Amaryst Parks ’18: A Community Ethic [Honors Convo address]

Amaryst Parks ‘18 (Florence, Alabama) and Noah Martin ’18 (Spartanburg, South Carolina) provided the keynote addresses at Centre College’s annual honors convocation on May 1. Remarks from the speakers, who are selected by tallying votes from the senior class, are always a highlight of the annual celebration of student achievements. Parks, a social justice major, has served as the

By |2018-05-22T20:38:25+00:00May 3rd, 2018|Convocation, News|

Noah Martin ’18: [Honors Convo address]

Noah Martin ’18 (Spartanburg, South Carolina) and Amaryst Parks ‘18 (Florence, Alabama) provided the keynote addresses at Centre College’s annual honors convocation on May 1. Remarks from the speakers, who are selected by tallying votes from the senior class, are always a highlight of the annual celebration of student achievements. Martin, a senior majoring in history, serves as the

By |2018-05-23T16:07:33+00:00May 3rd, 2018|Convocation, News|

Noah Martin ’18 and Amaryst Parks ’18 to address annual honors convo, May 1

Noah Martin ’18 (Louisville, Kentucky) and Amaryst Parks ‘18 (Florence, Alabama) will be the keynote speakers at Centre College’s honors convocation on Tuesday, May 1 at 7 p.m. in Newlin Hall in the Norton Center for the Arts. Remarks from the speakers, who are selected by tallying votes from the senior class, are always a highlight of

By |2018-05-24T19:26:42+00:00April 30th, 2018|Convocation, News|

Pulitzer recipient to read prize-winning poetry collection

Class and convocation collide as Centre College hosts the 2017 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for poetry, Tyehimba Jess. The event arrives as many spring humanities classes read his winning collection, Olio, offering students the opportunity to see the poet perform his work live on Thursday, April 26 at 7:30 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church

By |2018-05-24T19:46:47+00:00April 25th, 2018|Convocation, Creative Writing, Humanities, News|

John C. Young Scholars present research at symposium, April 28

Centre College’s 28th annual John C. Young Symposium will be held on Saturday, April 28 at 9:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the Vahlkamp Theatre in Crounse Hall. This year, seven seniors will present the results of their research on the topic of their choice. Each scholar will give a 20-minute presentation and will take questions

By |2018-05-24T20:31:46+00:00April 24th, 2018|Convocation, John C. Young Program, News|

DramaCentre performs Twelfth Night to a vaudeville tune, April 18-21

With a vaudeville twist, Centre College’s DramaCentre presents Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare and directed by Jennifer Goff, assistant professor of dramatic arts, April 18-21 at 8 p.m. at Weisiger Theatre in the Norton Center for the Arts. Starting on the shores of the fictional kingdom of Illyria, the comedy centers on the twins Viola and

Creative Commons series highlights power of art to portray human experience

Centre College is proud to host the Creative Commons series, a program that brings diverse ideas and perspectives to campus through a variety of interactive speakers. The series is part of Creative Centre, a long-term quality enhancement plan that aims to help students, faculty and staff expand their creative thinking skills. According to Creative Commons

By |2018-05-25T14:46:05+00:00April 10th, 2018|Convocation, News|

Centre to host Affrilachian poetry celebration

As part of the Creative Common series, Centre College will host an Affrilachian Poetry Celebration & Workshop featuring Danni Quintos, Bernard Clay and Dorian Hairston. The trio will present an evening of poetry on the theme of “Identity and Place," on Monday, March 26, from 8-10 p.m. in Vahlkamp Theater in Crounse Hall. Danville native

By |2018-05-29T17:08:03+00:00March 16th, 2018|Convocation, Creative Writing, Events, News|

Students, staff organize integrated event schedule for Black History Month

Centre College has assembled a full schedule to mark the celebration of Black History Month on campus. Organized by a coalition of student organizations and administrators, the planning committee hopes that the special events will engage the Centre community on various subjects concerning black identity. “Black History Month is a time for our community to

By |2018-05-31T19:36:36+00:00February 14th, 2018|Campus, Convocation, Diversity, News|

Centre to host personal reflections of war convocations and events

Centre College’s Doherty Library and Norton Center for the Arts will host a series of programs titled Personal Reflections of War, Feb. 8-9. The events are part of the Norton Center’s Exploring Conflict: An Artististic Perspective series.  The program combines classical music, fiction and poetry that each reflect on stories of the human condition and

By |2018-05-31T19:50:58+00:00February 8th, 2018|Convocation, Events, News, Norton Center for the Arts|
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