during alternative spring break

As Centre College students recently returned from spring break, 13 of them are looking back on the life-changing experience they had during their Alternative Spring Break (ASB) trip to either Chicago or Rockwood, Tennessee. “ASB is a way to engage our students in community service and an opportunity to explore issues of justice that impact our

By |2018-05-25T15:03:53+00:00April 6th, 2018|Community Service, News|

Bonner Scholar’s preservation work culminates with board of directors position

Centre College junior Daniel Thompson was recently elected to the board of directors of the Central Kentucky African-American Cemetery Association (CKAACA). As a Bonner Scholar, Thompson has worked with the CKAACA for over three years, improving the natural beauty and the historical preservation at the Shelby City Cemetery, an African-American cemetery just south of Centre

By |2018-05-29T17:41:04+00:00March 6th, 2018|Community Service, News|

Passion for shelter animals leads to internship, future profession

Taking advantage of Centre College’s academic credit internships—an opportunity guaranteed through the Centre Commitment —Jana LaRue ’18 works with one of Lexington’s only no-kill animal shelters, Paws 4 the Cause. Combining her passion for animals and her English major, she assists the organization with marketing and promotion projects, focusing on compiling much-needed information for a fundraising

By |2018-05-29T17:49:10+00:00March 6th, 2018|Community Service, English, Internships, News|

Centre club mentors local girls in STEM

Combining service and academics, Centre College’s Girls in Engineering, Math and Science (GEMS) program has partnered with local schools to support young women and girls as they explore the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). A success for all involved, the program has allowed Centre students to share their passions and give back

By |2019-01-31T21:27:50+00:00February 26th, 2018|Community Service, Engineering, News|

Centre’s Patrick Noltemeyer receives Rising Star Award

The Danville-Boyle Chamber of Commerce presented Dr. Patrick Noltemeyer ’01 with the Rising Star Award at its 99th annual banquet and awards celebration held on Feb. 3. Noltemeyer is chief planning officer and special assistant to the president for institutional research and special events at Centre College. The Rising Star Award recognizes career achievements and

By |2018-05-31T19:40:04+00:00February 9th, 2018|Alumni, Community Service, News, Psychology|

Jimmy Robinson ’18 joins board of directors at Grace Café

Centre College Bonner Scholar Jimmy Robinson ’18 recently joined the board of directors at Grace Café, a non-profit, "pay-what-you-can" restaurant committed to ending hunger in the Danville community by providing access to fresh, locally sourced, nutritious food. “I first got involved with Grace Café in the spring semester of my first year at Centre,” Robinson

By |2018-05-31T20:01:07+00:00February 6th, 2018|Community Service, News|

Internally displaced persons dinner to bring awareness to Centre community

As part of Centre College’s annual Poverty and Homelessness Week, the Center for Global Citizenship and the Bonner Program are sponsoring an Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) dinner on Thursday, Nov. 16, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Ewen Room in the Campus Center. “The whole purpose of the dinner is to give students and

By |2018-05-30T18:36:40+00:00November 14th, 2017|Community Service, News|
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