Stephen B. Bright to speak at the first year book & constitution day convocation, Sept. 17

Prior to arriving on campus in the fall, first-year students at Centre College read a common book during the summer, which they then discuss with their faculty advisors and peers during orientation. This year, first-year students read “Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption” by Bryan Stevenson. The book is a memoir of Stevenson’s

By |2019-09-17T20:03:30+00:00September 17th, 2019|Convocation, News|

Mitchell Collins ’19: [Honors Convo address]

Mitchell Collins ‘19 (Richmond, Kentucky) and Hannah Gibbs ’19 (London, Kentucky) provided the keynote addresses at Centre College’s annual honors convocation on May 7. 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. I’d like to thank you all for the opportunity this

By |2019-05-09T20:39:34+00:00May 9th, 2019|Academics, Convocation, News|

Hannah Gibbs ’19: [Honors Convo address]

Hannah Gibbs ’19 (London, Kentucky) and Mitchell Collins ‘19 (Richmond, Kentucky) provided the keynote addresses at Centre College’s annual honors convocation on May 7. 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. I’m from Eastern Kentucky. When I wasn’t occupying space in

By |2019-05-09T18:01:25+00:00May 9th, 2019|Academics, Convocation, News|

Mitchell Collins ’19 and Hannah Gibbs ’19 to address annual honors convo, May 7

Mitchell Collins ‘19 (Richmond, Kentucky) and Hannah Gibbs ‘19 (London, Kentucky) will be the keynote speakers at Centre College’s honors convocation on Tuesday, May 7 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

12th annual RICE symposium celebrates student research and creative endeavors

Centre College recently hosted the 12th annual Research, Internships and Creative Endeavors (RICE) symposium with a week-long celebration of research, featuring different events each day. “I think RICE went very well this year,” said Amy Frederick, RICE co-chair and assistant professor of art history and humanities. “The quality of the presentations, the posters and the symposium

Spring concert series showcases Centre music program

Centre College's Music Program will have something for everyone with its lineup of spring concerts. Come out and support these musical students at one or more of the concerts they’ve worked so hard to present. On April 11, singers take the stage for a choral concert, “Ah, the Sheer Grace!” at 8 p.m. at The

By |2019-04-11T14:15:34+00:00April 11th, 2019|Academics, Convocation, Library, News|

Centre convocation to feature European Court of Human Rights judge

Centre College will host Marko Bosnjak, a judge of the European Court of Human Rights, for a convocation that will explore the opportunities and challenges facing Europe today. The event will take place in Young Hall on Tuesday, April 9, at 7:30 p.m. In his address, Bosnjak, who represents Slovenia on the court, will explain how

By |2019-04-08T14:17:04+00:00April 8th, 2019|Convocation, News|

Afrikania Cultural Troupe of Ghana to perform at Centre, April 2

Afrikania Cultural Troupe of Ghana featuring Master Drummer Gideon Alorwoyie will bring their authentic traditional drumming and dance from the Ghana region of West Africa to Combs Center for a convocation on Tuesday, April 2. A drumming and dancing workshop begins at 5:30 and the performance starts at 7 p.m., and students can receive convocation

Incoming first-year students to read Bryan Stevenson’s “Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption”

First-year students entering Centre College this fall will read Bryan Stevenson’s “Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption.” Programming for events connected to the reading experience will be announced in late summer. The award-winning work has received numerous accolades, including the Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction and the National Association for the Advancement of

[VIDEO] Father Norman Fischer ’95 reflects on MLK during annual convo

Centre College reflected on the life and legacy of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. during the annual community convocation on Jan. 21. The event featured Father Norman Fischer ’95, who serves as Lexington Catholic High School’s chaplain. Fischer a graduate of Boyle County High School and 1995 Centre alumnus, received his Masters of

By |2019-01-28T18:38:26+00:00January 28th, 2019|Convocation, News|
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