Annette Gordon-Reed to give 15th Press Distinguished Lecture at Centre College

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Annette Gordon-Reed will give the 15th Press Distinguished Lecture at Centre College on Feb. 13. It begins at 7 p.m. in Weisiger Theater and is free and open to the public. Her topic is “Talking About the Past.” As she has pointed out, we ask different questions today than scholars did in

By |2020-01-30T10:51:34-05:00January 30th, 2020|Convocation, News|

Dr. Jeanine Abrams McLean to reflect on MLK legacy in annual convo

Centre College will reflect on the life and legacy of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. during its annual community convocation on Monday, Jan. 20 at 7 p.m. in Newlin Hall at the Norton Center for the Arts. This year’s event will feature Dr. Jeanine Abrams McLean, vice president of Fair Count, a nonprofit,

By |2020-01-13T09:22:48-05:00January 10th, 2020|Convocation, News, Norton Center for the Arts|

Poverty and Homelessness Week to bring awareness to Centre community, Nov. 18-23

In the spirit of Thanksgiving just around the corner, the Centre College community will hold its annual Poverty and Homelessness Week, Nov. 18-23, to help bring awareness and combat these issues on a local, state, national and international scale. “Poverty and Homelessness Week is a decades long tradition of focused initiatives to raise campus and

By |2019-11-15T18:00:00-05:00November 15th, 2019|Campus, Convocation, News|

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 |2019-09-17T20:03:30-04:00September 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 |2019-05-09T20:39:34-04:00May 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 |2019-05-09T18:01:25-04:00May 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 |2019-04-11T14:15:34-04:00April 11th, 2019|Academics, Convocation, Music, 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 |2019-04-08T14:17:04-04:00April 8th, 2019|Convocation, News|
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